Claims to demonstrate Schneider facilities and data centre technologies
Schneider Electric and Microsoft Corporation have announced reinforcing their global alliance through a showcase of the latest data centre solutions at the Microsoft Technology Center (MTC), Microsoft Gulf, Dubai Internet City. The collaboration forms part of MTC’s Alliance programme. APC by Schneider Electric’s demo centre at MTC, Dubai, integrates Microsoft’s enterprise management platforms and Schneider Electric’s DCPI (Data Centre Physical Infrastructure) management expertise to deliver a data centre with the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO), as well as the highest availability and efficiency from Schneider Electric and Microsoft solution architects, the announcement added.
In the context, Olivier Delepine, Vice President, Gulf, Schneider Electric IT Business, said: “The APC by Schneider Electric demo centre at MTC Dubai, is a collaborative state-of-the-art facility that connects customers with our joint technologies and world-class expertise, enabling them to envision, design and deploy solutions that precisely meet their individual needs. We are confident that the facility will add value to the experience of both our existing and new customers, particularly in light of the growing demand for customised energy-efficient products in the region.”
Commenting on the commercial performance of the partnership, Ranei Ayoub, Technical Manager, Microsoft Technology Center, Dubai, added: “We have built a strong sales pipeline from the MTCs worldwide and a solid marketing relationship across the globe, that has resulted in everything from events to videos and articles. Our synergy with Schneider Electric at the MTC Dubai Demo Centre is an important step in the right direction that is anticipated to generate positive long-term outcomes for our potential clients in the region.”