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Cisco and Schneider Electric Deliver Transformational Energy Management Capability Together

July 11, 2011 - 1 Comment

If you’re not familiar with Cisco EnergyWise, it is an innovative technology available in all of the Catalyst Switching and access routing platforms that enables the monitoring, reporting and managing of power usage within the entire organization. The heart of the solution is to address the energy management within enterprise campus IT and touch almost all IT connected devices.

What customers can benefit from Cisco EnergyWise is the capability to not only managing the IT devices that Cisco Catalyst switches directly touch, but also equipment beyond IT. How does this work? The answer is through open APIs and SDK.  Cisco has a large ecosystem partners for EnergyWise . With these partners, a new array of solutions and capabilities become possible.

One of the key Cisco EnergyWise partners is Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries.  Today Schneider Electric and Cisco announce the innovative energy management solution for the entire building portfolio. With the combined solution, building owners and operators can manage all energy-consuming building assets, such as HVAC, lighting, security, as well as IT assets, such as IP phones, IP cameras, PCs and laptops.

The ability to bridge the gap between building and IT energy management,  and to provide a corporate-wide energy consumption view through the combined solution enable customers to make the right business decisions and achieve substantial cost savings.

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  1. This is a timely and sensible move. Will the services team at Schneider Electric be the only firm implementing the EnergyWise and TORANA systems? Or will other implementation partners be given access to the integration technology?