Sentilla Named to GigaOM Structure 50 List

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Selected by GigaOM editors, the 50 companies in the inaugural Structure 50 list are the leading innovators in cloud computing and infrastructure – from young startups to the biggest tech titans

Sentilla® Corporation, leading provider of energy performance management software for data centers, and GigaOM, a leading business media company, today announced that Sentilla has been named to the inaugural Structure 50 list, the first industry ranking by GigaOM of the top cloud computing and infrastructure companies.

Selected through a rigorous review by GigaOM editors, the Structure 50 companies encompass a wide range of innovators – from rising stars like DotCloud and Nimbula, to industry leaders such as Akamai, Cisco, and Apple. A full list of winners can be found on the Structure 50 website.

“The companies in the Structure 50 are changing the face of computing. Editors at GigaOM reviewed hundreds of companies to select these top 50 cloud computing innovators based on their product innovation, market impact, technology development, and visionary leadership,” said Derrick Harris, GigaOM Structure Editor and Conference Chair. “The inaugural Structure 50 list recognizes the enormous contribution these leading companies are making to business, technology, and society.”

"We are incredibly pleased to be included in the inaugural GigaOM Structure 50 List," said Mike Kaul, chief executive officer, Sentilla. "Sentilla delivers optimized data center infrastructure and cloud computing environments. Customers using Sentilla Energy Manager have experienced the significant value of our leading energy efficient technology- and have slashed IT costs by at least 20% through comprehensive rationalization, virtualization and cloud optimization."

All of the Structure 50 companies will be recognized at GigaOM Structure 2011, the industry’s most influential cloud computing conference. Structure 2011 will take place June 22-23, 2011 in San Francisco at the Mission Bay Conference Center. Now in its fourth year, Structure 2011 is the pivotal, must-attend conference for the top executives, investors, entrepreneurs, and technology directors leading the cloud computing and Internet infrastructure industries.

About Sentilla Corporation
Sentilla® is a leading provider of energy performance management solutions for data centers. The company’s award winning Sentilla Energy Manager™ runs IT systems more efficiently within the enterprise. Whether the goal is to defer capital expense, lower operating expense, mitigate risk, or get more out of existing equipment, Sentilla provides software tools that optimize, automate and enable decision support for global businesses. Sentilla Energy Manager solves the problems caused by information and communication technology (ICT) growth in data centers and telecommunications offices, reclaiming energy capacity, stabilizing consumption and improving equipment utilization.

Sentilla has received industry praise for the company and its technology. The Sentilla Energy Manager received a 2009 ABA Stevie Award for Best New Product of the Year – Computer Software: New Version, was named a finalist in the 2010 ABA Stevie Award New Product or Service of the Year – Computer Software – New Version, received the 2009 TechWorld Award for Green Product of the Year, and was named a finalist in the category of Best Technology Supplier of the Year in the 2009 UK IT Industry Awards. In addition, the company was named a New California 100 Innovative Business All-Star by Golden Capital Network and Hamilton Lane. Co-founder Dr. Joe Polastre was awarded the 2010 European CTO Award for Innovation in Data Centres by BroadGroup, named a winner of the 2009 Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal 40 Under 40 award, received one of BusinessWeek’s Best Young Tech Entrepreneurs for 2009, as well as the Top 10 Entrepreneurs in Cleantech, Biotech and High Tech for 2009 by Worth Magazine.

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About GigaOM
Founded in 2006, GigaOM has grown into the leading provider of online media, events and research for global technology innovators. The company is one of the most credible and insightful voices at the intersection of business and technology, with an online audience of more than 4 million monthly unique visitors; industry-leading events, including Structure, Mobilize, NewTeeVee Live, Net:Work, Green:Net and Structure Big Data; and a pioneering market research service and digital community, GigaOM Pro, which provides insider access to expert analysis on emerging technology markets.

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