Eaton Makers Power Management Easy


Why Eaton for Your Power Management

Eaton is dedicated to ensuring that reliable, efficient, and safe power is available when teachers need it the most. With unparalleled knowledge of electrical power management across all industries, Eaton delivers customized, integrated solutions to solve your most critical classroom power challenges. Eaton’s award-winning Intelligent Power Manager (IPM) software seamlessly integrates with network, server, storage, and virtualization platforms to protect, manage, and support.

FREE Customer On-site Power Review

As an Eaton partner, Connection is offering a FREE On-site Power Review to our customers—a $1500 value. We can help discover your power needs and the supporting equipment you will need through a best-in-class methodology.

  • Map electrical infrastructure primary and sub-panel capability for utilization in future power implementation.
  • Provide load calculation assistance using your supplied equipment lists.
    • If equipment lists do not exist, the load will be calculated by reviewing the load information from the equipment at the site.
  • Review new UPS technologies and how to effectively and efficiently implement at user location based on the information obtained.
  • Discuss the benefits and the methods of obtaining branch circuit monitored information from the critical loads.
  • Detailed discussion on connectivity methods to effectively manage UPS products as well as additional facility equipment on a single networked platform.
  • After a detailed review, we will work closely with Eaton to provide a quote for agreed upon equipment.
  • Continued technical support for pre-sale and post-sale support on the critical power project outlined in the quotation.

Eaton UPSgrade Program

Is it time to upgrade your existing power management solution? Trade in your old Eaton UPS or a competitor’s UPS for a new unit! The Eaton UPSgrade program is an easy and cost effective way to upgrade your existing UPS. Any UPS can be traded in, regardless of the manufacture. And by utilizing UPSgrade, Eaton will also pay for the return shipping and the disposal of your old unit.

Integrated Solutions for Easy Power Management

Eaton understands that selecting the correct power management solution can be challenging, so they’ve simplified things by bundling the key elements into a single part number. Eaton RackPack delivers the right solution for your converged deployment, allowing you to effectively organize, protect, and manage the converged environment of your choice.

  • VMware Technology Alliance partner
  • Eaton's Intelligent Power Manager (IPM) software integrates seamlessly into VMware's vCenter dashboard and vRealize Operations Manager platform
  • IPM is VMware Ready and has met specific VMware integration and interoperability standards

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  • EMC Technology Connect Advantage Partner
  • Eaton's power management solution suite is VSPEX Labs Validated and vBlock Ready
  • Published VSPEX reference architecture, solution overview, IPM VSPEX implementation guide, and joint solution brief

  • Eaton is the only power quality vendor to integrate into SimpliVity platform
  • Eaton's IPM software integrates directly with SimpliVity's OmniCube to automate virtual workload management

  • Eaton's IPM software is Nutanix Ready for VMware hosted appliances for both Applications and Operating systems, as well as Backup and Disaster Recovery
  • Eaton is the first and only power quality vendor to integrate into the Nutanix platform.

  • Cisco Preferred Solution and DevNet Partner
  • Cisco Compatible solution provider for Eaton UPS, ePDU and enclosures
  • Eaton's IPM software integrates directly with UCS server management to provide power-capping capability, enabling users to set server consumption limits during extended power outages

  • NetApp Alliance Partner
  • Eaton's IPM software integrates directly with NetApp ONTAP to provide supervision and shutdown capability for FAS
  • Eaton is a featured "FlexPod Powered" solution—one of the five inaugural ecosystem partners in the program
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Why Eaton Through Connection

Connection has the solutions and services your institution needs to make the most of your technology budget. We can design and implement cost-effective, cutting-edge power management solutions throughout your environment. As a national service provider and certified reseller for Eaton, as well as a certified reseller for all of Eaton's integrated solutions partners, Connection can be your one-stop shop for all your power management needs.

Contact an Account Manager today to learn more about our exclusive Eaton UPSgrade program and more.