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TechValidate Research on Schneider Electric Data Centres

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1,074 Customers Surveyed

6,352 Data Points Collected

67 Published TechFacts

22 Published Charts

9 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


InfraStruxure is a Complete Solution

The total InfraStruxure package was a benefit from cooling, to power, to management.

IT Director, Medium Enterprise Energy & Utilities Company

Value InfraStruxure Brings

Identify the top value element of InfraStruxure.

Speed of deployment: 15%
Low mean time to repair: 16%
CAPEX savings: 6%
OPEX savings: 3%
Agility: 21%
Pay as you grow: 17%
Other: 22%

Case Study: Large Enterprise Professional Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise professional services company is based on a February 2013 survey of Schneider Electric Data Centres customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Once all the components were installed and online, we were able to manage a data center from one desktop.”

“We are now more able to identify where power consumption is greater per rack in the thermal dynamics of our data center space. We can monitor how integrated the monitoring system is with our operations management software.”

Challenges

  • Solved the operational challenge of low data center efficiency with the deployment of InfraStruxure.
  • Purchase of InfraStruxure was influenced by the scalability.

Use Case

  • Uses an InfraStruxure Solution in their data center.
  • Purchased InfraStruxure/APC components in the last 36 months.

Results

  • Believes speed of deployment is the top value of InfraStruxure.
  • Lowered unnecessary downtime by < 25% with the solution management software.
  • Deployed their InfraStruxure solution in 1 month to < 3 months.

Improved Efficiency

A medium enterprise computer software company solved low data center efficiency with the deployment of InfraStruxure.

Operation Services by Schneider Electric: Case Study- City Of San Antonio

Introduction

This case study of City of San Antonio is based on a July 2015 survey of Schneider Electric Data Centres customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Schneider has consistently provided exceptional services and skilled technicians to effectively manage the critical equipment (UPS and Power Conditioning systems) that sustains our data centers and related environments.”

“I am able to focus on other ‘priorities’ that occur on a regular basis in managing multiple facilities, and have confidence that Schneider is capable of performing the services accurately on a consistent basis.”

Challenges

  • Schneider Electric’s Operation Services helped them address:
    • Missed scheduled service visits
    • Recurrent equipment issues or insufficient reliability
    • Safety concerns
    • Insufficient staff on site with the technical knowledge onsite to address an issue
    • Escalating operating costs

Use Case

  • Schneider Electric Operation Services purchased for their data center:
    • Managed Maintenance (Vendor Management PLUS a Schneider Electric employee is on site to oversee service visits)

Results

  • Benefits from Schneider Electric’s Operation Services:
    • Peace of mind in knowing that they are getting the most they can from all their service contracts
    • Confidence that their critical equipment is receiving the service it needs for optimal performance
    • Optimized energy efficiency in the data center
    • Saving time and enables my team to focus on our core competencies
    • Reduced operating expenses and reduced Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) through optimization of maintenance program
  • Chose Schneider Electric because:
    • They are considered a thought leader in the data center industry with decades of experience
    • They demonstrated in-depth knowledge of industry best practices
    • Schneider, unlike many competitors considered, offers industry specific solutions for data centers
    • They offer one stop shopping for services throughout the life cycle of their data center

Customers’ view on benefit from Schneider Electric’s Operation Service

In what ways do you benefit from Schneider Electric’s Vendor Management, Managed Maintenance or Critical Facility Operations Service?

Peace of mind in knowing that I am getting the most I can from all my service contracts
73%
Confidence that my critical equipment is receiving the service it needs for optimal performance
91%
Improved levels of uptime and optimized system performance in the data center
36%
Optimized energy efficiency in the data center
27%
Saves me time and enables my team to focus on our core competencies
55%
Reduced operating expenses and reduced Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) through optimization of maintenance program
36%
Continuous innovation and improvements
27%


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