Legrand has announced its acquisition of California-based ZPE Systems.
ZPE Systems provides resilience and security solutions for business-critical infrastructure, including hardware and software that enable remote management of network IT equipment from data centres to the edge.
ZPE Systems will become a business unit of Legrand’s Data, Power, and Control (DPC) Division. ZPE Systems’ Vice President and General Manager Arnaldo Zimmermann will remain in his role, reporting to Brian DiBella, President of Legrand’s DPC Division.
“ZPE Systems leads the fast growing and profitable data centre and edge management infrastructure market. This acquisition allows Legrand to enter a promising new segment whose strong growth is expected to accelerate further with the development of artificial intelligence and associated needs,” said John Selldorff, President and CEO, Legrand, North and Central America.
“Edge computing, AI and operational technology will require more complex data centres and edge infrastructure with intelligent IT needs to be built in disparate remote geographies. This makes remote management and operation a critical requirement. ZPE Systems is well positioned to address this need through high performance automation infrastructure solutions, which are complementary to our current data centre offerings.”
“By joining forces with Legrand, ZPE Systems is advancing our leadership position in management infrastructure and propelling our technology and solutions to further support existing and new market opportunities,” added Zimmermann.