Nlyte Software Receives 2011 Smart Grid Excellence Award

Nlyte 6.0 Honored for Exceptional Innovation

Menlo Park, CA – December 1, 2011 – nlyte Software, announced today that nlyte 6.0 has received a 2011 Smart Grid Excellence Award from, a TMC and Crossfire Media sponsored technology media Website.

The nlyte 6.0 DCIM suite provides data center professionals with the predictive intelligence and management controls that makes it easy to reduce operational risks and achieve smarter, more efficient and highly available data centers.  The nlyte DCIM Suite provides a unique combination of intelligent capacity planning, which delivers actionable information for optimizing the use of power, cooling and space through the optimal placement of data center assets, as well as business process automation, which improves availability and operational excellence.

nlyte Software’s customers have achieved:

  • 50% decrease in the cost and time of migrations and consolidations
  • 50% decrease in the business risk and expense caused by downtime & catastrophic failure
  • 5 years or more deferral in the capital expense for new data center build outs
  • the information needed to attain a power usage effectiveness (PUE) rating of 2.0 or less
  • 20% annual reduction in data center operating expenses

“It is an honor to be awarded the Smart Grid Excellence Award,” said Todd Goldman, VP product management at nlyte Software. “Receiving the Smart Grid award for the second time confirms nlyte’s leadership in providing DCIM software that is easy to implement and use while accelerating our customers’ efforts to reduce their data center carbon footprint. The nlyte DCIM suite allows data centers to achieve better efficiency through optimal placement of assets that potentially wastes power, cooling and space.”

“The solutions that have been recognized with the Smart Grid Excellence Award reflect the diverse range of innovation driving this market. Congratulations to nlyte Software which best exemplified the best of smart grid technologies in 2011,” said stated Carl Ford, co-founder and community developer, Crossfire.

“I am pleased to acknowledge nlyte Software for its contribution to the advancement of Smart Grid technologies by bestowing our Second Annual Smart Grid Excellence Award to them,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC.  “Congratulations and I look forward to more innovation in 2012.”

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About nlyte Software
nlyte Software was founded by data center professionals for data center professionals and is the independent provider of DCIM solutions. The nlyte DCIM suite provides the predictive intelligence and management controls needed to achieve smarter, more efficient and highly available data centers. nlyte Software is headquartered in Menlo Park, Calif.

About Smart Grid
Smart Grid is the leading website dedicated to the rapidly developing technologies that enable and harness Smart Grids, with particular emphasis on applications, products and software for improving residential, business, institutional and facilities’ power consumption.

This Website offers information and analysis for anyone interested in researching, purchasing and applying smart grid technologies. It includes Smart Grid industry news and expert analysis by Carl Ford, Crossfire Media. Visitors will find free resources including Online Communities, blogs, feature articles, videos and is sponsored by TMC, an integrated, global media company helping clients in print, in person and online, and Crossfire Media, an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. Please visit

About TMC
TMC is a global, integrated media company that helps clients build communities in print, in person, and online.  TMC publishes the Customer Interaction SolutionsINTERNET TELEPHONYNext Gen MobilityInfoTECH Spotlight and Cloud Computing magazines., which is read by two million unique visitors each month, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries.  TMC is the producer of ITEXPO, the world’s leading B2B communications event.  In addition, TMC runs multiple industry eventsVisitTMC Events for a complete listing and further information.

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Crossfire Media is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. We service communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars and newsletters. Crossfire Media services also include providing insight to technology companies and associations to assist in the development of business and technical strategy as well as the development and implementation of effective communications and marketing strategy


Media Contacts

nlyte Software
Sabrina Hengehold
Public Relations

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Marketing Manager
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