March 18, 2008 -- Frost & Sullivan has recognized Chatsworth Products, Inc. (CPI) with the "2008 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Business Development Strategy Leadership," in the world rack and rack options markets.
"As end-users continue to adopt newer, faster, and denser rack-mount equipment, rack requirements vary widely, and customized solutions are becoming the norm," comments Frost & Sullivan's Industry Manager, Vishal Sapru. "With CPI, next-generation design tools are available in-house and to customers online, making the process as smooth as possible for the development team and the whole experience seamless to the customer."
CPI's products include traditional structural support systems for organizing, storing, and securing IT and communications equipment, distributed through a global network of partners, integrators, and prime contractors. The company has garnered several patents for its products, which include rack, cabinet and enclosure systems, zone cabling and wireless enclosures, wall-mount systems, cable management systems, cable runways and trays, as well as power management, electronics, monitoring and security, grounding and bonding, and seismic protection systems.
CPI has co-developed products with market leaders such as Cisco, Corning Cable Systems and other high-tech equipment manufacturers. The company assures superior specifications for all products, including Electronic Industries Alliance/Telecommunications Industry Association (EIA/TIA) standard compliance and UL listing. CPI's manufacturing facilities are ISO 9001:2000 certified; the company also holds Platinum-level corporate membership with BICSI.
"CPI provides heavy-duty packaging as a standard service to ensure all products arrive safely at their destinations," notes Sapru. "CPI's quick installation makes it easy for a single person to assemble an entire system with minimum tools."
Frost & Sullivan presents its annual award to a company that has demonstrated excellence in business development within the industry. According to Frost, the award recognizes "the company's ability to best perceive consumer needs, develop products and/or services that meet consumer needs, successfully introduce products or services to the industry, and identify new market segments to expand the existing customer base. Through a combination of vision, technology, and successful marketing, the award recipient has demonstrated superior market growth skills."