Schneider Electric and Planon Announce Strategic Collaboration
14 March 2019
Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and building automation and Planon, the market-leading real estate and facility management software provider, announced today that they will work together to bring a unique platform to market that will converge real-time building data and AI-driven analytics with intelligent business responses, creating day-to-day operational workflows for building operators, building occupiers, and their service providers. This collaboration will further enable organizations to implement data driven strategic portfolio decisions, reduce building operating costs, enhance the value of assets throughout their life cycle, enhance building sustainability profiles, and improve the workplace experience for occupants.
"Schneider Electric is pleased to announce this collaboration with Planon, which further solidifies our position as a leading solution provider to the real estate market," said Michael Sullivan, President, Buildings Segments for Schneider Electric. "The initial joint solution will bring together our expertise to help building owners, occupiers, real estate service providers, asset managers, and facility managers to improve the financial performance of their real estate portfolios by taking key building data from EcoStruxure Building Advisor and providing it to Planon Universe to enable swift business responses to building infrastructure events."
"At Planon, it is our goal to help organizations streamline business processes around buildings, people, and workplaces," said Pierre Guelen, CEO of Planon. "Our collaboration with Schneider Electric will help us to provide even more value to customers by real-time management of building infrastructure events, predicting failures, and prescribing maintenance interventions for them while proactively recommending efficiency improvements. Both companies have built up unique experience over past decades in this market. Our combined experience over thousands of buildings brings expertise bundled in a single seamless solution, which we believe will deliver rapid, real world results to our clients."