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New Deka® Fahrenheit® Website from East Penn Shows How to Sustainably Avoid Datacenter Downtime with Lower Upfront Cost

East Penn Manufacturing, makers of Deka Fahrenheit Batteries, unveiled a new microsite (, that demonstrates the industry’s leading solution for the ever-changing datacenter market that needs scalable, sustainable, and highly dependable battery power. This solution also needs to deliver the lowest total cost of ownership for UPS applications.

The results show the Deka Fahrenheit is a long-life, high-tech battery system designed for fast-paced data centers.  The Deka Fahrenheit system provides the most reliable and flexible power protection needed all at the most competitive Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) available.

As emerging technologies continue to propose alternative solutions in the datacenter market, there is nothing that compares to the safety, sustainability, proven life, and trusted battery expertise of lead batteries.  The newly released website highlights the features and benefits from a technical viewpoint, in addition to a detailed in-depth cost analysis over a 15-year time period for a 1 MW system.

Mark Wels, Vice-President, Sales, Reserve Power Division stated, “As lithium technology and other chemistries are being deployed in reserve power applications a lot of questions remain especially specific to safety (NFPA855), sustainability, actual field performance and end-of-life costs.  Our Deka Fahrenheit microsite clearly demonstrates how this lead-based product family has the proven results to excel in all of those critical parameters while providing the lowest TCO.”

The Deka brand, manufactured by East Penn has been helping customers exceed their energy storage needs for almost 75 years.  All Deka products feature a level of support unmatched by the rest of the industry, including Deka Services, a nationwide network of technicians and customer support.

Customers can contact East Penn at 610-682-3220, or visit for more information.