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Schneider Electric announces Uptime Institute TIER-ready designs

Schneider Electric has announced new EcoStruxure Ready prefabricated modular power solutions and Uptime Institute TIER-Ready reviewed reference designs  The data centre industry is seeing a surge in demand for faster and easier ways to deploy power, especially among cloud and service providers, fuelling growth in the prefab modular data centre market. Cloud and service providers… Read More

Comtec Power signs deal with IP House to upgrade London data centre

Data centre design and build specialist Comtec Power has signed a contract with London colocation start-up IP House to undertake a critical data centre upgrade. Once the upgrade of the London Docklands site is completed the 16,000 sq. feet facility will meet the Uptime Institute Tier III requirements, meaning the carrier-neutral site will be able… Read More

UK software firm Aveva merges with Schneider Electric

Schneider has carried out a takeover of UK engineering software developer Aveva. Cambridge based firm Aveva will merge with the software branch of French energy giant Schneider to form a larger company worth around £3 billion. The terms of the deal mean that Schneider will take a 60% stake in the new larger group, in… Read More

Switch licenses patents to Schneider Electric, ramps up legal efforts

Data centre solutions firm Switch has licensed patented technology to Schneider Electric, and has threatened legal action against unlicensed use. Switch claims to have led the way over the years in terms of data centre technology inventions, designed by founder and CEO Rob Roy. A declaration that it has 350 issued and pending patent claims… Read More

Schneider Electric acquires ASCO from Vertiv

Vertiv has sold ASCO Power Technologies to Schneider Electric, allowing it to focus its business strategy on its core areas of data centres and telecommunications. The sale, worth $1.25 billion (approx. £960 million), will boost Vertiv’s ability to invest and allocate resources to its primary targets. It also makes Schneider the global leader in the… Read More

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