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UPS Topologies

Date: Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Location: SRP Information Services Building (ISB), 1600 N Priest Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281

Speaker: Kit Killingsworth, Active Power

Topic: "UPS Topologies"

UPS Topologies – what do they all mean and when to use batteries or Flywheels?
Topics covered:
* Traditional UPS topology with batteries or with FW's
* Parallel Online topology
* Fywheel Systems
* Advantages/Disadvantages
* Primary Applications/Markets for Flywheels
* Market trends (Cloud Computing driving larger Colo Datacenters)

Speaker Bio:
Mr. Kit Killingsworth is the Director of Sales for the West for Active Power. He has worked in various sales and field service positions in the UPS industry since 1984. For the past 12 years with Active Power, he has developed into an expert in battery free, flywheel UPS technology. Prior to that, he worked for 10 years with EPE Technology/MGE, a leading supplier of double conversion, battery based UPS. He also worked for Electronic Data Systems (EDS) maintaining UPS and battery systems as well as ancillary HVAC systems. Kit is a licensed electrician and has a degree in electronic engineering with extensive study in HVAC, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning.

Mr. Killingsworth has 27 years of experience in electronic, electrical, HVAC and UPS systems in facility and data center applications. For the past 12 years, Mr. Killingsworth has earned the status of ‘expert’ in the design, application and implementation of battery free, flywheel UPS technology for manufacturing, data center and XXXX applications where quality of power is mandatory. Mr. Killingsworth also managed electrical and mechanical infrastructure for Electronic Data Systems (EDS) data centers and Dean Witter Reynolds, later to become Sears Technology Services.

Education: Licensed Electrician and an Electronic Engineering degree from DeVry University.