ABB appoints ATS Global to advance its data center automation business ABB Ability
- August 17, 2022
ATS Global and ABB are committed to exploring global collaboration opportunities with a primary focus on European and Asian markets.
ABB has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ATS Global to extend the scope of ABB Ability Data Center Automation (DCA) business. The Netherlands-based company has become a Global Systems Integrator (GIS) and will work with ABB to combine expertise and resources, test the benefits and effectiveness of potential collaborations for data center customers and grow their respective businesses.
DCA is ABB’s industrial solution for on-premises and hybrid cloud environments. It is a control, hardware and software solution for controlling, monitoring and optimizing the data center infrastructure, with mechanical control in the building management system (BMS), the system power management (EPMS), supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) and data center. infrastructure management (DCIM) capabilities in a single ruggedized industry solution.
ABB and ATS Global will jointly strengthen their distribution channels, improve their industry knowledge and increase lead generation. ABB will gain representatives familiar with local standards, laws and regulations where it is not always present. In the long term, both parties intend to explore new business opportunities for data center customers across a wide range of industries.
“Our customer base, some of whom have multiple sites in different geographies, have increasing demands for reliable automation in their data centers as their data volume grows,” said Martin Matse, Head of Global Business Development, Data Centers, ATS Global. “We now have the ability to deploy the same ABB Ability data center automation standard across all of our regions, enabling improved performance and competitive advantage through technology updates, optimization solutions and continued customer engagement with ABB.”
“The demand for reliable data center automation solutions and digital transformation expertise continues to grow,” said Madhav Kalia, global head of data center automation at ABB. “ABB and ATS Global can leverage each other’s strengths and provide comprehensive solutions to customers in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Australia. We are committed to aligning and growing with our new distribution partner. »
ATS Global’s next steps with ABB’s industrial-grade, cyber-secure and digital-ready integrated automation solution follows successful execution of more than 100 data center industry projects worldwide . The GIS will ensure rapid mobilization for ABB and existing and new customers in the ATS Global network, maximizing uptime and availability at customer facilities.
Founded in 1986, ATS Global is known for its digital transformation and provides data center management and control services and solutions. The team’s expertise includes construction, cooling, energy, capacity and billing. The company works with partners to deliver expert automation, quality and IT for customers.
ABB is a leading global technology company driving the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive and sustainable future. By connecting software to its electrification, robotics, automation and motion portfolio, ABB is pushing the boundaries of technology to take performance to new levels. With a history of excellence dating back more than 130 years, ABB’s success is driven by approximately 105,000 talented employees in more than 100 countries.
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