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For Immediate Release - November 27, 2012

Siemon Introduces New Line of Intelligent PDUs

Intelligent PDUs

Watertown, CT — Siemon, the global infrastructure specialist, has introduced a new line of intelligent power distribution units (PDUs). With the ability to distribute power to critical network equipment while providing real-time monitoring, the new intelligent PDUs are ideal for reducing power consumption and maximizing uptime in the data center.

Siemon intelligent PDUs are available with varying degrees of monitoring and control to meet specific customer needs and preferences, including metered, monitored, smart, switched and fully managed PDUs for everything from simple device-level monitoring to full outlet-level monitoring, control and switching.

With a robust, data-center quality construction, the new PDUs offer superior reliability and powerful built-in capabilities to support various sensors that monitor critical cabinet parameters like temperature, airflow and humidity. Siemon's intelligent PDUs can be used as standalone units that are easily accessed through an intuitive web browser, or they can interface with third-party software through common open networking protocols. The easy-to-read LCD display on each networked PDU can be fully customized through the web browser for local cabinet-level viewing.

"With data center energy and downtime costs at an all-time high, the ability of intelligent PDUs to monitor and control power is vital for optimizing efficiency and identifying potential problems," says Robert Carlson, vice president of global marketing at Siemon. "Data center managers can easily view the status and track ongoing performance of PDUs and their devices to fully understand usage. With this vital information, they can identify high power or erratic power consumption, insufficient cooling areas and underutilized equipment, which allow them to make informed decisions and take the proper steps to reduce power consumption and quickly resolve problems to ensure uptime."

Siemon intelligent PDUs versions allow them to be mounted horizontally in a standard EIA 19-inch configuration or vertically in zero-U applications. They are available with NEMA or IEC plug interfaces and with single- or three-phase voltage. Various available cord lengths offer added flexibility, and reliability is assured with comprehensive test data provided with each unit.

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About Siemon
Established in 1903, Siemon is an industry leader specializing in the design and manufacture of high quality, high performance IT infrastructure solutions and services for Data Centers, LANs and Intelligent Buildings. Headquartered in Connecticut, USA, with global sales, technical and logistics expertise spanning 100 countries, Siemon offers the most comprehensive suites of copper and optical fiber cabling systems, cabinets, racks, cable management, data center power and cooling systems and Intelligent Infrastructure Management solutions. With more than 400 patents specific to structured cabling, Siemon Labs invests heavily in R&D and the development of Industry Standards, underlining the company's long-standing commitment to its customers and the industry. Through an ongoing commitment to waste and energy reduction, Siemon's environmental sustainability benchmarks are unparalleled in the industry, including 179% global carbon negativity and zero-landfill status
Siemon Interconnect Solutions (SIS) is a Siemon business unit comprised of a team of dedicated technical sales professionals supported by Siemon Labs, mechanical, electrical and signal integrity engineers committed to solving industry and customer driven interconnect challenges. We provide custom network infrastructure solutions to: OEM's, Leading Manufacturers, Value-Added Resellers and System Integrators.
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