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Emerson Network Power Introduces Liebert RX to Provide Flexible, Packaged High-Density Power Distribution
Columbus, Ohio – Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR) and a global leader in maximizing availability, capacity and efficiency of critical infrastructure, today introduced the Liebert® RX Remote Power Distribution Cabinet to provide data center managers with a space-saving, flexible solution for high-density power distribution. The Liebert RX power distribution system is available for 50 and 60 Hz applications in North America, Central and Latin America and in Asia.
The Liebert RX supplies packaged power distribution in the smallest possible footprint, offering 400 Amp and 84 poles in one panelboard in a 24”x12” footprint, and up to 168 poles in a 24”x24” footprint. The flexible cabinet features multiple configuration options that accommodate current site needs and future growth, while allowing optimization of data center floor space. Up to four floor- or wall-mounted units can be easily configured in multiple space-saving clusters that fit standard raised-floor data center environments.
“With data center space at a premium and the influx of more devices and the move to higher densities, there is increasing stress being put on the data center power infrastructure,” said Peter Panfil, vice president of global power, Emerson Network Power. “The easy-to-install and maintain Liebert RX supplies packaged power distribution in the smallest possible footprint available in the industry, conserving valuable floor space and enabling a power support infrastructure that is compact and flexible enough to meet constantly changing room demands.”
The Liebert RX is available with two monitoring options that equip data center and IT managers with the data required to proactively manage changes in the data center while economically increasing the availability of critical systems. The options are monitoring at the panelboard level with Current Plus Monitoring (CPM), and monitoring at the branch circuit level with Liebert Distribution Monitoring (LDMF).
The integral CPM display monitors the current and voltage of the panelboard. The display includes a monochrome LCD, power and alarm LEDs, audible alarm and a silence push button. It provides remote monitoring system measurements and battery backed memory. It monitors a variety of parameters, including kVA, voltage, current, power factor, crest factor, voltage total harmonic distribution, and current total harmonic distortion.
The optional LDMF display enables advanced monitoring that allows viewing of monitored information for the panelboard, as well as each individual branch circuit breaker. Data center managers can view alarm data from this display for up-to-date breaker status. The LDMF display monitors the same parameters as the CPM monitor, as well as phase current, kW, kW-hours and percent load.
The Liebert RX can also be monitored and managed through an optional Liebert SiteScan® interface that allows centralized monitoring of the cabinet through the software. A Liebert® IntelliSlot® Web Card can also be installed to allow the Liebert RX to be monitored through a Building Management System (BMS).
For more information on the Liebert RX Remote Power Distribution Unit, or other Liebert technologies and services from Emerson Network Power, visit www.Liebert.com.
About Emerson Network Power
Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR), delivers software, hardware and services that maximize availability, capacity and efficiency for data centers, healthcare and industrial facilities. A trusted industry leader in smart infrastructure technologies, Emerson Network Power provides innovative data center infrastructure management solutions that bridge the gap between IT and facility management and deliver efficiency and uncompromised availability regardless of capacity demands. Our solutions are supported globally by local Emerson Network Power service technicians. Learn more about Emerson Network Power products and services at www.EmersonNetworkPower.com.
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2011 were $24.2 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.