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June 5, 2017

Products and solutions for the entire network - More performance for network function virtualization

As one of the market and technology leaders for systems and electronics protection solutions, Pentair is actively working on the definition, specification and introduction of new technologies. Pentair has been heavily involved in the specification and implementation of AdvancedTCA, the standard for high-performance communications blade servers. The same thing is now happening with the next generation of follow-up technology, 5G network infrastructure.

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May 22, 2017

PENTAIR INTRODUCES COMPLETE SOLUTION WITH NEW SCHROFF COM SYSTEM

Pentair, a global leader in protecting critical processes, people and the environment, has developed a complete Schroff Embedded COM system including the COM module and the carrier board. This concept is also modular for greater design flexibility. For example, a wide range of fieldbus connections can be implemented using a pluggable add-on module. Using the XMC slot, FPGA mezzanines or processor modules can be connected to the COM module via the carrier or a custom circuit can be established on the prototype module.

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March 7, 2017

SCHROFF SERVCITE RACK - PENTAIR AT THE OCP U.S. SUMMIT 2017

Pentair, a leading manufacturer of embedded systems, is presenting the new Schroff ServCite rack based on the highly efficient OCP (Open Compute Project) concept at the OCP U.S. Summit 2017 in Santa Clara, Calif., on March 8 and 9. The ServCite rack has been developed specifically to meet the stringent requirements of the telecommunications industry for shock and vibration resistance, high availability and reliable cooling capacity. Compared to other products typically used in the telecommunications industry such as AdvancedTCA, the Schroff ServCite rack has significantly higher data processing and/or storage density. The Schroff ServCite rack is developed in accordance with the new CG-OpenRack-19 specification.

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November 29, 2016

PENTAIR AND RADISYS COLLABORATE ON OPEN SOURCE RACK-LEVEL HARDWARE SYSTEMS
FOR CARRIER-GRADE DATA CENTERS

Pentair plc (NYSE: PNR) with its Schroff brand, and Radisys® Corporation (NASDAQ: RSYS), the services acceleration company, today announced the development of open source rack-level hardware systems specifically designed to meet the next-generation requirements of the telecom industry. The resulting open source hardware design leverages Open Compute Project (OCP) principles, with optimizations for Telco Central Offices and service provider-oriented data centers. The joint design innovations are being contributed to OCP as the CG-OpenRack-19 specification.

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November 8, 2016

A NEW GENERATION OF SPEED, STORAGE AND DATA PROCESSING CAPACITY

Pentair, a global leader in protecting critical processes, people and the environment, presents the new Schroff ServCite rack based on the highly efficient OCP (Open Compute Project) concept. The Schroff ServCite rack has been developed specifically to meet the stringent requirements of the telecommunications industry for shock and vibration resistance, redundancy and reliable cooling capacity. Compared to other standards in the telecommunications industry, such as AdvancedTCA, the Schroff ServCite rack has significantly higher data processing and storage density.

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November 8, 2016

MODULAR COM CARRIER FOR COM EXPRESS TYPE 6 MODULES

Pentair, a global leader in protecting critical processes, people and the environment, has developed a modular standard COM (Computer On Module) carrier from its trusted Schroff brand for type 6 COM express modules. COM Express modules, standardized by PICMG, support the latest signals such as HDMI, Gigabit Ethernet, USB 2.0 & 3.0 and PCI Express. Pentair also offers a complete Schroff solution based on the standard COM carrier including a COM module, hard drive and more in an Interscale C case with cooling and power supply. Customers can receive a completely integrated solution from a single source and can focus on their own value add such as software.

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September 7, 2016

PENTAIR ANNOUNCES AWS WELDING CERTIFICATION AT ITS RHODE ISLAND MANUFACTURING FACILITY

Pentair is proud to announce that its Warwick, R.I. manufacturing facility has received AWS (American Welding Society) welding certification capability. This location manufactures an extensive portfolio of Schroff branded products such as front panels and handles, subracks, cases, cabinets and pre-assembled chassis for embedded computing systems.

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August 9, 2016

PENTAIR DELIVERS THE FIRST 100 GBPS SCHROFF ADVANCEDTCA BACKPLANE

At the end of 2014, the IEEE association adopted the IEEE802.3bj specification for 100 Gbps Ethernet. Among other things, the specification details the requirements for a 100 Gbps transmission path in printed circuit boards.

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June 6, 2016

AISLE CONTAINMENTS: NEW OPTIONS AND DESIGN POSSIBILITIES

Pentair has expanded its flexible aisle containment concept. Schroff aisle containments can now be integrated with cabinets of various designs and heights or adapted to accommodate special structural conditions.

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June 6, 2016

REAR DOOR COOLER FOR VARISTAR SERVER CABINETS

With its years of experience in the application of integrated air/water heat exchangers, Pentair continues to improve and further develop products in the area of electronics cooling with the expansion of its Schroff air/water heat exchanger series for cabinet and cabinet row cooling to include a new, retrofittable rear door cooler with a cooling capacity of up to 30 kW.

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June 6, 2016

HOW SECURE IS YOUR IT EQUIPMENT?

Pentair provides numerous solutions for security and access control in the IT area. Various mechanical and mechatronic locking systems are offered depending on the requirements. These systems allow centralized or decentralized access control to be implemented.

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May 23, 2016

SCHROFF MICROTCA.4-SYSTEM WITH WHITE RABBIT SUPPORT AND INTEGRATED JTAG SWITCH MODULE

Pentair has enhanced its Schroff 12-slot MicroTCA.4-System, specially developed for the needs of the Advanced Physics Community, with two new features. In order to perform precision and sensitive measurements, physics research facilities place a high demand on real-time data transfer over Ethernet.

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March 14, 2016

PENTAIR AT CEBIT 2016 IN HALL 12, BOOTH B23

Pentair, one of the leading manufacturers in the field of electronics packaging presented the latest innovations and developments in the area of IT infrastructure at this year's CeBIT from March 14 to 18, 2016.

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February 12, 2016

Pentair Introduces Cost-effective Baseboard Management Controller Solution with Advanced Features

Pentair has developed the Schroff Pigeon Point BMR-AST-BMC solution, which enables a server baseboard developer to quickly and cost-effectively add advanced hardware management features, including “out-of-band” management access to the baseboard management controller (BMC) of the server even when the main server CPU(s) are not powered.

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February 2, 2016

Pentair Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Results

Pentair today announced fourth quarter 2015 sales of $1.8 billion. Sales were down 2 percent compared to sales for the same period last year. Excluding the unfavorable impact of currency translation and positive contribution from acquisitions, core sales declined 4 percent in the fourth quarter. Adjusted fourth quarter 2015 earnings per diluted share from continuing operations (“EPS”) were $1.13, down 3 percent from adjusted EPS of $1.17 in the fourth quarter of last year. On a GAAP basis, excluding impairment charges, the company reported EPS of $0.51 compared to $0.70 in the fourth quarter of 2014. Amounts excluded from segment income, adjusted net income and adjusted EPS are described in the attached schedules.

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