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Schneider Electric and Cisco to improve industrial control

Cisco joins Schneider partner program to enhance industrial automation solutions

Cisco will work with Schneider to bring enhanced control to industrial automation systems.
Cisco will work with Schneider to bring enhanced control to industrial automation systems.

Cisco and automation and energy management specialist Schneider Electric, have announced a new deal to work closer to improve controls of industrial automation systems.

The networking company will joing the Schneider Electric Collaborative Automation Partner Program (CAPP), which will work towards greater integration between industrial automation systems and process control networks.

Loic Regnier, deployment director of the Schneider Electric CAPProgram, said: "Superlative technology partner companies like Cisco, recognised in the industry by analysts and customers alike, bring advanced capabilities to our customers and contribute to helping us build complete and robust solutions for those customers."

"Complementing our advanced core offer with best-in-class partners like Cisco is the next step in our commitment to helping our customers operate high performance networks and systems," said Fabrice Jadot, senior vice president, Innovation & Technology and CTO, Industry Business, Schneider Electric.

"Cisco is pleased to join the Schneider Electric Collaborative Automation Partner Program to develop and validate joint industrial solutions for our customers," said Sébastien Collignon, business development director, Industry Solutions Group, EMEAR, Cisco. "The program will enable us to help customers in a variety of industries minimize risk and reduce implementation time at operational sites, thereby improving business value."