Active Power and Digital China Information Service Company Limited Enter Into Partnership Agreement

Active Power and Digital China Information Service Company Limited Enter Into 
Partnership Agreement 
AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 04/30/13 --  As a strategic part of
its growth moving forward and to expand its distribution of products
into the China market, Active Power (NASDAQ: ACPW), manufacturer of
uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems and modular infrastructure
solutions, has entered into a partnership agreement with Digital
China Information Service Company Limited (DCITS), China's No. 1 IT
solutions distribution and system integration firm. DCITS is a
subsidiary of Digital China Holdings Limited (HK00861), a Fortune
China 100 company.  
Under the new agreement, DCITS will market and sell Active Power's
CleanSource(R) UPS and CleanSource(R) High Density UPS products and
PowerHouse(TM) products through its field sales offices in 19 of 22
mainland provinces in China as well as key geographies in the greater
Asian market. The partnership also provides for joint sales and
marketing and technical support. 
"We continue to see significant growth occurring in the China data
center market which is driving an increased investment in physical
infrastructure sales," said Eddie Yan, vice president, Solutions
Group, DCITS. "With this growth, we see tremendous opportunity for
Active Power's highly differentiated product line and believe these
offerings will be compelling for our IT customer base. We are excited
to take part in extending Active Power to customers as part of our
portfolio of data center solutions." 
"We are excited and proud to have the largest IT solutions provider
in China partner with us to further extend our reach in the region
and build upon the success we've had with some of China's leading
innovators in data center design," said Doug Milner, president and
CEO, at Active Power. "Having a leading firm like DCITS, with its
extensive IT experience and strong business relationships, join us as
one of our China based partners further validates our product
offerings and value proposition of unmatched power density,
reliability, and total cost of ownership." 
About Digital China
 Digital China Information Service Company
Limited is the largest integrated IT services provider in the Greater
China area. DCITS provides end-to-end integrated IT services for
customers on the back of a complete IT services value chain that
covers IT planning and consultation, IT infrastructure system
integration, design and implementation of solutions, design and
development of application software, outsourcing of IT system
operations and maintenance, IT distribution and maintenance, etc. For
further information about DCITS, please visit the Group's website at and 
About Active Power
 Founded in 1992, Active Power (NASDAQ: ACPW)
designs and manufactures uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems
and modular infrastructure solutions that enable data centers and
other mission critical operations to remain 'on' 24 hours a day,
seven days a week. The combined benefits of its products' power
density, reliability, and total cost of ownership are unmatched in
the market and enable the world's leading companies to achieve their
most forward thinking data center designs. 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,
that support the deployment of systems in more than 50 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. 
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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