SynapSense® and Equinix Achieve $1.3 Million of Annual Energy Savings for Singapore Data Center

SynapSense, a Panduit Company

Equinix Receives Prestigious Datacenter Dynamics Asia Pacific Award for “Improved Data Center Energy Efficiency”

FOLSOM, Calif., November 19, 2014 – SynapSense®, a Panduit company and leading provider of energy efficient data center infrastructure management (DCIM) solutions, today announced with Equinix that the Equinix Singapore Data Center Project earned the prestigious Datacenter Dynamics (DCD) Asia Pacific award for “Improved Data Center Energy Efficiency.” The Equinix SG1 data center achieved savings of more than 8 million kilowatt hours of energy, equivalent to over $1.7 million SGG and $1.3 million USD annually.

 
The DCD Asia Pacific 2014 Awards, which recognize innovation, leadership and “out of the box” thinking, were presented at a gala ceremony with over 250 senior industry professionals gathering to celebrate excellence across the datacenter industry in Singapore. The ceremony marked the end of Singapore Data Center Week 2014.
 

“Directly leveraging SynapSense technology and Equinix expertise, the results of our cooling efficiency project exceeded our expectations,” said Bart Tichelman, Vice President, SynapSense. “We were pleased to partner with Equinix by providing Wireless Monitoring and Cooling Control to help Equinix achieve such unprecedented data center energy savings.”
 

“The SynapSense Data Center solution was critical to our success in exceeding the goals of our joint project,” said Mr. Goh Thiam Poh, Operations Director, Equinix. “Equinix is committed to supporting the Singapore energy efficiency objectives and we look forward to continuing to partner with SynapSense to realize such outstanding results in future projects.”
 

The Equinix “SG1 Cooling Energy Efficiency Project” featured the implementation of real-time environmental monitoring and Active Control™ to optimize data center energy efficiency, while improving reliability.

 
In addition, the SynapSense solution established an accurate baseline of the data centers energy use, reported air flow management metrics, and tracked the cooling and power system’s efficiency before and after the implementation of the energy efficiency measures.
 

SynapSense was acquired by Panduit in May, 2014 and with Panduit was recently recognized as “Visionary” in the Gartner DCIM Magic Quadrant.

 

About SynapSense, a Panduit Company
 
SynapSense is the leading provider of Wireless Data Center Monitoring and Cooling Control solutions. The SynapSense solution delivers unparalleled visibility, reliability and energy efficiency in the world’s leading data centers. For more information, visit www.SynapSense.com.
 

Contacts:
 

Patricia Nealon
SynapSense, a Panduit Company
916-549-8574
PNW@Panduit.com