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  1. 1. Case Study 9SynapSense Oct 12, 2011 ⓒ 2011 insprout Corporation. All rights reserved
  2. 2. Company Overview Name SynapSense 2365 Iron Point Road, Suite 100Headquarters Folsom, CA 95630Year Founded March 2006 Employees 43 employees (registered on linkedin as of Oct. 2011) Business Provides wireless instrumentation solutions that offer energy Sectors efficiency and carbon footprint reduction for data centers 2 ⓒ 2011 insprout Corporation. All rights reserved
  3. 3. Funding History Year Amount Participants in the Round American River Ventures,Series A May.2006 1.5M DFJ Frontier Emerald Technology Ventures, Nth PowerSeries B Sep.2007 10M American River Ventures, DFJ FrontierSeries B’ May.2009 7M Same as Series B Plus Sequoia Capital Same as Series B’ Plus GE Energy FinancialSeries B’’ Jul.2010 5M Services, Robert Bosch Venture Capital Same as Series B’’ Plus Crosslink Capital,Series C Jul.2011 16M Aeris Capital Total - 39.5M - 3 ⓒ 2011 insprout Corporation. All rights reserved
  4. 4. SynapSense Data Center Optimization Platform It essentially monitors heat, pressure andmoisture in data centers, and then provides recommendations on how to curb power. Environmental SynapSense Assessment & Monitoring Active Control™ Optimization It consists of three basic It deploys wireless sensors It conducts quarterly orcomponents: the SynapSense used to measure server inlet yearly assessments andwireless network, console temperature and subfloor collaborate with clients toapplication, and a browser- pressure differential to optimize their data center,based user interface. manage CRAH temperature targeting up to 30 percent It provides real-time PUE set points and variable fan reduction in cooling energy.and air mixing metrics to speeds.continuously measure This approach optimizesenergy efficiency cooling capacity and savesimprovements 20-35% of cooling costs. 4 ⓒ 2011 insprout Corporation. All rights reserved
  5. 5. Closer Look 1: Environmental MonitoringIt provides real-time data of Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE)through wireless network sensors. Wireless Network Sensors Real-Time PUE 5 ⓒ 2011 insprout Corporation. All rights reserved
  6. 6. Closer Look 2: SynapSense Active Control™ It leverages a deployment of wireless sensors used to measure server inlet temperature and subfloor pressure differential to manage CRAH temperature set points and variable fan speeds. The Active Control three-step process includes: • Includes environmental conditions, total IT load, 1.Baseline cooling capacity and cooling efficiency Data Center • Optimization includes, rebalancing the raised floor, 2.Optimize Airflow air-mixing mitigation, and matching cooling capacity Management to IT load • Optimizes cooling capacity and saves 20-35% of 3.Active Control cooling costs by minimizing the fan energy to meet server CFM requirements 6 ⓒ 2011 insprout Corporation.For more information, please go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQ1jn83-Mo4 All rights reserved
  7. 7. Closer Look 3: Assessment & Optimization Services It conducts quarterly or yearly assessments and collaborate with you to optimize your data center, targeting up to 30 percent reduction in cooling energy.Baseline Pressure Before Optimization Optimized Pressure Floor After Changes 7 ⓒ 2011 insprout Corporation. All rights reserved
  8. 8. CitationsEnglishhttp://gigaom.com/cleantech/ge-invests-in-green-data-center-startup-synapsense/http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2011/08/04/synapsense-focusing-on-the-roi-in-dcim/http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/mixed-greens-synapsense-raises-16m-for-green-it/Japanesehttp://jp.techcrunch.com/archives/20110719synapsense-raises-16-million-to-help-data-centers-save-on-energy-bills/http://d.hatena.ne.jp/Chakoando/20110114/1295039594http://greening-data-centers.blogspot.com/2009/08/sentilla.html 8 ⓒ 2011 insprout Corporation. All rights reserved
  9. 9. TO BE CONTINUEDWe will analyze in detail various EMS technologies and companies in those domains 9 ⓒ 2011 insprout Corporation. All rights reserved

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