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Server Technology Buys PDU Direct
Sometimes it makes sense to directly manage the distribution of your award-winning products yourself.
Server Technology invented the intelligent cabinet PDU market, and has been a leading power distribution solutions provider since 1984. It holds the most patents in the industry, and recently the company decided to take added control of its distribution.
The company has just announced that it has acquired PDU Direct, its master distributor for some of its Server Technology products.
PDU Direct distributes basic in-rack power strips, metered PDUs for local power metering, as well as switched PDUs that include Server Technology's latest features, fully networked outlet management, and power and environmental monitoring. The company focuses on roughly 20 of Server Technology’s 20A products, and PDUs Direct bases its offering on standard industry configurations that fill the majority of the small and mid-tier data center power requirements.
What has made PDU successful has been its focus on a small number of products and a well-organized site design, which makes it easy to find the products on a site uncluttered by the plethora of products other sites offer.
The company has not disclosed the price of the PDU Direct acquisition.
Server Technology offers the most extensive selection of cabinet PDUs to manage power usage for servers, storage and network equipment, according to the company. Using its Quality Power Architecture (QPA), Sentry CDUs and Sentry Power Manager deliver some of the industry's most accurate information to maximize rack density, reduce overloading and monitor energy efficiency.
The company’s modular architecture enables flexibility and quick delivery for customers, and solutions can be customized for company-specific needs. The company’s innovative designs give IT the control to make accurate capacity planning decisions, reduce risks, and meet energy efficiency goals.
Edited by Rory J. Thompson
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