SOURCE: Active Power

Active Power

February 23, 2012 03:00 ET

Active Power to Lead Data Centre Design Panel at Data Centre World in London

HP, Capgemini UK, and British American Tobacco to Offer Perspective on Modular and Conventional Design Builds

EVESHAM, ENGLAND--(Marketwire - Feb 23, 2012) - Active Power, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACPW), manufacturer of critical backup power systems and continuous power and infrastructure solutions, will moderate a panel discussion as well as showcase its modular PowerHouse solution at the upcoming Data Centre World Conference and Expo, 29 February - 1 March, at Olympia National Hall in London.

Graham Evans, director, UK and Ireland for Active Power, will facilitate the panel at the conference made up of innovators in the data centre market to discuss the design choices that have enabled these end users to not just manage their IT and business challenges, but give their organisation a competitive edge. The discussion will also focus on the reasoning behind their design choices and the pros and cons of each approach.

Panelists include Ken Baker, senior consultant, Critical Facilities Services, EMEA, at HP; Paul Feeney, technical design authority, Global Data Centres, Outsourcing Services, at Capgemini UK; and Ben Shergold, UK data centre manager, at British American Tobacco.

WHAT: Data Centre World (

WHEN: Wednesday, 29 February, 13:45-14:25

WHERE: London, Olympia National Hall, Infrastructure and Facilities Theatre

Active Power will exhibit at stand C60 and showcase its 20 foot PowerHouse system at its stand. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the modular containerised power system.

The complete continuous power solution contains all critical power infrastructure components in a single, streamlined purpose built enclosure. The solution provides leading energy and space efficiencies, rapid deployment capability, and lower capital and operating expenses compared to a conventional design build.

For Customers
To schedule a meeting at show, please call Active Power UK office at +44 1386 870 006.

For Press and Analysts
To schedule an appointment at show with Active Power, please contact Lee Higgins, +1 (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.

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