APC Announces Solutions

APC announced the availability of its new Capacity Manager and ChangeManager software applications

June 27, 2007

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WEST KINGSTON, R.I. -- APC, the globalleader in integrated critical power and cooling services, todayannounced the availability of its new Capacity Manager and ChangeManager software applications. With the launch of these data centermanagement software tools, APC becomes the first and only company tointegrate the three essential elements of data center design,operations and management in one platform in order to optimize bothefficiency and effectiveness in the physical layer.

Capacity Manager
aligns the capabilities of the physical infrastructure with thechanging data center requirements in real time, tracking the optimalinstallation location for new or existing equipment based on thatequipment's electrical load and thermal profile. Change Managerenables rapid and accurate physical infrastructure changes includinginstalling, moving and decommissioning of IT equipment withoutunexpected issues or surprises.

"With the current trend of higher power densities, blade servers,virtualization and increasing energy costs the dynamic data centerenvironment will benefit from intelligent software tools to makeoptimum use of existing physical infrastructure," said John DiPippo,senior vice president, Management Systems and Software, APC-MGE."With the InfraStruXure(R) Central monitoring platform and these twonew software modules, APC pioneers the use of real-time data andintelligent software modeling. Using Capacity Manager and ChangeManager, facility and IT professionals now can manage frequentphysical equipment changes in the data center, as well as determinethe effect planned changes and growth will have using 'what if' typescenarios."

American Power Conversion Corp. (APC)

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