“Once thought of as necessary but expensive cost centres, data centres are now in a position to drive business results and help companies gain a competitive advantage. However, despite increasing system intelligence and automation capabilities, every data centre today still needs to rely on effective operation, maintenance, and management by well-trained, organized people,” said Dale Wrangles, Vice President, Schneider Electric, UK and Ireland. “Schneider Electric’s Operation Services (http://www.schneider-
Aimed at maximising equipment availability and reducing instances of downtime, Schneider Electric’s Operation Services offering is comprised of three levels of vendor-agnostic services, which help data centre operators lower the total cost of ownership (TCO) and enable them to continuously maintain, operate, monitor, and optimize the data centre throughout its life cycle. The Operation Services offerings provide the following services (http://www.apc.com/
Vendor Management: provides a standardised scope of work and single point of contact for the scheduling and dispatch of 24x7 preventative, corrective and emergency maintenance services across all critical infrastructure disciplines, using both OEM and third-party maintenance vendors.
Facility Operations: a specialised on-site operations and maintenance management program that has been created to meet the demanding requirements of the mission critical facility environment. A highly evolved program, the focus is on emergency preparedness and response, maintenance management, change management, documentation, safety and training, the program is standards-based, quality driven, customisable and scalable.
Services are available immediately in the United Kingdom. Pricing varies based on the type and combination of services rendered. For more information on Schneider Electric’s Operation Services, please click here.
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 Centres & Networks and in Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group's 140,000 plus employees achieved sales of 24 billion euros in 2012, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.
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