Kevin Meagher, chief executive officer and chief technology officer for Power Analytics Corporation, spoke to attendees of Enterprise Ireland’s Datacentre Tech Showcase recently to share how the company brings critical real-time integration of data sources to a data center. Enterprise Ireland, the government organization responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets, sponsored the event as a way to share technology from a select group of U.S. companies with experience in building, managing and operating data centers.

“There are many limitations of the current data center infrastructure management space and Power Analytics has developed resources to offer the market a solution,” said Meagher. “Through our partnership with Automsoft, the technology enhances the management of power, servers and the hot spots on the raised floor of a data center – the physical space in the data center or “white space.”

The management of assets in the white space is what Power Analytics defines as White Space Management (WSM). Power Analytics WSM solution leverages existing data in the RPPs, server racks and heat sensors in the racks to present a unique visualization of the data in real time enabling  data center managers to see and share in real time critical values such as kwH, breaker status, server status and hot spots in the data center. The result is allocation of power costs, if desired, the ability to visualize key assets and their status without having to walk around the data center to get real time information about the white space.

“Automsoft was glad to be part of the Enterprise Ireland event, showcasing leading suppliers in the emerging Ireland data center market,” said Páraic O’Toole, chief executive officer for Automsoft. “We are proud to partner with Power Analytics to deliver best-in-class solutions for mission critical power systems that leverage the Automsoft data historian and Power Analytics Paladin WSM visualization software for the data center white space.”


About Power Analytics Corporation

Used by the power industry for more than 25 years, Power Analytics’ software solutions have surged to the forefront of the electrical system planning, operation and smart grid market space for use in energy intensive, mission-critical facilities and microgrids. Paladin® products currently protect more than $120 billion in customer assets including financial data centers, air traffic control sites, military installations, deep sea oil platforms, and power generation and distribution facilities. The company is a small business with headquarters in San Diego, Calif., and a smart grid center of excellence in Raleigh, N.C.

Power Analytics’ Paladin Software gives energy management and electrical engineering professionals control over their critical power infrastructures from design and modeling to simulation and analysis, saving hundreds of thousands of dollars, minimizing downtime, recovering stranded load capacity, reducing energy costs and optimizing business continuity. For more information about Power Analytics and its products, visit

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