WEST KINGSTON, R.I. and HAMBURG, Germany -- APC-MGE, a global leader in integrated critical power and cooling services, and the STULZ air-conditioning experts in Hamburg have agreed to form a powerful team to deliver customers comprehensive, integrated data center cooling solutions and services. Through a new agreement, APC-MGE and STULZ will bring together industry leadership in critical power and cooling, including APCs innovative InRow® cooling solutions, proven perimeter precision air-conditioning and complete service offerings, to deliver comprehensive cooling solutions and services to APC-MGE customers worldwide.
In this age of rising electricity prices and ever more exacting requirements regarding the performance capabilities of data centres, customer demand for energy-efficient, high-availability solutions from a single source is growing. The combination of APCs InRow cooling and the STULZ perimeter cooling offering provides a complete data center cooling solution.
Under the agreement, APC-MGE will add an APC branded perimeter cooling solution manufactured by STULZ to its comprehensive cooling offering, currently lead by its high-density InRow offering. STULZ will be able to offer APCs InRow cooling systems to its extensive customer base. Both firms will provide full application engineering support for these solutions and APC-MGE will offer services, including maintenance services, through STULZ service partners. Initially this agreement will cover select countries in Europe with the intention to expand globally. This agreement continues a long history of cooperation, primarily in China, Singapore and the Philippines, where MGE and STULZ worked together for more than 20 years as a sales and service partner.
Customers can now rely on one vendor to meet all their critical power and cooling needs in the data center, said Christian Corsin, APC-MGE senior vice president, Enterprise & Systems. We are delighted to combine STULZs perimeter precision cooling expertise, solutions and services with the innovation and strong customer base of APC-MGE to better help our customers address cooling high efficiency data centers.