LayerZero News: Stay Informed on the Latest Power Distribution Innovations
LayerZero News is your go-to source for the latest news and feature content on what's new in the world of LayerZero Power Systems. We provide in-depth coverage of product releases, company information, and industry trends.
At LayerZero, we are committed to delivering solutions that enable our customers to operate safer and more reliably. Our products and services are designed to meet the evolving needs of critical infrastructure in industries such as data centers, aviation, financial institutions, credit card processing facilities, military applications, energy and utility companies, semiconductor manufacturing, government buildings, cryptocurrency mining operations, colocation facilities, Internet Service Providers (ISPs), research institutions, oil and gas, gaming and entertainment, healthcare, transportation, and many more.
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In a significant recognition of its industry leadership and dedication to its workforce, LayerZero Power Systems (LayerZero), a pioneer in mission-critical power distribution technology, has been named "Business of the Year" by the Aurora Chamber of Commerce.
LayerZero Power Systems has recently announced the trademark of INSIGHT IR, a groundbreaking technology in the energy industry. This trademark signifies a significant milestone for the company's innovative products.
LayerZero Power Systems, a leading provider of power distribution and monitoring solutions, has continued to experience strong demand for its power infrastructure solutions in 2022, prompting the company to make significant investments in expanding its manufacturing and testing capabilities.
LayerZero Power Systems is pleased to announce that its 800A Static Transfer Switch (STS) has passed the AC-156 test criteria with flying colors, including testing that verifies that in a seismic event the equipment will continue to function as intended.
LayerZero Power Systems, Inc. has announced the release of the Series 70: eRPP-SL2 Slim Remote Power Panel. The eRPP-SL2 distributes electrical power, maximizes the effectiveness of available critical space, and increases operator safety. The eRPP-SL2 requires a small footprint, permitting space-saving mounting configurations for up to 336 poles in two floor tiles.
LayerZero Announces Monitoring & Communications System
LayerZero Power Systems has announced the release of Zen Power Quality Monitoring. LayerZero Power Monitoring is a real-time power quality monitoring hardware & software suite for critical facilities. LayerZero Power Monitoring is designed to allow facilities to gain a deeper understanding of their power distribution infrastructure, pinpoint potential threats, and maximize uptime and reliability.
LayerZero has officially announced the release of the Series 70: eRDP-FS. The eRDP-FS is a web-enabled Remote Distribution Panel with Front and Side Access, designed to maximize operator safety and power reliability.
LayerZero has released the eRPP-FS, a front-and-side access Remote Power Panel with major improvements in operator safety. Inspired by NFPA-70E, the eRPP-FS defines a new standard for operator safety in Power Panel design.
LayerZero Power Systems, Inc. has been awarded U.S. Patent 8,674,555, "Neutral Switching High Speed AC Transfer Switch". The patent invention relates to the transfer of an electrical load from one power source to another power source incorporating a hybrid solid state/mechanical transfer switch.
The Series 70 eRDP design has been updated, featuring a front-only design, enhanced configurability, and significant improvements in build-quality. Featuring the SafePanel Panel Board, the updated eRDP is a significant improvement over previous designs.
LayerZero has released an updated eRPP design with improvements in safety, reliability, and convenience. Utilizing front-only access, the eRPP is safe to work on, highly reliable, with advanced power quality monitoring capabilities.
LayerZero Power Systems Announces LZ-Modbus Client Application
LayerZero Power Systems, Inc. announces the release of the LZ-Modbus application. LZ-Modbus is a desktop Modbus client, enabling LayerZero Customer Service Engineers with the ability to quickly and accurately verify and test Modbus operations on LayerZero products, including the company's eSTS Static Transfer Switch, ePODs Power Distribution Unit, and ePanel & eRPP Remote Power Panel products.
In an ongoing effort to keep up with customer demand, LayerZero Power Systems has established a new manufacturing facility in Aurora, Ohio, helping to serve its customers and employees well into the future. The facility contains design, manufacturing, testing, and training areas, as well as a demonstration showroom with live working LayerZero equipment.
LayerZero Power Systems was Awarded the Weatherhead100 Award
LayerZero Power Systems, Inc., the technology leader in data center power reliability solutions, has been awarded a Weatherhead100 award for one of the fastest-growing companies in Northeast Ohio. As one of the fastest-growing companies in Northeast Ohio, LayerZero Power Systems was honored at the Weatherhead100 awards on Tuesday, December 4, 2012.
LayerZero Power Systems introduces the eOSI Model of network interconnectivity
LayerZero Power Systems, Inc. has introduced the Extended Open System Interconnection (eOSI) model, an updated version of the OSI model. The eOSI Model is an abstract model that describes the architecture of data communications for networked computers. The eOSI Model is a conceptual framework that consists of logical layers that build upon each other, allowing data center professionals to more effectively identify and resolve individual problems.
LayerZero Power Systems Releases the First Fanless 1200 A eSTS Static Transfer Switch
LayerZero Power Systems, Inc. has announced the release of the 1200 A Series 70: eSTS Static Transfer Switch. The 1200 A eSTS Static Transfer Switch provides power switching functionality for redundant sources during electrical power abnormalities, transferring power between multiple sources in under a quarter of an electrical cycle in a manner where the critical load experiences no interruption in power in the event of an outage.
LayerZero Power Systems announces the release of the Series 70 ePODs: Type-X
LayerZero Power Systems, Inc. has announced the release of the Series 70 ePODs: Type-X Power Distribution Unit. The ePODs: Type-X Web-Enabled Power Distribution Unit features an optional high-efficiency transformer with SafePanel™ distribution and is designed to maximize power reliability while providing advanced power monitoring functionality.
LayerZero Co-Founder Jim Galm Elevated To Senior IEEE Member Grade
Jim Galm, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer of LayerZero Power Systems, Inc., has been selected as a Senior Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) member. The grade of Senior Member requires experience reflecting professional maturity and significant professional achievements.
LayerZero Power Systems Releases Series 70: ePanel-HD Remote Power Panel
LayerZero Power Systems, Inc. has announced the release of the Series 70: ePanel-HD High Density Remote Power Panel, designed to help data center facilities provide maximum power reliability to high-density zones.
Measuring Energy Usage To Improve Data Center Efficiency
LayerZero Power Systems Power Distribution Units (ePODs), Power Panels (eRPPs), and ePanels help data center facilities improve energy efficiency by delivering information needed to measure Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE).
LayerZero Power Systems Announces Series 70: ePanel
LayerZero Power Systems, Inc. has announced the release of the Series 70: ePanel product line, high-reliability Power Distribution Units (PDUs) that are designed to protect sensitive IT power loads. The Series 70: ePanel is a wall-mounted panel board with current-limiting fast-acting circuit breakers, providing high-speed selective trip coordination in a compact design, with optional branch-level monitoring.
LayerZero Power Systems Announces eBOSS Build-To-Order Configurator
LayerZero Power Systems, Inc. today announced the release of its web-based product configuration solution, designed to help clients quickly and accurately configure LayerZero power distribution products.
LayerZero Awarded Patent For Dynamic Phase Compensated Transfer Technology
LayerZero Power Systems, Inc. announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent number 7,589,438 B2 to LayerZero Power Systems, Inc., for an invention that automatically compensates for differences in phases between sources.
LayerZero Series 70 eRPPs Offers Superior Connectivity With SNMP
LayerZero announces the release of SNMP connectivity for the Series 70 eRPPs Remote Power Panel product line. The Series 70 eRPPs provides comprehensive power monitoring information, and SNMP connectivity helps make this information more accessible while offering improved networked unit administration capability.
Bluetooth-Enabled Series 70 eRPPs Provides Flexible Access To Critical Power Data
In an effort to facilitate data centers with improved access to power usage data, LayerZero Power Systems, Inc. releases Bluetooth functionality for the Series 70 eRPPs Web-Enabled Remote Power Panel product line.
LayerZero Completes 1200 A SafePanel™ Short-Circuit & Withstand Testing To UL 67
LayerZero Power Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce the successful completion of Short-Circuit & Withstand testing for 1200 A SafePanel™ Units to Underwriter's Laboratory (UL) 67 standard for panel boards.
Series 70 eRPP Selective Trip Coordination Testing Complete
LayerZero Power Systems, Inc. has completed key testing of a Selective Trip Coordination technology, a method to ensure that when a downstream fault occurs in a Remote Power Panel, only the breaker closest to the fault trips.
LayerZero Power Systems Launches Series 70 eSTS Static Transfer Switch
LayerZero Power Systems, Inc. has announced the release of the Series 70 eSTS Static Transfer Switch, an automatic transfer switch that embeds a variety of innovations designed to help protect data center operators.
LayerZero Power Systems Launches Series 70 Products In Recognition Of NFPA 70E
LayerZero Power Systems, Inc., a leading provider of power distribution products for data centers, has announced the launch of the Series 70 product line in recognition of NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) 70E requirements.
LayerZero 1200 A, 3-Source OPTS Static Transfer Switch Released To Manufacture
LayerZero Power Systems, Inc. has announced the release of the 1200 A 3-Source OPTS for manufacture, an automatic static transfer switch that provides quality power switching between multiple, redundant sources, designed for continuous power distribution in mission-critical environments.
LayerZero Power Systems Announces OPTS Clock Synchronization Using Network Time Protocol (NTP)
LayerZero Power Systems, Inc. releases an update to the OPTS product line that enables clock synchronization over a network using Network Time Protocol (NTP), making setup easier, and providing superior time-stamping functionality over competitive solutions.
LayerZero Power Systems Announces Successful 1200 A OPTS High Fault Test at KEMA-PowerTest Labs
LayerZero Power Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce the successful completion of Closing and Withstand tests of its 1200 A Optical Power Transfer Switch (OPTS) product line at KEMA-Powertest Labs in Chalfont, PA.
Field Service Scheduling Tool Launched On CustomerWeb
LayerZero Power Systems, Inc. releases a Field Service Scheduling Tool for its CustomerWeb online portal, allowing for customer scheduling to be more effectively optimized to fit specific customer needs.
LayerZero Power Systems Announces Production Tracking On CustomerWeb
LayerZero Power Systems, Inc. announces a web-based tool that provides customers with the ability to track where in the production process their jobs are in real-time, making available detailed information regarding the status and location of their orders.
LayerZero Power Systems Announces ServiceWeb Portal
LayerZero Power Systems, Inc., a designer of high reliability power distribution technologies, announces the release of the ServiceWeb Portal, a customer website that promises to be an outstanding resource for customers to have access to detailed service information about LayerZero equipment.
LayerZero Power Systems, Inc., a leading provider of power distribution products to critical industries globally, announces that it has launched a new Internet portal that provides comprehensive information for its customers.
LayerZero Completes 800 A OPTS Fault Testing at KEMA-Powertest Labs
LayerZero Power Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce the successful completion of Closing and Withstand tests of its 800 A Optical Power Transfer Switch (OPTS) product line at KEMA-Powertest Labs in Chalfont, PA.
MODBUS/TCPIP platform launched for eSTS and ePODs For Remote Monitoring
LayerZero Power Systems announces that it has released a platform that utilizes the connectivity of MODBUS/TCPIP to its line of eSTS Static Transfer Switch and ePODs Power Distribution Units, enabling the framework to be accessed remotely.
Dynamic Phase Compensated Transfer Demonstrated At LayerZero Power Systems
LayerZero Power Systems, Inc. announces the successful demonstration of its Dynamic Phase Compensated Transfer technique, a new switching algorithm that promises to revolutionize the reliability of power distribution for critical industries.
Type-S and Type-P ePODs Operator Training Program Launch
LayerZero Power Systems announces a comprehensive plan to provide specialized training to data center professionals that will help prepare workers with the skills necessary to effectively operate LayerZero ePODs.
LayerZero Power Systems Type-P ePODs Released To Manufacture
LayerZero Power Systems announces the release of the ePODs: Type-P, a Power Distribution Unit featuring a solid-state Static Transfer Switch on the primary side of the transformer, delivering to twelve sub-feed circuit breakers.
LayerZero Power Systems Releases ePODs: Type-S To Manufacture
LayerZero Power Systems announces the release to manufacturing of the ePODs: Type-S integrated static transfer switch with power distribution, designed to provide safe and reliable power distribution for data centers.
LayerZero ePODs Power Distribution Unit Listed to UL/CSA 60950
LayerZero Power Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce the completion of product safety testing of its Web-enabled Power Distribution Units (ePODs) and Web-enabled Remote Distribution Panel product lines.
LayerZero Power Systems Launches Triple Modular Redundant OPTS
LayerZero Power Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce the Triple Modular Redundant (TMR) Optical Power Transfer Switch (OPTS), a static transfer switch design that utilizes three isolated and mutually exclusive copies of each critical board, offering the highest reliability design in the industry.
Milind M. Bhanoo and James M. Galm announced the founding of LayerZero Power Systems, Inc., an Ohio Corporation. The founders' vision is to provide ultimately reliable and information-centric electric power distribution products with open connectivity to mission-critical facilities.