Emerson Embarks on “DCIM Delivered: World Tour 2012”

Emerson Network Power Launches Global Road Show Exhibiting New Technologies for Data Centers

Huntsville, Alabama [October 8, 2012] – Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR) a global leader in maximizing availability, capacity and efficiency of critical infrastructure, today announced it will launch its nine-city “DCIM Delivered: World Tour 2012” on October 9, in England at the Tower of London.

Featuring guest Forrester Research, Inc., the tour will take the reality of data center infrastructure management (DCIM) to data center, IT and facilities professionals around the world. Attendees will gain insights from industry experts about the importance of DCIM - now and into the future - and learn how DCIM users are employing the technology to realize lower costs, significant improvements in energy efficiency and other benefits, such as greater capacity utilization.

Running October 9 through December 7, the “DCIM Delivered: World Tour 2012” destinations and dates are:

  • London, England – Tuesday, October 9, 2012
  • New York, New York – Tuesday, October 16, 2012         
  • Dallas, Texas – Thursday, October 18, 2012                                  
  • San Francisco, California – Tuesday, October 30, 2012               
  • Frankfurt, Germany – Tuesday, November 13, 2012                     
  • Sydney, Australia – Tuesday, November 27, 2012                         
  • São Paulo, Brazil – Thursday, November 29, 2012                         
  • Johannesburg, South Africa – Tuesday, December 4, 2012         
  • Bangalore, India – Friday, December 7, 2012 

"As a global DCIM market leader with a significant global footprint and capabilities, we are seeing a lot of interest in DCIM in all regions of the world,” said Tom Waun, president of global sales, marketing and professional services for Emerson Network Power’s Avocent business. “This road show is a great opportunity for us to bring our DCIM capabilities to our customers and partners and demonstrate how they can undertake their DCIM journey with key insights from Forrester Research."

In each city, the “DCIM Delivered: World Tour 2012” will offer a day of interactive, hands-on sessions to immerse attendees in the world of DCIM. A Forrester Research global analyst will speak about what is needed to be successful with DCIM and what the future holds for infrastructure optimization. Additionally, each stop will feature a customer discussing how their company implemented and uses DCIM technology and what value it has created. Panel discussions will feature customers, reseller partners and IT thought-leaders discussing real-life examples, successes and lessons learned from DCIM projects.

To understand how DCIM can help them solve their most pressing data center issues, attendees also will be able to see custom demos on the latest versions of Emerson Network Power’s DCIM technologies: the Avocent® Universal Management Gateway and the Trellis™ platform. They also will learn how to get started or expand their DCIM solutions, and engage with Trellis platform engineering and product development leaders and other key Emerson Network Power leaders.

Attendance for each DCIM Delivered session is limited to 50 attendees. Registration and agendas can be found on the “DCIM Delivered: World Tour 2012” website.

The Trellis platform is a real-time infrastructure optimization platform that enables the unified management of the data center’s IT and facilities infrastructure, allowing for unprecedented insight and action to achieve optimal data center performance.

The Avocent Universal Management Gateway is a core component of Emerson Network Power’s data center infrastructure management (DCIM) portfolio, combining KVM, serial console, rack PDU, embedded service processor and environmental management into a single appliance.

About Emerson Network Power
Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR), delivers software, hardware and services that maximize availability, capacity and efficiency for data centers, healthcare and industrial facilities. A trusted industry leader in smart infrastructure technologies, Emerson Network Power provides innovative data center infrastructure management solutions that bridge the gap between IT and facility management and deliver efficiency and uncompromised availability regardless of capacity demands. Our solutions are supported globally by local Emerson Network Power service technicians. Learn more about Emerson Network Power products and services at www.EmersonNetworkPower.com.

About Emerson
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), 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 2011 were $24.2 billion.  For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.

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