04 Apr '11, 6pm

Schneider Electric Buys Another Company: This Time for Datacenters: Another day, another acquisition by the el...

Schneider Electric Buys Another Company: This Time for Datacenters: Another day, another acquisition by the el...

Another day, another acquisition by the electrical supplier to Napoleon III. Schneider Electric announced that it will buy Lee Technologies, a Fairfax, Virginia-based company that designs, maintains and optimizes datacenters. Lee reported revenue of $140 million last year. Green IT stands as one of the largest potential markets in clean energy and efficiency. Datacenters only account for approximately 2 percent of U.S. electricity consumption. However, utilities in many parts of the country are capping the amount of power that datacenters can buy. This puts banks and web companies like Google in an uncomfortable position: either don't grow your business or find ways to squeeze out more calculations per watt. Schneider already has a large presence in datacenters. It owns APC, which makes uninterruptable power supplies. Other acquisition targets in this market include Powerl...

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