Tripp Lite Chosen as Official Power Protection Vendor for Microsoft Tech-Ed '98 Latinoamerica

Aug 11, 1998, 01:00 ET from Tripp Lite

    CHICAGO, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Tripp Lite announces it was the official
 provider of power protection for Microsoft Tech-Ed '98 Latinoamerica, the
 definitive technical conference for building complete solutions with Microsoft
 Technologies.  Microsoft used Tripp Lite UPS Systems, surge suppressors and
 line conditioners to protect its computer network.
     "Microsoft Tech-Ed '98 Latinoamerica emphasizes the innovative
 computer/peripheral technology needed to encourage the modernization of Latin
 America," said Keelin Wyman, Vice President of Marketing at Tripp Lite.
 "Being chosen as the sole power protection vendor of this show establishes
 Tripp Lite as the leader of innovative power protection solutions and as a
 company committed to encouraging the growth and modernization of this region."
     "Microsoft Tech-Ed '98 Latinoamerica is an event that will significantly
 benefit the development of the Latin American software industry.  It will also
 reinforce Microsoft's commitment to its partners to provide innovative
 technology that contributes to the development and modernization that the
 region requires," said Marciano Moreno, Marketing Manager of the Solutions and
 Business Division of Microsoft Mexico.
     Microsoft Tech-Ed '98 Latinoamerica was designed to stimulate the growth
 and development of those who make technical decisions for companies developing
 software packages for Latin American firms.  The conference, which was held
 Aug. 5 through Aug. 7 at Centro de Convenciones of Acapulco in Acapulco Port,
 Guerrero, Mexico, highlighted topics such as data analysis and access,
 business transaction applications, e-mail and preparing for Windows NT 5.0.
     Tripp Lite has built a reputation as a world leader in power protection
 solutions by providing enhanced service and innovative products for more than
 75 years.  Tripp Lite is headquartered in Chicago, Ill., and maintains a
 global presence with fully staffed offices worldwide.
     Tripp Lite manufactures more than 300 different power products, including
 SmartPro(R), DataCenter(TM), Unison(R), Internet Office(TM), OmniSmart(TM),
 BC Personal(R) and BC Pro(R) UPS lines; PowerAlert(R) Advanced Network
 Monitoring Software; Isobar(R) Premium Surge Suppressors; Super Series Surge
 Suppressors; Network Dataline Protectors; and Line Conditioners.
     Additional information about Tripp Lite and its products can be found on
 the PowerZone(TM), Tripp Lite's web site, at or by calling
 Tripp Lite de Mexico at 5-615-0252.

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