The Structure 50: The Top 50 Cloud Innovators


Founded 2006
Investors American River Ventures, DFJ Frontier, Emerald Technology Ventures, GE Energy Financial, Nth Power, Robert Bosch Venture Capital, Sequoia Capital
Structure50 Topic Data Center
Description SynapSense makes wireless sensor technology and software to monitor and reduce power usage and cooling in data centers.
GigaOM’s Take SynapSense’s wireless technology is piggybacking the trend of data center operators increasingly touting low (close to 1) power usage efficiency metrics for data centers, which basically monitor how efficient the data center is. Facebook, Google and Yahoo are all boasting super-low PUEs.