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The Right Terminations for Reliable Liquid Cooling in HPC

Liquid cooling for HPCs is increasingly common. With expensive electronics at stake, understanding the components in liquid cooling systems is critical. This article details what to look for when seeking the optimal termination for connectors—a way to help ensure leak-free performance.

CoolIT Systems Teams with STULZ for Liquid Cooling Down Under

Today CoolIT Systems announced it has appointed STULZ ANZ as its master distributor for Rack DCLC products in the Australasian region. “As a business who prides itself on our innovations and future gazing approach, partnering with CoolIT ensures we can provide the latest liquid cooling technology to our portfolio of solutions, and ensure we remain at the forefront of our industry as it rapidly changes year by year.”

Video: Asetek Advances Liquid Cooling at ISC 2018

In this video from ISC 2018, Steve Branton from Asetek describes the company’s wide array of liquid cooling solutions for HPC. “With 11 systems the TOP500 including the 9th fastest HPC installation in the world, Asetek’s RackCDU D2C is used by HPC sites worldwide to maximize sustained throughput, decrease energy use and increase cluster density. Asetek is the world-leading provider of cost-effective energy efficient liquid cooling systems for data centers, HPC clusters and high-performance PCs.”

Video: CoolIT Systems Enables Liquid Cooled OEM Solutions for HPC and AI Data Centers

In this video from ISC 2018, CoolIT Systems’ Patrick McGinn describes the company’s latest energy efficient data center liquid cooling solutions. “As the leading liquid cooling integration partner for OEM server manufacturers, CoolIT showcased liquid-enabled servers from Intel, Dell EMC and HPE. Combined with the broadest range of Coolant Distribution Units, CoolIT and their OEM partners are delivering the most complete and robust liquid cooling solutions to the HPC market.”

Managed Implementation of Liquid Cooling

The need for high reliability cooling without reducing the rack density to handle high wattage nodes is no easy task. “Asetek’s direct-to-chip liquid cooling provides a distributed cooling architecture to address the full range of heat rejection scenarios. It is based on low pressure, redundant pumps and sealed liquid path cooling within each server node.”

Dell EMC HPC and AI Innovation Lab Moves to Liquid Cooling with CoolIT Systems

Today CoolIT Systems announced the deployment of a new liquid cooled HPC system at Dell EMC HPC and AI Innovation Lab in Round Rock, Texas. “By providing the opportunity to witness liquid cooling in action, Dell EMC allows customers to assess configuration options and performance capabilities before taking the next step to implementation,” said Patrick McGinn, VP Product Marketing & Business Development at CoolIT Systems. “CoolIT is proud to enable PowerEdge servers with liquid cooling to support higher wattage processors for increased performance, energy efficiency and rack-level density in today’s modern data centers.”

CoolIT Systems to Showcase Liquid Cooling Technology at ISC 2018

Today CoolIT Systems announced plans to showcase the company’s energy efficient liquid cooling solutions at ISC 2018. “As new advancements in HPC and AI continue to push computational boundaries, data center operators are realizing liquid cooling is, in many cases, the only answer,” said Geoff Lyon, CEO and CTO at CoolIT Systems. “Our collaboration with OEM partners such as Dell EMC, HPE, Intel and STULZ provides further evidence that the future of the data center is destined for liquid cooling.”

Lenovo Moves Liquid Cooling Forward with Neptune

Today Lenovo released details its pending Neptune liquid-cooling systems, which will enable data centers to run “up to 50 percent more efficiently, with uncompromising performance while maintaining a dense footprint.”  “In Roman mythology, Neptune used his three-pronged trident to tame the sea. This inspired Lenovo’s liquid cooling “trident” of cooling technologies: Direct to Node (DTN) warm water cooling, rear door heat exchanger, and hybrid solutions that combine both air and liquid cooling.”

Energy Efficiency and Water-Cool-Technology Innovations at Lenovo

Karsten Kutzer from Lenovo gave this talk at the 2018 Swiss HPC Conference. “This session will discuss why water cooling is becoming more and more important for HPC data centers, Lenovo’s series of innovations in the area of direct water-cooled systems, and ways to re-use “waste heat” created by HPC systems.”

The Role of Quick Disconnect Couplings in Liquid Cooling: 5 Attributes that Contribute to Connector Reliability

The use of liquid cooling to mitigate heat generated by electronics can be found in a wide variety of applications, including gaming computers, supercomputers and medical equipment. Download the new report, courtesy of CPC, “The Role of Quick Disconnect Couplings in Liquid Cooling: Five Attributes that Contribute to Connector Reliability,”  that explores the role of quick disconnect couplings in liquid cooling.