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UK software firm Aveva merges with Schneider Electric

Schneider has carried out a takeover of UK engineering software developer Aveva. Cambridge based firm Aveva will merge with the software branch of French energy giant Schneider to form a larger company worth around £3 billion. The terms of the deal mean that Schneider will take a 60% stake in the new larger group, in… Read More


Switch licenses patents to Schneider Electric, ramps up legal efforts

Data centre solutions firm Switch has licensed patented technology to Schneider Electric, and has threatened legal action against unlicensed use. Switch claims to have led the way over the years in terms of data centre technology inventions, designed by founder and CEO Rob Roy. A declaration that it has 350 issued and pending patent claims… Read More


Schneider Electric acquires ASCO from Vertiv

Vertiv has sold ASCO Power Technologies to Schneider Electric, allowing it to focus its business strategy on its core areas of data centres and telecommunications. The sale, worth $1.25 billion (approx. £960 million), will boost Vertiv’s ability to invest and allocate resources to its primary targets. It also makes Schneider the global leader in the… Read More


The latest data centre developments set to transform the industry

On a recent visit to Schneider Electric‘s global Innovation and R&D centre in St Louis, Missouri, The Stack heard from Victor Avelar who works as Director and Senior Research Analyst at the company’s Data Centre Science Centre. From innovations in power and cooling to the introduction of AI and analytics, the expert discussed the emerging… Read More


Optimising data centre cooling

The choice of cooling architecture, including hot and cold air containment, is of paramount importance for minimising the OPEX of a data centre. However, an effective control system is also essential when hoping to achieve the maximum energy efficiency and PUE. The research detailed in Schneider Electric‘s new White Paper Optimize Data Center Cooling with… Read More