CMS Distribution has been a distributor of APC in the UK and Ireland since 1998. American Power Conversion provides your customers protection against many of the primary causes of data loss, hardware damage and downtime.

American Power Conversion is a leading manufacturer of uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) including InfraStruXure, UPS replacement batteries and single phase UPS systems.

Founded in 1981, they are a leading provider of global, end-to-end AC and DC-based back-up power products and services, which include surge suppressors, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), power conditioning equipment, power management software and DC power systems as well as precision cooling equipment and professional and consulting services for Nonstop Networking™.

APC, known for Legendary Reliability™, sets the standard for quality, innovation and support for power protection solutions from desktop systems to data centre operations to entire facilities. Its comprehensive solutions, which are designed for both home and corporate environments, improve the manageability, availability and performance of sensitive electronic, network, communication and industrial equipment of all sizes. In 2007 APC was acquired by Schneider Electrics to form part of their Critical Power & Cooling Services (CPCS) business unit.

Known for its quality, innovation and industry leading service and support, APC has perhaps the longest list of accolades in its industry. Not satisfied with this, they continue to work diligently to achieve their corporate mission of creating delighted customers by improving the manageability, availability and performance of information and communication systems through the rapid delivery of innovative solutions to real customer problems.

In today’s “always on, always available” world where businesses can’t stop and downtime is measured in dollars, American Power Conversion provides protection against some of the leading causes of downtime, data loss and hardware damage: power problems and temperature.

As a global leader in network-critical physical infrastructure (NCPI) solutions, APC sets the standard in its industry for quality, innovation and support. Its comprehensive solutions, which are designed for both home and corporate environments, improve the manageability, availability and performance of sensitive electronic, network, communications and industrial equipment of all sizes.

APC sets itself apart from the competition in several ways:

  • Global one-stop solutions- providing worldwide access to “best-of-breed” offerings
  • Financial strength- APC’s financial strength makes it an attractive partner
  • Efficient manufacturing- providing high quality products to customers worldwide
  • Innovative product offerings – designing solutions to address “real” customer needs

Corporate Mission

The mission of APC is to create delighted customers by improving the manageability, availability, and performance of information and communication systems through rapid development and delivery of innovative solutions to real customer problems.
Today the company focuses its efforts on four application areas: home/home office, business networks, access provider networks, data centres and facilities.

Each requires customised efforts for products, sales and marketing, but each has a common theme: high availability is increasingly essential. APC is positioning itself to be the preferred brand worldwide in all four of these application areas.

Recognition and Awards

Over the years, APC has received hundreds of awards worldwide– more than any other UPS manufacturer. Such designations have recognised them both for their reliable solutions and overall business performance.

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