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IDC MarketScape Names Emerson Network Power a Leader Again in Analysis of Data Center Infrastructure Management Vendors

Report recognizes Emerson Network Power’s Trellis™ platform, DCIM strategy and capabilities

Mumbai, India [October 26, 2015]  – Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR) and the world’s leading provider of critical infrastructure for information and communications technology systems, has been recognized for the second time as a leader in data center infrastructure management (DCIM) according to the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Data Center Infrastructure Management 2015 Vendor Analysis1 .

Emerson Network Power also received a leadership ranking in the previous release of the report.  The IDC MarketScape evaluated leading DCIM vendors on 30 specific elements of capabilities and strategy. Emerson Network Power’s DCIM offerings, including flagship solution, the Trellis™ platform, led for functionality, integration capabilities, scalability, innovation, cost management strategy, customer service strategy and pricing model.
 
“Emerson Network Power continues to execute on its DCIM strategy, transitioning its installed base to the Trellis platform to fully leverage DCIM functionality from the ground up,” said Jennifer Koppy, research manager at IDC. “Through this process, Emerson has grown from its roots as a critical facilities equipment provider, learned the nuances required of a successful software and services provider, and emerged as one of the leading DCIM solutions on the market today with customers spanning from midsized internal/enterprise data centers to large service provider data centers.”
 
The IDC MarketScape recognized Emerson Network Power’s improved DCIM portfolio, leveraging its expertise in critical infrastructure systems to engineer a solution—the Trellis platform—that successfully applies software and services capabilities to optimize today’s increasingly intelligent infrastructure systems. The IDC MarketScape also recognized the scalable nature of Emerson Network Power’s DCIM portfolio—allowing businesses to choose DCIM bundles that meet the specific needs of the organization while allowing for future growth. The result is an intuitive, scalable solution that ensures IT becomes and remains a critical business asset.
 
“The IDC MarketScape’s evaluation of our DCIM portfolio and its place in today’s market is objective validation of our strategy and of the Trellis platform,” said Enzo Greco, vice president and general manager of software for Emerson Network Power. “Because of the pace of innovation in and around the data center, our customers value flexibility and scalability above all. Our solutions deliver on those fronts with best-in-class monitoring, management and predictive capabilities for data centers of all shapes and sizes.”
 
To learn more about Emerson Network Power’s DCIM solutions and other products and services, please visit www.EmersonNetworkPower.com.
 
1October 2015, IDC #259603

About IDC MarketScape
About IDC MarketScape:  IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor's position within a given market.  IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared.  The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360 degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors. 
 
About Emerson Network Power
Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson, is the world’s leading provider of critical infrastructure technologies and life cycle services for information and communications technology systems. With an expansive portfolio of intelligent, rapidly deployable hardware and software solutions for power, thermal and infrastructure management, Emerson Network Power enables efficient, highly-available networks. Learn more at www.EmersonNetworkPower.com.
 
About Emerson
Emerson, based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2014 were $24.5 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.
 
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