Vigilent Named Bloomberg New Energy Pioneer 2016 Winner

Recognized as game-changer in clean energy technology and innovation

Oakland, CA. (April 5, 2016) Vigilent®, the leading provider of dynamic cooling management systems for data centers and telecom facilities, announced today its selection as a Bloomberg New Energy Pioneer for 2016. Vigilent was one of 10 winners announced on stage last night at the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit in New York City.

The awards program, now in its 5th year, recognizes game-changing innovators who are revolutionizing the energy sector. An independent panel of industry experts selected the winners based on innovation, demonstrated momentum, and potential global scale.

“Intelligent software will revolutionize how energy is used,” said Vigilent President and CTO Cliff Federspiel, who accepted the award on behalf of the company. “Vigilent is committed to creating a more sustainable planet through widespread use of our technology, and we are honored to be recognized as a New Energy Pioneer.”

Michael Wilshire, selection committee chair and head of analysis and transformation at Bloomberg New Energy Finance, said: “We were delighted to see the breadth of innovation that is happening in the industry and struck by the impact that those organizations could have on the energy system of the future. We are as always very grateful to our group of external judges on the selection committee who had the challenging task of narrowing the field of entries to a final set of 10 winners.”

Vigilent delivers a turnkey industrial IoT system that optimizes resource allocation in dynamic, energy-intensive environments. Vigilent software uses sensor data and machine learning to dynamically match cooling to IT load. Typical benefits, which are automatically delivered, include a 90% reduction in hot spots, 10-15% increase in cooling capacity and 40% reduction in cooling energy costs. The company also delivers cloud-based SaaS reliability, capacity, and energy analytics that allow customers to derive additional value from the billions of data points collected by Vigilent and other sources.

About Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) provides unique analysis, tools and data for decision makers driving change in the energy system. With unrivalled depth and breadth, it helps clients stay on top of developments across the energy spectrum from its comprehensive web-based platform. BNEF has 200 staff based in London, New York, Beijing, Cape Town, Hong Kong, Munich, New Delhi, San Francisco, São Paulo, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Washington D.C., and Zurich. For more information on Bloomberg New Energy Finance: http://about.bnef.com

About Vigilent
Vigilent is pioneering the use of IoT, machine learning and predictive analytics to deliver dynamic cooling management in mission-critical environments. Vigilent reduces operating costs, unlocks stranded capacity, and increases reliability across hundreds of data center and telecom facilities worldwide. Our mission is to increase the profitability of our customers and create a more sustainable planet.

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