DALLAS – April 29, 2015 – Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and
automation, today announced its new high-end Modicon M580 Ethernet programmable automation
controller (ePAC). The newest addition to the Modicon family of controllers features hot standby
functionality (HSBY), native Ethernet and embedded cybersecurity in its core. The first PAC built for
the Industrial Internet of Things, the M580 ePAC is the preferred PAC of PlantStruxure, Schneider
Electric’s integrated automation architecture.