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Intel Puts $700M into Hillsboro Liquid Cooling, Sustainability R&D ‘Mega Lab’

Intel announced a $700 million “mega lab” at its Jones Farm campus in Hillsboro, OR, to be used for R&D in liquid cooling and other sustainability technologies with implications for power-insatiable HPC data centers. The company said it plans to build a 200,000-square-foot, facility “focused on innovative data center technologies and addressing areas such as […]

Optical I/O Company Ayar Labs Raises $130M in Series C Funding

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – April 26, 2022 – Ayar Labs, a chip-to-chip optical connectivity company, today announced that the company has secured $130 million in additional financing led by Boardman Bay Capital Management to drive the commercialization of its breakthrough optical I/O solution. Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and NVIDIA entered this investment round, joining existing […]

GRC Releases Guide on Liquid Immersion Cooling for Data Center Sustainability

AUSTIN, TX – April 21, 2022 –– GRC (Green Revolution Cooling), the leader in immersion cooling for data centers, has released a special report on sustainability in data centers. The report, titled “Liquid Immersion Cooling Reduces Power Use and Drives Sustainability Efforts in Data Centers,” describes the role cooling plays in energy use and can […]

Rescale Helps Zero-Emissions Energy Company Amogy Develop Clean Ammonia Solution

SAN FRANCISCO, March 31, 2022 — Rescale, the maker of high performance computing solutions built for the cloud to accelerate engineering innovation, today announced it was collaborating with clean energy pioneer Amogy to develop a technology that uses ammonia-based solutions to power ships, trucks, planes and trains, and slash 10% of global greenhouse emissions by 2040. “Today, heavy-duty […]

TCO Development and SDIA Collaborate on Sustainable Data Centers

March 31, 2022 — TCO Development, the organization behind the sustainability certification TCO Certified, today presented a new international collaboration with the Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance (SDIA). Details  about the latest generation of TCO Certified can always be found here. The data center landscape is changing rapidly. More than ever, data centers are connected to […]

GRC Secures $28 Million C Series Investment Led by SK Lubricants

AUSTIN, TX – March 31, 2022 – GRC (Green Revolution Cooling), a producer of single-phase immersion cooling for data centers, today announced it has secured a $28 million C Series investment led by South Korea-based SK Lubricants. This brings the company’s total funding to date to $43 million. The investment will provide GRC with the […]

GIGABYTE Taking Part in KDDI’s Immersion Cooling POC

March 29, 2022 – GIGABYTE Technology, (TWSE: 2376), maker of high-performance servers and workstations, today announced participation in KDDI Corporation’s one-phase immersion cooling proof of concept intended to demonstrates how alternative cooling solutions in data centers are needed and should be environmentally minded. Through this joint venture it is possible to sustain high-performance, improve the […]

NVIDIA Introduces 144-Core Grace CPU ‘Superchip’ for AI, HPC

NVIDIA dropped its attempted acquisition of Arm Ltd. earlier this year, but it remains an Arm technology licensee. And today, in a bid to take on the x86 architecture’s long dominance in data center server chips, the company announced its first Arm Neoverse-based data center CPU “designed for AI infrastructure and high performance computing, providing […]

GRC Launches Trial Program for Data Center Liquid Immersion Cooling

AUSTIN,TEXAS –March 15, 2022 — Immersion cooling company GRC (Green Revolution Cooling) today announced the launch of its Immersion Cooling Pilot Program, a “Try Before You Buy” offering that allows data center owners and operators to deploy an ICEraQ Series 10 immersion cooling system on a trial basis. The program begins immediately and invites prospective buyers […]

Lenovo’s Carbon Offset Service: An End-to-End Program to Fight Greenhouse Gas Emissions

[SPONSORED CONTENT] There’s doing good and then there’s assessing how much good you’re doing. These are two distinct, yet closely related, things. When it comes to climate change, an ethical shift has come over the IT world within the last two years – among vendors and customers alike. Along with specs and price/performance, carbon emissions […]