Eaton Intelligent Power Software Suite

Eaton’s Intelligent Power Software Suite gives you all the tools you need to manage power devices in your physical or virtual environment. This innovative software solution ensures system uptime and data integrity by allowing you to monitor, manage and control the devices on your network remotely. Winner of the “Best of VMworld 2013” Gold Award in the Virtualization Management category!

Together with your ePDU and UPS units, the Intelligent Power Software Suite provides end-to-end power management for maximum uptime and data integrity. Use each software independently or as a powerful combination.


Download Intelligent Power Manager Software for extensive monitoring and management:

VMware’s vCenter Server 4 & 5 Standard Edition and vSphere 4 & 5 Enterprise Edition
Virtualization » module for vCenter, SCVMM, XenCenter x86 & x64: Windows 2003, 2008, XP, Vista, Seven x86 only: Win 2000
Virtual Appliance on CentOS 5.5 i386 (free license for 0-10 nodes)
Eaton PRO Management Pack for Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (IPM integration to System Center Operations Manager SCOM 2007)

Intelligent Power Protector shutdown software for extended power outages:

x86 & x64: Windows 2003, 2008, XP, Vista, Seven ; x86 only: Win 2000

IPSS – Features

Eaton’s Intelligent Power Manager software enables you to:

  • Remotely monitor and manage multiple devices across your network from a single interface; this can be integrated into an already existing platform, such as VMware, Microsoft or Citrix
  • Measure power consumption and kWh to calculate power usage effectiveness
  • Trigger live migration for virtual machines during power outages
  • Monitor and manage NetApp fabric-attached storage (FAS) systems and facilitate a graceful shutdown to protect data integrity in the event of an extended power outage with IPM 1.30

Eaton’s Intelligent Power Protector software enables you to:

  • Reboot hung-up machines through watchdog functionality
  • Avoid data loss by automating graceful shutdown of machines during extended power outage
  • Maximize uptime with redundancy capabilities for dual-cord servers


CRN reviewer Edward J. Correia says that in looking at the Eaton 5130 UPS with its Intelligent Power Software Suite, the most impressive thing "was the tightness and depth of [the software's] integration with VMware." Read the full review.

IPSS – Documentation

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IPSS - Options

Power Management Connectivity
Option Part Number
Environmental Rack Monitor (ERM)
The Eaton Environmental Rack Monitor (ERM) continuously monitors environmental conditions at the rack level, providing an extra level of security for critical assets. The primary application is for high-density dataView more
Environmental Monitoring Probe
Allows remote monitoring of temperature, humidity and two other contact devices (requires Network Card-MS)
Network Card-MS
Provides real time monitoring and control across UPSs in your network (Card is included with models 5PX1500RTN, 2200RTN, 3000RTUN, 3000iRT2UN)
Relay Card- MS
Enables automatic shutdown and network monitoring of a UPS system
IBM AS/400 Cable
UPS Interface cable for connection of the UPS to IBM iSeries/AS 400
Power Xpert Gateway UPS card
The Power Xpert Gateway UPS card allows direct connection to Ethernet networks and Web access to Eaton Powerware x-slot compatible UPSs.

IPSS – Service & Support

How to video: Basics of IPM

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