Pankaj Sharma

Pankaj Sharma

Pankaj Sharma is the Senior Vice President - Home & Business Networks at Schneider Electric. He is responsible for managing the largest line of IT division business through a diverse team of R&D leaders, offer management experts, innovation and strategy teams globally. Pankaj is passionate about working with his team to develop innovative solutions that help customers stay connected and productive in an ever evolving technology landscape.

Power Strips vs. Surge Protectors: What You Need to Know to Stay Protected

With all the electronic devices we use in our homes and offices, we often don’t have enough electrical outlets to plug them all into. Power strips offer a solution, enabling a single outlet to handle…
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If the Power Is Out, Can You Still Call Emergency Services?

Even when the power is out, you should be able to call 911 or emergency services. That’s why the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the United States requires voice service providers to inform you about…
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No Skimping on Safety: Lithium-ion UPS Batteries Must Meet Stringent Safety Standards

Lithium-ion batteries have been used in uninterruptible power supplies (UPSs) for several years now, providing benefits including a longer battery life, smaller size and weight, and lower total cost of ownership vs. traditional UPS lead…
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Lithium-ion Battery Technology Addresses the Two Biggest UPS Concerns: Battery Life and Weight

Historically, the most frequent issues customers have with uninterruptible power supplies (UPSs) have to do with two criteria: battery life and weight. But lithium-ion battery technology promises to bring welcome relief, because they last more…
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How an APC Smart-UPS Lithium-Ion UPS Battery Can Significantly Cut Your TCO

When you’re making a technology purchase decision, thinking about Return on Investment (ROI) can help you and others consider whether the solution is worthy of budget. But that’s not the only time when ROI is…
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3 Questions to Ask Regarding the Security of your UPS Management Software

Across small and medium businesses, millions of small (5 kVA and below) uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) are hooked up directly to key servers that help to run and operate the business. These UPSs provide valuable…
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Safety First: Today’s Li-ion Batteries in UPSs Are Safe, Long-Lasting, and Less Costly

Perhaps you’ve heard that Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are now being used in uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), and it’s sparking (pardon the pun) memories of smartphones catching on fire due to Li-ion battery issues. Let me…
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Amid CES Innovations, a Reminder of the Importance of Power Backup

Amid all the excitement created by new technology innovations at the recent CES 2018 show in Las Vegas came a sobering reminder – electrical power is at the center of everything. A power outage lasting…
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Bad Weather a Concern? See How this Simple Award-Winning Power Protection Device Can Help

No. It’s not just your imagination. The weather is getting worse and extreme weather conditions are becoming more common. Consider data from Kerry Emanuel, a hurricane expert at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who developed…
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IoT to Drive Unprecedented Banking Innovation

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to transform banking in ways we haven’t seen since the ATM was first introduced. Thanks to mobile devices, wearables, voice activation and artificial intelligence (AI), the pace…
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