FORMAT in Poland to Deploy RackCDU Liquid Cooling Systems

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rackcduToday Asetek announced that it has received a purchase order for its RackCDU data center liquid cooling system placed by FORMAT Sp. Ltd, an IT solutions provider located in Poland. Building on the success of previous smaller orders, FORMAT has ordered 6 RackCDU with cooling loops for a total of 471 compute nodes that will be delivered in Q3. The order will result in revenue to Asetek in the range of $100k.

FORMAT has seen terrific results from our previous smaller orders of Asetek’s liquid cooling solutions for our customers’ HPC clusters,” said Tomasz Mieszkowski, Vice President of FORMAT. “This larger order builds on our relationship and sets the stage for future opportunities inside Poland.”

RackCDU is Asetek’s innovative hot water, direct-to-chip, data center liquid cooling technology, which removes heat from CPUs, GPUs, memory modules and other hot spots within servers, using an all-liquid path and rejecting the heat into ambient outdoor air without chilling. As validated by Lawrence Berkeley National Labs, RackCDU enables cooling savings in excess of 50%, density increases of 2.5x to 5.0x, and recovery of all the server energy removed by RackCDU for reuse in facility heating and cooling.

In this video from ISC 2015, Steve Branton from Asetek describes a series of high profile supercomputing upgrades that show the growing momentum of Asetek liquid cooling in the HPC market.

Asetek is the world leading provider of energy efficient liquid cooling systems for data centers, servers, workstations, gaming and high performance PCs. Its products are used for reducing power and greenhouse emissions, lowering acoustic noise, and achieving maximum performance by leading OEMs and channel partners around the globe.

We are thrilled to add another regional OEM partner in such a short amount of time,” said André Sloth Eriksen, Founder and CEO of Asetek. “We look forward to the opportunities that FORMAT will provide us to liquid cool HPC clusters in Poland.”

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