Schneider Electric IT and Hai Nam sign strategic partnership

10:00 | 19/04/2019
Schneider Electric IT Vietnam, a global leader in energy management and automation, has signed a strategic partnership with Hai Nam Automation Technology JSC, a specialist in designing and manufacturing low and medium voltage electrical switchboards and automation, to further expand its distribution network in Vietnam.
schneider electric it and hai nam sign strategic partnership
The signing ceremony between Schneider Electric and Hai Nam took place on April 17 in Ho Chi Minh City

Accordingly, Hai Nam will become a strategic partner to distribute Schneider Electric’s products, especially in data centres.

Information and data have become important resources for enterprises in the era of Industry 4.0. Technology factors can directly affect the way businesses collect, receive, monitor, process, and operate information flows to enhance their speed, accuracy, and cost-efficiency.

Therefore, data centres and data storage and processing infrastructure play an increasingly significant role in meeting the evolving requirements of high availability and stability. To facilitate the goal, enterprises should pay more attention to energy efficiency and conservation in their data centres.

In this context, Schneider Electric IT Vietnam has teamed up with Hai Nam in distributing electrical equipment and energy management products, especially in data centre segment. The tie-up not only meets the pressing need for information and data management, but also reflects Schneider Electric's commitments to accompany Vietnamese enterprises in the 4.0 era.

Hai Nam has been a partner of Schneider Electric in the past decade. The company is the specialist in designing, manufacturing, and providing services of electrical switchboards and automation. Hai Nam focuses on low and medium voltage products with a strong footprint in Southeast Asian countries like Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, as well as Japan, Australia, Russia, and Ukraine.

The company has a team of over 450 highly skilled people and state-of-the-art facilities. This, coupled with its long-term partnership and strong vision, helps the company to implement large projects in both local and international markets.

Thus, Hai Nam has received Elite Partner status from Schneider Electric. The Elite Partner accreditation is the highest of the four certifications granted by the APC by Schneider Electric channel partner programme. It is determined by the competence of the partner, concentration, and commitment level including continuing education requirements, business plan, and annual sales.

Under the agreement, Schneider Electric IT Vietnam will gradually hand over the distribution and business activities of its key products like electrical equipment data centre solutions to Hai Nam. Meanwhile, Hai Nam will build on its local understanding and creativity to become a reliable partner of Schneider Electric IT Vietnam.

The company will be in charge of distributing Schneider Electric's APC-branded products, namely UPS System, Rack & Accessories System (RAS), Precision Air Conditioning, and Data Centre solutions, among others.

The co-operation is expected to boost the implementation of IoT-enabled architecture and the EcoStruxure platform in data centres. It also gives customers better access to international-standard products in line with local market conditions, thereby maximising the energy management process and promoting operational efficiency.

At the event, Schneider Electric IT Vietnam and Hai Nam also introduced their latest products and solutions in data centres for partners and customers. Morgan Yvon Charles Duarte, general director of Schneider Electric IT Vietnam, said, “Selecting Hai Nam as the strategic partner to distribute energy products and solutions in Vietnam is part of Schneider Electric’s development plan. The co-operation will help both companies better exploit their potential to support small- and medium-sized enterprises in Vietnam in managing energy and operating systems, allowing them to reach economic and technological breakthroughs.”

Hai Nam has a factory covering an area of 17,500 square metres in Saigon Hi-tech Park in Ho Chi Minh City's District 9. After 20 years of development, Hai Nam has developed five factories in Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar with international standard production lines.

With a team of highly skilled engineers and workers, Hai Nam specialises in total power and automation solutions. To ensure high quality prooducts, Hai Nam has both ISO 9001:2008 Certified Quality Control System and ISO 14001:2015 Certified Environmental Management System. Our manufacturing is fully compliant with IEC Standard. The company also achieved ASTA type-test certification.

Hai Nam has become a leader in manufacturing electrical switchboards in both local and foreign markets and a reliable partner of Schneider Electric. The company is serving 500 customers across 10 countries and territories. To meet the rising demand of data and automation, Hai Nam expands its technical infrastructure businesses with products and services of Modular Data Center. Hai Nam makes a difference by bringing the best to customers.

By Thanh Van

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