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What Lies Ahead for HPC Cooling?

“To meet the ambitious targets for exascale computing, many cooling companies are exploring optimizations and innovative methods that will redefine cooling architectures for the next generation of HPC systems. Here, some of the prominent cooling technology providers give their views on the current state and future prospects of cooling technology in HPC.”

DataSite HPC Solution to use Motivair ChilledDoor Rack Systems

Today DataSite announced it will install Motivair Corporation’s ChilledDoor Rack Cooling system to accommodate a high performance computing environment for a strategic customer. “This initial engagement will officially launch an ongoing partnership between the two companies to deliver HPC services across DataSite’s facilities.We were eager to accommodate our customers’ desire to deploy HPC clusters in DataSite facilities, but did not want to sacrifice operational efficiencies,” comments Rob Wilson, Executive Vice President for DataSite. “After an extensive search of the HPC cooling market, Motivair was selected as the ideal product that provided industry best cooling capabilities while meeting DataSite’s Sustainability commitments.”

Innovation Keeps Supercomputers Cool

“The range of cooling options now available is testimony to engineering ingenuity. HPC centers can choose between air, oil, dielectric fluid, or water as the heat-transfer medium. Opting for something other than air means that single or two-phase flow could be available, opening up the possibilities of convective or evaporative cooling and thus saving the cost of pumping the fluid round the system.”