Tripp Lite’s New Integrated Solution Center Combines State-of-the-Art Training Program and Product Application Demos
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Chicago, IL (November 20, 2008)–Tripp Lite, a world-leading manufacturer of power protection equipment, has unveiled a 5,000 square foot product demonstration and training facility at the Tripp Lite World Headquarters in Chicago. The new Integrated Solution Center hosts a wide range of hands-on product application demonstrations and training courses for Tripp Lite distributors, resellers, end-users and employees.
Tripp Lite has designed a comprehensive training curriculum that adds to partner and employee expertise while increasing productivity and competitive advantage. Courses can be presented live or through a standard Web browser. They cover a variety of topics, including basic product knowledge, deeper technical proficiency, practical sales training, application training for creating integrated solutions and in-depth service training for Tripp Lite technical field service and maintenance. Application and service training courses lead to official certification of the student’s proficiency upon successful completion of all requirements.
Tripp Lite’s integrated solution experts can customize live application demos for the needs of specific domestic or international audiences, including varying levels of product knowledge, technical expertise and time availability. Demos can serve as sales tools, training aids or both, complementing training courses with hands-on experience. They showcase integrated solutions that address a variety of real-world applications and customer settings:
— IT Demo — Solutions for data centers, VoIP/telephony, hosting/colocation and more. Includes UPS systems, rack systems, KVM switches, PDUs, connectivity products and software.
— 3-Phase High-Power Demo — Demonstrates ideal configurations for specific customer needs, including modular architecture, redundancy, parallel capability and battery systems.
— Redundancy Demo — Integration of two or more UPS systems for fail-safe redundancy.
— Audio/Video Demo — Solutions and configurations for the latest audio/video applications.
— Alternative Power Demo — Integrating inverter/chargers and batteries into solar, hydroelectric, wind and other alternative power applications.
— Healthcare Demo — Solutions to meet the special needs and regulatory requirements of hospitals and other patient-care settings.
— Retail/Point-of-Sale Demo — Front-office, back-office, kiosk and display applications.
— Network Power Management Demo — Network power management using PowerAlert software or a third-party network management system.
“The Integrated Solution Center is a result of our domestic and international growth, which has been driven by customers searching for practical, cost-effective IT solutions,” said Keelin Wyman, Tripp Lite Executive Vice President. “The new facility demonstrates integrated solutions that address customer needs without requiring costly infrastructure changes. And our new training program guarantees that our employees and partners will have the know-how to tailor solutions that meet technical requirements without ignoring fiscal realities.”
About Tripp Lite
Outstanding product reliability and exceptional service have been Tripp Lite trademarks for more than 85 years. Tripp Lite’s innovations include the world’s first UPS system designed specifically for personal computers, and the world’s most trusted premium surge suppressor–the Isobar–with more than 16 million in use. Tripp Lite maintains the highest level of ready-to-ship inventory in the industry with more than 1,000 different products, including UPS systems, rack systems, PDUs, PowerAlert software for enterprise-level system management and control, surge suppressors, KVM switches, cables and connectivity products, inverters, power strips, notebook accessories and more. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Tripp Lite maintains a global presence with fully staffed offices worldwide. Additional information, including a list of Tripp Lite’s sales offices and authorized reseller partners, can be found by visiting Tripp Lite’s website: www.tripplite.com.
Gloria Wong – Media / Public Relations Manager
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