American Power Conversion Corp., (APC) is a US based provider of hardware, software, and services designed to residential, business network, data center and manufacturing markets. It offers energy efficient power and cooling solutions for critical technology and industrial applications. APC designs and manufactures power protection and management solutions. It provides end-to-end AC and DC-based back-up power products and services that include power conditioning equipment, surge suppressors, power management software; uninterruptable power supply (UPS) and DC power systems as well as precision cooling equipment. The company provides professional and consulting services for Nonstop Networking. The company principally provides its products for homes, small offices, business networks, data centers and facilities, and access provider networks. It offers comprehensive solutions, which improves the manageability, availability and performance of sensitive electronic, network, communications and industrial equipment of all sizes, for both home and corporate environments. The company operates as a subsidiary of Schneider Electric S.A. APC is headquartered in West Kingston, Rhode Island, the US.