Reference Story: MTU Aero Engines

ATIX AG and MTU Aero Engines AG

ATIX employees really are experts, competent and service-oriented.
The cooperation was a very good decision!

Dr.-Ing. Thomas Kronseder, Manager UNIX Admin Court, MTU Aero Engines AG


Highly Secure Container Cluster

The goal of the project is to create an air-gapped container environment for running operationally necessary software solutions. ATIX supports the project from the architecture concept over the setup to consulting and training of the company. Together, a solution was set up for the customer that was future-proof, reliable in the long term, highly available, and scalable.

The solution

  • Support in the conceptual design of the architecture
  • Preparation of the security concept
  • Continuous support of the project
  • Consulting during setup and operation
  • Knowledge transfer to the responsible colleagues


  • Kubernetes, Rancher, RKE2/RKE, Fleet
  • Monitoring (Prometheus/Grafana), logging (Splunk)
  • No-Root, network monitoring NeuVector, container scanner

ATIX’s value contribution

  • Support with ATIX expertise (pooling of infrastructure and software topics)
  • Cooperation with service provider
  • Coordination with manufacturers of the software operated in the clusters
  • Close consultation with the customer MTU to meet new requirements

Picture source: MTU Aero Engines

Picture source: MTU Aero Engines

Key Facts

Field of activity: manufacturing and supporting aircraft engines

Headquarters: Munich-Allach, Germany

About MTU:

MTU Aero Engines is Germany’s leading engine manufacturer and an established name around the world. It develops, manufactures, markets, and supports civil and military aircraft engines of all thrust and power classes as well as industrial gas turbines. Around one-third of all commercial aircraft use MTU technologies. MTU is a technological leader in low-pressure turbines, high-pressure compressors, turbine center frames as well as manufacturing and repair techniques. In its commercial business, MTU develops and manufactures engine modules and components and is responsible for final engine assemblies. In the field of commercial maintenance, the company ranks among the top three service providers globally. The activities are combined under the umbrella of MTU Maintenance. In the military sector, MTU is the systems partner for almost all of the German armed forces’ aircraft engines. More information:

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