MGE UPS SYSTEMS and Knrr AG announce strategic alliance to offer Trillenium, a comprehensive data centre solution

MGE UPS SYSTEMS INC., a world leader in high availability power solutions today announced it has entered into a strategic alliance with Knrr AG, a global German-based leader in the design and manufacture of racks and enclosure systems for the telecommunications, computing and electronics markets. This alliance enables MGE and Knrr AG to provide customers with a new solution, Trillenium which incorporates best-in-class rack enclosures integrated with scalable cooling systems, Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPSs) and other power availability solutions.

Knrr AGs award-winning network rack systems complement perfectly with our advanced UPS systems providing IT customers and resellers with the best of both worlds power protection and power availability integrated within the rack to meet the most demanding mission-critical needs with optimal ease and efficiency said Andre Rouyer, strategic account vice president, MGE UPS SYSTEMS. Together, Knrr AG and MGE are taking integrated network rack solutions to the next level.

Knrr AGs executive vice president sales and marketing, Kris Holla added, Our alliance with MGE will help us address the increasing need for room and rack-level power availability within todays evolving data centers. MGEs comprehensive power system offerings and global reach are ideally suited to enhance our product portfolio for technology-intensive environments.

Available, Flexible, Performance
Available in three power ratings ranges, 1 to 12, 12 to 120 and over 120 kVA to cater for the needs of small, medium and large enterprises. The Trillenium solution features:

- A modular UPS for flexible power supply, optimum performance and maximum availability
- Easy to install racks to suit all customer configurations featuring innovative power distribution, climate control and security solutions
- Effective, scalable cooling systems both active air systems for loads up to 6 kW and liquid-based for new types of loads as blade servers up to 20 kW.

Lower Total Cost of Ownership
The Trillenium solution offers unbeatably low total cost of ownership. The UPS systems are fully compatible with diesel generator sets which reduce their ratings by 20 percent. Solutions with over ten racks offer further cost savings thanks to a centralized UPS system which eliminates the need for raised floors and simplifies supervision, maintenance and implementation. Additionally, liquid cooled racks, reduce required floor space by 80 percent and operating costs by up to 40 percent.

Security elements, such as temperature, humidity and open door sensors, access control and Enterprise Power Manager, a software tool for managing UPS and networked racks, prevent against disruptive downtime, ensuring low operating costs.

Value-added Services
From the initial design and implementation through to management and upgrading, MGE and Knrr AG offer a complete range of value-added services to support customers throughout the entire lifecycle of the Trillenium solution.

Highly-trained experts can assist customers in the design of the optimal electrical architecture, carry out efficient, seamless installation and provide management and remote monitoring including 24 hours a day, seven days a week rapid response to emergencies. Additionally, customers can rely on MGE and Knrr AG to execute performance upgrades and replace units without downtime ensuring the Trillenium solution is efficient and cost effective to own.

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