Media Brief - 2017

Date: 31 August 2017

Eaton Hardware and Software Solutions Recognized Among the Year’s Top IT Products at the 2017 Golden Bridge Awards

August 31, 2017 … Eaton today announced that its 5P rackmount compact uninterruptible power supply (UPS) received the Gold award in the “Information Technology (IT) – Hardware” category at the 2017 Golden Bridge Awards. Additionally, Eaton’s Visual Power Manager software was honored with a Bronze award in the “Information Technology (IT) – Software Innovations” category. The Golden Bridge Awards are part of an annual industry and peer recognition program honoring the best companies, products, innovations and teams from around the world.

The 5P rackmount compact UPS is an efficient, flexible source of backup power for edge computing environments, network closets and computer rooms. The compact solution makes managing a UPS easier than ever, even in virtualized environments, and features advanced control with Eaton’s Intelligent Power Manager (IPM) software, allowing for remote management and integration into leading virtualization platforms. The 5P rackmount compact UPS also allows for deployment in tight spaces, saving valuable equipment space with its compact footprint.

Eaton’s Visual Power Manager is an easy-to-use, comprehensive power monitoring software that saves time and simplifies the day-to-day monitoring of IT environments. The software provides data center and information technology professionals with the tools to monitor and manage rack power distribution units (PDUs) and UPSs in their infrastructure. Visual Power Manager is easy to deploy, simplifies day-to-day monitoring of rack power distribution and helps maintain business continuity in data centers of all sizes and types.

The Golden Bridge Awards are part of an annual industry and peer recognition program honoring best companies of all types and sizes in North America, Europe, the Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. The awards also recognize products, innovations, management and teams, women in business and PR and marketing campaigns. Winners will be honored during the awards dinner and presentation on Sept. 18, 2017, in San Francisco, California. For more information, visit

The full list of 2017 Golden Bridge Award winners is featured online.

For more information on Eaton’s 5P rackmount compact UPS solutions, visit For more information on Eaton’s Visual Power Manager software, visit To learn about Eaton’s complete portfolio of power quality products and services, visit