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Schneider Electric Scoops Multinational of the Year Accolade at Ireland’s Tech Excellence Awards

Fri 13 May 2016

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation has received the “Multinational of the Year” Tech Excellence Award 2016, during the climax of Ireland’s foremost IT industry awards. Over 500 luminaries from the country’s IT industry attended the event held last night at Dublin’s Ballsbridge Hotel.

Vincent Barro, VP IT Business, Schneider Electric Ireland said, “We are delighted to receive this Award and would like to thank the judges as well as the readers and staff of Techcentral’s influential online and offline publications. It’s great to receive recognition for the role Schneider Electric has played behind the scenes as Ireland has established its standing as a strategic location for the global digital economy. Today, our technology is found throughout the largest facilities operated by the Internet Giants and major enterprises, as well as local colocation companies, service providers and businesses of all sizes.”

The Multinational of the Year Award is made on the basis of market position and business achievement. Schneider Electric is a leading global innovator in the data centre sector. Its technological developments help to increase the energy efficiency of facilities, and reduce capital costs and operating expenses. In addition, by taking a standardised and modular approach to physical infrastructure including power and cooling, Schneider Electric is making today’s data centres scalable and with more predictable performance throughout the lifecycle. It has also developed market leading data centre infrastructure management (DCIM) software to guide decision making for optimized facilities.

Reflecting the strong trading partnership and cultural affinity between France and Ireland, Schneider Electric is a Patron of the French Irish Chamber of Commerce; a strategic partner to Host In Ireland (Vincent Barro also serves as an executive director of this organisation), and takes a lead in France Tech in Ireland. Headquartered in Maynooth, Co Kildare, Schneider Electric operates from multiple locations in Ireland, supporting local channel partners to deliver and support award-winning data centre solutions.

Since its inception in the year 2000, the Tech Excellence Awards programme has become the most respected series of accolades in Ireland’s technology industry. This year’s Awards were adjudicated by industry experts Eoin O’Driscoll (Forfás), Dr Jim Mountjoy (Euristix), Tom McCarthy (HelmAG), Peter McManamon (Parthus Technologies), Dr Seán Baker (IONA Technologies), Louise Nicolls (Brown Bag Films) and Karl Flannery (Storm Technology). A full list of the awards winners can be found online at http://www.techexcellenceawards.ie/

For more details please visit www.schneider-electric.com/ie or call 1 800 805 800

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