Data Centers

Patent Awarded for Free Cooling Solution for a Containerized Data Center

October 21st, 2013

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded patent No. 8,554,390, “Free Cooling Solution for a Containerized Data Center,” to the International Business Machines Corporation in Armonk, N.Y., USA. “There is a problem in that…read more

New Low Viscosity, Thermally-Conductive Silicone Potting Elastomer

October 3rd, 2013

NuSil Technology, a manufacturer of silicone materials for the medical, aerospace, electronics and engineering markets, has released R-2165, a new silicone solution for the protection of electronic components and systems such as sensors, relays and…read more

New Data Center Airflow Management Assessment Service

October 3rd, 2013

Data center airflow management solutions provider Upsite Technologies is now offering EnergyLok Cooling Capacity Assessment, a new service designed to help data center operators assess their cooling infrastructure and identify savings opportunities that could be…read more

Asetek and STG Partner to Expand Service for Data Center Liquid Cooling Systems

September 20th, 2013

Liquid cooling systems provider Asetek has entered into an agreement with Signature Technology Group (STG), one of the largest data center service providers in the industry, to provide a warranty, service and support program for…read more

Multi-Stage Cooling Technology Removes Heat from ICT Equipment in Server Rooms

September 9th, 2013

NEC Corporation, a provider of IT, network and communications products and solutions, has announced the development of a new highly-efficient, multi-stage cooling technology that effectively removes the heat generated by ICT equipment mounted on racks…read more

Fiber Optic Cable Heat Sensor Project Receives $1.5 Million Grant

August 26th, 2013

A project to help data centers reduce their carbon footprint by using fiber optic cables as heat sensors has been awarded almost £1 million ($1,556,700 USD) in government funding. The investment, from the Department for…read more

Heat Exchanger Research Could Lead to Better Liquid Cooling in Aerospace, Automotive, Defense Applications

August 26th, 2013

A New Mexico State University assistant professor is investigating methods of increasing heat exchanger efficiency that could enable space missions to remain in orbit for longer periods of time and lead to better automotive, defense,…read more

New Fans Simplify Data Center Cooling Retrofits

July 23rd, 2013

Rosenberg USA, a manufacturer of fans and blowers for a variety of applications, has released new UNOBOX fans designed to simplify data center cooling retrofits in  under-floor and in-cabinet applications. “The Rosenberg UNOBOX extract fan…read more

Data Center Coolant Distribution System

July 22nd, 2013

Rittal Corporation, a manufacturer of industrial and IT enclosures, racks and accessories, has released a new coolant distribution system for use with Rittal’s rack- or door-mounted liquid cooling packages (LCP). Designed to handle all water…read more

Cooling System for Small- and Medium-Sized IT Installations

June 24th, 2013

Rittal Corporation, a manufacturer of industrial and information technology enclosures, racks and accessories, has released the Rittal Liquid Cooling Package Direct (LCP DX), a cooling system for small- and medium-sized IT installations where “climate control…read more

Two-Phase Flow Control of On-Chip Two-Phase Cooling Systems Developed for Blade Servers of Data Centers

June 16th, 2013

Server manufacturers and data center managers are showing a greater concern regarding the energy efficiency and cooling of the new generation of servers for data centers. With very large data centers exceeding 100 000 servers,…read more

Electronic Performance Impact of Elevated Humidity Environments – Implications for Free Air Cooling of Data Centers

June 16th, 2013

Introduction The computer industry is exploring various options for reducing the cost and energy consumption associated with cooling data centers. The use of liquid cooling in the data center has long been exploited as a…read more

Data Center Liquid Cooling Process Wins Energy Efficiency Award

June 10th, 2013

The Uptime Institute has recognized 3M Company, Iceotope Research and Development Ltd. and the University of Leeds in the UK as joint-Green Enterprise IT (GEIT) award winners for their development of new data center liquid…read more

Environmental Regulations and Cloud Computing to Affect Asia-Pacific Data Center Cooling Market

June 6th, 2013

New market analysis from business consulting firm Frost & Sullivan has suggested the data center cooling solutions market in the Asia-Pacific will double by 2018, in part due to the increasing emphasis on data center…read more