Big data analytics leader brings governed data discovery to GridPoint’s energy management solution

Arlington, VA – October 21, 2014 –– GridPoint, an innovator in comprehensive, data-driven energy management systems (EMS) that enable customers to optimize energy savings, facility efficiency and sustainability efforts, is pleased to announce an enhanced energy management solution powered by MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms. The collaboration enables GridPoint to develop more robust enterprise-wide energy analytics within its cloud-based software platform, GridPoint Energy Manager. Incorporating the MicroStrategy Analytics Platform™ into GridPoint Energy Manager will make it easier for customers to visualize asset-level data collected through GridPoint’s submetering and monitoring activities across a fleet of sites.

Energy Management is Most Successful with Data-driven Approach
“GridPoint’s expertise lies in the ability to collect large sums of data. Every day, we add more than 100 million data points to the 75 billion data points that have been collected to date across 12,000 sites,” said Mark Danzenbaker, GridPoint’s senior vice president of sales, marketing and product management. “This state-of-the-art data collection combined with MicroStrategy’s stunning and informative visualizations further empowers GridPoint customers to transform into energy conscious enterprises by managing energy through measurement and powerful data analytics.”

Data-driven energy management is one of the driving forces of the EMS market as identified in GridPoint’s white paper, “Five Megatrends Shaping the Energy Conscious Enterprise.” With five million industrial and commercial buildings in the United States, there is the potential to collect more than five trillion energy data points each year. By continuously embracing the market’s advances in technology, GridPoint gives users granular visibility into energy usage, equipment operation and site environment conditions for deeper analysis and intelligent control.


About MicroStrategy Incorporated
Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR) is a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms. The Company’s mission is to provide the most flexible, powerful, scalable, and user-friendly analytics and identity management platforms, offered either on premises or in the cloud.

The MicroStrategy Analytics Platform™ empowers leading organizations to analyze vast amounts of data and distribute actionable business insight via reports, dashboards, ad-hoc advanced analytics, and powerful data visualizations. MicroStrategy Mobile™ extends that platform to enable organizations to rapidly build information-rich applications that combine multimedia, transactions, analytics, and custom workflows, delivered on mobile devices. The MicroStrategy Identity Platform™ (branded as MicroStrategy Usher™) provides organizations the ability to develop a secure mobile app for identity and credentials. To learn more, visit MicroStrategy online, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

MicroStrategy, MicroStrategy Analytics Platform, MicroStrategy Mobile, MicroStrategy Identity Platform, and MicroStrategy Usher are either trademarks or registered trademarks of MicroStrategy Incorporated in the United States and certain other countries. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

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About GridPoint
GridPoint is an innovator in comprehensive, data-driven energy management solutions (EMS) that leverage the power of real-time data collection, big data analytics and cloud computing to maximize energy savings, operational efficiency, capital utilization and sustainability benefits. GridPoint’s integrated energy management portfolio of asset-level submetering and monitoring, intelligent control, energy management software and professional services can generate energy savings up to 30% and an 18-36 month payback.

GridPoint solutions are deployed at over 12,000 sites with over 75 billion customer data points collected to date, and 100 million added daily. Customers include 6 of the top 10 retailers by total sales, 4 of the top 10 casual dining restaurants, 7 of the top 20 quick serve restaurants, leading commercial and industrial enterprises and major government and educational institutions. To learn more, visit, and keep up with the latest GridPoint news via LinkedIn and Twitter @gridpoint.

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Sarah Trainor
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