Vigilent Exceeds Half Billion Kilowatt Hour Savings in Data Centers Through Cooling Efficiency

Oakland, CA. (Nov. 20, 2014) Vigilent announced today that its dynamic cooling management systems, deployed in mission critical facilities on four continents, reduced energy consumption by more than half a billion kilowatt hours and eliminated 351,000 tons of CO2 emissions. These persistent savings, achieved through greater efficiency in cooling control operations, continue to grow with each new deployment.

“Efficiency matters,” says Vigilent CEO Dave Hudson. “Our technology is changing the conversation around how much energy is required to cool a data center. We’re proud that we have been able to make a tangible impact on the environment and on our customers’ profitability. That’s something very few companies can claim.”

Data centers are frequently cited as one of the fastest growing consumers of electrical energy in the world. Since cooling energy represents up to half of their energy usage, data center facilities have increasingly targeted this area for improved efficiency.

Vigilent reduces cooling energy consumption by precisely and dynamically matching the amount of cooling required for the current IT load. Using predictive control driven by machine learning software, the Vigilent system continually tunes and automatically optimizes cooling in every location throughout the data center floor. Cooling energy consumption is reduced by an average of 38% immediately upon deployment. Using a wireless sensor mesh network for granular monitoring of all thermal conditions and control communication, the system installs quickly and easily with minimal configuration in virtually any type of data center and telecommunication facility.

In addition to energy savings, Vigilent provides facility managers with insightful tools to visualize airflow and further tune their facility for efficiency and performance.

About Vigilent
Vigilent (vigilent.com) is the leader in dynamic cooling 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 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 in Oakland, California, Vigilent is committed to green energy solutions that reduce and inform energy use, making for a more sustainable planet.

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