OSIsoft and Schneider Electric to deliver real-time energy management solutions
January 29, 2013 - OSIsoft (a provider of infrastructure technology for managing real-time data and events) and Schneider Electric have announced an agreement to provide “an innovative and comprehensive energy management solution”.
By Anthony Capkun
The joint solution combines Schneider’s energy management expertise with the streaming data and event management capabilities of OSIsoft’s PI System. Schneider will offer the solution, which provides a way to collect, store and aggregate large volumes of a data with high-speed access for analytics via the StruxureWare software suite, to building owners and managers, architects and IT Managers.
“The integration of the PI System capabilities into Schneider Electric’s StruxureWare software suite will produce a number of specific technology solutions addressing markets such as mining and minerals processing, waste and wastewater, and food and beverage, and green buildings,” said Pascal Brosset. “We will be leveraging OSIsoft’s tools across many of our software applications as we deliver customized energy management solutions for our customers around the globe.”
Schneider’s EcoStruxure energy management architecture portfolio offers a single point of access that connects five domains of business expertise—power, data centres, process and machines, building control, and physical security—within an open technology framework. The EcoStruxure architecture is focused on managing all energy-consuming building assets. StruxureWare is the software backbone that connects Schneider’s EcoStruxure energy management architecture portfolio.
As part of the overall relationship with Schneider Electric, OSIsoft has a technical partnership with Telvent, which embeds OSIsoft’s products within its solution using a value-added approach as part of a “comprehensive global offering”.