"As much as 40% of data center cooling capacity is underutilized because IT organizations haven't had all the tools they need to fully understand and optimize cooling systems," explained Dave Hudson, Chief Executive Officer of Vigilent. "Changes in IT load and facility configuration make cooling extremely challenging to manage. Together with Siemens, we can meet this challenge while providing an attractive and easy-to-measure ROI to our customers."Vigilent delivers a Dynamic Cooling Management System that uses machine learning software, a wireless mesh network of sensors, and cooling unit controls to automatically match white space cooling to IT load in real time. The system delivers immediate and measurable improvements in thermal service level agreement attainment, energy use, and cooling capacity. Vigilent also delivers Prescriptive Analytics that inform management decision-making around reliability, efficiency, and capacity. Siemens offers a comprehensive portfolio of services and solutions that can be tailored to address customers' data center needs in the areas of power, cooling, energy management, physical security, fire safety, IT, and facility management. Backed by the company's global depth and expertise, Siemens' solutions are implemented and supported by local Siemens teams dedicated to keeping data centers up and running 24/7—helping customers to meet current goals, while positioning them to grow and address tomorrow's challenges. Demand Flow is a trademark of Siemens and/or its affiliates in some countries. Dynamic Cooling Management is a registered trademark of Vigilent Corp. Vigilent Corp. (Oakland, Calif.) is pioneering the use of IoT, machine learning, and prescriptive analytics to deliver dynamic cooling management in mission critical environments. Vigilent reduces operating costs, unlocks stranded capacity, and increases reliability in hundreds of data center and telecom facilities worldwide. Our mission is to increase the profitability of our customers and create a more sustainable planet. The Siemens Building Technologies Division (Buffalo Grove, Ill.) is the North American market leader for safe and secure, energy-efficient and environment-friendly buildings and infrastructures. As a technology partner, service provider, system integrator and product vendor, Building Technologies has offerings for fire protection, life safety and security as well as building automation, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), and energy management. Siemens Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG, a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world's largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis. With approximately 348,000 employees in more than 190 countries, Siemens reported worldwide revenue of $86.2 billion in fiscal 2015. Siemens in the USA reported revenue of $22.4 billion, including $5.5 billion in exports, and employs approximately 50,000 people throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico. To receive expert insights sign up for Siemens' U.S. Executive Pulse leadership blog . Follow Siemens on Facebook and Twitter at www.twitter.com/siemensUSA.