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Schneider Electric announces partnership with POWER Engineers

January 2018

Implementation partnership will help customers maximize value of today’s technologies and prepare for the future Utility Network paradigm

HAILEY, ID (January 23, 2018)–Schneider Electric, the industry leader in geographic information systems (GIS) solutions for utilities and communication providers, announced an implementation partnership with POWER Engineers Incorporated (POWER), a global consulting engineering firm specializing in the delivery of integrated solutions.

With this new partnership, Schneider Electric customers will gain access to an even deeper pool of industry expertise as they prepare for the shift to Schneider Electric’s new ArcFM Solution XI Series as well as Esri’s Utility Network – a new paradigm in the modeling and implementation of utility GIS. Furthermore, customers currently leveraging Schneider Electric’s industry-leading EcoStruxure ArcFM platform will have yet another partner to choose from in the already strong list of best-of-breed Schneider Electric partners when they need help with their solutions.

“We are excited about this partnership with POWER as we continue to help customers maximize the value of today’s EcoStruxure ArcFM technologies while preparing for the next generation of GIS,” said Jay Stinson, General Manager at Schneider Electric. “From improving today’s efficiencies to helping shape the utilities of tomorrow, our customers will have a strong and cohesive partnership to support them as they plan, prepare and act.”

“We feel that the timing for this partnership is perfect,” said Chris Erpelding, Strategic Consulting Department Manager at POWER Engineers. “With our long and successful history of implementing and supporting Schneider Electric software, our extensive energy utility experience and our involvement with ArcGIS Pro and the Utility Network since its inception, POWER Engineers is ideally suited to be a very strong implementation partner for Schneider Electric’s ArcFM solution offering as well as the next generation of ArcFM Solution XI Series. The combined expertise of Schneider Electric and POWER Engineers will provide our clients with industry-leading solutions and a proven implementation methodology to help reduce risk and maximize return on investment.”

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About POWER Engineers

POWER Engineers is a global consulting engineering firm specializing in the delivery of integrated solutions for energy, food and beverage, facilities, environmental, and Federal markets. POWER Engineers offers complete multidiscipline engineering, architectural, and program management services. Founded in 1976, it is an employee-owned company with more than 2,400 employees in 45 offices throughout the United States and abroad. POWER’s Geospatial and Asset Management Solutions group provides experience with industry-leading technologies and a wide range of solutions for electric, gas and water utilities, telecommunication companies and local governments. For more information, please visit www.powereng.com or contact  Chris.Erpelding@powereng.com.

 

About Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of ~$30 billion in FY2015, our 160,000+ employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Our connected technologies reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. At Schneider Electric, we call this Life Is On.

About Esri

Since 1969, Esri has been giving customers around the world the power to think and plan geographically. The market leader in GIS technology, Esri software is used in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide including each of the 200 largest cities in the United States, most national governments, more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. Esri applications, running on more than one million desktops and thousands of web and enterprise servers, provide the backbone for the world’s mapping and spatial analysis. Esri is the only vendor that provides complete technical solutions for desktop, mobile, server, and Internet platforms. Visit us at esri.com/news.

 

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