Active Power, Capgemini UK, And Red Engineering To Present On Modular Datacentre Infrastructure At Datacenter Dynamics Converged

To achieve energy and operational efficiencies, some of the world’s leading innovators in datacentre design are utilising a modular design approach for their datacentre infrastructure.

Graham Evans, director, UK and Ireland for Active Power alongside Paul Anderson, programme director, Outsourcing Services at Capgemini UK and Ian Whitfield, managing director, at Red Engineering Design will examine how Capgemini UK utilised a modular design approach for its Swindon, UK based Merlin datacentre facility at Datacenter Dynamics Converged. The presentation is titled “Case Study – Capgemini Merlin and the Innovation Behind a Highly Efficient Modular Power Design.”

In the session, the speakers will discuss how Capgemini integrated traditional datacentre requirements with aggressive sustainability initiatives with particular focus on power infrastructure design. The result: one of the most innovatively designed datacentres in the industry with a PUE (power usage effectiveness) of 1.11 and full Tier III design certification from the Uptime Institute.

WHAT: Datacenter Dynamics Converged

WHEN: Thursday, 1 December, 12:50-13:30

WHERE: London, ExCel International Convention Centre (ICC), Hall 5

Active Power will exhibit at show on stand #47 and also showcase its 12 metre PowerHouse system in the Datacenter Dynamics Technology Park located on the ground floor level of the ICC. For a guided tour of PowerHouse, please visit the Active Power stand during exhibit hours, 08:50-17:00 on 30 November and 1 December. Interested parties can also register for guided tours online beginning 20 November on the show’s website.

A modular continuous power infrastructure solution, PowerHouse offers datacentre operators leading energy and space efficiencies, rapid deployment capability, and lower capital and operating expenses compared to a conventional design build. This flexible continuous power system can and has been deployed as a complete plant room installation, to support a series of containerised datacentre products, or used in modular design builds.

For Customers

To schedule a meeting at show, please call Active Power UK office at +44 1386 870 006.

For Press and Analysts

To schedule an appointment at show with Active Power, please call James Kennedy, Axicom PR at +44 (0)20 8392 4091 or via e-mail at james.kennedy@axicom.com.

About Active Power

Founded in 1992, Active Power (NASDAQ:ACPW) designs and manufactures continuous power solutions and critical backup power systems that enable datacenters and other mission critical operations to remain ‘on’ 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Active Power solutions are intelligently efficient, inherently reliable and economically green, providing environmental benefits and energy and space efficiencies to customers’ financial benefit. The company’s products and solutions are built with pride in Austin, Texas, at a state-of-the-art, ISO 9001:2008 registered manufacturing and test facility. Global customers are served via Austin and four regional operations centers located in the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan and China, supporting the deployment of systems in more than 40 countries. For more information, visit www.activepower.com.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This release may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Any forward-looking statements and all other statements that may be made in this news release that are not historical facts are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially. Specific risks include delays in new product development, product performance and quality issues and the acceptance of our current and new products by the power quality market. Please refer to Active Power filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission for more information on the risk factors that could cause actual results to differ.

Active Power and CleanSource are registered trademarks of Active Power, Inc. The Active Power logo and PowerHouse are trademarks of Active Power, Inc. All other trademarks are the properties of their respective companies.

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