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Schneider Electric HyperPod™ Data Centre System Wins Data Centre Innovation of The Year at DCS Awards 2018

Wed 30 May 2018

Schneider Electric HyperPod™ Data Centre System Wins Data Centre Innovation of The Year at DCS Awards 2018


  • HyperPod™ is the only IT-Pod Frame solution available in the data centre market space today.
  • Its flexible configuration supports all of today’s rack types and can reduce CAPEX Costs by up to 15%.
  • It accelerates data centre deployment times by up to 21%.
  • Includes pre-installed power, cooling and cabling for pod-scale IT deployments.



London, United Kingdom – May 29th, 2018Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has won ‘Data Centre innovation of The Year’ at the DCS Awards, 2018. The award, decided by popular vote, recognises the company for innovation and leadership.


Part of Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure™ for Data Centers architecture™, HyperPod™ is a rack ready data centre system designed to deploy IT in increments of 8 to 12 racks. Uniquely, Hyperpod’s innovative design supports all of today’s rack types. Its’ pod architecture, with integrated power, cooling, cabling, software management and containment, enables pre-populated equipment racks to be rolled into place, significantly reducing the complexity and installation time associated with traditional IT deployments.


Receiving the award on behalf of Schneider Electric, Matthew Baynes, Colocation & Telco Segment Director, Cloud & Service Providers, said, “I’m proud to accept this distinguished award, which recognises Schneider Electric for innovation. A fundamental and key focus for our company is to improve Innovation at Every Level. By speeding deployment times by up to 21 percent faster and unlocking up to 15% savings in CAPEX, HyperPod is the perfect fit for today’s data centres – especially hyperscale and colocation data centre providers looking to add capacity fast.”


EcoStruxure for Data Centers is part of Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure, an open, interoperable, IoT-enabled system architecture delivering enhanced value around safety, reliability, efficiency, sustainability, and connectivity for customers. It leverages technologies in IoT, mobility, sensing, cloud, analytics, and cybersecurity to deliver Innovation at Every Level including Connected Products, Edge Control, and Apps, Analytics & Services.


Schneider Electric’s HyperPod solution is available worldwide, for more information please visit the website or contact your local Schneider Electric representative. 

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