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Press Release -- July 11th, 2012
Source: Equinix

SynapSense® Teams With Equinix to Collaborate on Energy-Efficient Solutions for Singapore’s Data Center Sector


SynapSense® Corporation, a leading provider of energy efficiency-focused data center infrastructure management (DCIM) solutions, and Equinix were recently selected as a winner of the Green Data Center Innovation Challenge by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA).

The Green Data Center Innovation Challenge was sponsored by the IDA to help improve energy efficiency in the Singapore data center sector. SynapSense and Equinix, a provider of global data center services, were one of four consortiums selected by the IDA to help improve energy efficiency as much as 35 percent in Singapore’s data center sector.

“We are encouraged by the Singapore government’s support and emphasis on green initiatives like the local green standard for data centers. Through our partnership with SynapSense, we continue to execute innovative and environmentally friendly initiatives that help drive down energy consumption for our customers who are increasingly embracing green IT and energy efficiency,” said Clement Goh, managing director of Equinix South Asia.

“SynapSense is very pleased to partner with Equinix to provide our Data Center Optimization Platform for such a significant project, and together we are honored to be selected by the IDA to help the Singapore government achieve unprecedented data center energy savings,” said Peter Van Deventer, President and CEO of SynapSense.

The proposal from Equinix and SynapSense was chosen by the government based on “the level of innovation and the degree of viability, achievability and practicality; as well as impact in terms of improvement in energy efficiency and projected cost savings.”

The Equinix “SG1 Cooling Energy Efficiency Project” has begun implementation of the SynapSense real-time monitoring and Active Control™ solution to add resiliency, optimize and automate the data center. This project is anticipated to result in more than US$700,000 per year in energy savings and will be fully functional by December.

The project also includes the first implementation of the Singapore government’s new SS564 Green Data Center Standard’s cooling and power distribution energy efficiency metrics with continuous real-time monitoring on a SynapSense dashboard to baseline the data centers energy use; air flow management metrics; and cooling and power system’s efficiency before and after the implementation of the energy efficiency measures.

About SynapSense

SynapSense is a leading provider of energy efficiency-focused data center infrastructure management (DCIM) solutions. With customers in industries including finance, technology, healthcare, defense, aerospace and utilities the SynapSense Data Center Optimization Platform delivers unparalleled visibility, resiliency and energy efficiency in the world’s leading data centers. For more information, visit

About Equinix

Equinix, Inc. (EQIX) connects businesses with partners and customers around the world through a global platform of high performance data centers, containing dynamic ecosystems and the broadest choice of networks. Platform Equinix connects more than 4,000 enterprises, cloud, digital content and financial companies including more than 900 network service providers to help them grow their businesses, improve application performance and protect their vital digital assets. Equinix operates in 38 strategic markets across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific and continually invests in expanding its platform to power customer growth.

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