PRESS RELEASE:  London, United Kingdom – 30 October 2018 – Schneider Electric has announced that it has been shortlisted as a finalist in the ‘Hyper-convergence Innovation of the year’ category at the SVC Awards 2018.

The shortlisting recognizes the company’s HyperPod™ rack ready data centre system as an enabler of hyper-converged infrastructure solutions; tightly integrating the IT, power, cooling, compute, storage, networking and virtualisation for end-users by allowing integrated systems to be pre-engineered, pre-tested and pre-configured away from site - before being deployed both rapidly and with agility inside the data centre space.

Part of Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure™ for Data Centers™ architecture, HyperPod is designed to deploy IT in increments of 8 to 12 racks and is the only solution of its kind available in the market today. Its’ innovative pod architecture is engineered to support all of today’s rack types, with integrated power, cooling, cabling, software management and containment, that enables pre-populated IT racks to be rolled into place - significantly reducing the complexity and installation time associated with traditional infrastructure deployments.

“We’re delighted to have been shortlisted and recognized as both an innovator and enabler of hyper-converged solutions.” said Marc Garner, Vice President of Schneider Electric’s IT Division, UK. “Schneider Electric prides itself on innovation within the technology and data centre spaces. HyperPod enables Cloud and Service providers to accelerate deployment times and save cost for their customers, while delivering the predictability and availability that today’s business applications require.”

Schneider Electric’s HyperPod solution was launched in the UK in November 2017, and is available immediately.

EcoStruxure for Data Centers is part of Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure, an open, interoperable, IoT-enabled system architecture delivering enhanced value around safety, reliability, efficiency, sustainability, and connectivity for customers. It leverages technologies in IoT, mobility, sensing, cloud, analytics, and cybersecurity to deliver Innovation at Every Level including Connected Products, Edge Control, Apps, Analytics & Services.

To vote for Schneider Electric’s HyperPod solution in the ‘Hyper-convergence Innovation of the year’ category at the SVC Awards 2018, please visit by Friday 9 November 2018.


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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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