SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 11, 2012) - Power Assure®, Inc., a data center infrastructure and energy management solutions provider, today announced that President and CEO Brad Wurtz has been selected as a winner of the Tech Awards Circle, taking Bronze in the Emerging Companies Executive of the Year category. Winners were selected by an independent circle of publication reviewers/journalists from nominations based on a broad range of achievements -- from product and technology innovations to talented executive leadership and engineering innovators.
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"Power Assure exhibited true industry excellence to be recognized among the top of the Tech Awards Circle entrants," said Kevin Anderson, awards program coordinator. "Our judges were impressed with the level of submissions from all the vendors entering this year's competition, so to be named a winner of this prestigious award is a testament to the quality and innovation shown by the winners in the high tech community. We wish them continued success and look forward to them defending their title during the next awards period."
Brad Wurtz is Power Assure's president and CEO. In the past twelve months under Brad's leadership, the company closed a second round of equity financing and accelerated its growth through an aggressive partner strategy, primarily with global smart grid leader ABB, and Dell. Power Assure also signed a strategic agreement with In-Q-Tel and received a strategic investment from Dominion Energy Technologies, Inc. During his tenure he has led the company to multiple awards for growth, technology innovation and entrepreneurship.
"I am very honored to have received this award. Power Assure has continued to grow because we listen to our customers and help them solve the never-ending challenge of making their data centers more efficient, and because of the dedicated employees at Power Assure with whom I share this award," said Brad Wurtz. "I have the privilege of leading a team of very knowledgeable and committed people driving innovation at the intersection of data center infrastructure and energy management and an increasingly strained power grid. It is a huge opportunity."
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About Power Assure (www.powerassure.com)
Power Assure is a leading developer of Data Center Infrastructure and Energy Management software for large enterprises, government agencies, and managed service providers. Power Assure's solutions provide visibility, intelligence, analytics and automation to help CIOs, IT directors, and facilities managers optimize capacity, service levels, and power consumption within and across data centers. Headquartered in Santa Clara, CA, the company is privately held with funding from ABB Technology Ventures, Dominion Energy Technologies, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Good Energies, Point Judith Capital, and a grant from the Department of Energy. Power Assure partners include ABB, Cisco, Dell, IBM, In-Q-Tel, Raritan, UL and VMware.
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