American Power Conversion Solutions for Sun Technology Available Through SolutionsSite.com

SolutionsSite.com is a Sun-Authorized E-Commerce Site for

Third-party Product and Services Supporting Sun Microsystems, Inc. Technology



Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from American Power Conversion

    WEST KINGSTON, R.I., April 17 /PRNewswire/ --American Power Conversion
 (Nasdaq:   APCC) (APC) today announced that select APC power protection and
 management solutions are now available through SolutionsSite.com, a
 Sun-authorized Web-site, offering Sun Developer Connection(SM) members a
 one-stop resource of third-party products and services supporting the Sun
 Solaris Operating Environment (OE).  The SolutionsSite.com offering provides
 eligible Sun Developer Connection company members access to another sales
 channel and end user customers access to an expanded portfolio of hardware,
 software and Web services.  APC is the first power protection vendor to have
 products offered through SolutionsSite.com.
     "Systems availability is key in today's E-business environment where
 downtime can result in lost revenues as customers seek instant gratification
 at competing web sites," said Deborah Marlor, president of SolutionsSite.com.
 "Having APC's power protection solutions available via SolutionsSite helps
 enhance the availability of systems, particularly the E-business-critical
 applications that can make or break a business."
     Customers can obtain several APC products for Sun E-business solutions
 through SolutionsSite.com.  Here customers can find APC's Smart-UPS(R)
 uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), Symmetra(R) Power Array(R), and a
 comprehensive offering of UPS connectivity and management accessories
 including APC's power management tools designed specifically for the Sun
 platform.
     "APC has long provided solutions tailor-made for Sun applications and
 operating system and our commitment remains just as strong today," said Peter
 Rumsey, vice president of APC's Enterprise Solutions Group.  "Having APC's
 products available through SolutionsSite.com is consistent with APC's
 objective to make our solutions accessible wherever Sun customers want to
 purchase their equipment as well as supporting the availability needs of
 customers running business-critical applications on Sun systems."
 APC's power protection and management solutions are currently available
 through SolutionsSite.com in North America.  For more information visit
 www.sun.com/store and click on third-party products or visit
 www.SolutionsSite.com.
 
     About American Power Conversion
     Founded in 1981, American Power Conversion (Nasdaq:   APCC) is a leading
 provider of global, end-to-end availability enhancement solutions which
 include surge suppressors, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), DC-based
 power systems, precision cooling equipment, cabling and connectivity
 solutions, power conditioning equipment, related software, professional and
 consulting services for Nonstop Networking(TM), as well as power purchasing
 solutions through energyOn.com, The World's Online Energy Store(SM).  APC's
 comprehensive products, services and accessory offering, which is designed for
 both home and corporate environments, improves the availability, manageability
 and performance of sensitive electronic, network, communication and industrial
 equipment of all sizes.  APC, which is headquartered in West Kingston, Rhode
 Island, reported sales of $1.48 billion for the year ended December 31, 2000
 and is a Fortune 1000 and S&P 500 company.
 
     All trademarks are the property of their owners.  Sun, Sun Microsystems,
 the Sun logo, Solaris and Sun Developer Connection are trademarks or
 registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other
 countries.  Additional information about APC and its global end-to-end
 solutions can be found by accessing the APC World Wide Web site at
 www.apcc.com or by calling 800-877-4080.
 
      For more information contact:
      Media:
      Juli Dexter, APC director of media relations, worldwide, 800-788-2208
      ext. 2373, juli.dexter@apcc.com
 
      Investors:
      Debbie Grey, APC investor relations manager, 800-788- 2208, ext. 2994,
      debbie.grey@apcc.com
 
 

SOURCE American Power Conversion
    WEST KINGSTON, R.I., April 17 /PRNewswire/ --American Power Conversion
 (Nasdaq:   APCC) (APC) today announced that select APC power protection and
 management solutions are now available through SolutionsSite.com, a
 Sun-authorized Web-site, offering Sun Developer Connection(SM) members a
 one-stop resource of third-party products and services supporting the Sun
 Solaris Operating Environment (OE).  The SolutionsSite.com offering provides
 eligible Sun Developer Connection company members access to another sales
 channel and end user customers access to an expanded portfolio of hardware,
 software and Web services.  APC is the first power protection vendor to have
 products offered through SolutionsSite.com.
     "Systems availability is key in today's E-business environment where
 downtime can result in lost revenues as customers seek instant gratification
 at competing web sites," said Deborah Marlor, president of SolutionsSite.com.
 "Having APC's power protection solutions available via SolutionsSite helps
 enhance the availability of systems, particularly the E-business-critical
 applications that can make or break a business."
     Customers can obtain several APC products for Sun E-business solutions
 through SolutionsSite.com.  Here customers can find APC's Smart-UPS(R)
 uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), Symmetra(R) Power Array(R), and a
 comprehensive offering of UPS connectivity and management accessories
 including APC's power management tools designed specifically for the Sun
 platform.
     "APC has long provided solutions tailor-made for Sun applications and
 operating system and our commitment remains just as strong today," said Peter
 Rumsey, vice president of APC's Enterprise Solutions Group.  "Having APC's
 products available through SolutionsSite.com is consistent with APC's
 objective to make our solutions accessible wherever Sun customers want to
 purchase their equipment as well as supporting the availability needs of
 customers running business-critical applications on Sun systems."
 APC's power protection and management solutions are currently available
 through SolutionsSite.com in North America.  For more information visit
 www.sun.com/store and click on third-party products or visit
 www.SolutionsSite.com.
 
     About American Power Conversion
     Founded in 1981, American Power Conversion (Nasdaq:   APCC) is a leading
 provider of global, end-to-end availability enhancement solutions which
 include surge suppressors, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), DC-based
 power systems, precision cooling equipment, cabling and connectivity
 solutions, power conditioning equipment, related software, professional and
 consulting services for Nonstop Networking(TM), as well as power purchasing
 solutions through energyOn.com, The World's Online Energy Store(SM).  APC's
 comprehensive products, services and accessory offering, which is designed for
 both home and corporate environments, improves the availability, manageability
 and performance of sensitive electronic, network, communication and industrial
 equipment of all sizes.  APC, which is headquartered in West Kingston, Rhode
 Island, reported sales of $1.48 billion for the year ended December 31, 2000
 and is a Fortune 1000 and S&P 500 company.
 
     All trademarks are the property of their owners.  Sun, Sun Microsystems,
 the Sun logo, Solaris and Sun Developer Connection are trademarks or
 registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other
 countries.  Additional information about APC and its global end-to-end
 solutions can be found by accessing the APC World Wide Web site at
 www.apcc.com or by calling 800-877-4080.
 
      For more information contact:
      Media:
      Juli Dexter, APC director of media relations, worldwide, 800-788-2208
      ext. 2373, juli.dexter@apcc.com
 
      Investors:
      Debbie Grey, APC investor relations manager, 800-788- 2208, ext. 2994,
      debbie.grey@apcc.com
 
 SOURCE  American Power Conversion

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