Investment strengthens design and cooling management choices for global data centers
El Cerrito, California (Oct. 3, 2012) Vigilent®, the leader in intelligent energy management™ systems, announced today that it received a strategic investment from NTT Facilities to broaden energy management solutions for both companies in data centers worldwide. This investment strengthens an existing partnership between the companies, in which NTT chose to closely integrate and resell Vigilent intelligent energy management solutions in Japan and other parts of Asia.
“This investment makes a great relationship even better,” said Vigilent CEO Mark Housley. “It follows on the heels of multiple, highly successful deployments of Vigilent systems through NTT in Japan and North America. We are honored to have earned the respect of such an esteemed market leader.”
“We continually establish relationships with the most proven technologies from reliable suppliers in our industry,” said NTT Facilities Executive Vice President Masayuki Yokota. “We believe in delivering unique value, so we seek unique, yet proven technical solutions. Vigilent delivers measurable success through its technology again and again, and has quickly become the ‘must-have’ solution at top data centers looking to maximize uptime and reduce risk. Our investment enables both companies to further improve and expand data center energy management solutions and to strengthen sales outreach, particularly across Asia.”
Vigilent uses artificial intelligence and direct control to dynamically manage data center cooling resources to meet real-time demand in the most efficient way possible. It is the only cost-effective and flexible solution available that scales to address variable IT loads, capacity planning, and airflow management.
Vigilent (vigilent.com) is the leader in intelligent energy management systems, an essential solution for data center infrastructure management (DCIM). The company applies advanced Intelligent Analytics™ technology to address the real-time energy demands of data centers, colocation providers, telecommunications facilities, and large buildings. Vigilent protects uptime through dynamic management of cooling resources, while delivering significant, immediate reductions in cooling energy costs and carbon emissions through automated 24/7 monitoring and control of mission-critical facilities. A privately-held firm located San Francisco’s East Bay, Vigilent is committed to green energy solutions that reduce and inform energy use, making for a more sustainable planet.
About NTT Facilities, Inc.
NTT Facilities (http://www.ntt-f.co.jp/english/) is the leader in designing and constructing state-of-the-art information facilities that support communications and Internet infrastructure. Its more than 100 years of experience in management of mission-critical facilities covered all over Japan by NTT group, the largest telecommunications conglomerate in Japan, allows it to provide comprehensive, one-stop, integrated engineering services – Planning, Design/Consulting, Construction, Operation, Maintenance and Monitoring – for data centers, telecommunications and commercial buildings and related facilities. Now, NTT Facilities is focusing on green business as core of the Green data center, Mega solar power generation and Green IT building for the next generation through its integrated technologies of IT x Energy x Architecture.
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