Power Assure wanted to develop its data center software‐as‐a‐service (SaaS) virtualization offerings to enable both greater energy savings and greater quality‐of‐service for customers.
Recent trends in data center technology have created unprecedented new flexibility in data center configuration and operation, and yet there is still a substantial amount of wasted capacity and wasted energy in current data centers.
At PARC, we have developed a suite of resource and energy management technology aimed at strategic consolidation of resources with no loss of performance.
PARC’s integrated planning + control platform (“Plantrol”) enables enterprises in a number of industries to build modular systems that operate intelligently for higher flexibility and availability, with shorter development and testing timeframes than traditional automation approaches.
PARC’s Mobile Entity Localization and Tracking (MELT) enables new indoor service, networking, and surveillance applications.
The increasing costs and environmental impact of electric power generation are changing the way we view power consumption. It is now far more important for customer loads to be flexible and effective in their power use and to better match their consumption to the availability and quality of power on the grid. These fundamental shifts in the electric power landscape are leading to tremendous business opportunities.