Schneider Electric acquires Viridity EnergyCentre DCIM Software

Schneider Electric acquires Viridity EnergyCentre DCIM Software

Acquisition to merge Viridity’s IT discovery and method of measuring server power consumption with Schneider Electric’s datacentre software

Energy management company, Schneider Electric, has acquired the Viridity EnergyCentre 2.0 platform, a product specialising in DCIM management software.

The software provides a cross-functional solution for understanding the connection between physical infrastructure, IT equipment and the applications that run on them.

As per the agreement, Schneider Electric will acquire the intellectual property, software behind the Viridity EnergyCentre 2.0 platform and the software that enables auto-discovery of IT assets to optimise capacity utilisation at the IT asset level.

According to the company, this investment will augment the StruxureWare for Data Centre Operations DCIM suite, designed to solve complex challenges of operating enterprise datacentres.

StruxureWare for Data Centres is a combination of Schneider Electric’s market leading Data Centre Infrastructure Management (DCIM) and Data Centre Facility Management (DCFM) software tools.

Schneider Electric IT Business chief technology officer, Jim Simonelli, said the company looked forward to incorporating the solution into Schneider Electric's line of software solutions.

“Our entrepreneurial cultures are extremely complementary and we expect immediate synergies in the development of Schneider Electric’s next generation DCIM software,” he said.

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