HCLTech & Schneider: Greening APAC Data Centres
Schneider Electric S.E.
In a significant move towards sustainable innovation, HCLTech has joined forces with Schneider Electric to collaboratively pioneer advancements in carbon-efficient solutions for data centres across the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.
This strategic partnership aims to integrate HCLTech's IT expertise with Schneider Electric's operational prowess to drive enhanced efficiency, productivity, and modernisation within data centres. By synergising their strengths, the duo endeavours to substantially reduce carbon footprints and bolster sustainability across APAC.
Highlighting the essence of this collaboration, Tan Boon Hien, Senior Vice President and Head of APAC Sustainability at HCLTech, emphasised the responsibility of enterprises to responsibly manage energy consumption as the digital economy continues to burgeon. With Schneider Electric, HCLTech aspires to engineer cutting-edge sustainability solutions tailored to APAC's data centres.
The collaborative efforts extend beyond conventional realms as HCLTech and Schneider Electric are poised to explore innovative avenues for sustainability. Through converged IT-OT solutions, the partnership aims to assist clients in adhering to regulatory requirements and expediting decarbonisation initiatives throughout the APAC region.
Michel Arres, Vice President of IT Channel and Alliances in Schneider Electric's International Secure Power Division, echoed the sentiment that sustainability is a paramount concern for contemporary businesses. Recognising the substantial environmental impact of data centres, particularly in energy consumption and carbon emissions, Schneider Electric is committed to playing a pivotal role in aiding clients' sustainability aspirations.
This collaboration comes when enterprises worldwide are channelling efforts into sustainability-driven strategies to fortify their Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) ratings. Additionally, the partnership addresses the challenges posed by fragmented IT and OT processes, aiming to optimise the end-to-end supply chain of data centres.
Michel Arres further underlined the significance of the partnership's mission, expressing enthusiasm about developing carbon-efficient data centre solutions in the APAC region. By harnessing the strengths of both entities and fostering convergence between IT and OT, the collaboration endeavours to empower customers to achieve and sustain eco-friendly data centre operations.
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Source: Digital Journal