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 www.tripplite.com or by calling Tripp Lite de Mexico at 5-615-0252.
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