SOURCE: Anord Critical Power, Inc.

Anord Critical Power, Inc.

March 10, 2014 07:10 ET

Anord Critical Power Makes U.S. Debut With Low Voltage Switchgear System

Company Showcases Fully-Compliant AMS Switchgear at New York Data Center Event

RICHMOND, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 10, 2014) - Anord Critical Power, Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of Anord, a leading independent provider of critical power infrastructure to the global data center industry, today announced its U.S. operations based in Richmond, VA, as well as the introduction of its AMS switchgear. The company recently tested and approved the switchgear to UL891 and will debut the innovative solution that is unique to the U.S. market due to the UL approved Form 4b Type 7 design, at Datacenter Dynamics Converged, NY, March 11th, Booth #58.

"AMS understands that space is a finite resource for data centers and every square foot consumed by facilities gear takes away from revenue-generating IT equipment," said John Day, Vice President, Sales and Marketing for Anord Critical Power, Inc. "To help U.S. data center operators better utilize their available space we are introducing the company's AMS switchgear to the market and leveraging Datacenter Dynamics as our preferred showcase."

Anord Critical Power is unique to the U.S. market, due to the Form 4b Type 7 design of AMS switchgear, which provides a compact, fully compartmentalized and robust switchgear product for mission critical applications. The AMS switchgear allows data centers to invest in superior power system protection, system fault resilience and enhanced operator safety for their facilities. Anord AMS Switchgear designed, developed and manufactured by Anord Critical Power, offers unique features that include:

  • Independently tested to UL891
  • Availability in NEMA 1, 2, 3 & 3r enclosure types
  • Available with bus-bar systems rated up to 5000A 100 kA RMS
  • Independently seismically tested equivalent to seismic Zone 4
  • Ingress protection (IP) ratings are available from IP-31 to IP-54

About Anord Critical Power Inc.
Anord Critical Power Inc. is a U.S.-based subsidiary of Anord, a leading independent provider of critical power infrastructure to the global data center industry, entering the American market with the delivery of a robust switchgear product offering superior system resilience and enhanced operator safety. Its compact, fully compartmentalized switchgear system offers a "best-of-both standards" solution to meet the needs of critical power businesses. Established in 1969, Anord has a strong pedigree and successful track record in providing mission critical Low Voltage, Power Switchgear, Bus Duct, and Energy Management Systems to many of the world's leading cloud computing, co-location, and enterprise data center businesses across EMEA as well as North and Latin American markets. Anord's proprietary "AMS" switchgear system provides customized power switchgear equipment from a type tested and certified modular platform fully compliant with the IEC LV Switchgear standard 61439-2, and was recently tested and approved to UL891. For more information visit:

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