The standard is being further developed by the companies involved and is always state-of-the-art. The active cooperation of the companies is guaranteed by the membership in the OSS-Association eV. The “Standard Offline” certificate helps a company to improve its image. It can position itself as a sustainable company.
The standard enables vendor independence. A change and / or an extension to other systems is made easy. In this way, products from different providers can be integrated into an overall solution.
The standard enables a high level of interoperability of products and flexibility in implementation. Proprietary solutions can thus be avoided. An expansion of the functions and systems is made possible.
Different security levels, which are mapped in companies for different employees and must be observed for the different accesses, are integrated and summarized on a card.
Open architectures and uniform communication standards offer the manufacturer greater flexibility in the integration of other systems. The customer can choose the best and cheapest offer on the market. Upgrades to new features are inexpensive. Integrated security solutions offer reduced administration effort and thus optimized cost efficiency.
For manufacturers , standards offer the possibility of good comparability in the case of tenders and thus a strong market advantage.