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April 2020 - Chatsworth Products, ZPE Systems Collaborate to Provide Network Managers with Out-of-Band Outlet Control and Monitoring Capabilities

ZPE Systems’ Solution Now Fully Integrates with eConnect® Power Distribution Units to Automate Network Management in Remote Sites

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., April 21, 2020—Chatsworth Products (CPI), a global manufacturer of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure products and power management solutions, is pleased to announce that its eConnect® Power Distribution Units (PDUs) now fully integrate with ZPE Systems’ open infrastructure management platform, Nodegrid®, providing customers with even more advanced outlet control and monitoring capabilities.
 
The integration delivers a unified solution that provides network and facility teams with out-of-band access for cabinet-level power, environmental and access control parameters, allowing these teams to build out an automation plan that helps create a self-sufficient, self-healing environment, particularly in edge sites.
 
“Nodegrid’s robust and reliable infrastructure management capabilities are superior and add many benefits for customers trying to manage assets in hybrid environments. We are excited to join forces and provide customers with an extensive visualization capability, allowing the PDUs to be managed through the same interface that could be used to manage compute and storage devices,” says Ashish Moondra, Sr. Product Manager at CPI.
 
Now, customers can monitor and collect outlet data, and execute scripts according to parameters to automate and self-heal network environments, giving them a 360-degree view of their networking sites, all from within a single, vendor-neutral infrastructure management solution. Through Nodegrid, eConnect PDUs gain application programming interface (API) ties and webhooks for additional automation, as well as indirect Command Line Interface (CLI) access to the PDU itself for additional extensibility.
 
“ZPE is pleased to collaborate with a leading PDU manufacturer that has such a successful track record in solving unique challenges in cabinet-level power monitoring and access control,” says Arnaldo Zimmermann, Cofounder and CEO of ZPE Systems.
 
“The integration with eConnect PDUs grants Nodegrid customers access to a robust, intelligent PDU solution. CPI’s eConnect PDUs have the highest operating temperature range in the industry and allow for dramatic savings in networking costs with Secure Array® IP consolidation technology,” Zimmermann adds. “Networking and facilities teams can do more than just monitor and manage, with Nodegrid they can now automate based on thresholds and data parameters—our support for actionable data means much more efficient network/facilities management.”
 
Customers can expect to see the ZPE and CPI integration options within Nodegrid starting today. For more information on eConnect PDUs, visit chatsworth.com/power. For more information on ZPE’s Nodegrid Infrastructure Management platform, visit the website.
 
About ZPE Systems
ZPE Systems is rethinking the way networks are built and managed by providing software-defined, vendor-neutral infrastructure management and networking solutions.
 
ZPE Systems’ Nodegrid® platform consolidates, organizes, and simplifies the need for a complete remote access and control solution; Nodegrid solutions address the OOB management needs of the data center, unifies edge networking environments, manages converged infrastructure and provides intelligent automation. ZPE’s smart, consolidated IT management solutions reduce downtime, deliver OPEX savings, and extends the reach of IT workforces.
 
ZPE’s global headquarter is located in Fremont, California, with offices throughout the US and globally in Ireland, India, Brazil and Japan.

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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