Vigilent Wins 2013 Defense Energy and Utility Technology Challenge

Challenge aims to increase troop safety, lower energy costs, and reduce reliance on foreign energy

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El Cerrito, CA. (Oct.16, 2013) Vigilent®, the leading provider of dynamic cooling management™ systems, announced today that it is a winner of the 2013 Defense Energy and Utility Technology Challenge, which is collaboration of the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Army National Guard, and installation and operational facilities worldwide.

The challenge is part of a U.S. Department of Defense goal to seek out innovative energy solutions that increase the safety of its troops, lower energy costs, and reduce reliance on foreign energy supplies.

“Vigilent is honored to be recognized by the U.S. military for its ability to lower energy costs and increase the efficiency of IT facilities through dynamic cooling management,” said Alex Fielding, Vigilent Vice President of Federal. “Our solution has been successfully deployed in many government facilities, facilitated by our ability to assist agencies in meeting FDCCI requirements, our rapid procurement process, and the immediate energy savings we deliver.”

Vigilent will exhibit and deliver a presentation on dynamic cooling management at the annual Defense Energy Summit, on November 11-13, at the AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center in Austin, Texas. For more information on the summit and the technology challenge, visit

The 4th annual Defense Energy Challenge (DETC) delivers top defense-targeted energy solutions matched with military testing and procurement opportunities. A panel featuring representatives from the U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force, as well as the utility and investment communities selected the winners.

About Vigilent

Vigilent ( 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 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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