FPT and Schneider Electric collaborate on energy management for businesses

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FPT Corporation and Schneider Electric have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the development and deployment of EcoStruxure technology platform, contributing to the digital transformation in the Industrial Revolution 4.0.

Lễ ký kết giữa FPT và Schneider Electric.
The signing ceremony between FPT and Schneider Electric. Photo: Nguyen Thang.

The signing ceremony took place in the presence of French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

With this agreement, FPT has become one of Schneider Electric’s first strategic partners in Asia to develop and implement the EcoStruxure platform, an open and interactive IoT platform that helps organizations, businesses optimize the management and use of energy in buildings, data centers, and manufacturing plants.

By entering into this MoU, FPT will partner with Schneider Electric, the pioneer in digital energy management and automation, to together develop applications and solutions based on the EcoStruxure platform.

At the same time, FPT will support Schneider Electric Vietnam to train skilled human resources in EcoStruxure with the aim of training 200 qualified consultants by 2020, with the expectation that these human resources will inherit and promote technological achievements on the EcoStruxure platform.

Also in this MoU, FPT and Schneider Electric will jointly consider using EcoStruxure platform in management, building and operation of the entire power system of FPT’s F-Town 3 office complex at Hi-tech Park District 9, Ho Chi Minh City with a value of about $1 million, bringing the office complex of F-Town 3 into the first intelligent building in Vietnam.

Schneider Electric and FPT signed a cooperation agreement.

Mr. Truong Gia Binh, Chairman of FPT Corporation, said that the agreement is one of the new steps of FPT in the journey to accompany the world leading corporations on the IoT technology platform, to become one the world leading corporations on digital conversion services.

“Within the next five years, FPT is ready to work with Schneider Electric to develop EcoStruxure technology platform, helping Vietnamese organizations and businesses manage their energy more efficiently”, said Binh.

Mr. Luc Remont, Vice President of Schneider Electric Group, said: “Choosing FPT Corporation as the first strategic partner in Asia is in the strategic development orientation of the Schneider Electric Group and also meets the demand as the IR 4.0 is becoming more obvious in the Vietnamese market. EcoStruxure has been a boon for Schneider Electric and its partners around the world, including FPT in Vietnam. We believe that the solution will bring about a tremendous growth in economy and technology for Vietnamese enterprises in CMCN 4.0.”.

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