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February 2014 - CPI Adds High-Density PDUs to its eConnect Intelligent Power Product Line

Use New Tools to View Features, Select Right Product

ECONNECT-PDU-MAIN-RGB72.jpgWESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 – 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°F/65°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.

eConnect Software InterfaceThe 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 (CPI) is a global manufacturer of products and solutions that protect your ever-growing investment in information and communications technology for IT and industrial automation applications. We act as your business partner and are uniquely prepared to respond to your specific requirements with global availability and rapid product customization, giving you a competitive advantage. With decades of experience engineering thermal, power and cable management solutions for the data center, enterprise networking and industrial enclosure markets, CPI is well positioned to provide you with unequaled application expertise, customer service and technical support, as well as a global network of industry-leading distributors. CPI has three key focuses: thermal management for equipment secured in racks; site optimization through remote monitoring of power, environmentals and access control; and customization of enclosures, equipment storage and cable management solutions to meet customer and site-specific requirements. CPI’s broad offering includes: Cabinet, Containment and Industrial Enclosure Systems, Cable Management, Cable Runway and Tray, Environmental Monitoring and Security, Grounding and Bonding, Power Management, Rack Systems, Seismic Protection Systems, Wall-Mount Systems and Zone Cabling and Wireless Enclosures. Additionally, CPI provides free apps and online design tools, including BIM and CAD models, Product Designers, technical trainings, free webinars, and much more.

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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