Schneider Electric acquires AST Modular
Dubai, April 16, 2014
Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, has acquired Barcelona-based AST Modular, which offers a comprehensive portfolio of prefabricated data centre modules, services, manufacturing expertise and project engineering support.
With projects deployed in over 30 countries, AST Modular has executed over 450 data centre projects worldwide, said a statement.
Henry Daunert, CEO of AST Modular, said: “It has always been AST Modular’s goal to offer the best and most innovative prefabricated data centres. Schneider Electric’s global presence, world class power, cooling and data centre infrastructure management (DCIM) solutions, backed up by an excellent service network will offer significant benefits to our customers.”
Kevin Brown, vice president, Data Center Global Offer and Strategy, Schneider Electric, said: “AST Modular’s capabilities and experience complement Schneider Electric’s strategy to provide global prefabricated solutions and support to meet customer demands in this fast growing segment.
“The acquisition of AST Modular strengthens our regional capabilities in Latin America, Europe, Middle East, and Africa, with factories and custom engineering staff located in Barce-lona and Miami.”
“We look forward to expanding our library of reference designs and integrating AST Modular’s solutions into our portfolio to create the most comprehensive offerings in the industry,” Brown added. - TradeArabia News Service