Eaton Recognized with 2014 Southeast Asia UPS Industry Product Line Strategy Leadership Award by Frost & Sullivan

SINGAPORE, Nov. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Eaton was commended with the 2014 Southeast Asia UPS Industry Product Line Strategy Leadership Award at the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Best Practices Awards held on the 16th of October at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore.

This Frost & Sullivan Product Line Strategy Leadership Award is presented each year to the company which has demonstrated competitive strategy leadership and offered a superior and comprehensive product line to meet the needs of its customers in the market.

The UPS industry in Southeast Asia is rapidly growing due to factors such as the rapid penetration of co-location and cloud services in the data centre market, increasingly favorable conditions for the adoption of smart grids across the region and the large increase in the number of conventional UPS buyers across the various industries. Customers are also constantly seeking integrated UPS solutions at optimal cost with attractive ROI.

To meet the exceptional power management capabilities throughout the power system, Eaton’s PowerChain management solutions help manage power system as a strategic asset that gives customers real business benefits. Driving Highly Efficient Modular solutions that enable 99% efficiency, flexible configurations, and ability to scale to support the needs for today and tomorrow. Eaton’s comprehensive portfolio of services and innovative products are designed and build to work together, providing consistent, effective management of the power system – from grip to the chip.

"Eaton’s firm belief in maintaining top-notch product quality has led the company to constantly upgrade its product lines to offer best-in-class efficiency and scalability. Serving the fiercely competitive UPS market, the company has gone the extra mile with two of its most highlighted product features – Variable Module Management System (VMMS) and Energy Saver System (ESS). Its comprehensive product portfolio has brought them rich dividends in the form of unparalleled customer value," said Amit Kumar Singh, Research Analyst, Energy & Environment, Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific. "This innovative ESS technology enables Eaton 93PM UPS to drive UPS energy losses to nearly zero, dramatically reducing energy consumption, environmental impact and power costs."

As part of its commitment to providing quality UPS products, Eaton has also adopted a proactive approach towards enhancing the customer ownership experience, which has been a key differentiator against its competitors. These include initiatives such as organizing "Customer Review" sessions with existing customers through the local sales team. This has in turn helped the company to retain the existing customers and generate repeat business from them.

With the enhanced customer ownership experience and robust service capabilities matched by an evolving product portfolio for diverse customers, Eaton is well aligned to its vision to provide complete power management solutions catering to diverse market verticals. Their continued efforts to prioritize customer needs and helps customers become more energy efficient through a portfolio of solutions have made them a leading competitor in the power management market.  

"By maintaining our strategic focus of delivering new, customer-driven power quality capabilities to organisations that demand high performance, we are delighted to be recognised as a category leader by Frost & Sullivan. This honour is a great validation of our strategy and indicative of Eaton’s continuous commitment to innovation and development of new products," affirmed Ivo Jurek, President of Eaton’s Electrical Sector, Asia Pacific. "With 28 major manufacturing sites, 8 Innovation Centres and 26,000 employees in Asia Pacific, we are committed to driving growth and customers satisfaction by delivering the products, services and solutions that are critical to our customers’ success.

The 2014 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Best Practices Awards recognize companies across industries commending their diligence, commitment, and innovative business strategies required to advance in the global marketplace.

Frost & Sullivan identifies the outstanding industry achievements in the past year by companies in the local and regional markets through its in-depth analysis and coverage of these industries. In keeping with Frost & Sullivan’s time-honoured commitment in pursuit of excellence and innovation, the awards offered are carefully reviewed and evaluated to reflect the current market landscape and include new emerging sectors.

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