Schneider Electric & AVEVA Host First Software-Focused Event to Accelerate Digital Transformation in Egypt’s Industrial Sector

  • -Schneider Electric becomes AVEVA’s official distributor in the Egyptian market

    -Brand-agnostic software solutions from AVEVA ensure compatibility with the different types of hardware

    -Madkour: the strategic partnership with AVEVA aims to accelerate digital transformation in the local industrial sector



    By : Rasha Hussein



    Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, announced it will act as the official distributor of AVEVA’s Solutions, a global leader in industrial software in the Egyptian market. This collaboration allows both companies to accelerate digital transformation efforts in the local industrial sector.


    The partnership was announced during the first joint event hosted by Schneider Electric and AVEVA in Egypt in the attendance of their loyal business partners of system integrators, machine integrators, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) & industrial automation distributors.


    During the event, Schneider Electric and AVEVA showcased the latest software solution updates, new business models, Go-to-Market & partner programs. The event featured four different sessions given by senior speakers from both entities to shed light on the latest updates and solutions to the attending audience and concluded with an award ceremony to recognize certified AVEVA system integrators.


    The software solutions provided by AVEVA - distributed by Schneider Electric in Egypt - are brand-agnostic, making them compatible with a variety of hardware brands. With more than +140 solutions suitable for different industries - such as water and wastewater, infrastructure, and smart cities - AVEVA’s solution portfolio fits enterprises of all sizes and can be tailored to meet specific customer requirements.


    Schneider Electric’s cutting-edge industrial energy management and automation tools, coupled with AVEVA’s software solutions, help businesses optimize engineering, operations, and maintenance performance across the entire organization. This results in increased efficiency rates, rationalized savings, higher profitability, minimized risk, driving sustainability, and empowering people.


    "We are thrilled to announce our strategic partnership with AVEVA as we join forces in a bid to help accelerate digital transformation in the local industrial sector,” said Ahmed Madkour, Vice President of Industry Business, Schneider Electric Northeast Africa & Levant. “Nowadays, the industry requires a digital way of thinking where software and data play starring roles. With our software-centric approach and expanded solutions offerings, we are committed to providing our customers with the most innovative and reliable automation solutions on the market to help them lower operational costs, increase agility, and improve their sustainability outlook."


    Schneider Electric and AVEVA shared with the attendees a diverse set of products designed to drive efficiency and facilitate digital transformation in the industrial sector, including AVEVA Insight, which delivers actionable information and Artificial Intelligence capabilities to assist teams in improving asset reliability and operational performance with lower IT costs.


    The products also included AVEVA PI System, a solution portfolio that enables real-time reliable operations data collection, storage, and access to provide decision-makers in critical and fast-paced industries with data analytics.


    AVEVA Manufacturing Execution System was another product showcased, allowing enterprises to digitize, optimize and govern their operational processes and work activities across industrial manufacturing plants. Finally, AVEVA Unified Operations Center was demonstrated, which combines information from different sources into a single environment for enterprise visualization. 


    For his part, Ahmed Fawzy, Channel Manager for System Integrators at AVEVA said “The Egyptian market has huge potential, especially in the industrial field with the unprecedented boom in digital transformation.


    At AVEVA, we are excited to be collaborating with Schneider Electric to deliver pioneering software solutions that enable local customers to improve asset reliability and operational performance. Our suite of solutions is designed to help businesses achieve digital transformation and accelerate growth.”


    Schneider Electric’s Industry Business is committed to offering energy management and automation solutions that could reduce CO2 emissions by approximately 30% in the industrial sector, aid more industries digitize their operations to optimize their performance and ensure flexibility and seamless management of the value chain. The Company has a track record of successful projects in the Industry Business such as New Delta, a large-scale agricultural project built on an area of more than 8 million sqm. Schneider Electric’s solutions were used to minimize the project’s carbon footprint and promote energy efficiency. 


    Since its establishment, AVEVA has evolved from a niche design software developer to becoming a leading global industrial software company with a value of more than £10bn. Today, AVEVA’s software drives efficiency and reduces costs for over 20,000 customers worldwide, offering a Digital Twin for the whole asset lifecycle from Engineering through to Operations and Maintenance across diverse industries worldwide.


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