Active Power to Discuss Evolving Data Center Landscape and How

Active Power to Discuss Evolving Data Center Landscape and How to
Optimize for Energy and Space Efficiency at 7x24 Exchange Fall
Company to Unveil Next Generation UPS Offering 
AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 11/09/12 --  Data center operators are
constantly faced with the challenge of having to support large scale,
high performance, and high availability business applications while
at the same time improve efficiency and lower total cost. The legacy
approach to power infrastructure design as a result needs to change
to take these issues head on. 
To help operators address these challenges, Active Power (NASDAQ:
ACPW) is providing two opportunities to hear critical power experts
at 7x24 Exchange Fall (November 11-14, Phoenix) discuss the effect of
a transforming IT environment on critical power infrastructure and
how to optimize for energy and space efficiency and high availability
in their facility. 
 "The Changing Face of Utility Power and the UPS" 
 Monday, Nov. 12, 3:00-4:00 p.m. (MST)  
 Frank Lloyd Wright Ballroom E-J 
Bernardo Mendez, UPS product line manager, at Active Power, moves
away from the usual conversations about how load profiles are
changing in the data center and highlights the increasing
transformation of the utility grid and its impact on today's mission
critical data center. Mendez will also discuss why a paradigm shift
needs to happen in UPS design. 
 "Trends in Data Center Electrical Infrastructure - Designing
for Efficiency and Reliability" 
 Monday, Nov. 12, 4:10-4:40 p.m. (MST)  
 Room McArthur 6 
Kamal Diwan, sales engineer, at Active Power, will lead an open
discussion on current trends in critical electrical infrastructure
designs and how best to protect 24x7 operations from the most
dangerous threats. Best practices to optimizing the data center for
availability, reliability, and efficiency will be covered. Specific
case studies of innovative data center electrical designs will also
be highlighted. 
Introduction of Next Generation UPS Platform
 To meet the stringent
requirements of today's and tomorrow's data center, Active Power will
unveil its new CleanSource High Density (CSHD) 750 kVA UPS product at
the conference. 
CSHD is a three-phase, line interactive UPS that has been optimized
for cost, efficiency, and overall system performance. The new and
innovative engineering approach to the design and development of CSHD
dramatically improves upon its successful predecessor the CleanSource
UPS (CSUPS) 300 kVA series product line. 
The 750 kVA rated UPS delivers industry leading power density, half
the space compared to a legacy system(1), and saves customers up to
30 percent in operating expenses(2) due to its high energy
efficiency, less cooling requirements, and low maintenance. 
As part of the product introduction, Active Power will showcase a
demonstration unit of its CSHD on November 12-13 in the Frank Lloyd
Wright Ballroom during breakfast and lunch. Attendees can learn more
about this disruptive UPS technology at Active Power's table (#55). 
For Press and Analysts 
 To schedule an appointment at show with
Active Power, please contact Lee Higgins, (512) 744-9488 or via
e-mail at 
About Active Power
 Founded in 1992, Active Power (NASDAQ: ACPW)
designs and manufactures continuous power solutions and critical
backup power systems that enable datacenters and other mission
critical operations to remain 'on' 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Active Power solutions are intelligently efficient, inherently
reliable and economically green, providing environmental benefits and
energy and space efficiencies to customers' financial benefit. The
company's products and solutions are built with pride in Austin,
Texas, at a state-of-the-art, ISO 9001:2008 registered manufacturing
and test facility. Global customers are served via Austin and three
regional operations centers located in the United Kingdom, Germany,
and China, supporting the deployment of systems in more than 40
countries. For more information, visit 
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
 This release
may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and
uncertainties. Any forward-looking statements and all other
statements that may be made in this news release that are not
historical facts are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties,
and actual results may differ materially. Specific risks include
delays in new product development, product performance and quality
issues and the acceptance of our current and new products by the
power quality market. Please refer to Active Power filings with the
Securities and Exchange Commission for more information on the risk
factors that could cause actual results to differ.  
Active Power and CleanSource are registered trademarks of Active
Power, Inc. The Active Power logo and PowerHouse are trademarks of
Active Power, Inc. All other trademarks are the properties of their
respective companies. 
(1) Footprint comparison based on published specification of 750kVA
(480V) and 625kVA (400V) units with four standard battery cabinets
versus CSHD Flywheel UPS 
(2) Calculation based on CSHD 750 kVA vs 750 kVA rated double
conversion UPS with four battery cabinets 
SOURCE: Active Power, Inc.  
Active Power Investor Contact:
Ron Both 
Liolios Group 
(949) 574-3860  
Active Power Media Contact: 
Lee Higgins
Senior Public Relations Manager
(512) 744-9488 
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