Vigilent Named As 2013 TiE50 “Top Startup”

Unrivaled Green Technology Innovation Leads to Second Consecutive Win

TiE50 2013 WinnerEl Cerrito, CA. (May 22, 2013) Vigilent®, the leading provider of Intelligent Energy Management™ systems, announced today that it won the 2013 TiE50 “Top Startup” award for the second consecutive year. The TiE50 program screened 1,142 companies from 24 countries and selected 50 exceptional companies as winners. Vigilent received the award at a ceremony last week during TiEcon 2013, the world’s largest conference for entrepreneurs, in Santa Clara, California.

“We are honored that TiE has again chosen to recognize Vigilent as one of the world’s coolest technology companies,” said Vigilent CEO Mark Housley. “We are proud of the impact we’ve achieved with industry leaders running mission-critical facilities that form the backbone of the Internet and the world’s telecommunications infrastructure. Companies like ours prove that a green path and profitable path can be one and the same.”

“Over the past four years, the TiE50 program gained global acclaim attracting startups from all over the world,” said TiE50 Program Chair Ram K. Reddy. “TiE50 as a brand has gained much recognition amongst the VC and Angel communities – particularly in the Silicon Valley.”

Vigilent optimizes energy management in data centers, telco central offices, and large buildings. The system analyzes incoming data from hundreds to thousands of wireless sensors deployed throughout a facility. This information informs a sophisticated artificial intelligence engine, which applies Intelligent Analytics™ technology to dynamically control and reduce energy use, minute-by-minute, 24/7. By automatically optimizing cooling resources to meet complex and changing demand, Vigilent reduces cooling energy costs while improving the uptime safety of the facility.

About Vigilent

Vigilent ( 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 in San Francisco’s East Bay, Vigilent is committed to green energy solutions that reduce and inform energy use, making for a more sustainable planet.

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