Data Centers

Liquid Cooling System to Cut Data Center Cooling Costs

March 21st, 2014

An associate professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has developed a liquid cooling system he says is safer than water cooling and could cut cooling costs of data centers by up to…read more

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Magnetic Refrigeration Could Replace Compressor Systems

March 7th, 2014

Researchers working in GE labs have used special magnetic materials to generate temperatures cold enough to freeze water in a breakthrough that could find its way into commercial refrigerators by the end of the decade.…read more

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Bitcoin 2-Phase Immersion Cooling and the Implications for High Performance Computing

February 28th, 2014

Alex Kampl Allied Control Company Abstract Recently, Bitcoin and Bitcoin mining have aroused international interest.  This article describes the cooling challenges faced by Bitcoin miners and discusses the implications on the future of cooling for…read more

Cooling Fans for 1U Rack Applications

February 24th, 2014

Thermal management product designer US Tech has released three new high performance fan series for use in 1U rack applications. The 36mm model produces 24.16 CFM of air volume and 67.52 mm-H2O pressure. In addition,…read more

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Cooling Fans and Accessories Protect Critical Components

February 10th, 2014

NTE Electronics has released a new line of cooling fans and accessories to protect critical electronic components from premature failure due to heat. Available in five different sizes—40x40mm, 60x60mm, 80x80mm, 92x92mm and 120x120mm—the new AC…read more

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Fansinks for High Temperature Applications

February 6th, 2014

CTS Corporation has announced the release of new fansinks for high temperature applications. Designed to absorb and disperse heat away from high temperature devices, the FHS series features an operating temperature range of -10°C to…read more

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Air-Inlet Grill Reduces Axial and Centrifugal Fan Noise

January 10th, 2014

Fan and blower manufacturer ebm-papst has released FlowGrid, a patent-pending air-inlet grill designed to reduce noise levels for fans installed within limited-space air-moving equipment. “FlowGrid is the result of our extensive airflow testing for inlet…read more

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NSA to Cool New Data Center with Wastewater in Controversial Deal

January 10th, 2014

The National Security Agency (NSA) has announced plans to use 5 million gallons per day of treated wastewater from Howard County in Maryland to cool its huge Fort Meade data center, which is expected to…read more

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Cooling the Cloud: Energy-Efficient Warm-Water Cooling of Servers

December 19th, 2013

Milnes P. David, Robert Simons, David Graybill, Vinod Kamath, Bejoy Kochuparambil, Robert Rainey and Roger Schmidt ; IBM Systems & Technology Group, Poughkeepsie, New York and Raleigh, North Carolina Pritish Parida, Mark Schultz, Michael Gaynes…read more

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Characterization of Server Thermal Mass

December 19th, 2013

Mahmoud Ibrahim Panduit Corporation   The continuous growth of internet business and social media is necessitating the construction of new data centers to support the rising volume of internet traffic. This is in addition to…read more

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New Fan Delivers High Static Pressure and Energy Reduction

December 16th, 2013

Sanyo Denki Co., Ltd. has introduced the new San Ace 92 DC fan to its DC fan lineup. Measuring 92 × 92 × 38 mm, the new fan delivers the industry’s highest static pressure and…read more

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Bitcoin Mining Boosts Interest in Liquid Cooling

December 5th, 2013

A journalist’s recent visit to a secret Hong Kong Bitcoin mining facility reveals some of the newer cooling techniques in use to keep server temperatures from skyrocketing. Introduced in 2009, Bitcoin is an open-source peer-to-peer…read more

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Connectors for Liquid Cooling Applications

November 21st, 2013

Colder Products Company, a provider of quick disconnect couplings and fittings for plastic tubing, has released the new LQ6 series connectors. Designed specifically for liquid cooling applications requiring multiple connect and disconnect cycles, these specialized…read more

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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

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