Schneider, Cisco working together on smart building solutions


Schneider Electric and Cisco have formed a technology partnership to create smart building solutions.

Working together, the two companies have developed, tested and validated designs that help connect building management systems to an Internet Protocol (IP) network, the companies said in a statement.

The solution from Schneider and Cisco brings IT and operational building control together in a an IP network solution, says the companies. It enables multiple Schneider Electric EcoStruxure Building IP architecture topologies to integrate with existing building layouts using Cisco Industrial Ethernet switches to connect to Schneider’s SmartX IP Controllers, according to the companies.

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