Schneider Electric prefabricated data center infrastructure with remote access brings efficient, fast and reliable connectivity to Australia
Schneider Electric™, a leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, announces that Leading Edge Data Center (LEDC), a company that provides Australian regional businesses and communities with greater access to the distributed cloud through reliable and cost-effective connectivity . Schneider Electric will use certified prefabricated edge data center technology to drive faster and more reliable connectivity in Australia.
In pursuit of sustainable and agile solutions to meet changing customer needs, LEDC has selected Schneider Electric to design, build, commission and maintain its Edge Tier III data centers. Before being shipped to your location, the data centers are designed, built and tested in the Australian region, removing many traditional manufacturing constraints and ensuring that each new facility is of the same quality, durability and quality as the original. Made with reliability. In addition to optimizing reliability, Schneider Electric and LEDC will work to drive the most efficient and robust solutions, including a range of edge data centers, to be more efficient specifically for the community they serve. are in size.
“Leading Edge Data Center was established in 2019 with the mission to bridge the digital divide in the Australian region,” said Chris Thorpe, CEO and Founder, LEDC. “For years, Australian regional cities have suffered from unreliable and expensive Internet connections compared to their metropolitan counterparts. Ultimately providing customers with more sustainable, cost-effective options and the ability to access the cloud reliably.”
In the past, potential LEDC customers have experienced connectivity outages costing over $160,000 a year. With the support and innovation of Schneider Electric, LEDC will design and build a reliable, replica and certified prefabricated edge data center, saving its customers up to 80% of that cost.
“In the midst of the global pandemic, remote working has become a necessity and digital inequalities become more apparent,” said Joe Craperota, VP Strategic Customer and Segment at Schneider Electric. “Working with Schneider Electric, LEDC has commenced production, enabling cost-effective network deployment, with a focus on improving connectivity and reliability.”
The collaboration with Schneider Electric allows LEDC to offer the following:
Accessibility and choice: By providing greater choice of direct cloud access, customers can enjoy faster connectivity through a network of edge data centers across the Australian region. Stability and Reliability: With secure and certified EDGE Tier III data centers, customers can withstand even extreme Australian weather conditions, providing redundancy and fault tolerance, as well as protection against power outages. Benefits for the Australia region: Measurable benefits for local and national customers include the ability to grow IoT and smart cities across Australia through improved connectivity, competitive housing and innovative infrastructure.
What all this tool adds is Schneider Electric’s EcoStructure IT Expert software, which provides proactive information about critical assets that affect the health and availability of the IT environment. With customizable dashboards, remote device management and device health and safety assessments, the software gives LEDCs continuous visibility across the infrastructure.
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