Competing Against Schneider Electric

Author: IPVM Team, Published on Aug 04, 2017

Schneider Electric overall does ~$30 billion USD annual revenue.

One of its many parts is a building / security systems integrator. Another is Pelco.

As part of our large integrator series, we asked 110+ integrators their views of Schneider Electric, the integrator. Schneider's technical abilities were not well respected, except with building management systems. However, many integrators told us that they work as subcontractors for Schneider, and so do not compete with them.

********* ******** ******* **** ~$** ******* *** ****** *******.

*** ** *** **** ***** ** * ******** / ******** systems **********.******* ** *****.

** **** ** *** ***** ********** ******, ** ***** ***+ integrators ***** ***** ** ********* ********, *** **********. *********'* ********* abilities **** *** **** *********, ****** **** ******** ********** *******. However, **** *********** **** ** **** **** **** ** ************** for *********, *** ** ** *** ******* **** ****.

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Overall ***********

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Schneider **** *** **** ** ****

**** ** *** *********** ********* **** **** ******* **** *********, rather **** ********* **** ****.

  • "**** *** **** ** ** ** ********."
  • "****'** ***** ** ** **** **** ******** *** ** ***** due ** * **** ** ******* ********* ** ***** ****."
  • "** ************ *** ** ****."
  • "** **** ********** **** ********* ******** ** ******* *** ******** and ************ ****** **** ********* ** ****."
  • "****'** ***** ** ** **** **** ******** *** ** ***** due ** * **** ** ******* ********* ** ***** ****. They **** *** **** ****** ****** **** *** ***** ***'* have *** ****** **** *** ********* ** ******* **** *********."
  • "** ******* **** **** ** ****. ** ******* ******* **** with ******* ** ******* ************ *** ***********."
  • "** **** ******** ****** **** **** ** ** ************ ********** on ******* ********* ** ****."

Schneider ** *** **** *********

**** *********** *** *** ********* **** *********'* ******* *** **********.

  • "** ****** ***** *** ******** **** ********* ** ********* ************ several ***** *** ********* *** *** *****. * *** **** bad *********** **** ***** **** ** * ***** ******* ************ and ***** **** ** ******* ******* **** **** * *** taste ** *** *****."
  • "**** **** ********** ******** ******* ** ********, *** ***** ***** is *** **** ******* ****."
  • "********* ******** ** *** * ***** ********, *** **** ****** from **** ** **** **** ********. ***** ****** *** ****, management *****'* ****."
  • "**** *** * *** ***/**** ******* ****."
  • "***** **** **** ********** **** *** *** *** **** ********* on *** ******, ********** *** *****."
  • "********* ** *** ****** ** **** *** **** ** ***? Inconsistent ****** ******** ** ****** **** *** ******* ** ****."

Schneider ** *********** ** ********** *******

********* *** * ***** ********* ** ********, ** ***** ******** is **** * ****.

  • "* ***** **** *** * ******** ******* ***** *** *** afterthought **** ** ***** ** ********."
  • "**** ***'* **** ** ********** ********, *** ****'** *** **** good ** **."
  • "**** ******* **** ** *** ********** ****** ******."
  • "**** **** * ****** *********** ***** *** ******* **** ******** that **** ***** **** * ***** ******."
  • "***** ******* ** **** *** ** **** ****** **** *** project (****** ** ****), ********** ** **** *** ******* ** the ******** *** ****** *** *** ******* ****."
  • "********* ** *** **** ** ********* ******** ** ******** ** some ******* **** ********* *****."

The *********-***** ****** *** *** ** ****

**** ****** *** ******** *** *** ******* *****, **** *********** responded ** ********** ** *********** *****:

  • "*********'* *********** ** ***** ******* *** ** *** ******** ******** within *** ******** ********. *****, **** * ******** ******* ** the ***** *****, ** *** ******* **** **** * *****."
  • "*'* **** ******** **** ***** ********, *** *** ********* ** a *******. * ***** ***** ** ********* *** ***********."
  • "** *** **** ** ***** * **** ******* **** ** Pelco ********* *** ******** ** ******* ************, **** *** *** a ****** ** *** ** *** ************ ****** *** *** worth ******** *****."
  • "* ***** ** ***** ******* **** * ***** ******** ********. Don't **** ** ******* ** ****."
  • "**** ****** **** *** ***** **** ***** ***** * *** years ****."
  • "**** ********* ***** ***** *** ***** ** **** *** ******."

*** **** ** *****, *** ******** ************ *******.

Comments (2)

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** ***** ************ *** ****** ****** **** ***** ** ********** a "******** *****".

******* **** ****** **.

***** ** ******* ** *** ***********. *** ******* ** ****-******, antiquated, **** ** ** ** *** ******* *********, *** ******-*******.

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