WEST KINGSTON, R.I., and HAMBURG, Germany - APC-MGE and Stulz announced that they have agreed to form a partnership to provide customers with comprehensive, integrated data center cooling solutions and services.

Under the agreement, APC-MGE will add an APC branded perimeter cooling solution manufactured by Stulz to its cooling offering, currently lead by its high-density InRow offering. Stulz will be able to offer APC’s InRow cooling systems to its customers. Both firms will provide full application engineering support for these solutions and APC-MGE will offer services, including maintenance services, through Stulz service partners. Initially this agreement will cover select countries in Europe with the intention to expand globally. The agreement continues a long history of cooperation, primarily in China, Singapore, and the Philippines, where MGE and Stulz have worked together for more than 20 years as sales and service partners.

“Customers can now rely on one vendor to meet all their critical power and cooling needs in the data center,” said Christian Corsin, APC-MGE senior vice president, Enterprise & Systems. “We are delighted to combine Stulz’s perimeter precision cooling expertise, solutions, and services with the innovation and strong customer base of APC-MGE to better help our customers address cooling high-efficiency data centers.”

“Our customers will benefit from the accumulated know-how of reliable partners in every aspect of critical infrastructure,” said Kurt Plötner, director of global product sales & marketing at Stulz. “APC-MGE supplies the electrical systems, and together we supply the mechanics - so we complement one another in an ideal way. At the same time, we will each acquire markets and opportunities that are new to us.”

For more information about APC-MGE, visit www.apc-mge.com. For more information about Stulz, visit www.stulz.com.

Publication date:09/10/2007