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 Lite. 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's Customer Support at 773-869-1234. Tripp Lite is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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