Vertiv, formerly known as Emerson Network Power, today announced that it won two awards at the prestigious CIO Choice 2017 Honor & Recognition Awards ceremony held in Mumbai. The company was recognized amidst a gathering of over 400 esteemed CIOs and ICT business leaders for its excellent performance in two categories – Data Center Cooling and Data Center Power for large enterprises.
The CIO Choice Awards is a B2B platform that recognizes and honors products, services and solutions based on the preferences of CIOs and ICT decision makers. The awards recognize Vertiv for its excellent work amongst its peers in the industry and reemphasizes Vertiv’s commitment to its customers. The award-winning Liebert® range of products are designed by Vertiv to protect the power and IT infrastructure of an organizations’ mission critical systems.
This 5th annual CIO Choice event, focusing on companies based or operating in India, was by far the most competitive in its history, with the highest number of nominations and entry submissions to date. More than 200 entries were received this year, from a wide array of public and private ICT vendor companies, both large as well as small and medium enterprises and from a variety of geographic regions in India. CIO Choice 2017 Honor & Recognitions were presented in 52 categories, recognizing 28 distinct brands.
Winners of CIO Choice 2017 were determined by an independent CIO voting survey from across the country on product performance, customer satisfaction and continued customer service. It is a recognition and validation that CIOs can trust because it is ‘By the CIO and for the CIO’. It offers the CIO community an authentic aid to finding and considering the most preferred and stable products, services and solutions. Having earned the honor to wear the CIO Choice logo, ICT vendors will be enjoying new media campaigns and amplified CIO exposure resulting in increased sales. KPMG was the knowledge partner for CIO Choice 2017.
“The CIO Choice trust seal is a Gold Standard and validation from the CIO community as it is the voice of customer recognizing the brand as a trusted partner and displays customer centricity. When CIOs look for an ICT partner to meet their business challenges, choosing a company that has ‘THE TRUST’ of the CIO Choice Logo is an intelligent move,” said Anoop Mathur, founder and president at Centre of Recognition & Excellence.
Acknowledging the win, Vasudevan Rajagopalan, vice president, sales – India at Vertiv said, “These awards are a testimony to our ardent commitment towards our customers and we at Vertiv are humbled by this recognition. A win in such a a prestigious platform will only encourage us to outperform ourselves and raise the bar further in the data center cooling and power segments.”
Dr. A S Prasad, head, product and marketing – India at Vertiv added, “This is our first award since we rebranded from Emerson Network Power to Vertiv and we hope many more continue here on. We are very thankful for all the faith and support shown to us by the CIO community and vow to live up to the expectations of the industry. We will continue to outshine and innovate through the products and solutions we develop at Vertiv.”
The products that have been recognized as winners are:
DATA CENTER COOLING
Vertiv’s expertise in precision cooling has been proven through thousands of critical data centers around the world. The company manufactures the industry’s widest range of precision environmental control, including air conditioners, fluid chillers and heat rejection systems in capacities from one to more than 65 tonnes. These systems are available with a choice of cooling methods, including chilled water and air cooled. Vertiv offers the Liebert PCW, Liebert PDX, Liebert CRV, and Liebert PEX range of data center cooling solutions.
DATA CENTER POWER (UPS)
Vertiv’s data center power solutions address the need for a power infrastructure that can work across the enterprise to respond to constant change. These solutions can meet the strict power quality requirements of VoIP switches, thereby allowing businesses to deploy blade servers and other high-density equipment safely as well as cost-effectively. Liebert Hipulse-EX, Liebert Hipulse-U, Liebert EXM, Liebert NXc, and Liebert ITA are amongst popular solutions from Vertiv between 20kVA to 200kVA, that can build an infrastructure that allows organizations to add capacity without compromising availability or serviceability with constantly evolving requirements.