February 12, 2013 07:30 ET

Chicago's TempoDB Earns 2013 'Smart Grid News Company to Watch' International Award

TempoDB Is the Time Series Database Service and Offers a Purpose-Built Solution for Sensor and Smart Grid Measurement Data; the Smart Grid Industry Has Voted TempoDB a 'Company to Watch,' Emphasizing Need for Dedicated Big Data Tools

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Feb 12, 2013) - TempoDB, the time series database service for measurement data based in Chicago, has been named a 2013 'Smart Grid News Company to Watch'. Smart Grid News is a leading online publication covering the smart grid sector.

As voted by Smart Grid News readers, TempoDB is a leader in the field of sensor and smart grid data storage and analysis. TempoDB is the only company to offer a time series database as a service, and customers include enterprise energy and small business sensor companies among others.

Companies like sMeasure use TempoDB to store energy data from individual buildings or multiple connected buildings. sMeasure then helps customers transform this data into meaningful action to reduce costs, adhere to regulations and compliances and boost green credentials. Catherine Bottrill, CEO of sMeasure says, "TempoDB has really helped us capture and store the huge volume of energy data we collect, so we can focus on the analytics and create value from our data. With TempoDB we've been able to extend our energy analytics tools into the SMB market, a sector that has not traditionally been well served."

This award reiterates the energy industry's emphasis on purpose-built tools to make sense of big data. "This is a tremendous honor for us, as we join awesome companies like Cisco, EnerNOC, and Schneider Energy on the list," says Co-Founder, Andrew Cronk (@ajcronk). He adds, "We believe that the smart grid forms the foundation for a new measured world and a new Age of Accountability, and we are excited about the opportunity to provide a database service purpose-built for the task of storing, analyzing, and monitoring the massive streams of time series data being generated by millions of smart grid devices."

The Smart Grid News "Company to Watch" award is earned at an exciting time for TempoDB. In the past 6 months, the company has seen 100x usage increases across industries including oil and gas, smart grid and energy management, internet of things, server/network infrastructure, renewable energy, medical devices, and finance.

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About TempoDB
TempoDB is the time series database service, purpose-built to store and analyze billions of data points from billions of sensors and connected devices. It is the only infrastructure-as-a-service time series database, and is being leveraged by enterprise and small business alike. Founded by Andrew Cronk, Justin DeLay and Mike Yagley in Chicago, TempoDB aims to make sense of the measured world.

TempoDB is a TechStars Cloud graduate, and is currently raising Series A funding.

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