PRESS RELEASE:  LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – Schneider Electric announced at the DCD>London 2018 conference & exhibition this week that it has released an expanded portfolio of EcoStruxure™ Ready prefabricated modular power solutions and Uptime Institute TIER-Ready reviewed reference designs. 

With the expanded power range Schneider is addressing the demand of the data centre industry, especially among cloud and service providers for a faster and easier way to deploy power.  Likewise, Uptime Institute TIER-Ready review program reduces time, cost and simplifies the process for those seeking Tier certification.

Schneider Electric Reference Designs Now Uptime TIER-Ready Reviewed:

Part of Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure™ for Data Center architecture, TIER-Ready reviewed designs are available as a 90kW Tier II All-in-One module and a 500kW Tier III multi-module solution for 400V regions.  Each reference design includes comprehensive technical documentation, schematics, layouts and equipment all reviewed and approved by Uptime Institute.   The TIER-Ready design review program has been developed to help improve the process from design to deployment for customers who are pursuing full Tier Certification for their prefabricated modular data centres.  

“Prefabricated and Modular data centres are on a growth trajectory as organizations strive to bring business services closer to their constituents. These services must be delivered with the same level of mission critical performance seen in larger data centres, but at a dramatically smaller scale, which can be deployed in a fraction of the time, all without incurring the traditional risk associated with remote infrastructures. The TIER-Ready design review program dramatically simplifies and speeds up the Tier certification process, while reducing costs by as much as 50% to the end-user,” said Phil Collerton, Chief Revenue Officer, Uptime Institute, 

Schneider Electric Expands Power Modules and Skids range:

With the prefabricated modular data centre market showing strong growth and increasing demands for more critical power with shorter lead times, Schneider has expanded its range of prefabricated power modules and skids from 625kW up to1.25MW in 400V regions.  The customizable designs feature the latest high efficiency Galaxy VX UPS with Li-Ion battery options, Prisma LV switchboards, and are all EcoStruxure Ready.

“Cloud and Service Providers, as well as our Enterprise customers, are increasingly seeking modular construction methods to improve speed of deployment, standardization and simplicity, while enabling more predictable and dependable data centre operations.” According to Andrew Bradner, Vice President, Prefabricated Modular Data Centers at Schneider Electric.  “With our expanded power portfolio and the release of the TIER-Ready reviewed designs, we continue to reduce deployment times and simplify the way data centres are designed.” 

For more information, please visit Schneider Electric’s prefabricated power solutions and TIER- Ready reviewed designs pages or contact your local Schneider Electric representative. For information on our complete portfolio of lifecycle services, including EcoStruxure Asset Advisor for critical power and cooling please visit their Lifecycle Services website.

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.

About Uptime Institute:

Uptime Institute is the IT industry’s most trusted and adopted global standard for the proper design, build and operation of data centers – the backbone of the digital economy. For over 20 years, Uptime Institute has been providing customers with the assurance that their digital infrastructure can perform at a level that is consistent with their business needs, across a wide array of operating conditions. Uptime Institute helps organizations optimize critical IT assets while managing costs, resources and efficiency.

About Schneider Electric:

Schneider Electric is leading the Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation in Homes, Buildings, Data Centres, 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 or contact Lavina Dsouza Tel: +44 (0) 7887 560218 / or contact your local representative.

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