WEST HARTFORD, Conn., November 2, 2017– Legrand, North and Central America (LNCA), an innovation leader in power, light and data technologies for homes, workplaces and data centers, today announced the purchase of Server Technology, Inc., a leading provider of rack power distribution units and power management software for critical infrastructures such as labs, data centers, and telecommunications facilities. The acquisition will enhance Legrand’s global leadership position in the data center power industry and expand PDU offerings for key customer segments such as hyperscale, colocation, and global enterprise end-users.
Server Technology will become part of LNCA’s Data Center Power and Control division, which also includes Raritan. Both the Server Technology and Raritan businesses will continue to operate independently, offering customers a broad array of products and solutions to meet the complex power demands of today’s constantly evolving data centers.
“The acquisition of Server Technology demonstrates Legrand’s continuing commitment to innovation and leadership in the data center market,” said John Selldorff, President and CEO of LNCA. “Server Technology’s robust offering of intelligent PDU product lines, including -48 VDC, as well as basic power strips, will complement our current PDU and KVM offerings from Raritan and strengthen our ability to meet the complex needs of the data center marketplace.”
“We are excited to join LNCA and provide customers with a broader product portfolio, as well as advanced R&D capabilities and an expanded global reach,” said Brandon Ewing, General Manager of Server Technology. “The combination of Server Technology and Raritan will enable us to provide accelerated product development, better service, and faster response times to customers in North America and across the globe.”