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Vertiv to Open Software Center at Centerra in Loveland, Colo.

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Vertiv to employ 100 data scientists, software developers and other
professionals at new center of excellence for software and data analytics

Vertiv, formerly Emerson Network Power, announced plans to open a
Colorado office to serve as the company's new center of excellence for
software and data analytics. The IT infrastructure solution provider's
new center, located in the Centerra master-planned community in
Loveland, Colo., is slated to open in August and will help Vertiv better
serve customers globally and provide a hub for customers on the West
Coast.

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Vertiv, a leader in critical infrastructure for data centers, communication networks and commercial and industrial facilities, will open a software and data analytics center of excellence at Centerra in Loveland, Colo. The center, which will employ 100 data scientists, software developers and other professionals, is slated to open in August and will help Vertiv better serve customers globally and provide a hub for customers on the West Coast. (Photo: Business Wire)

The expansion is also part of Vertiv's drive to develop an intelligent
ecosystem for its customers. The center will focus on using new
predictive analytics solutions and cloud-based tools to help customers
optimize the performance of the critical infrastructure in their data
centers, and conserve energy.

"As Vertiv, in partnership with our customers, forges a new path in the
IT critical infrastructure space, we are excited to open our new center
of excellence for software and data analytics to enhance our service
offerings for our customers around the world," said Tarek Maguid, chief
operations officer at Vertiv. "We would like to thank the state of
Colorado, the City of Loveland and McWHINNEY, the developer of Centerra,
for their warm welcome, and we look forward to hiring high-energy
professionals whose passion is to deliver desired customer outcomes."

Vertiv plans to hire about 50 new employees for the office, while some
50 current employees will also transfer there, including several locally
based employees from recently acquired Geist. Most employees will have
backgrounds in data science, software development, firmware design and
management systems, but Vertiv will be hiring professionals in other
office roles as well.

"Vertiv is a great addition to Colorado's thriving tech infrastructure
ecosystem," said Colorado Office of Economic Development (OEDIT)
executive director Stephanie Copeland. "The engineering, programming and
leadership jobs they bring to Loveland benefit the region while
Colorado's highly-educated talent will benefit Vertiv's diverse and
well-known clientele. The location choice underscores Vertiv's value of
proximity to markets and Colorado's density of higher education
institutions."

The modern-style office, located in Centerra, an award-winning
3,000-acre master-planned community, is positioned in Northern
Colorado's most rapidly growing region and will join a mix of
commercial, retail and residential amenities that enjoy a nature trail
system, public transportation and a new pre-K through 9th
grade STEAM school. Vertiv will lease the 19,000-square-foot, one-floor
office space from McWHINNEY.

"Welcoming a company of Vertiv's stature to our Centerra business
community marks a significant milestone as we continue to expand our
impact in the Northern Colorado region," said Ashley Stiles, vice
president of development for Northern Colorado at McWHINNEY. "Home to
more than 150 businesses with 8,000 employees, Centerra offers an
environment focused on business success and employee retention. We're
honored to support Vertiv's expansion in Colorado."

For more information on technologies and services from Vertiv, visit www.VertivCo.com.

About Vertiv

Vertiv designs, builds and services critical infrastructure that enables
vital applications for data centers, communication networks and
commercial and industrial facilities. Formerly Emerson Network Power,
Vertiv supports today's growing mobile and cloud computing markets with
a portfolio of power, thermal and infrastructure management solutions
including the Chloride®, Liebert®, NetSure™ and Trellis™ brands.
For more information, visit VertivCo.com.

About Centerra

Centerra, an award‐winning 3,000‐acre master‐planned community located
in Loveland at the heart of Northern Colorado, is a McWHINNEY
development that was built on the belief that nature provides the
perfect balance to urban planning. As a community designed to enhance
all aspects of life, Centerra integrates neighborhoods with recreation,
art, shopping and dining, business opportunities and medical services.
Centerra offers Northern Colorado's first lifestyle center, The
Promenade Shops at Centerra; UCHealth - Medical Center of The Rockies, a
state‐of‐the‐art 166 bed LEED gold‐certified regional hospital and The
Marketplace at Centerra, one of Northern Colorado's largest contiguous
power shopping centers. This unique community is also home to High
Plains Environmental Center, which oversees 275 acres of wetlands, open
space and reservoirs within Centerra, and Chapungu Sculpture Park, a
26-acre park with more than 80 stone sculptures throughout. Centerra,
named Development of the Year by the National Association of Industrial
& Office Properties' (NAIOP) Colorado Chapter, embodies McWHINNEY's
purpose of creating great places and awe-inspiring experiences for
people. For additional information, visit www.centerra.com.

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