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Inspur Launches Server for Mobile Liquid Cooling Cluster

Data center infrastructure provider Inspur Information has announced a plate liquid-cooling 2U 4-node server, the i24M5-LC, that the company said is optimized for large-scale water-cooling server data centers with PUE<1.2. Inspur said the i24M5-LC, built for HPC and cloud data centers, adopts a liquid cooling design based on....

Lenovo Standing Up Liquid-cooled Neptune System at Max Planck Society

Lenovo is installing a Neptune liquid cooled supercomputer at the Max Planck Society, a delivery that began two months ago and is scheduled to be completed early next year. The €20 million project includes a 100,000-core Neptune comprised of Lenovo ThinkSystem servers with  Intel CPUs (unspecified) and Nvidia Tesla A100 GPUs, software and operational support, […]

Novel Liquid Cooling Technologies for HPC

In this special guest feature, Robert Roe from Scientific Computing World writes that increasingly power-hungry and high-density processors are driving the growth of liquid and immersion cooling technology. “We know that CPUs and GPUs are going to get denser and we have developed technologies that are available today which support a 500-watt chip the size of a V100 and we are working on the development of boiling enhancements that would allow us to go beyond that.”

TMGcore selects Solvay’s Galden PFPE fluid for OTTO data center platform

Today TMGcore announced it has partnered with Solvay to explore liquid immersion solutions for use in cooling data center platforms and servers. In addition, TMGcore’s latest data center platform that features two-phase liquid immersion cooling, OTTO, can now use Solvay’s Galden PFPE fluid. “Our collaboration with Solvay further enhances TMGcore’s ability to supply the market with its evolutionary technology. Their expertise in specialty fluid polymers brings new possibilities for the industry, while still reducing the impact.”

Rittal steps up with ZutaCore waterless liquid cooling

Today IT infrastructure provider Rittal announced a strategic partnership with ZutaCore for waterless, two-phase, liquid cooling. Together they offer highly efficient data center cooling solutions and will enable customers to cool processors up to and above 900W. Now data center owners and operators can harness computer power at significantly higher densities from the CPU level through to server, rack and data center levels. “The partnership between long-time and trusted data center provider Rittal and ZutaCore will alleviate hesitations to adoption and open up opportunities for much greater efficiencies in data center cooling,” says Jennifer Cooke, Research Director for IDC’s Cloud to Edge Datacenter Trends and Strategies team at IDC.

Avaso to Deliver Worldwide Support for GRC Immersive Cooling

Immersive cooling vendor GRC has announced a new business collaboration with Avaso, an IT solutions provider with global service delivery and warranty capabilities. Through this collaboration, Avaso will provide installation and maintenance services, as well as offer extended warranty coverage for GRC’s ICEraQ, ICEtank, HASHtank, and HASHraQ liquid immersion-cooling systems to customers in 150+ countries. In addition to servicing GRC’s systems, the service extends to the OEM immersed servers as well, enabling a single point of contact for maintenance and warranty related events.

Liquid Cooling Trends in HPC

In this special guest feature, Bob Fletcher from Verne Global reflects on how liquid cooling technologies on display at SC19 represent more than just a wave. “My intuition suggests that the larger established water-cooling users will mostly stick with their familiar high-pressure solution, but the newer green field deployments will be fertile ground for the new vacuum CDUs. In particular, the AI community as their compute accelerators become increasingly water-cooled, while maintaining their short 2-year product life.”

2020 Predictions from Radio Free HPC

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team lays out their tech predictions for 2020. “Henry predicts that we’ll see a RISC-V based supercomputer on the TOP500 list by the end of 2020 – gutsy call on that. This is a double down on a bet that Dan and Henry have, so he’s reinforcing his position. Dan also sees 2020 as the “Year of the FPGA.”

TMGcore teams with FSG as Certified OTTO Ready Electrical Contractor

Today TMGcore announced that Facility Solutions Group (FSG) will be the first OTTO-Ready Electrical Contractor. OTTO is a line of highly efficient, high density, modular two-phase immersion cooled data center platforms with a fully integrated power, cooling, racking, networking and management experience, backed by partnerships with numerous industry leaders. “We first worked with FSG in 2018 when we were building our own headquarters and data center in Plano, Texas,” said John-David Enright, CEO of TMGcore. “We trust them to handle our electrical needs daily and, therefore, we trust they can do the same for our customers now, helping them decide upon the best electrical solutions for the installation and creation of ideal environments for their OTTO platforms.”

MIRIS Teams with LiquidCool Solutions for Datacenter Heat Recovery

MIRIS has entered into an agreement with LiquidCool Solutions (LCS), a world leader in rack-based immersion cooling technology for datacenters. The agreement gives MIRIS the exclusive right to distribute LCS technology on heat recovery projects. “Together we will develop the next generation of datacenter racks, with the highest density and the most effective heat recovery that the industry has ever seen. LCS brings to the plan a technology that is uniquely able to recapture more than 90% of rack input energy in the form of a 60 degree C liquid, and an emphasis will be placed on reusing valuable energy that would otherwise be wasted.”