Power Distribution, Inc. a Smiths Interconnect business and leading provider of mission-critical power distribution equipment for data centers, alternative energy, industrial, and commercial power markets, today announced the company will continue to expand its global presence with new offices in India. Headquartered in Bangalore, this regional sales and service operations and new leadership will anchor PDI's rapidly-growing presence across Asia-Pacific.
Designed to address unique power requirements of the world's most complex data centers, PDI delivers the broadest portfolio of power distribution equipment and services. The company offers a wide range of mission-critical power distribution, static switching, and power monitoring equipment for corporate data centers. Core products include: i-CON Modular Data Center™, Branch Circuit Monitoring System (BCMS), the Powerwave Bus System™, control panels, transformers, custom magnetics and inductors.
"At PDI, we've built a reputation for having the technology and services customers demand when faced with meeting complex facility and data center power distribution challenges," said Jose Luis Crespo, VP International Sales at PDI. "Based on the tremendous response we've seen from customers in North America and Europe, our foothold in Asia Pac is the next logical step."
Core to today's announcement is the introduction of industry veteran Ramakrishnan Balasubramanian as PDI's Country Manager in India. He brings nearly 15 years of experience in the Indian technology market, having held senior sales positions at both PolyPhaser and Siemens Ltd., both in Bangalore. At PolyPhaser, Ramki built operations in Asia and drove the company's distributor and direct sales organizations throughout the Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. Based on this experience, Ramki is now tasked with growing PDI's sales infrastructure in India.Continued Jose Luis, "Bangalore is one of the world's most active regions for data center application development. Given its vibrant and dense nature, the launch of our Indian operations in this market -- led by Ramki -- makes perfect sense."