Telvent Completes Brand Integration With Schneider Electric

Telvent Completes Brand Integration With Schneider Electric 
Telvent to Become Schneider Electric, Offering Customers Stronger
Solution Offerings, Improved Services and an Expanded Product
RUEIL-MALMAISON, FRANCE -- (Marketwire) -- 12/07/12 --  Telvent GIT,
S.A., a leading real-time IT solutions and information provider for a
sustainable world, announced today that after a year and half
migration period, Telvent has now completed its brand integration
with Schneider Electric.  
Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management,
with leadership positions in utilities, infrastructure, industry,
buildings and data centers. With over 22.4 billion euros in sales and
more than 130,000 employees worldwide, Schneider Electric helps make
energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green for its
customers around the world.  
According to Telvent's Chairman and CEO, Ignacio Gonzalez, "After a
productive, exciting and successful integration period, we are proud
to be known as Schneider Electric. Together, we can now further
improve the efficiency of mission critical infrastructures and
continue our focus helping customers with the challenges of building
a sustainable world for future generations." 
"Schneider Electric customers can look forward to the same solutions
they know and trust, and they can now benefit from new enhancements
and offerings made possible through the unique synergies and
collective strengths we now share with Telvent," said Michel Crochon,
Executive Vice President, Infrastructure Business, Schneider
Electric. "We truly believe our new combination brings unique values
to our customers and is an ideal strategic fit for our existing
services and continued growth." 
Telvent brings a high value-added solution capability and a whole
range of software to pilot Schneider Electric's own solutions for
energy and process management, taking the efficiency of mission
critical infrastructures to the new era of smart infrastructures,
like the smart grid. All of Telvent's business units have now
successfully transitioned to the Schneider Electric brand, with the
exception of the agriculture division, which will retain the Telvent
DTN/The Progressive Farmer brand as part of the go-to-market
The companies share a strong and deep commitment to efficiency and
sustainability. The integration of Telvent into Schneider Electric
has created stronger solution offerings and new business enhancements
for customers across the globe. 

--  Within Smart Grid, the integration is now providing a complete medium
    and low-voltage portfolio that combines with a full set of real-time
    operations management software for a more reliable, efficient and
    secure grid.
--  For Oil and Gas infrastructures, the combined offering now encompasses
    station to enterprise-level solutions to create comprehensive and
    integrated solutions in both midstream and downstream.
--  For Water and Wastewater, the joint offering now provides
    interoperable solutions for smarter decision making throughout the
    water cycle, reduction of losses and implementation of smarter water
--  In Weather, the integration now offers advanced weather information
    that enables optimization of renewables integration into the
    electrical grid in energy, but also provides optimization information
    to the transportation, water and many other applications.
--  Within Transportation, the combined offering creates a leading
    SmartMobility solution with improved management of multi-model
    transport networks via integration of field security solutions,
    systems, IT infrastructure and information services. It also adds a
    new value to the SmartCity offering by enabling better management of
    cities, increased sustainability and security, and improved services
    to residents.
--  Telvent's strong Agriculture and Global Services business areas will
    continue to produce smart solutions and expand offerings to facilitate
    global growth.

The company's global presence also will expand, leveraging Schneider
Electric's world presence in more than 100 countries. 
About Schneider Electric
 As a global specialist in energy management
with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers
integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including
leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructures, Industries &
Machine Manufacturers, Non-residential Buildings, Data Centres &
Networks and in Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable,
efficient, productive and green, the Group's 130,000 plus employees
achieved sales of 22.4 billion euros in 2011, through an active
commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of
their energy.  
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