For nearly four decades, APC has been the industry-standard for reliable power and physical IT infrastructure. Now the leading name in IT departments large and small and among our vast community of channel partners, our history of innovation has pushed our products into the global spotlight with infrastructure, management, and data security solutions protecting organisations around the world.

Incorporated in 1981, the American Power Conversion Corporation was established with a focus on research and development into solar electricity. . Formed by three electronic power engineers from MIT, APC then opened a Rhode Island-based manufacturing facility in 1986; the company also produced its first UPS that year, the 450AT+, which received a PC Magazine ‘Editor’s Choice’ award. In 1988, APC stock was made available for public trade.

1989 brought the introduction of the award-winning PowerChute® software which revolutionised power management, as well as product sales through two major distributors, Tech Data and Ingram Micro. In 1990, APC continued to introduce superior products such as the Smart-UPS® line, now recognised as the industry’s premier network power protection solution. That same year President and CEO, Rodger B. Dowdell, Jr., was named New England ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ by Inc. Magazine.

Throughout the 1990s, APC entered other markets with 155 new products such as SurgeArrest® surge protectors, Matrix-UPS®, the industry’s first modular UPS, a new generation of Smart-UPS, the company’s first Back-UPS Pro® models, and the Symmetra® Power Array™ which revolutionised the industry with redundancy, scalability and serviceability in a single solution. These product developments, the opening of two international manufacturing facilities (Galway, Ireland in 1994 and the Philippines in 1996), as well as the acquisition of Systems Enhancement Corp. and Silcon A/S, drove APC’s annual revenue above the $1 billion milestone in 1998.

On February 14, 2007, APC was acquired by Schneider Electric, a multinational European corporation known globally for its expertise in energy management and automation. This led to the establishment of the Critical Power & Cooling Services (CPCS) Business Unit, which now includes the APC and MGE UPS Systems brands.

Back-UPS Pro

Back-UPS ProHigh-Performance Computer and Electronics UPS for Premium Power Protection

The Back-UPS Pro family offers guaranteed power protection for high performance computer systems, routers/modems, external storage devices, game consoles and other electronics in your home or business. These UPSs supply electronics with abundant battery backup during outages and stabilize unsafe voltage levels. They also provide power protection from damaging surges and spikes, and allow the use of management software so you get the most out of your UPS. Premium features of this family may include Automatic Voltage Regulation (AVR), an LCD display, Smart Outlets, energy saving functions that reduce electricity use, network manageability, Watchdog, or configurable outlets. Together with the rest of the Back-UPS Pro’s standard features, they are the perfect choice to protect your data and keep your system available.


  • Customizable voltage-transfer points – Adjust the voltage points (widen or tighten the range) where your UPS transfers to battery to maximize useful battery life and protect sensitive electronics.
  • Green mode – Patent-pending operating mode that bypasses unused electrical components in good power conditions to achieve very high operating efficiency without sacrificing any protection.
  • Boost and Trim Automatic Voltage Regulation (AVR) – Gives higher application availability by correcting low and high voltage conditions without using the battery (not available on all models).
  • Battery failure notification – Provides early-warning fault analysis on batteries enabling timely preventive maintenance
  • Cold-start capable – Provides temporary battery power when the utility power is out.
  • Intelligent battery management – Maximizes battery performance, life, and reliability through intelligent, precision charging.
  • Customizable voltage sensitivity – Toggle between pre-determined voltage-transfer points depending on your power quality (high, medium or low sensitivity), maximizing useful battery life and protecting sensitive electronics.
  • Transformer-block spaced outlets – Protect equipment with input transformer blocks without blocking access to other receptacles.
  • Automatic self-test – Periodic battery self-test ensures early detection of a battery that needs to be replaced.

Smart Distribution Panel with ATS

Manages and delivers redundant power paths to the InfraStruXure system.

Makes correct and timely availability decisions automatically.
Smart Distribution Panel with ATS

Rack Air Distribution

Air distribution systems for power dense racks and low-pressure areas

Rapidly deployable solutions to quickly address hot spots in existing IT environments.
Rack Air Distribution
These rack-based cooling products are specifically integrated in or on individual rack enclosures to solve inadequate air distribution problems. Rack Air Distribution systems work with existing cooling products to either provide cool air to or remove heat from the rack enclosure. These hot spot problem solvers ensure uniform inlet temperatures to the IT equipment.



  • Easy to install – Innovative design allows for fast, easy installation by almost anybody.


  • Increases Airflow – Provides proper intake temperatures, increasing equipment life.

Easy Modular Data Center All-in-One

Prefabricated IT Infrastructure (UPS, cooling, racks, and management software), factory assembled all in one purpose-built, secure, weatherproof structure utilizing Easy solutions.

Schneider Electric is taking the modular concept to the next level with its new line of Easy Modular Data Center All-in-One solutions that can be produced in only eight weeks. Customers can choose between four standard designs and take advantage of the speed and cost savings from an industry-leading company.
Easy Modular Data Center All-in-One


By combining power, cooling, and IT infrastructure into one solution, modular data centres provide exceptional value for organizations looking to implement an edge computing strategy. With the new pre-engineered Easy Modular Data Center All-in-Ones, Schneider is able to streamline the process, eliminate the upfront engineering and design work, and deliver a quality finished solution that can be produced in only eight weeks.



  • Predictable Cost and Performance – Pre-engineered designs and factory assembled and tested infrastructure dramatically reduce total the total project timeline and complexity. This minimizes construction cost overruns and changes to the original engineering design. The result is the cost you expected the performance you planned for.
  • Pre-engineered and Factory Assembled – Prefabricated Modules are designed and built to precise specifications in a controlled factory environment and utilize DCIM software which results in improved reliability and a more predictably performing data centre.

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