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Vicor Corporation

October 01, 2013 08:00 ET

Vicor to Highlight 400 VDC Distribution for Telecom and Datacenter Applications at INTELEC 2013

Vicor's Maurizio Salato Teams With Industry Experts to Assess the Benefits, Infrastructure Ecosystem and Implementation Strategies for Higher Voltage DC Distribution

ANDOVER, MA--(Marketwired - Oct 1, 2013) - Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced its participation at INTELEC® 2013, October 13 - 17, at the Congress Center in Hamburg, Germany. At the event, Maurizio Salato, Vicor's director of systems engineering, will deliver two technical presentations focused on 380/400 VDC distribution for telecom and datacenter applications, co-written with other leading power experts from across the industry. On Monday, October 14, in Room 3, Mr. Salato will participate in the following presentations as part of the event's High Voltage DC technical program:

"380 VDC Ecosystem Development: Present Status and Future Challenges" - Co-presented with representatives from HP, Universal Electric Corporation, Juniper Networks and Emerson Network Power, this session will provide an overview and progress update focused on the ecosystem development and future direction for 380 VDC distribution in datacenter and telecom facilities. This session is scheduled for 3:20 PM local time.

"Power Adapter Design for Seamless Interface of Low Voltage Equipment to 400 VDC Distribution" - Co-written with representatives from Universal Electric Corporation and Emerson Network Power, this presentation will provide an analysis and architectural design of power electronic adapters for bridging new 400 VDC distribution infrastructure to conventional 12 V and 48 V backplanes. This session is scheduled for 5:20 PM local time.

"400 VDC distribution has emerged as the preferred power architecture for new and upgraded datacenter and telecom facilities, enabling a host of compelling, interrelated benefits including simplified power chains, reduced energy consumption and lower upfront costs," said Robert DeRobertis, Director, Global Marketing, Vicor. "INTELEC affords us an excellent opportunity to gather with our peers in the power electronics community to assess the past, present and future evolution of higher voltage DC distribution for these applications."

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INTELEC®, the International Telecommunications Energy Conference, is an international forum for the exchange of information on energy and power for communication systems including IP and multimedia applications both today and in the future. The conference provides a unique opportunity for designers, manufacturers, distributors of power equipment and network operators to interact directly with researchers and users to discuss a wide variety of topics of power systems, components and energy storage technologies, exchange operational experience and other related energy topics. For more information visit

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About Vicor Corporation
Headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts, Vicor Corporation designs, manufactures and markets innovative, high-performance modular power components, from bricks to semiconductor-centric solutions, to enable customers to efficiently convert and manage power from the wall plug to the point of load. Complementing an extensive portfolio of patented innovations in power conversion and power distribution with significant application development expertise, Vicor offers comprehensive product lines addressing a broad range of power conversion and management requirements across all power distribution architectures, including CPA, DPA, IBA, FPA™ and CBA. Vicor focuses on solutions for performance-critical applications in the following markets: enterprise and high performance computing, telecommunications and network infrastructure, industrial equipment and automation, vehicles and transportation and aerospace and defense electronics.

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