-- Company also recognized with eBay for 'Environmental Project of the Year' award --
Capelle aan den IJssel, The Netherlands (23 June 2011) – Raritan today announced that its data center management solutions have received multiple awards recently from industry organizations around the globe. Raritan's solutions that help data centers better manage and utilize resources were selected for the innovative ways they solve data center energy issues -- such as reducing energy waste, finding capacity, and more-efficient ways to add servers and make changes.
Raritan won the “Environmental Project of the Year" award for its case study on eBay's implementation of data center energy-saving solutions. The case study details how eBay created and began executing a four-year data center plan with an ambitious goal: to cut power costs in half, while simultaneously doubling compute performance.
"It is very gratifying to see our customer, eBay, being recognized for its thought leadership and innovation in data center efficiency. Dean Nelson and his team at eBay have raised the bar for the industry and have demonstrated that Green IT is not only good for the environment, but also good for business," said Gary Marks, Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing for Raritan. "We are proud that our data center software solutions, as well as our intelligent rack power distribution units for measuring data center energy, are being recognized globally for their outstanding and innovative management capabilities."
Here are the awards that Raritan recently picked up:
Green IT Award for eBay project – “Environmental Project of the Year over 100 Employees" award. In addition, Raritan's Power IQ® energy management software, dcTrack® DCIM software and PX intelligent rack PDUs were finalists in four other Green IT award categories. A judging panel and the votes of Green IT Magazine readers decided Green IT Award winners that made significant contribution to improving the IT industry's environmental performance over the past 12 months. Catalina McGregor, Green IT liaison officer at the United Nations, and other industry leaders attended the award ceremony in London.
INTEROP Tokyo Product Award finalist – Power IQ 3.0 energy management software was selected as a finalist in the Network Management Product category. INTEROP Tokyo is one of the industry's most important technology conferences.
Data Center Solutions (DCS) Industry Award – DCS Magazine presented the award to Raritan's Power Management Business for making a significant contribution to the data center industry in the past 12 months through change and innovation.
In addition, Power IQ and Dominion® KX II were finalists for three Network Products Guide awards, Raritan’s dcTrack software won Network Computing's 'New Product of the Year' award, and Raritan made CRN’s Data Center 100 list that features the top 100 vendors powering the data center with cutting-edge technologies.
Raritan is a proven innovator of power management, infrastructure management, KVM and serial solutions for data centers of all sizes. In more than 50,000 locations worldwide, Raritan's award-winning hardware and software solutions -- including intelligent rack PDUs, energy management software, KVM-over-IP and Serial-over-IP access products -- provide IT and facility directors, managers and administrators with the control they need to increase power management efficiency, improve data center productivity and enhance branch office operations. Based in Somerset, N.J., Raritan has offices worldwide serving customers in 76 countries. Visit us at Raritan.eu or follow us on the Raritan blog. Raritan is an active member of the Green Grid, Climate Savers Computing Initiative, and the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design associations. The company was recognized by the EPA for its contribution to the agency's data center initiative.
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