Schneider Electric, Stratos, and Avnet join forces to deliver the next evolution of innovation for the network edge data center at Hannover Messe 2022

  • The partnership provides customers with a reliable, sound, and secure micro-data center solution for sophisticated industrial environments.

  • With pre-loaded software, EcoStruxure™ Micro Data Center with Stratus ftServer delivers faster computing with lower data processing latency, lower maintenance costs and higher speeds in the market.

  • EcoStruxure Micro Data Center will be on display at Hannover Messe 2022 in Hall 11 booth C58.

LondonAnd the June 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/- Schneider Electric™, The leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation today announced its partnership with Stratus Technologies, the global leader in streamlined, protected, and autonomous businesses. edge computing Platforms, and Avnet integrated to deliver simplified zero-touch computing data centers that support the next wave of industrial innovation. In Hall 11, Stand C58, visitors will have a hands-on experience with EcoStruxure™ Micro Data Center With Stratus ftServer.

Small turnkey data center units are pre-engineered, assembled in the factory according to customer requirements by Avnet, a global technology distributor and solution provider, which offers a one-stop shop for end customers, System integrators (SI), and Operational Technology (OT) distributors to order a complete and end-to-end solution One time ready to buy.

The combination of permanent fault tolerance, and uninterruptible power supply, Safeguarding cyber security, EcoStruxure Micro Data Center with Stratus ftServer is a robust, fast, and efficient deployment built to meet the demands of industrial applications in the age of digital transformation.

EcoStruxure™ Micro Data Center has been tested, validated, and available with preloaded software, such as the AVEVA™ System Platform. It is a single, physically-protected envelope solution that solves IT and OT management as well as data latency and bandwidth issues, resulting in a 40% field engineering time reduction, 7% maintenance cost reduction and 20% speed increase. to the market.

Rob McKiernanSenior Vice President, Secure Power Europe Region, Schneider Electric said, “Industry 4.0 and the convergence of IT and technology have enabled manufacturers to reach new levels of productivity, efficiency and quality. At Schneider Electric, we share the vision with Stratos and Avnet, which we believe will help customers Transform their industrial processes and reap the benefits of digitization. The standardized solutions we developed significantly reduce the complexities associated with deploying critical IT into factory environments, saving valuable time and increasing process efficiency for our customers.”

Data efficiency, reliability and security
Stratus ftServer virtualization capabilities integrate workloads including:

  • asset performance,

  • manufacturing implementation,

  • local historian,

  • automated material handling applications,

  • Monitoring and control, all work synchronously.

The edge computing platform is also capable of powering advanced AI and machine learning applications with cybersecurity out of the box, with core software and operating systems encapsulated with standard security protocols. Schneider Electric has introduced more physical protection on the enclosure with locks and card readers, along with NetBotz security and environmental monitoring capabilities.

Greg Hawkings, Director of Business Development – ​​EMEA, Stratus Technologies said: “The EcoStruxure microdata center with Stratus ftServer delivers the reliability, efficiency, robust protection, and zero-touch operation that the automation industry demands. It provides the ability to transform data from critical assets. , securely, whether employees are working at the edge or remotely.Physical protection aligns with application protection and cybersecurity allowing end users, system integrators and owners to deploy computing power where it is needed and harness the increasing data generated by modern automation facilities and processes at the edge “.

Brian StackSenior Director, Avnet Integrated EMEA, added, “We are excited to work as a team with Schneider Electric and Stratus to expand the global deployment of our EcoStruxure Micro data center featuring an ftServer solution for industrial advanced applications. A full suite of business solutions and services, helping our customers optimize their capital resources, accelerate Growth in sales and delivering their brand experience. This winning combination will help deliver the many distinct capabilities and benefits of Industry 4.0 through the convergence of IT and operational applications to our customers around the world.”

About EcoStruxure Small Data Center with Stratus ftServer
EcoStruxure™ Micro Data Center with Stratus ftServer is available in 6U, 12U or 42U sizes specifically designed for harsh industrial environments and supported by Schneider Electric Secure Power solutions. Schneider Electric’s Intelligent Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) provides protection against electrical hazards, remote support, and calculated “agile” shutdown. Each MDC also has integrated cooling, optional environmental monitoring (temperature, humidity, liquids, smoke) and security (door and camera sensors).

The case adds 42U NEMA-12 with filters and ventilation fans and is ideal for larger deployments that require additional IT equipment, and no dedicated IT space available.

Hannover Fair will be held May 30The tenth to me June 2second abbreviation 2022 in Hanover, Germany. The exhibition will see over 6,500 exhibitors and nearly 250,000 visitors covering the full spectrum of smart and digital automation. Bridging the gap between IT and OT is fully aligned with the capabilities of EcoStruxure Small Data Center With Stratus ftServer. Visit Hall 11, C58 for live demos or browse webpage solution For in-depth details.

About Schneider Electric The purpose of Schneider is Empowering everyone to make the most of our energy and resourcesAnd the Bridging the gap between progress and sustainability For everyone. we call this life goes on.

Our mission is to be yours A digital partner for sustainability and efficiency.

We drive digital transformation by integrating world-leading process and energy technologies, and end point cloud products, controls, software and services, across the entire lifecycle, enabling integrated company management for homes, buildings, data centers, infrastructure and industries.

we Most of the global local companies. We are advocates of open standards and ecosystems for partnership that are passionate about our commons Purposeful, comprehensive, and empowered Value.

About EcoStruxure

EcoStruxure™ is an open, interoperable and IoT-enabled system and platform. EcoStruxure delivers enhanced value around safety, reliability, efficiency, sustainability and connectivity to our customers. EcoStruxure leverages advances in IoT, mobility, sensing, cloud, analytics, and cybersecurity to deliver innovation at every level. This includes the connected products, edge control, applications, analytics, and services supported by the customer lifecycle program. EcoStruxure™ is deployed in nearly 500,000 locations with the support of over 20,000 developers, 650,000 service providers and partners, 3,000 facilities and linking over 2 million assets under management.

From energy and sustainability consulting to improving the lifecycle of your operating systems, we have world-class services to meet your business needs. As a customer-focused organization, Schneider Electric is your trusted advisor to help increase asset reliability, improve total cost of ownership, and drive your organization’s digital transformation toward sustainability, efficiency, and safety.

About Avnet Integrated

Avnet Integrated is the integration arm of Avnet Inc. Globally, it provides comprehensive integration of systems, business solutions and services. Collaborating with key platform suppliers in the industry, Avnet Integrated helps clients optimize capital, accelerate sales, and deliver their brand experience, ultimately accelerating revenue and margin growth.
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About Avnet

As a leading global technology distributor and solution provider, Avnet has served the evolving needs of customers for a century. We support customers at every stage of the product lifecycle, from concept to design and from prototype to production. Our unique position at the center of the technology value chain enables us to accelerate the design and supply stages of product development so that customers can generate revenue faster. Decade after decade, Avnet helps its customers and suppliers around the world realize the transformative potential of technology. Learn more about Avnet on

About Stratos

For leaders who are digitally transforming their operations to achieve predictable peak performance with minimal risk, Stratos ensures the continuous availability of business-critical applications by providing touchless computing platforms that are easy to deploy and maintain, protected from disruptions and threats, and independent. . For 40 years, we’ve delivered reliable, redundant zero computing, enabling global Fortune 500 companies and small to medium-sized businesses to securely and remotely transform data into actionable intelligence in the edge, cloud, and data center — leading to increased uptime and efficiency. For more information, please visit the website Or follow us on Twitter Tweet embed and linkedin Tweet embed

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