Andrew Brown

Andrew Brown

Andrew Brown is the System Integrator (SI) Alliance Program Director for Industry within Schneider Electric. In this role he is charged with defining, developing and deploying the global SI Alliance Program focused on the industrial automation and infrastructure markets. Prior to this, Andrew has held various positions within Schneider Electric’s Industry business including responsibility for the marketing and deployment of the Plant Solutions offer portfolio as well the launch of PlantStruxure PES, Schneider Electric’s Distributed Control System. Andrew has worked in the control and automation industry for the last 15 years in a variety of roles including engineering, sales and marketing. He joined Schneider Electric in 2006 as a result of the acquisition of Citect, at the time, one of the world`s largest independent suppliers of industrial automation software. Andrew has lived and worked in both Australia and France, and now calls Melbourne, Australia, home.

Will the Industrial Internet of things (IIoT) make life easier for system integrators?

The Industrial Internet of Things is quite a hot topic right now, and we are actively focusing on meeting the challenges of, and influencing, this megatrend with our customers and… Read more »

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What is the impact of Industry 4.0 for system integration engineers?

The Industry 4.0 report outlines how many jobs and tasks will change as a result of smart plant deployments and the convergence of IT and OT. For system integration engineers… Read more »

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Social media for system integrators

In a recent blog on increased market competition for automation system integration companies, I discussed the growing trend of panel building companies moving into the system integrator space through business… Read more »

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How to handle increasing competition for System Integrators

Rise of the panel builder I am privileged to have the opportunity to talk with many of our system integrators that are part of our SI Alliance Partner Program, and… Read more »

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The importance of training and certification for systems integrators

While travelling in Indonesia late last year I had the opportunity to meet with one of our SI Alliance Partners. We discussed many topics when we met, but one thing… Read more »

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Schneider Electric’s Acquisition of Invensys and what it means for our System Integrator Alliance Partners

I’m sure you’ve heard by now that Schneider Electric has acquired Invensys. With the regulatory process complete, we are now in a position to share more information with you on… Read more »

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