Above: The EcoStruxure 6U, photos courtesy Schneider.
“This is a product for any customer that has a distributed IT network,” explained Manuel Rodrigues, APC Schneider Electric’s sales director for Caribbean IT.
The EcoStruxure 6U targets companies undergoing a digital transformation interested in deploying Edge computing solutions.
“We are seeing digital transformation accelerating and people are looking to a new future,” said Rodrigues.
The EcoStruxure is an integrated solution in a wall-mounted rack design with a UPS installed and physical security, including webcams.
An integrated dust filter allows installations in “non-typical environments.”
The 6U rack saves 60 percent of the space of a floor-standing unit and a Schneider software solution enables remote monitoring and access to the remote server installation.
The compact rack system targets any customer that has a distributed IT network, where there is a need to create and manage data onsite automation solutions It’s suited to automated systems like self-checkout, distribution centers and warehouses, automated management systems and telecommunications edge applications.
According to Rodrigues, the product, which can be installed as a pre-integrated design in a single day, has enjoyed positive feedback globally and in the Caribbean.
Schneider partners have recently completed installations in Dominica.
Local Schneider Electric partners handling the product are Informatics and Massy Technologies Infocom.