November 29, 2005 08:00 ET

MGE UPS SYSTEMS, INC. Receives Frost & Sullivan's Prestigious "2005 UPS Company of the Year" Award

MGE Demonstrated Excellence in All Operations, Exceptional Customer Service, Technology and Strategic Initiatives to Achieve Honor

COSTA MESA, CA. -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 29, 2005 -- MGE UPS SYSTEMS INC., the technology leader in providing unsurpassed power protection solutions to computer data centers, telecommunications, medical and industrial operations, today announced it has been awarded Frost & Sullivan's prestigious "2005 UPS Company of the Year" Award for its Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin/South America (EMEA) operations. This esteemed award is based on numerous factors including the company's business development, competitive strategy and leadership.

"Frost & Sullivan recognizes MGE UPS SYSTEMS' effective management, successful new market penetration strategy, innovation capability and outstanding quality of service, all based on a unique customer care policy," stated Shaun Dawson, Frost & Sullivan analyst. "MGE has become a top player in all national markets that it operates in thereby becoming a truly worldwide company. Offering power protection solutions to a range of end-users from small business to IT and industrial users, MGE has become synonymous with quality and reliability in the field of 'Power Quality' creating an extremely strong brand with customers and the industry."

"This award underscores our commitment to continually evolve our solutions, processes and services, providing our customers with innovative power solutions and unsurpassed customer service around the world," commented Ray Prince, president of MGE UPS SYSTEMS, INC. in North America.

MGE's product offering is one of the most comprehensive in the marketplace today. Ranging from single to three-phase UPS systems as well as associated power solution products including power distribution units (PDUs), PoE midspans, inverters and power management solutions. Since 2000, MGE has revisited its product strategy to meet individual market segment requirements. These efforts have succeeded in winning substantial new business and in May of this year, Frost & Sullivan awarded MGE its "Product Line Strategy Leadership" Award.

Among the latest product introductions, MGE launched its Switched Power Distribution Units (PDUs) which are ideal for optimizing power consumption and forecasting in telco facilities, financial network systems and corporate and industrial environments. For Voice over IP (VoIP) applications, MGE introduced its Power over Ethernet (PoE) midspan that ensures continuous power to remotely connected IP telephones, wireless LANs, Bluetooth access points and IP-powered video surveillance and security systems, when used in conjunction with an MGE UPS. In order to further assist customers with end-to-end customer service, MGE also launched its IT Services that provide network customers with complete system implementation, integration and project management. In addition, MGE recently announced its new Galaxy UPS products in Europe.

"MGE has successfully become a world renowned company seen as a trusted partner to help solve power quality problems," further commented Dawson. "Offering a comprehensive range of solutions, the company clearly shows it can meet the power protection required whatever the size or application. This is all backed by a strong after sales service."

About MGE:

MGE UPS SYSTEMS, Inc. is a world leader in providing high quality power solutions that increase power availability and system uptime to PCs and enterprise-wide networks, mission-critical telecommunication systems, medical instrumentation and industrial/manufacturing processes. MGE's global product line includes Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPSs), inverters, power conditioners, power distribution units, power management software, active harmonic filters, and surge suppressors that provide MGE's customers with end-to-end infrastructure solutions. With its Total Quality Management and MGE PowerServices™ programs, supported by a network of 900 service specialists in 170 centers worldwide, MGE's customers are assured of the highest level of quality and service throughout the complete life-cycle of their installations.

With manufacturing operations in USA, France and Asia, MGE is able to deliver the latest in innovative solutions around the globe. To learn more about MGE's power protection, conversion and distribution solutions, visit MGE's Web site at:

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