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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.3

Critical Power Management Appliances (CPMA)
Critical Power Management Appliances (CPMA) Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: Schneider Electric/ASCO Critical Power Management Appliances (CPMA) 2020 simplify critical power management. These ASCO Power Technologies devices include annunciators, gateways, and metering that interface with ASCO’s intuitive Critical Power Monitoring software. They provide facilities with real-time power information from generators, transfer switches, load banks, and power meters, and more. ASCO CPMA solutions can monitor and control everything from single-generator backup power systems to critical power across multi-building and multi-site applications. Sophisticated event logging features and automated compliance reporting provide advanced forensic insight and streamline compliance testing.

Note: On 08/03/2017 Schneider Electric acquired ASCO Power Technologies.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v24.1
Decision Date: 01/02/2024 at 17:35:24 UTC
Aliases: CPMA
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Schneider Electric
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (01/02/2024 at 17:35:24 UTC).