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Vapor IO and Bloom Energy Partner to Provide Distributed Green Data Centers Globally

October 18, 2015

Partnership brings first hyper modular, low emission data center design to market

AUSTIN, Texas--()--Vapor IO, provider of the world’s first intelligent, hyper modular data center solution, today announced a partnership with Bloom Energy, provider of market-leading clean, reliable and cost-effective energy solutions, to decrease cost and increase the efficiencies of distributed green data centers globally. Coupling the clean and modular nature of Bloom Energy’s fuel cell technology with Vapor IO’s hyper-collapsed, data-defined data center solution, the partnership will provide an industry leading hyper modular low emission data center offering.

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“At Vapor IO, we are dedicated to revamping today’s data centers and leading the industry towards a more modern, sustainable and energy efficient IT infrastructure,” said Cole Crawford, co-founder and CEO of Vapor IO. “Our partnership with Bloom Energy further enables us to provide this on a global level. We look forward to working closely with their team to bring this innovative offering to market.”

Founded by industry veterans with deep expertise in data centers, open source and infrastructure management, Vapor IO is taking an entirely different approach to modernizing today’s data center. The company provides an integrated solution to integration problems, significantly lowering CAPEX and OPEX costs when building and running data driven data centers. Through its unique open source hardware and software solutions, the company has made the disaggregated data center a reality.

The partnership will result in a reference architecture utilizing the modular and full featured Vapor Chamber, a patent pending hyper collapsed data center design, and Bloom Energy’s fuel cell technology. This agreement also allows Bloom Energy to leverage the Vapor IO CORE API for increased agility and situational awareness of data center operating costs.

“Our goal of partnering with Vapor IO is to better enable companies around the globe to adopt green data centers,” said Peter Gross, vice president of mission critical systems at Bloom Energy. “We look forward to working with the Vapor IO team to support cutting edge data center design that helps organizations meet their sustainability goals, while also achieving the reliability and cost competitiveness demanded by the industry today.”

This joint solution will be available in the first quarter of 2016. To stay up-to-date on Vapor IO activities and learn more about the company’s product suite, please visit

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About Bloom Energy:

Bloom Energy is a provider of breakthrough solid oxide fuel cell technology generating clean, highly efficient onsite power from multiple fuel sources. Founded in 2001 with a mission to make clean, reliable energy affordable for everyone in the world, Bloom Energy Servers are currently producing power for many Fortune 500 companies including Google, Wal-Mart, AT&T, eBay, Staples, The Coca-Cola Company, as well as notable non-profit organizations such as Caltech and Kaiser Permanente. Also, with its Mission Critical Systems practice, Bloom Energy provides grid-independent power for critical loads in data centers and manufacturing. The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. For more information, visit

About Vapor IO

Vapor IO provides the industry’s first intelligent, hyper modular data center solution. Significantly lowering capex and opex costs when building and running data driven data centers, Vapor IO provides an integrated solution to integration problems. Eliminating complex structures and parking lot data centers, Vapor IO offers a true intelligence platform for any data center workload. For more information the Vapor IO product lines, as well as to learn more about how Vapor IO is bringing new capabilities to the world of IT with a focus on simplicity and efficiency, please visit or email


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