JOHANNESBURG, South Africa. – 15 August, 2017 – Wonderware Southern Africa today announced that EOH is the official Southern African distributor for world-class industrial software solutions provider Schneider Electric, strengthening its industrial technologies portfolio.
The Schneider Electric software portfolio which includes; Aquis, Avantis, OASyS, Ampla, Citect SCADA, ClearSCADA, SimSci and Wonderware, improves productivity and profitability for production, manufacturing and infrastructure industries.
Schneider Electric has a longstanding relationship with EOH, through Wonderware Southern Africa, a partner of the EOH group, having supplied and supported the Wonderware suite of products since 2003. As a result, EOH was the logical choice to take on the distribution of Schneider Electric software in Southern Africa because of its existing focus on, and technical expertise in, the mining, manufacturing and infrastructure sectors.
“Bringing Wonderware and the rest of the Schneider Electric software business under one EOH roof in South Africa is great news for our customers,” said Deon Barnard, MD of Wonderware Southern Africa.
“We are proud to be a part of the depth and breadth of proven solutions, backed by some of the most knowledgeable people in the business. This is another milestone in the elimination of artificial boundaries between solutions and their functional application in the field; a great benefit to our customers who have to do it all.”
Listed company EOH, with Level 2 B-BBEE Large Enterprise, operates in 31 countries in Africa and the Middle East and is driven by its design, build and operate model, providing end-to-end solutions across all industry verticals. EOH is a leader in technology services & is now being reinforced with the additional solution offerings from Schneider Electric’s software portfolio.
Zunaid Mayet, EOH’s Group CEO noted, “This is a strong endorsement and great testimony to EOH’s long-standing partnership with Schneider Electric. Schneider Electric’s industrial software technology, combined with EOH’s deep-levels of industry and technology integration expertise will enable us to collectively better serve our clients’ needs.”
Marc Ramsay, VP Industry Southern Africa, Schneider Electric, said: “Partnering with EOH to support our software portfolio and collaborate on sales, will enhance our customers’ experience and the breadth of our software offering. EOH is a well-established and experienced software distributor with a large footprint and customer base, and the right partner to work with to develop the overall market for Schneider Electric products.”