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Servergy Nominated for Sustainable Brands 2014 Innovation Open Award

Servergy, a U.S.-based cleantech information technology (IT) innovations lab and design firm, today announced its participation in the Sustainable Brands Conference as a 2014 Innovation Open Award Nominee. The event is being held June 2-5 at the Paradise Point Hotel & Spa in San Diego, CA.

Sustainable Brands is an international community of learning and action focused on understanding and leveraging the role of brands in shaping a flourishing future. The Sustainable Brands Conference is ground zero for sustainability, brand, and innovation professionals who come together from around the world to be inspired, engaged, and equipped to succeed by helping build the better brands of tomorrow, today.

After a nomination and voting process earlier this year, Servergy was chosen by Sustainable Brands as one of 11 semifinalists for the 2014 Innovation Open. The Open was created to catalyze the progress and impact of the next generation of better brands featuring organizations which, given the right support and exposure, can contribute to a flourishing future - economically, socially, and environmentally.

Servergy has been invited to participate in the Sustainable Brands Conference in San Diego (SB’14SD) and will have a presence in the Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SBIO) Lounge at the event, which will be presented by Target. In addition to making a formal presentation at the conference, Servergy also will be displaying the world’s first Cleantech Server®, the new class of hyper-efficient servers for data centers and embedded applications that reduces power, cooling, space, water, weight and carbon up to 90% or more; and increases data I/O by up to 16X or more, over traditional servers in data centers today.

Bill Mapp, Servergy’s Founder, Chairman and CEO who will be presenting at the event, said, “Servergy is honored to have been nominated for the Innovation Award and participate at this landmark industry event that converges at the intersection of brand, sustainability and design. Servergy is looking forward to connecting and collaborating with other socially responsible organizations such as Target, Coca-Cola, Nissan, HP, Sprint, SAP, Avery Dennison, Canon, KPMG, and Edelman to help make a real impact in our world.”

Mapp goes on to say, “Servergy is serious about helping change the world around us and has committed to donating a portion of all our proceeds to help support various top global environmental and social charities. Servergy was founded on the belief and driving passion that by leveraging the power and potential of clean and green technologies in exciting new ways, that we can change our world - to create a more sustainable, resilient and purpose-driven society, economy and planet in which we all live.”

The Sustainable Brands Conference is the premier industry event for top global sustainable brands. It was founded on the belief that “unleashing the best of our human ingenuity and innovation can change the shape of business, and with it, the world. Our goal is to spark new ideas by connecting people from different perspectives and disciplines with each other in an optimistic forum. Sustainable Brands Conference is deigned to help brand, sustainability and design innovation professionals, social entrepreneurs and the eco-system of value network partners who support them, discover, co-create and successfully execute on new opportunities to profitably innovate for Sustainability. More details about the event can be found at www.sustainablebrands.com/events/sb14.

About Servergy

Servergy is a leading U.S.-based Cleantech Information Technology (IT) Innovation Lab and Design Firm for Data Center and Embedded M2M/Internet of Things (IOT) applications, globally. Servergy was founded in 2009 in Silicon Valley, with Headquarters located in Dallas, Texas. Servergy was founded with the belief that leveraging the power and potential of clean and green technologies in exciting new ways can help create a more sustainable, resilient and purpose-driven society, economy and world in which we all live. A portion of all Servergy sales go to various top global charities that promote social and environmental well-being for our world. Servergy was listed in the CRN Top Data Center Stories for 2013; made the #4 top spot on the EE Times 2013 global Top 10 List of Most Disruptive Tech Start-up Plays; and has recently been put on Gartner's Top Watch List of "Revolutionary Disruptors" for the coming "Data Center Storm.” Servergy is an IBM Business Partner as well as a Member of the Linux Foundation, the Open Compute Project Foundation, the OpenPOWER Foundation, and the Open Stack Foundation. See Servergy.com/news and @Servergy twitter channel for the latest news and information.

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