CRN Awards EcoXpert Partner Program 5-Star Rating for 7th Consecutive Year

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We are excited to announce that the CRN® Partner Program Guide has awarded the Schneider Electric EcoXpert™ Partner Program five stars for the seventh consecutive year. We are honored to have achieved this top recognition, a testament to the program’s success and our partners who consistently deliver customer excellence.

CRN Partner Program Awards Logo Awarded to EcoXpert Partner Program for Seventh Consecutive Year

The EcoXpert program is truly unique in its industry and offers an esteemed partnership between Schneider Electric and a global ecosystem of solution providers. Together with our EcoXpert partners, our vision is to become the world’s leading ecosystem of cross-expertise in our industry by pioneering digitization and electrification solutions that drive sustainability for all.

Certified in EcoStruxure™ solutions, EcoXpert partners digitize and electrify our world for a more sustainable future. By leveraging Schneider Electric’s brand strength, automation expertise, and digital portfolio, EcoXpert partners are equipped to solve customer challenges with innovative and market-leading solutions.

World-class technology, training, and support help partners differentiate themselves in the market, increase profitability, and grow their business. In turn, they help us accelerate our mission to deliver smarter, more efficient and more sustainable solutions to shared customers.

Why a CRN 5-star rating matters to partners

The 2023 CRN Partner Program Guide offers essential information to solution providers such as managed service providers (MSPs), value-added resellers (VARs), systems integrators, and strategic service providers as they explore technology manufacturers’ partner programs to find the vendors that will best support their business needs. The 5-star rating is awarded to the companies that go above and beyond in their commitment to nurturing strong, profitable channel partnerships.

The 2023 CRN Partner Program Guide evaluated vendors based on program requirements and offerings, such as partner training and education, pre-and post-sales support, marketing programs and resources, technical support, and communication. These partner program benefits can set a vendor apart and play a key role in boosting long-term growth.

The 5-star rating is highly valued, as it recognizes programs that provide the most comprehensive range of incentives, resources, services, and benefits. CRN explains: “The rating recognizes an elite subset of Partner Program Guide applicants who offer solution providers the best-partnering elements in their channel programs.”

What makes EcoXpert an award-winning program?

According to this 2021 report from IDC, “Intelligent and digital solutions create new benefits for customers. They also enable you to benefit from operating in an open and collaborative ecosystem of partners and customers. Your transformation drives increased relevance and more opportunities with customers.”

Since establishing our EcoXpert Partner Program in 2015, we’ve offered a powerful pathway to this transformation. Nearly 4,500 certified EcoXpert partners spanning 80 countries employ some of the highest levels of competency in the industry. Partners are certified in our open and interoperable EcoStruxure architecture, delivering integrated building control, reliable power management, energy efficiency, sustainability, lifecycle services, and more to customers worldwide.

Mr. Tan Tong Chow is the Managing Director at IG Solutions, a master-level EcoXpert partner in Building Automation. Mr. Tan Tong Chow notes, “The EcoXpert certification is a true differentiator in a very competitive market. It is a symbol of our expertise, which our customers have grown to rely on.”

To continuously adapt to new market trends, partner growth potential, and customer requirements, the framework of our program was recently optimized to align with local market opportunities. For example, to deliver on the newest sustainability solutions, eMobility, and Microgrid certifications have been introduced to expand our partners’ bid scope and improve their hit rate.

To truly unleash their growth potential, nearly 800 EcoXpert partners have achieved certification in more than one of the program’s competency offerings, opening significant cross-selling opportunities with their customers. Learn about our 11 certification opportunities and how you can unleash your growth potential.

Smart partners are delivering smart Buildings of the Future

Our EcoXpert partners gain deep-rooted expertise in delivering sustainability, hyper-efficiency, resilience, and people-centric solutions to their projects to make Buildings of the Future a reality today. In addition, they have the skill sets and technology to open new opportunities by differentiating themselves in the marketplace with a complete portfolio of innovative solutions and services.

Our EcoXpert partners’ work transforms how our customers’ buildings are designed, operated, and maintained and how they improve the occupant experience. In our two 2021 Master-level global events, we awarded 11 EcoXpert partners across five categories. The winners reflect the groundbreaking work that EcoXpert partners are performing worldwide for excellence in EcoStruxure Building Solutions and EcoStruxure Power Solutions. I invite you to learn more about the details behind these prestigious award winners in my previous two blogs spotlighting our EcoXpert Power Winners & EcoXpert Building Winners.

Interested in joining the EcoXpert program? Start your registration process here, and a local EcoXpert program manager will connect with you.

Are you looking for an EcoXpert partner for your next project? Find an EcoXpert near you through our global EcoXpert partner locator.

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