Schneider Electric Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide DCIM 2013 Vendor Analysis

Schneider Electric Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide DCIM 2013 
Vendor Analysis 
WEST KINGSTON, RI -- (Marketwired) -- 06/12/13 --   Schneider
Electric, a global specialist in energy management, has been named a
Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Datacenter Infrastructure
Management (DCIM) 2013 Vendor Analysis (doc #241280, May 2013) for
the second consecutive year. The report, which details the current
status and definition of the DCIM market as well as a comparison of a
wide range of DCIM vendors, identified Schneider Electric as an IDC
MarketScape Leader worldwide for its StruxureWare(TM) for Data
Centers suite. 
The IDC MarketScape details the continual effort within the DCIM
market to identify an appropriate definition of DCIM, as the market
evolves and several vendors maintain strong growth and an ongoing
effort to define their brand offering through full-scale solutions.
Schneider Electric has again been identified by IDC in the
MarketScape as one of the vendors most likely to be a major player in
the DCIM market over the next several years.  
"A DCIM provider with a global footprint, long history in the
industry, and strong financial backing is often preferred by DCIM
purchase decision makers. Schneider Electric has these qualities and
is already present in many of the world's enterprises with its power
solutions and global support services team," the IDC MarketScape
"Having IDC name Schneider Electric a Leader in DCIM again is a
remarkable achievement and confirms the strength of our strategy and
vision for StruxureWare for Data Centers," said Soeren Brogaard
Jensen, Vice President, Solution Software, Schneider Electric. "Our
customers have consistently benefitted from the StruxureWare solution
to solve their capacity problems over the past three years and we
will continue to develop and innovate this market-leading DCIM
solution to help customers bridge the gap between Facilities and IT,
and operate their data center as a business." 
Schneider Electric's market-leading DCIM solution, StruxureWare for
Data Centers, is an integrated management software suite designed to
manage data centers across multiple domains, providing actionable
intelligence for both facilities, IT and c-level executives to
balance availability and efficiency throughout the data center life
StruxureWare for Data Centers v2.0 was released in April 2013 and
provides a truly open, modular, fully scalable and integrated DCIM
solution that breaks down the typically siloed information that often
prevents a holistic and intelligent view of the facility and IT
operation and integrate data center performance with business goals.
Updates added to version 2.0 include the addition of specialized
applications for enhanced monitoring and management support for
facility managers, additional power capping capabilities for further
control of power consumption at the server level for improved IT
management and other enhanced integrations. Additionally the new
StruxureWare Portal increases visibility into business and data
center key performance indicators (KPIs) with customizable views
across the various company stakeholders.  
For more information about Schneider Electric's DCIM solutions please
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center solutions, please visit  
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 & Infrastructure, Industries &
Machines Manufacturers, Non-residential Building, Data Centers &
Networks and in Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable,
efficient, productive and green, the company's 140,000 plus employees
achieved sales of 30.8 billion US dollars (24 billion euros) in 2012,
through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations
make the most of their energy. 
About IDC MarketScape
 IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is
designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT
(information and communications technology) suppliers in a given
market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring
methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that
results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor's position
within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in
which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies,
and current and future market success factors of IT and
telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The
framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree
assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective
*IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Datacenter Infrastructure Managements
2013 Vendor Analysis (Doc #241280), May 2013 
Press Contact:
Schneider Electric
Lauren Mahoney-Pick
Phone: 1-800-788-1704 x3338 
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