Date: January 9, 2017
RALEIGH, NC — Power management company Eaton today announced that it is collaborating with Scale Computing, the market leader in hyperconverged storage, server and virtualization for midsized companies. As part of the collaboration, Eaton and Scale Computing will provide data center and information technology (IT) professionals with power management solutions that scale along with Scale Computing’s HC3® environment, to meet their growth and expansion needs.
“As more midsized companies shift mission-critical IT resources to virtual infrastructures, IT professionals face increasing pressure to create efficiencies while ensuring business continuity,” said Jeff Ready, CEO and co-founder of Scale Computing. “With Eaton’s products now powering our industry-leading solutions, these organizations can capitalize on the hyperconvergence trend while protecting their investments for the long term.”
Scale Computing’s HC3 virtualization platform is a complete “data center in a box,” offering organizations server, storage and virtualization integrated into a single appliance. Using industry-standard components, the HC3 platform delivers a data center solution that reduces operational complexity, allows a faster response to business issues and dramatically reduces costs.
Eaton provides scalable and redundant power management supplies to Scale Computing HC3 appliances in up to 8-node clusters. These include:
“Customers transitioning to a hyperconverged infrastructure look for simplicity and scalability in identifying the right technology to meet their needs,” said Hervé Tardy, vice president and general manager, Distributed Power Quality Division, Eaton. “The combination of Scale Computing’s HC3 appliances with Eaton’s solutions will deliver business value for midsized businesses by helping them quickly and easily adopt hyperconverged technology with a complete power management solution to organize, protect and manage their investments.”
To learn more about Eaton’s collaboration with Scale Computing, visit powerquality.eaton.com/About-Us/Alliances/Scale-Computing/ . To learn more about Scale Computing’s innovative HC3 platform, visit www.scalecomputing.com. To learn about Eaton’s full line of products to help data center professionals organize, protect and manage their critical infrastructure, visit Eaton.com/powerquality.
Eaton’s electrical business is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges.
Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.
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