Data Centers

California Energy Code Updated; New Regulations for Cooling Data Centers

July 28th, 2015

The California Energy Code, also known Title 24 of the CA Code of Regulations – part 6, has been revised. The new revision implements new regulations for cooling data centers and server rooms in order…read more

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New Fan Offers Industry Leading Static Pressure

July 27th, 2015

Sanyo Denki introduces the San Ace 172 9HV type ø 172 x 150 x 51 mm high static pressure fan. The San Ace 172 9HV type offers industry leading static pressure, or 1.6 times the…read more

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Reducing Reliance on Water for Cooling in Data Centers

June 9th, 2015

The severe drought in California has spiked concerns about the availability of water to operate data centers. Since water is extremely important for cooling facilities, other approaches of water usage in data centers reportedly need…read more

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Largest Data Center in Asia to be Completed in July 2015

June 2nd, 2015

LG U+, a telecommunications company in Gyeonggi, South Korea, announced its mega data center will be completed in Pyeongchon in July 2015. When completed, it will be the largest data center in Asia and the…read more

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Doctoral Candidate’s Research Could Improve Efficiency of Data Centers

May 26th, 2015

Husam Alissa, a Binghamton University doctoral candidate in mechanical engineering, has been working to improve the efficiency of data centers at the university’s Center for Energy-Smart Electronic Systems (ES2). Alissa’s work focuses on reducing overheating,…read more

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Comparison of HPC/Telecom Data Center Cooling Methods by Operating and Capital Expense – Extended Article

May 26th, 2015

Dr. Alexander Yatskov Thermal Form & Function Inc. Introduction Current high-performance computing (HPC) and Telecom trends have shown that the number of transistors per chip has continued to grow in recent years, and data center…read more

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Comparison of HPC/Telecom Data Center Cooling Methods by Operating and Capital Expense

May 21st, 2015

By: Dr. Alexander Yatskov; Thermal Form & Function Inc. Introduction Current high-performance computing (HPC) and Telecom trends have shown that the number of transistors per chip has continued to grow in recent years, and data…read more

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Data Center Energy Savings: Total Liquid Cooling versus Indirect Liquid Cooling

May 21st, 2015

By: Yong Quiang Chi, Peter Hopton and Keith Deakin, Iceotope Ltd Jonathan Summers, Alan Real, Nik Kapur and Harvey Thompson, University of Leeds Introduction Improvements in energy efficiency and performance of data centers are possible…read more

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A Simple Method to Understand Trade-Offs in Data Center Cooling

May 20th, 2015

By: Dustin W. Demetriou, PhD Cooling and thermal management are critical to data center reliability. Many organizations see cooling as a differentiating factor in the lifecycle cost of their data center. Recent industry guidelines [1]…read more

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Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference

May 12th, 2015

Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference December 7 – 10, 2015 Las Vegas, NV This event will cover mobile, cloud, storage and other IT forces that are making new demands on the data…read more

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Chinese Company Creates Data Center Tech Advances

May 12th, 2015

Shanghai Data Solution, a company owned by the Chinese government, says it is making large strides in the data center industry. “Shanghai Data Solution (SDS) built its first small network communications site in 2001, and…read more

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ASU Engineer’s Computing Node Research Suggests Large Reduction in Energy Usage

April 7th, 2015

Carole-Jean Wu, computer scientist and engineer at Arizona State University, is gaining recognition for her work to improve energy efficiency of computing nodes, which includes everything from smartphones and tablets, to desktop processors and data…read more

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New Data Center Design Reduces Space; Increases Cooling Productivity

March 24th, 2015

One company hopes to create an entirely new design for data centers for the industry. Vapor IO introduces a new “Data Center Aisle” concept.  This vapor chamber design encompasses a room filled with round black…read more

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Liquid Immersion in the Data Center: A Modular Approach for Cooling High-Performance Microelectronics

March 20th, 2015

Introduction While data enter energy consumption is already significant, the growth of a global cloud-based economy along with society’s need for constant social networking connectivity will cause this number to rise even further. The world’s…read more

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