Avocent purchase augments Emerson Network Power's data center management

Emerson Network Power's Avocent acquisition strengthened its data center infrastructure management portfolio.

12/30/2009


Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR) and provider ofwork Power's infrastructure management capabilities and ultimately giving data center managers better control of energy consumption, IT operations and costs, Emerson said.

Avocent MergePoint Unity KVM switch

Avocent MergePoint Unity KVM switch

 

One Avocent solution among many: Avocent MergePoint Unity switch includes KVM over IPand Serial Console Management technology in one appliance. It is saidto provide complete remote management for data centers and branchoffices. This unique combination provides IT administrators a completeand secure, remote management solution to access and control servers,networking equipment and other devices found in data centers and branchoffices. (KVM: keyboard, video, mouse.)www.avocent.com

 

Avocent's infrastructure management technology helps manage IT deviceoperations and performance information, blending hardware, software andembedded technologies in a unified platform that simplifies monitoring,managing and problem solving in any size data center.

"This addition allows us to combine physical infrastructure and IT device knowledge to give Emerson Network Power the most comprehensive infrastructure management solution on the market and a set of capabilities previously unavailable from any single source," said Ed Feeney, Emerson executive vice president, and business leader of Emerson Network Power. "Combining Avocent's technologies with our own data center power, cooling and infrastructure management solutions will allow us to help our customers better manage reliability, availability and lifecycle costs through a simple yet comprehensive view of the complete data center physical infrastructure."

By improving visibility and access across a wide range of physical infrastructure, Avocent technologies complement Emerson Network Power's existing power, precision cooling and monitoring solutions, Emerson said. Headquartered in Huntsville, AL, Avocent recorded sales in 2008 of $657 million, Emerson said.

www.emersonnetworkpower.com?8109C=United%20States

Also read from MBT: IBM Expands Ecosystem of Partners to Provide Robust Data Center Solutions .

- Edited by Mark T. Hoske, online products editor, Manufacturing Business Technology, MBT, www.mbtmag.com.





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