Microsoft and Schneider Electric came together to host a virtual event to address on the future of Building ,Smart to Autonomous. Led by Anant Maheshwari, President, Microsoft India; and Anil Chaudhry, Zone President & Managing Director, Schneider Electric, India; and moderated by Bidisha Nagaraj, VP-Marketing, Schneider Electric India-the fireside chat delved into various facets of creating a resilient, secure and energy efficient buildings.
With IoT and AI enabling contactless management, remote operational efficiency and monitoring services-performance, safety and health of buildings become practical and viable. The future of buildings will encompass a smarter ecosystem through data management, empowered by software and analytics and technology-driven platforms. The talk explored how Microsoft and Schneider Electric, especially in the current scenario, have adapted to customers’ and partners’ expectations and supported employees. From building an inclusive, flexible communities to focussing on mental well-being of employees to skilling, reskilling and training, accelerated by digital platforms-both Microsoft and Schneider Electric have braced themselves during the crisis and responded efficiently.
Highlights of the session:
Partnership with Microsoft will strengthen our digital capabilities and help in offering higher resilience to partners and customers.
Focus on partnership-based trust between Microsoft and Schneider Electric to build green, secure, safe and sustainable buildings.
Partnership is core principle of sustainability and digitisation.
Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure and Microsoft’s MS Azure will bring solutions to our buildings and real estate partners, allowing real-time data and insights.
Buildings of the future will allow contactless operations and maintenance, ensuring security and safety of people.
Integrating technologies into buildings will offer a seamless experience to occupants.
The pandemic has led to big shifts within organisations. Cybersecurity will play a pivotal role in enabling the ecosystem.
Digitisation enabling connect with 25K+ customers, virtual training, enhanced touchpoints with partners and customers, and redefining productivity, during the crisis time.
Launch of Tomorrow Rising Fund to support communities.
Expansion of offerings on our e-commerce platform.
The partnership between the two companies will catalyse the expansion of digital capabilities; enable tools and platforms to build economic resilience; provide real-time insights for efficient and secure operations; make data-driven decisions; and allow taking disruptive measures for business continuity.
About Schneider Electric
Schneider Electric is leading the Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation in Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries. With global presence in over 100 countries, Schneider is the undisputable leader in Power Management – Medium Voltage, Low Voltage and Secure Power, and in Automation Systems. We provide integrated efficiency solutions, combining energy, automation and software. In our global Ecosystem, we collaborate with the largest Partner, Integrator and Developer Community on our Open Platform to deliver real-time control and operational efficiency. We believe that great people and partners make Schneider a great company and that our commitment to Innovation, Diversity and Sustainability ensures that Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.
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