Product News: Electrical Equipment & Systems
Intelligent PDUs meet power loads of up to 17 kW.
Press Release Summary:
March 5, 2014 - Available in 50 and 60 A, 208 V models, eConnect® Power Distribution Units meet demand for high performance computing, virtualization, and cloud computing. Units support PDU linking or IP consolidation of up to 20 PDUs. They provide 6 built-in circuit breakers, input line and output amperage on local display and web interface, back-up master PDU for daisy chaining, and smart daisy chaining sorting. With ambient temperature rating up to 149°F, PDUs withstand heat loads of hot aisle environments.
Original Press Release
CPI Adds High-Density PDUs to Its eConnect Intelligent Power Product Line
Press release date: February 20, 2014
Use New Tools to View Features, Select Right Product
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. -- Chatsworth Products (CPI) recently expanded its eConnect(®) line of intelligent power distribution units (PDUs) to include high-density PDUs in 50A and 60A 208V that meet power loads of up to 17kW per PDU.
This new addition addresses the growing industrywide demand for High Performance Computing (HPC), virtualization and cloud computing. High-density eConnect PDUs with six built-in circuit breakers are also the answer to customers predicting two- to three-year power growth deploying blade servers, network switches and cabinets with over 30 servers.
Additionally, CPI added new features to all eConnect models. Engineered to withstand the heat loads of any hot aisle environment, eConnect PDUs have the highest ambient temperature rating in the market (149 degrees F/65 degrees C).
Other features include:
-- PDU linking or IP consolidation up to 20 PDUs
-- Input line and outlet amperage on local display and web interface
-- Back-up master PDU for daisy chaining
-- Smart daisy chaining sorting
Two New eConnect Tools Available
CPI has developed two rich, highly functional and user-friendly tools to help customers select the right PDU for their needs.
The eConnect Software Demo interface links to eConnect PDUs installed in CPI's Research, Development and Training Facility in Georgetown, Texas. This demo allows users to interact with each PDU model and learn about individual features, including:
-- Setting alarm thresholds
-- Exploring daisy-chained PDUs
-- Creating a group of outlets
-- Navigating through monitoring, settings and administration pages
More details can be found on the eConnect Software Demo page.
The eConnect PDU Product Selector allows customers to compare up to four PDUs at once. Customers can make their selections based on product type, input voltage, input power range, outlet type and more. Try the eConnect PDU Product Selector now.
Save time and make deploying equipment power even easier by using CPI's Product Configurator to order F-Series TeraFrame(®) Gen 3 and GF-Series GlobalFrame(®) Gen 2 Cabinet Systems with eConnect PDUs pre-installed.
For more information, visit CPI's eConnect PDU product page.
About Chatsworth Products
Chatsworth Products, Inc. (CPI) is a global provider of quality voice and data solutions that optimize, store and secure technology equipment, providing innovation, configurability and value. CPI operates global offices within the United States, Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and China, as well as manufacturing facilities in the United States, Europe and Asia.
For more information about CPI, visit www.chatsworth.com.
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