SynapSense Raises $16 Million To Help Data Centers Save On Energy Bills

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SynapSense, which provides solutions that help data centers and large corporations improve the energy efficiency of their infrastructure, has raised $16 million in Series C financing.

The round was led by Crosslink Capital, with participation from Sequoia Capital, Aeris Capital, Emerald Technology Ventures, GE Energy Financial Services, Nth Power and Robert Bosch VC.

SynapSense offers wireless instrumentation solutions that offer energy efficiency and carbon footprint reduction for data centers operated by companies in the technology, finance, healthcare and defense industries, among others.

The additional capital will be used for boost international operations and enhance its data center optimization platform, which is comprised of a hardware and software set.

SynapSense was founded in March 2006 by former Intel exec Peter Van Deventer and Dr. Raju Pandey, Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Davis.