SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 14, 2012) - Power Assure®, Inc., a data center infrastructure and energy management solutions provider, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the GoingGreen Silicon Valley Global 200 winners. Inclusion in the GoingGreen Silicon Valley Global 200 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to reduce green house gas emissions and improve the global environment. Power Assure was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.
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Power Assure and the GoingGreen Silicon Valley Global 200 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn's seventh annual GoingGreen Silicon Valley, November 27th and 28th, 2012, at the Golden Gate Club in San Francisco, CA.
GoingGreen Silicon Valley is a two-day executive event where cutting-edge GoingGreen CEOs meet the movers and shakers from the biggest industries on earth. Green technology innovators are transforming trillion dollar industries -- and the solutions they are delivering not only promise to clean up pollution and restore ecosystems, but bring abundance and prosperity to everyone on earth. During the event, Power Assure's President and CEO, Brad Wurtz, will participate on a panel titled, "Introducing the Power Savers" on Wednesday, November 28th at 4:00 pm.
"This year's GoingGreen Global 200 displays a maturity in the green technology industry that makes it very attractive to both investors and innovators. Greentech research is maturing rapidly, and as it couples with technology innovators and investors, companies are emerging that have the ability to change the way we live our lives for the better and bring huge returns to their founders and funders," says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "This year's GoingGreen Global 200 winners are pushing the bounds of how technology can bring about change in the war on our planet's waning resources. The strength of these companies lies in their ability to nurture innovative ideas and seen them through to successful, sustainable, and profitable businesses."
The GoingGreen Global 200 winners were selected from among thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and green technology industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2012 list.
"Power Assure is honored to receive this global recognition for the second consecutive year for our innovation and the value we bring to customers. Power Assure not only provides visibility into all aspects of power use in the data center, we also provide solutions through our set of analytical tools, allowing managers to identify opportunities and choose the most efficient solutions. In addition, Power Assure is the only company in the DCIM industry that allows customers to actively reduce their power consumption through the use of 'runbook automation.' Our automation allows our customers to adjust server capacity on the fly to meet actual demand, to shift loads from one data center to another, as well as to automatically failover to their backup data centers in an outage situation," said Brad Wurtz, president and CEO, Power Assure. "With automated data center infrastructure management capabilities, operators are realizing savings in the millions in both cost and CO2 emissions, making their investment in DCIM highly lucrative."
Power Assure's innovative EM/4 and PAR4 software solutions allow data center managers to measure, aggregate and analyze the overwhelming amount of raw data available from facilities and IT equipment and turn it into useful business information for making decisions in real time. This insight allows data center managers to significantly improve the efficiency, capacity and utilization of their data centers.
A full list of all the AlwaysOn GoingGreen Silicon Valley 200 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at:
About Power Assure (www.powerassure.com)
Power Assure is a leading developer of Data Center Infrastructure and Energy Management software for large enterprises, government agencies, and managed service providers. Power Assure's solutions provide visibility, intelligence, analytics and automation to help CIOs, IT directors, and facilities managers optimize capacity, service levels, and power consumption within and across data centers. Headquartered in Santa Clara, CA, the company is privately held with funding from ABB Technology Ventures, Dominion Energy Technologies, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Good Energies, Point Judith Capital, and a grant from the Department of Energy. Power Assure partners include ABB, Cisco, Dell, IBM, In-Q-Tel, PARC, Raritan, UL and VMware.
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand networking the Global Silicon Valley. AlwaysOn helped ignite the social media revolution in early 2003 when it launched the AlwaysOn network. In 2004, it became the first media brand to socially network its online readers and event attendees. AlwaysOn's preeminent executive event series includes the Silicon Valley Innovation Summit, OnMedia, OnHollywood, IMPACT Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic, Venture Summit East, OnDemand, Venture Summit Silicon Valley, OnMobile, and GoingGreen Silicon Valley. The AlwaysOn network and live event series continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, and advertisers like no other media brand.
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