May, 2009 - Chatsworth Announces Acquisition of Epicenter | Chatsworth Products

Chatsworth Announces Acquisition of Epicenter 

Epicenter 

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. – May 19, 2009 - Chatsworth Products, Inc. (CPI), a global manufacturer of products and service solutions that optimize, store and secure IT equipment, today announced that it has acquired Epicenter, Inc., Westborough, Mass., an industry leading provider of data center infrastructure management tools to the enterprise and managed services market.

Epicenter provides data center products that address both the growing complexity of managing IT infrastructure spread and the increasing concerns regarding data center operating costs. Epicenter is a leader in delivering systems that provide the capability for advanced data center performance measurement such as compute per watt. Patented KVM solutions, IP-addressable power distribution units and software are all components of Epicenter’s versatile product set delivering centralized cross platform management of servers, network and storage.

Chatsworth’s IT equipment support leadership is exemplified in its pioneering line of server and network cabinet systems utilizing CPI Passive Cooling® technology. By completely isolating hot exhaust air from cool supply air within the data center architecture, CPI Passive Cooling® maximizes server, network and storage equipment cooling efficiencies, thereby reducing operating costs and minimizing impact on the environment. With the integration of Epicenter technology, CPI can now further address today’s urgent customer needs regarding data center power and cooling with one of the most comprehensive solution sets of hardware and software on the market. CPI provides customers with the design assistance, product specification, customization, and implementation support necessary to make a future-proof data center infrastructure a reality.

With this acquisition, Epicenter Inc. becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of CPI and Epicenter’s products are being made available immediately through CPI’s global network of industry leading data communications distributors.

About Epicenter, Inc.Based in Boston, MA and San Clemente, CA, Epicenter, Inc. furnishes market-leading solutions that optimize local and remote management of multi-system Data Centers. Since being founded in 1998, Epicenter technology has been installed at more than 1,000 enterprises in 15 countries. The company markets its Centerline and Centerpoint solutions through high caliber distributors and Tier 1 OEM partners. Epicenter holds numerous patents for Data Center Management technology. For more information, visit www.epicenterinc.com.

About Chatsworth Products 
At Chatsworth Products (CPI), it is our mission to address today’s critical IT infrastructure needs with products and services that protect your ever-growing investment in information and communication technology. We act as your business partner and are uniquely prepared to respond to your specific requirements with global availability and rapid product customization that will give you a competitive advantage. At CPI, our passion works for you. With over two decades of engineering innovative IT physical layer solutions for the Fortune 500 and multinational corporations, CPI can respond to your business requirements with unequaled application expertise, customer service and technical support, as well as a global network of industry-leading distributors. Headquartered in the United States, CPI operates from multiple sites worldwide, including offices in Mexico, Canada, China, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. CPI’s manufacturing facilities are located in the United States, Asia and Europe.

CPI is listed with the General Services Administration (GSA) under Federal Supply Schedule IT 70. Products are also available through GSA Advantage and through Government Wide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs), including GSA Connections and NITAAC-ECS III (www.chatsworth.com/gov).

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