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Meta in Launch of Energy Storage Solutions Consortium for Carbon Reduction

Meta has joined the Energy Storage Solutions Consortium, whose mission is to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions via adoption of electricity storage technologies — i.e., batteries. The goal is to create an open-source, third-party-verified methodology to quantify grid-connected energy storage projects and “to help add a tool for organizations to create credible progress toward their […]

Cadence to Acquire Data Center Digital Twins Company Future Facilities

SAN JOSE — Cadence Design Systems, Inc. announced today it has agreed to acquire Future Facilities, a provider of electronics cooling analysis and energy performance optimization solutions for data centers using physics-based 3D digital twins. Terms were not disclosed. “The addition of Future Facilities’ technologies and expertise supports the Cadence Intelligent System Design strategy and […]

Fungible Picks Avery Design Systems PCI Express VIP for Hyperscale Compliance, Connectivity

Tewksbury, MA., Feb 28, 2022 — Avery Design Systems, maker of functional verification solutions, today announced its PCI Express Verification IP (VIP) has been selected by Fungible Inc., a data center infrastructure company, for compliance and connectivity of its Fungible Data Processing Unit (DPU). The Fungible DPU is designed to address requirements in hyperscale data […]

Intel’s Infrastructure Processing Unit Targets Hyperscaler Data Centers

Intel has unveiled a programmable networking device for hyperscalers and their massive data center infrastructures. Called the Infrastructure Processing Unit and announced at Intel made the announcement during the Six Five Summit, it’s a networking device is intended to help cloud and communication service providers cut overhead and free up performance for CPUs, to better utilize […]