Emerson Network Power Launches Dedicated Team to Deliver Innovative, Tailored Solutions for Massive, Complex Data Centers

Leverages Emerson’s grid-to-chip expertise and global reach

SANTA CLARA, Calif. [January 16, 2013] – Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson and a global leader in maximizing availability, capacity, and efficiency of critical infrastructure, today introduced a fully dedicated team serving the complex needs of massive data centers. The hyperscale solutions team is dedicated to leveraging Emerson-wide expertise and resources across the entire data center ecosystem to serve companies that build large cloud environments for search, social networking, web computing, and other data-intense functions.

The scale and growth these massive facilities demands extraordinary data center architectures that require customized, highly scalable, and often modular infrastructures.  The Emerson solutions team helps deliver these complex architectures through consulting, custom solutions, and implementation. Emerson Network Power announced the formation of the team at Open Compute Summit.

“The hyperscale solutions team is made up of individuals with decades of data center experience and draws upon the knowledge and capabilities of thousands of Emerson technologists and engineers to support the visions of data center professionals,” said Scott Barbour, executive vice president of Emerson and business leader for Emerson Network Power Systems. “And only Emerson has the global scale and resources to rapidly implement those visions.”

The team has engaged with industry thought-leaders and developed architectural solutions that solve customer-specific business issues in hyperscale data centers.  Resources the team draws upon include deep expertise in embedded power, power conditioning, distribution and back-up, infrastructure management, cooling, services, access and control, and modularity.

Examples of the type of solutions created to meet hyperscale data centers’ unique needs will be featured in booth B14 and include an integrated rack solution that leverages the efficient AC and DC power distribution and back-up concepts in the Open Rack specification, created with off-the-shelf components accessible to all size customers and data centers. Also featured will be fly-through simulations of Emerson Network Power’s capability to deploy modular constructed data center solutions.

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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 and 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

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 2012 were $24.4 billion.  For more information, visit

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