Schneider Electric Partners with Capitol Power, Inc. to Expand Market Presence, Meet Evolving Customer Needs
West Kingston, R.I. – October 6, 2015 – Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced the expansion of its Advanced Solutions Partner (ASP) program with the addition of Capitol Power Inc., a critical power solutions manufacturers’ representative serving Maryland, Washington, D.C., Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. With a focus on Schneider Electric’s IT Business, Capitol Power will be the first ASP program member to also expand support for solutions and services provided by the company’s Partner and Energy Businesses.
Through this partnership, Capitol Power will increase Schneider Electric’s presence in the data center and industrial applications markets in the Mid Atlantic and Southeast, providing consistent local support for Schneider Electric solutions users across the region. Furthermore, as a member of the ASP program, Capitol Power will expand on its more than 15 year history as a provider of UPS and switchgear solutions, enabling the company to meet a wider variety of customer needs through an enhanced portfolio of offerings that now also includes data center software and services and precision cooling solutions.
“As the data center landscape evolves, data center professionals are increasingly looking for partners who can help them solve their business problems,” said Chuck Buckley, senior vice president of the North America IT Business, Schneider Electric. “Through this partnership, Schneider Electric and Capitol Power will provide the expertise, services and integrated solutions customers need to reduce complexity and time to market.”
“We are very excited to become a part of the growing Schneider Electric family and believe our membership in the ASP Porgram will enable us to better satisfy the rapidly changing needs of our customers,” said Kevin McGaughey, president, Capitol Power. “We see this partnership as a great way to diversify and grow our business and look forward to a successful future together.”
Schneider Electric’s ASP program, which provides partners with a full range of value-added resources and rewards designed to enhance their operations and create success, includes 23 other firms.