SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC EXPANDS CLOUD-BASED DCIM OFFERING

INDUSTRY NEWS: 10 April 2019

PRESS RELEASE: London, United Kingdom - Schneider Electric has recently announced the introduction of EcoStruxure™ IT Advisor.  This product utilises the power of the cloud, providing a simplified way to deploy data centre management that is accessible anywhere at any-time.

“Hybrid data centre architectures are driving the industry to rethink the way their data centre infrastructure is managed and operated” said Kim Povlsen, Vice President and General Manager, Digital Services and Software, Schneider Electric.  “EcoStruxure IT Advisor addresses this need by offering customers a powerful cloud-based or on-premise data centre planning and modelling software, accessible from anywhere, and delivered with a flexible subscription model.”

Available today anywhere in the world

Leading the next phase of Schneider’s expansion of the EcoStruxure IT platform, IT Advisor focuses on making data centre management and operations more efficient. This cloud-based planning and modeling tool enables data centre operators of large data centres and colocation facilities to reduce operating expenses and maximize uptime by optimizing capacity, analyzing business impact, and automating workflows.

EcoStruxureIT Advisor’s key features and benefits include:

  • Asset managementfor accurate inventory: Data is shown within the physical layout for instant access to accurate device details and asset attributes.
  • Risk planningfor proactive incident management: The Impact Analysis report indicates how incidents may impact devices and infrastructure.
  • Change managementfor all asset moves, adds and changes: Workflow automation ensures human error is reduced and best practices are deployed.

For colocation providers, EcoStruxure IT Advisor offers a floor view with areas, cages and racks, and IT assets, along with detailed floor and rack utilization reports.

EcoStruxureIT Advisor is available globally and expands the EcoStruxure IT platform, which includes EcoStruxureIT Expert, a secure, vendor agnostic, wherever-you-go monitoring software with visibility of all IoT-enabled physical infrastructure assets, and EcoStruxureAsset Advisor which provides 24x7 monitoring by the Schneider Electric global service bureau or through our Partner network. 

For more about EcoStruxure IT Advisor, please visit https://ecostruxureit.com/ecostruxure-it-advisor

About EcoStruxure™

EcoStruxure is Schneider Electric’s open, interoperable, IoT-enabled system architecture and platform. EcoStruxure delivers enhanced value around safety, reliability, efficiency, sustainability, and connectivity for customers. EcoStruxure leverages advancements in IoT, mobility, sensing, cloud, analytics, and cybersecurity to deliver Innovation at Every Level. This includes Connected Products, Edge Control, and Apps, Analytics & Services. EcoStruxure has been deployed in 480,000+ sites, with the support of 20,000+ system integrators and developers, connecting over 1.6 million assets under management through 40+ digital services.

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About Schneider Electric:

Schneider Electric is leading the Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation in Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries.

With global presence in over 100 countries, Schneider is the undisputable leader in Power Management – Medium Voltage, Low Voltage and Secure Power, and in Automation Systems. We provide integrated efficiency solutions, combining energy, automation and software.

In our global Ecosystem, we collaborate with the largest Partner, Integrator and Developer Community on our Open Platform to deliver real-time control and operational efficiency.

We believe that great people and partners make Schneider a great company and that our commitment to Innovation, Diversity and Sustainability ensures that Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.

For more information regarding Schneider Electric, please visit www.schneider-electric.com or contact Lavina Dsouza Tel: +44 (0) 7887 560218 / lavina.dsouza@Schneider-electric.comor contact your local representative.

Media Contact: Damien Wells, Spa Communications for Schneider Electric +44 (0) 1892 511413 / dwells@spacomms.com

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