The monthly Techday hosted by Association of System Integrators and Retailersin Technology (ASIRT) for June, offered its Members a diversified flavour of personal wellbeing, innovative business opportunities and a mentorship session on cultivating a positive business growth attitude. With reputed companies like Honeywell, Quantum Networks & Schneider Electric as Co-Sponsors, the Members were offered exciting business opportunities to leverage cutting edge innovations. The evening also witnessed an insightful talk by business coach, author, and industrialist, Dr. Arunaagiri Mudaaliar, on ways to develop a 10X business growth mind-set.  

Acknowledging the occasion of International Yoga Day, and the significance of practicing a healthy lifestyle, the evening began with a 15 minute unique session on ‘Desktop Yoga’ by fellow Member Mr. Pradeep Bhatia. Through guided activity, Mr. Bhatia helped Members relax with a series of simple but impactful stretching exercises which can be practiced even when sitting in front of the computer – perfect for entrepreneurs and IT professionals who spend long hours in front of the screen. This left the members well energized, setting the perfect tone for the evening.

The first Sponsor session for the Techday was hosted by Mr. Rakesh Patel, Country Manager – Channel Sales, Solution Business for APC by Schneider Electric, who highlighted the Easy UPS 3S and 3M solutions from their Secure Power Division. Showcasing the sturdy, agile, and easy design of the 3M UPS products range, Mr. Patel spoke about its usage at Data Centres and Server rooms, apart from a wider range of applications in commercial buildings, Automation Control, Manufacturing, Infrastructure, Transportation, and in Telecommunication & Networking space. Introducing the Galaxy VS 3 Phase UPS system, Mr. Patel showcased its patented Hybrid technology and the green premium solution that offers 97% efficiency, increased availability and reduced operating costs, making it the best choice for superior Power Protection for critical Infrastructure. Apart from UPS range, Mr. Patel also presented their Edge Computing solution, the Micro DC FXI, which offers decentralised, local processing and storage of data for effective functioning of IoT device based products and systems. The highlight of the presentation, however, was the EcoStruxure-ready IT Asset Advisor, which is a data-driven cloud based software that allows 24x7 remote monitoring and troubleshooting apart from providing live sensor data, predictive analysis and easy connectedness to critical infrastructure function via this smartphone app.

Speaking about his experience of presenting at ASIRT and the role of SI’s in the growth of APC, Mr. Patel said, “We are quite happy with the response we have received from ASIRT. It is a perfect platform for us as it comprises of Channel partners who form a large part of our sales strategy. As a Secure Power and energy solutions company, we work with a lot of small and large scale Data Centres and brands who rely on our agile and expert solutions for their continuous operations and growth. We look forward to a mutually beneficial engagement with ASIRT and its Members.”