Schneider Electric becomes among the first to join the HP Composable Infrastructure partner program – the announcement was made at center-stage of HP Discover.
This program, is known to be barred to third-parties certified to integrate with the Composable Infrastructure API for infrastructure management that is native in HP OneView. This alliance will is learned to widen Schneider Electric’s portfolio of partnerships and alliances to provide customers with collaborative data center solutions.
Further sharing insights on the partnership, Shannon Sbar, Vice President, North American Channels and Global Alliances, APC by Schneider Electric said, “Schneider Electric’s membership within the HP Composable Infrastructure Partner Program further solidifies our leadership in providing the comprehensive, end-to-end solutions data center managers need to effectively and efficiently operate their facility,” said. We are proud to be among the first set of partners in this program and look forward to expanding our collaboration and interoperability between StruxureWare for Data Centers and HP OneView.”
The partner program to back Schneider Electric’s inclusion developed on the existing integration of StruxureWare for Data Center with HP OneView. The joint solution, provides a connector between IT and facilities management, enables holistic, efficient management of IT service delivery, eliminating operational silos between IT and facilities.
It also provides management personnel with visibility into an organization’s server, storage and networking, as well as service creation, allowing enterprise and colocation service providers greater agility and flexibility in service delivery while providing a more comprehensive view of overall cost-of-ownership for specific services provided.
“IT and facilities partnerships are the core of converged management,” said Rick Einhorn, VP of Technology Services Data Center Consulting, HP. “We are excited to build on the momentum generated through Schneider Electric’s integration with the HP OneView platform and uCMDB with the inclusion of Schneider Electric in this new program.”
StruxureWare for Data Centers also integrates with HP’s Universal Configuration Management Database (uCMDB). Schneider Electric’s end-to-end DCIM software suite enables converged management with the ability to monitor, operate, analyze and optimize data center power, cooling, security and energy.