December 03, 2007 10:28 ET

APC Blade Ready™ Event: What IT and Facilities Leaders Need to Know Now About Blade Servers and the Efficient Enterprise™

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - December 3, 2007) -

WHO:   CIOs, VPs of IT, IT Managers and Facility managers

WHAT:  Attendees will hear from industry experts who have assisted
       customers with successful blade server data center designs as
       well as:
        -- Keynotes and panel discussions lead by experts from APC, IBM,
           VMWare, CMP Media, Sun Microsystems and Carnegie Mellon
        -- Thought provoking presentations on the latest blade,
           virtualization, and power and cooling data center technologies,
           as well as a look at energy efficiency in the data center.
        -- Take home strategies for IT and facility managers that can be
           easily implemented with any blade server and/or virtualization
           deployment along with the opportunity to see the technology in
        -- Self guided tours of a data center onsite.

WHERE: The Intercontinental Hotel, 505 North Michigan Ave., Chicago

WHEN:  December 11, 2007, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

WHY:   Blade Ready™ Seminar events are designed by leading vendors to
       help IT and facility managers take full advantage of new blade
       technologies by offering products and services to help them assess,
       design, procure, stage, implement and interconnect their blade
       solution while maintaining an Efficient Enterprise™.

RSVP:  To find out if you qualify to attend, please contact the event
       coordinator at 1-888-464-3711


In February 2007, APC and MGE UPS Systems combined to form a $3 billion (EUR 2.4 billion) Critical Power & Cooling Services business unit of Schneider Electric. Together, APC and MGE offer the industry's most comprehensive product and solution range for critical IT and process applications in industrial, enterprise, small and medium business and home environments. APC and MGE solutions include uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), precision cooling units, racks, and design and management software, including APC's InfraStruXure® architecture the industry's most comprehensive integrated power, cooling, and management solution. Backed by the industry's broadest service organization and an industry leading R&D investment, the combined company's 12,000 employees help customers confront today's unprecedented power, cooling and management challenges. Schneider Electric, with 112,000 employees and operations in 190 countries, had 2006 annual sales of $18 billion (EUR 13.7 billion). For more information on APC and MGE, please visit All trademarks are the property of their owners.

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