Emerson Recognized as a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) 2013 Vendor Analysis

  Emerson Recognized as a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Data Center
  Infrastructure Management (DCIM) 2013 Vendor Analysis

    Report commends Emerson Network Power’s Trellis™ platform capabilities

Business Wire

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- June 27, 2013

Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR) and a global leader
in maximizing availability, capacity, and efficiency of critical
infrastructure, today announced it is has been recognized as a leader in the
IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) 2013
Vendor Analysis (doc #241280, May 2013).

The IDC MarketScape report recognizes Emerson for current capabilities and
future strategy for all of its DCIM solutions, which deliver the capabilities
needed for intuitive, scalable enterprise-class infrastructure monitoring and
management. Emerson’s DCIM technology bridges the gap between facilities and
IT operations in the data center, allowing IT to be a key player in the
execution of the organization’s growth initiatives.

“Emerson Network Power’s R&D investment, sales channels, and partnerships
within the DCIM ecosystem position its solutions to meet the critical needs of
data center availability and agility,” said Jennifer Koppy, research manager
at IDC. “The Trellis™ platform, in particular, represents the realization of
many DCIM wish lists by delivering a single pane of glass that enables users
to monitor, control, and analyze data center assets in real time.”

Earlier this year, IBM and Emerson Network Power teamed together to help
clients understand and respond to what was happening in their data centers at
the physical and application layers. This unique collaboration was the first
to bring together a complete picture of data center operations.

“Emerson Network Power’s leadership position in the IDC DCIM market analysis
reinforces why we chose to work with them to help clients improve data center
efficiency and service management,” said Christopher O’Connor vice president
strategy and engineering, IBM cloud and smarter infrastructure. “Together with
Emerson Network Power we are addressing client demand for a holistic,
real-time view of their data center across facilities and IT resources, with
the information they need to improve overall operational efficiency.”

Steve Hassell, president of Emerson Network Power’s Data Center Solutions
business, added: “IDC’s objective analysis of the DCIM market validates our
approach and DCIM solution capabilities, giving our customers added confidence
that they are moving forward with a solution that delivers extraordinary value
today while continuing to meet their needs well into the future. We are
committed to continuing the pace of innovation recognized by IDC with new
capabilities that expand management and predictive capabilities while
extending real-time visibility to a whole new family of devices.”

IDC’s report specifically recognizes the Trellis platform, the Avocent®
Universal Management Gateway, Avocent DSView™ management software, Avocent
Data Center Planner, Avocent Rack Power Manager, Aperture®, Liebert Sitescan™,
and Liebert Nform.

To learn more about Emerson Network Power’s DCIM solutions, please visit

About IDC MarketScape

IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of
the competitive fitness of IT, telecommunications, or industry-specific
suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous
scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that
results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a
given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product
and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future
market success factors of IT, telecommunications, or industry-specific vendors
can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers
with a transparent foundation to allow companies to independently compare the
strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

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.

About Emerson

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 2012 were $24.4 billion.For more
information, visit www.Emerson.com.


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