APC by Schneider Electric Names Lee Technologies Exclusive ‘Elite Large Data Center Partner’ For Mid-Atlantic Region
FAIRFAX, VA; April 21, 2009 – Lee Technologies, a leading provider of mission-critical infrastructure solutions that enable commercial enterprises and government agencies to avoid disaster and mitigate risk to their technology facilities, today announced that APC by Schneider Electric (formerly American Power Conversion) has named the firm as its Elite Large Data Center partner for Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia.
APC by Schneider Electric is a global leader in integrated critical power, cooling and management solutions, and provides industry leading product, software and systems for home, office, data center and factory floor applications. As a certified Elite partner, Lee Technologies is chartered by APC to sell and service APC and MGE electrical and mechanical offerings in the Mid-Atlantic region. APC’s Elite Large Data Center status allows Lee Technologies to meet the unique requirements of contractors and engineers in the design and build of data center environments.
“We are very excited to be representing APC by Schneider Electric,” stated John C. Lee, IV, Chairman & CEO of Lee Technologies. “Not only will we be continuing our unique relationship between the two firms, but we will also be better able to support our large data center base of engineers, contractors and end users in the Mid-Atlantic.”
As part of its mission to operate, maintain and monitor mission-critical environments for the world’s most demanding organizations, Lee Technologies’ equipment resource specialists deliver expertise in procuring and servicing critical systems equipment. Mission-critical product sourcing solutions include electrical (UPS, generators, etc.), mechanical (precision air conditioning, heat pumps, etc.), as well as other data center systems such as fire suppression & protection and building automation and controls. Lee Technologies also manages and maintains the relationships with both engineering and contracting firms.
“We are delighted that Lee Technologies has become an APC Elite Large Data Center Partner and look forward to the expertise they will bring to solving challenges in mission-critical facilities,” said John Knorr, vice president, APC by Schneider Electric. “The collective experience of Lee Technologies and APC will benefit our joint customers seeking to maximize uptime and deliver the design, build, operation and maintenance of high performance data centers.”
APC by Schneider Electric, a global leader in critical power and cooling services, provides industry leading product, software and systems for home, office, data center and factory floor applications. Backed by the strength, experience, and wide network of Schneider Electric’s Critical Power & Cooling Services, APC delivers well planned, flawlessly installed and maintained solutions throughout their lifecycle. Through its unparalleled commitment to innovation, APC delivers pioneering, energy efficient solutions for critical technology and industrial applications. In 2007, Schneider Electric acquired APC and combined it with MGE UPS Systems to form Schneider Electric’s Critical Power & Cooling Services Business Unit, which recorded 2007 revenue of $3.5 billion (€2.4 billion) and employed 12,000 people worldwide. APC solutions include uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), precision cooling units, racks, physical security and design and management software, including APC’s InfraStruXure® architecture the industry’s most comprehensive integrated power, cooling, and management solution. Schneider Electric, with 120,000 employees and operations in 102 countries, had 2007 annual sales of $25 billion (€17.3 billion). For more information on APC, please visit www.apc.com. All trademarks are the property of their owners.
About Lee Technologies
Lee Technologies is a U.S. based technology solution provider specializing in large-scale data center solutions and professional services to the North American market. Founded in 1983, Lee Technologies designs, builds, operates, monitors and maintains business-critical facilities for some of the most information-reliant private and public sector organizations in the world, including Coca-Cola, Northrop Grumman, the U.S. Department of Defense, Time Warner, Verizon, Harris Corporation, and many others. Ensuring that customer data is always available, reliable and secure, the Lee Technologies team manages more than 700 locations within the U.S. and has eight locations, including its headquarters in Fairfax, Va., and regional representation in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, and Seattle.
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