Advantech Highlights Vigilent AI-Driven Cooling as Industrial IoT Application at the Co-Creation IoT Summit

November 1, 2018

Suzhou, China. (Nov. 1, 2018) Advantech today announced that it is showcasing Vigilent, the leading provider of dynamic cooling management systems, as an early success of its Co-Creation IoT program at the Advantech Co-Creation IoT Global Summit on November 1-2 in Suzhou, China.

A first for Advantech, the Co-Creation IoT Global Summit has attracted more than 6,600 attendees interested in domain-focused solutions from partners all over the world.

A long-time partner of Advantech, Vigilent uses IoT sensors and artificial intelligence to dynamically optimize cooling and manage airflow in hundreds of data centers and other mission critical facilities, saving on average 40 percent of cooling energy. Vigilent uses Advantech wireless hardware as a key component of its infrastructure that leverages IoT technology and software to control complex thermal environments.

“Vigilent is a great example of the cooperative power of this Co-Creation program,” said Jerry O’Gorman, global business leader, iConnectivity Group, Advantech. “We leverage each other’s strengths, while advancing IoT technology with an application that helps the environment – and the bottom line for data centers.”

“Our deep participation in the Co-Creation program allows us to benefit from ongoing wireless and security innovations and speed our time to market with software that takes advantage of those advances,” said Dave Hudson, CEO of Vigilent.

Hudson is presenting a workshop on “Advanced Energy Optimization Using Machine Learning” and participating in a panel discussion on “Harnessing the Power of IoT for Service-oriented Energy and Environment” during the conference

For more information about the Advantech IoT Co-Creation Summit, please visit or contact your local Advantech representative at

About Vigilent
Vigilent uses artificial intelligence 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.

About Advantech
Advantech is the global leader of embedded, industrial, IoT and automation solution platforms. The 35-year-old, billion-dollar business is ranked a top 100 Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) company, with over 1,000 products and more than 8,000 employees working in 92 major cities worldwide. Advantech is renowned for developing and manufacturing high-quality, high-performance hardware and software computing components as well as complete platforms—focused on its vision of enabling an intelligent planet ( Advantech is a subsidiary of Advantech Co., Ltd (TAIDEX:2395).