Dallas – February 11, 2021 – CBRE Data Center Solutions today announced a partnership with Virtual Power Systems (VPS) to offer VPS’s extensive suite of services that unlock stranded power capacity to CBRE’s global data center clients. CBRE will also be a preferred deployment partner for Virtual Power Systems customers.
Virtual Power Systems Software-Defined Power platform transforms data center power distribution by extending the value of virtualization to the power plane, increasing electrical power utilization and data center IT infrastructure efficiency. Virtual Power Systems’ Intelligent Control of Energy (ICE®) technology tracks real-time data center power usage. It dynamically allocates energy to data center servers, racks and systems to increase utilization and lower costs while simultaneously maintaining, and in many cases, increasing data center uptime.
“Our goal of continually adding value for our clients will be increased with Virtual Power Systems. Through their Software-Defined Power technology, we will enhance system optimization in ways previously unavailable,” said Martin Murphy, CBRE’s Chief Operating Officer, Data Center Solutions. “By virtualizing data center power infrastructure, our clients have the potential to reclaim stranded capacity and enhance their system resiliency while simultaneously lowering costs.”
CBRE Data Center Solutions is the largest mission-critical service provider managing over 700 data centers in 50 countries for colocation providers, hyperscalers, and enterprises. As part of the partnership, CBRE will implement and manage the Virtual Power Systems ICE platform for their clients who adopt the technology, enabling clients to achieve significantly greater output from current data centers and produce positive environmental impact.
“In conversations with our clients, efficiency, agility, scale, and innovation are hot topics. Virtual Power Systems’ ground-breaking Software-Defined Power technology will help them on the journey to autonomous digital infrastructure,” said Zahl Limbuwala, CBRE’s Executive Director of Strategy and Market Enablement, Data Center Solutions. “The Virtual Power Systems solution will help our clients maximize the productivity of every watt of data center capacity.”
“CBRE is the world’s leading data center management company, and we’re excited to work with their engineers and facility managers to enable their clients optimize power utilization,” said Dean Nelson, CEO of Virtual Power Systems. “By unlocking stranded power, data centers can reduce costs and simultaneously increase resiliency.”
About CBRE Group, Inc.
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2019 revenue). The company has more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliates) and serves real estate investors and occupiers through more than 530 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our website at www.cbre.com.
About Virtual Power Systems
Virtual Power Systems (VPS) is transforming how next-generation data center and cloud providers provision, manage and utilize power capacity with its groundbreaking Software-Defined Power® and Intelligent Control of Energy® (ICE) technology platform. VPS eliminates the need to over-provision power capacity to protect workloads from potential spikes and failovers. ICE dynamically adjusts power delivery as demand fluctuates across data center workloads, racks and servers. ICE enables data center and cloud providers to generate additional revenue within existing power and IT footprints while avoiding millions of dollars in capital investments and operating expenses. virtualpowersystems.com