APC by Schneider Electric announced it was selected as a winner in the Energy Efficient Products category of the 2009 Green Enterprise IT (GEIT) Awards, presented by the Uptime Institute and co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy. Award winners were announced at a ceremony at Uptime Institute’s 4th Annual Institute Research Symposium: LEAN, CLEAN and GREEN, in New York City. Thomas L. Friedman, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist and best-selling author delivered the ceremony’s keynote address.
The GEIT Awards honor companies that have made significant strides in creating reliable, sustainable and energy-efficient data centers. APC’s InRow® cooling products with active response controls and integrated thermal containment was selected as a winner for its innovation and leadership in driving sustainability initiatives.
“We congratulate and honor APC for its pioneering work in reducing energy consumption in data centers,” said Kenneth G. Brill, founder and executive director of the Uptime Institute. “APC’s successful initiatives serve as a great example to its industry peers of the realistic impact and feasibility of energy efficiency initiatives.”
“We are pleased to receive this award recognizing our continued commitment to providing the best products and solutions to support our customers’ initiatives to achieve efficiency in the data center,” said Dave Guidette, senior vice president, Enterprise Systems and Service, APC.
All GEIT Awards winners presented case studies at the Institute’s symposium–LEAN, CLEAN and GREEN–of their award-winning initiatives for addressing the data center energy efficiency challenge. APC shared lessons learned and its route to success to encourage its industry peers to be advocates of change in their own organizations. The GEIT Awards judging criteria were specifically designed to select projects with potential to serve as business case studies of the realistic impact and feasibility of energy efficiency initiatives. For more information on APC’s InRow cooling products, please call +63 (02) 899-6690 or visit http://www.apc.com.