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

| August 21, 2014

Use New Tools to View Features, Select Right Product

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., August 21, 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.

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 the eConnect PDU product page.

About Chatsworth Products
Chatsworth Products, Inc. (CPI) is a global manufacturer providing voice, data and security products and service solutions that optimize, store and secure technology equipment. CPI products offer innovation, configurability, quality and value with a breadth of integrated system components, covering virtually all physical layer needs. Unequalled customer service and technical support, as well as a global network of industry-leading distributors, assures customers that CPI is dedicated to delivering products and services designed to meet their needs.

Headquartered in the United States, CPI operates global offices within the United States, Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and China. CPI’s manufacturing facilities are located in the United States, Europe and Asia.

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).

Media Contact
Shannon Erdley
Public Relations Specialist
serdley@chatsworth.com

More Information
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Toll-Free: 1-800-834-4969

While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of all information, CPI does not accept liability for any errors or omissions and reserves the right to change information and descriptions of listed services and products.

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Chatsworth Products Corporate Office:
31425 Agoura Road
Westlake Village, CA 91361
Phone: (818) 735-6100
Fax: (818) 735-6199
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