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Schneider Electric launches APC Easy Rack power distribution units

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Schneider Electric has launched a new family of APC Easy Rack power distribution units that promise to offer ease of use and install, as well as customisability. 

The company claims that the new APC Easy Rack PDU family offers reliable power distribution without any difficulty surrounding use or installation. The power distribution units all feature an LCD screen and multifunctional web interface, while they are fully customisable by colour, cord length and outlet number. 

The new range is lighter than previous models and designed in aluminium housing. All APC Easy Rack PDUs meet high electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) standards and safety verifications, including CE EN55035, EN55032, EN55024, TUV and EN/IEC62368-1. They also come complete with cybersecurity protocols for authentication and encryption. 

Schneider Electric says that its new family of APC Easy Rack PDUs have been competitively priced, offering the market an affordable, secure and reliable power distribution solution, complete with toolless mounting and brackets in place, which removes the need to purchase additional accessories, saving time and money.

There are three ranges that make up the APC Easy Rack PDU family, these include: 

  • Easy Basic Rack PDU offers an ultra-low profile, with light chassis and regional outlet options.
  • Easy Metered Rack PDU includes network management via the web for customisable alerts and an LCD display for at the rack monitoring.
  • Easy Switched Rack PDU provides network management for customisable alerts and remote access for outlet switching on/off for reboots, securing outlets, outlet grouping and network port sharing, helping save network connections. 

The three options within the APC Easy Rack PDU range have been designed to appeal to businesses of all sizes. From small enterprises through to large, complex data centre builds, 

“Schneider Electric is extremely proud to announce our new APC Easy Rack PDU family”, said Jean-Baptiste Plagne, Global VP Edge Computing Solutions at Schneider Electric. 

”The Easy series offers cost competitive, resilient and highly-optimised backup power products from a reputable brand leader. Their agile, compact and secure design meet the need for reliable, uninterruptible power, enabling business continuity when organisations need it most.”

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