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Nortek Builds First StatePoint Liquid Cooling System

Today Nortek Air Solutions celebrated the completion of its first manufactured StatePoint Liquid Cooling (SPLC) system, billed as “The World’s First Sustainable Data Center Cooling Technology.” SPLC technology was co-developed through a partnership with Facebook. “StatePoint Liquid Cooling provides a data center cooling option that facilitates our ‘To Create a Better Tomorrow Every Day’ mission by reducing carbon emissions and water consumption versus other digital environment HVAC methods,” said Bruno Biasiotta, CEO, Nortek Air Solutions, who signed the first manufactured SPLC system with other attending NAS executives. “HVAC equipment is expected to increase the world’s carbon emissions from today’s 15-percent to 25-percent by 2030. Water is also a precious commodity that is limited supply. Therefore, StatePoint is an HVAC solution that will ultimately promote a conscientious stewardship of our planet.”

Lenovo and Intel Partner for VSC-4 Supercomputer in Vienna

Today Lenovo and Intel announced their collaboration to modernize HPC infrastructure at Austria’s most powerful supercomputer – the Vienna Scientific Cluster-4 (VSC-4). Built on Lenovo ThinkSystem servers and 2nd generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors, VSC-4 supports more than 300 research projects led by scientists from higher education institutions throughout Austria, covering life-enhancing challenges such as meteorology to materials science, quantum chemistry to genetics.

Schneider Electric Launches Industry’s First Integrated Rack with Immersed, Liquid-Cooled IT for Data Centers

Today Schneider Electric and Iceotope announced the industry’s first commercially-available integrated rack with chassis-based, immersive liquid cooling. Optimized for compute-intensive applications, the solution combines a high-powered GPU server with Iceotope’s liquid cooling technology to increase energy efficiency. Avnet integrates the liquid-cooled server with Schneider Electric’s NetShelter liquid-cooled enclosure system for simple deployment into data centers or edge computing environments. 

Video: TMGcore Showcases Immersive Cooling for HPC at SC19

In this video from SC19, Taylor Monnig from TMGcore describes OTTO, a completely automated, self-contained, two-phase liquid immersion-cooled data center platform that features a closed loop system, uses zero water and is a tenth of the size of a traditional data center. By using OTTO, clients can cut operational costs by 80 percent while receiving ten times more processing power per square foot.

Inspur steps up with Innovative Liquid Cooling Technology at SC19

Inspur is showcasing new HPC systems with Natural Circulation Evaporative Cooling technology this week at SC19. Inspur combines high-density computing servers with natural circulation evaporative cooling technology, which is more reliable, energy-saving, and easier to deploy than other liquid cooling solutions. “Inspur collaborated with the Institute of Electrical Engineering of Chinese Academy of Sciences (IEECAS), combining Inspur’s leading supercomputing servers with IEECAS’s natural circulation evaporative cooling technology to achieve an efficient, reliable and energy saving liquid cooling HPC system.”

The Use of High-Performance Polymers in HPC and Data Center Applications

“Polymer components in liquid cooling systems are attractive for several reasons: they are lightweight, typically less expensive than metal counterparts, and are impervious to corrosion that can render parts inoperable or introduce debris into flow paths. The challenges with many polymers used to date, however, are their abilities to handle high temperatures and physical stressors without deforming, cracking or creeping. These shortcomings become significant when leaks occur, leading to downtime or damage to equipment.”

Rapid Growth lands Iceotope on 2019 Deloitte Fast 50

Today datacenter cooling vendor Iceotope announced that it ranked number 14 and were Midlands Regional Winners in the 2019 Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50, a ranking of the 50 fastest-growing technology companies in the UK. Rankings are based on percentage revenue growth over the last four years. Iceotope grew 2,331% during this period.

TMGcore Teams with Dell EMC on Immersion Cooled Datacenter Platform

Today datacenter solution provider TMGcore announced it has developed a first-of-its-kind data center platform that utilizes immersion cooling and is ready to house ​Dell EMC​ PowerEdge C4140 servers. “Traditionally, data center platforms run in air-cooled environments​ that require a significant amount of power and air conditioning within the facility,” said John-David Enright, CEO of TMGcore. “However, companies are looking to be more environmentally friendly and reduce the amount of power consumption within their data center operations. ​We have developed a line of data center platforms that feature an immersion environment for the servers, and we are proud to introduce the products to the market with one customized for Dell Technologies servers.”

New ImmersionFAQ site to Dispel Misconceptions about Datacenter Immersive Cooling

Today GRC and Asperitas launched ImmersionFAQ.com, a new website with FAQs and facts about immersion cooling. “The newly developed vendor agnostic website is a key tool for operators looking to educate themselves on immersion and get answers to technical questions about liquid cooling.”

Parker Hannifin to Showcase Liquid Cooling Solutions at SC19

Parker Hannifin will showcase their latest quick connect couplings for liquid cooling at SC19 in Denver. “Recognized as the largest manufacturer of quick couplings in the world, Parker couplings incorporate non-spill valving, meaning no spills during connection and disconnection. At the core is a flat-sealing design that prevents any type of fluid loss against sensitive electronics and all electrical connections. This ensures the highest level of compatibility with the broadest range of liquids and the application environment.”