Tech Data, a leading global technology distributor, has announced a partnership with Schneider Electric, a global leader in energy management and automation. The goal of the partnership is to make net-zero data centers available to Tech Data’s clients, with a focus on boosting edge-to-cloud data and helping with real-time data-led decision-making.
Mark Tan, Tech Data’s VP and Country Manager, said the goal of the partnership is to drive businesses towards sustainability, as environmental issues are becoming increasingly concerning. The data centers will promote clean energy and water efficiency, using Schneider Electric’s technology products and solutions to achieve this.
Tech Data plans to heavily maximize the partnership with Schneider Electric, making use of their Green Premium Program to reduce the carbon footprint and use of energy. Schneider Electric’s Sustainability Consulting Services will also be a part of the partnership, driving the optimization of power usage effectiveness (PUE) with the “digitize, strategize, and decarbonize” strategy.
The partnership comes at a time when data centers in Singapore are set to see more investments in the next four years, reaching up to $5 billion USD. Tech Data and Schneider Electric’s partnership is a significant step towards making these businesses more sustainable and environmentally friendly.
In conclusion, Tech Data and Schneider Electric’s partnership is a major step towards making net-zero data centers available to clients, with a focus on sustainability and environmental concerns. With Schneider Electric’s technology products and solutions, and Tech Data’s distribution expertise, this partnership aims to drive businesses towards a more sustainable future.