Tripp Lite's UPS Wins the Best of Breed Award From Internet Week

Sep 09, 1998, 01:00 ET from Tripp Lite

    CHICAGO, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ --  Tripp Lite, a world leader in the
 manufacture of power protection equipment, announces its SmartPro DataCenter
 5000XR was chosen Best of the Breed by Internet Week.  Internet Week, a weekly
 IT publication, evaluated high-end UPSs from various vendors to determine the
 best UPS model for multiple server applications.
     Among the criteria, each of the UPSs tested was graded for reliability,
 quality, runtime, ease of administration and installation and multiple server
 platform support.  Performance, ease of use and connectivity were the three
 deciding factors in determining Best of Breed Winners.  Tripp Lite's
 DataCenter scored high marks in all categories; according to Internet Week,
 "(its) surprisingly good runtimes and excellent network connectivity" won it
 the Best of Breed award.  In addition to Tripp Lite, APC, Best Power,
 Controlled Power Co., Exide Electronics Group Inc., Liebert, MGE and ONEAC
 Corp. supplied UPS systems for evaluation.
     "DataCenter was designed to fill the distinct needs of the server-based
 market, with its extended runtimes, multiple outlets, and multi-server
 control.  In addition, our price for a UPS of this caliber is among the lowest
 in the industry, providing customers with unparalleled support and protection
 at an economical cost," said Keelin Wyman, Executive Vice President of Tripp
     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's Customer Support at 773-869-1234.
     Tripp Lite is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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