With a high level of expertise in APC and MGE solutions, Elite Small/Medium Data Center partners such as CDW have mastered the configuration of highly complex solutions to optimize the operations of a dynamic data center environment, specializing in power, cooling and management for data centers up to 250kW.
“We are delighted that CDW has become an APC Elite Data Center partner and look forward to the expertise they will bring to solving customer issues associated with increased power and cooling densities, high power consumption and energy efficiency requirements,” said Robert McKernan, president, Americas, APC.
“The collective experience of CDW and APC will benefit our joint customers seeking to configure, build and operate a high performance data center.” “Today’s data center environment contains highly technical, specialized equipment that needs expert support,” said Doug Eckrote, senior vice president, CDW’s Strategic Solutions and Services Practice. “The APC Elite Small/Medium Data Center Partner certification exemplifies CDW’s commitment to providing modular, energy-efficient solutions that reduce costs and limit downtime.”
CDW is a leading provider of technology solutions for business, government and education. Ranked No. 41 on Forbes’ list of America’s Largest Private Companies, CDW features dedicated account managers who help customers choose the right technology products and services to meet their needs.
The company’s technology specialists offer expertise in designing customized solutions, while its advanced technology engineers can assist customers with the implementation and long-term management of those solutions. Areas of focus include notebooks, desktops, printers, servers and storage, unified communications, security, wireless, power and cooling, networking, software licensing and mobility solutions.
CDW was founded in 1984 and as of December 31, 2009 employed approximately 6,150 coworkers. In 2008, the company generated sales of $8.1 billion. For more information, visit CDW.com.
About APC by Schneider Electric
APC by Schneider Electric, a global leader in critical power and cooling services, provides industry leading product, software and systems for home, office, data center and factory floor applications. Backed by the strength, experience, and wide network of Schneider Electric’s Critical Power & Cooling Services, APC delivers well planned, flawlessly installed and maintained solutions throughout their lifecycle.
Through its unparalleled commitment to innovation, APC delivers pioneering, energy efficient solutions for critical technology and industrial applications. In 2007, Schneider Electric acquired APC and combined it with MGE UPS Systems to form Schneider Electric’s Critical Power & Cooling Services Business Unit, which recorded 2008 revenue of €2,6 billion (including APC-MGE sales of $3.7 billion) and employed 12,000 people worldwide.
APC solutions include uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), precision cooling units, racks, physical security and design and management software, including APC’s InfraStruXure® architecture, the industry’s most comprehensive integrated power, cooling, and management solution. Schneider Electric, with 114,000 employees and operations in 100 countries, achieved sales of €18,3 billion in 2008. All trademarks are the property of their owners. www.apc.com ###