Legrand and OptiCool Technologies Announce Joint Marketing Agreement


NEW LONDON, CT--(Marketwired - Jun 17, 2013) - Legrand® (PARIS: LR) and OptiCool Technologies announce an agreement to jointly market OptiCool's innovative cooling solution with the broad range of Legrand network infrastructure products to the North American data center market.

Under the terms of the agreement, Legrand and OptiCool® are collectively targeting the data center market with rack-based precision cooling. This integrated system incorporates the OptiCool refrigerant-based cooling solution and enclosures manufactured by Legrand, along with related data center products. Customers can take advantage of a fully integrated cabinet solution with extreme energy efficiency and high-capacity cooling.

"We've always been impressed by the quality and design of the Legrand portfolio. We are now proud to have an integrated solution that will add value to our mutual customer base," said Jeff Burke, President of OptiCool Technologies.

"By creating this joint marketing agreement, Legrand can strengthen its portfolio of cooling solutions, especially for customers looking for the highest energy and space efficiency designs. We understand that our customers are constantly looking for ways to control their operating expenditures while enjoying peace of mind with guaranteed uptime, added capacity, flexibility and scalability. We firmly believe that the OptiCool data center cooling solution provides all those benefits and the level of interest in the marketplace has never been so high," stated Mark Panico, President of Data Communications for Legrand.

Legrand and OptiCool will be exhibiting together at the following upcoming events:

Gartner IOM Summit – June 18-19 – Orlando, FL

Cisco Live – June 24-27 – Orlando, FL

About Legrand
Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value and acquisitions are prime vectors for growth. Legrand reported sales of close to $5.8 billion in 2012. Legrand has a strong presence in the North American market, with a portfolio of well-known product lines that include Cablofil, Electrorack, Middle Atlantic, NuVo, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Vantage, Watt Stopper and Wiremold. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819)

About OptiCool Technologies
OptiCool Technologies is a leading provider of innovative data center cooling solutions. The company specializes in refrigerant-based, close-coupled cooling solutions designed to support a wide variety of data center applications. OptiCool delivers practical solutions that can adapt to any environment and supports both existing facility upgrades or new construction. The OptiCool data center cooling solution supports the spectrum of low- through high-density cooling requirements without the need for a raised floor. Depending on the specific location, energy efficiency subsidies may be available for implementing the OptiCool solution. OptiCool Technologies designs, develops, manufactures, market and supports the award-winning OptiCool data center cooling solution from corporate headquarters located in Webster, New York.

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