In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, Kris Holla of Nortek Air Solutions explores how Legionella (Legionnaires’ Disease) and its dangers raise important issues for the data center industry, including the merits of new evaporative cooling technologies.
Insights: Data Center Cooling
Cooling is one of the primary purposes of data centers. Data center cooling has been the focus of extraordinary progress, as innovations and the application of best practices have brought dramatic gains in energy efficiency. Chief among these improvements has been the use of free cooling, most notably air-side economization. Other techniques gaining traction include water-side economization, direct and indirect evaporative cooling.
At Data Center Frontier, we're also tracking innovations in liquid cooling to handle high-density workloads in high performance computing (HPC) and supercomputing. These include the use of warm water cooling, immersion cooling, phase change cooling technologies. Liquid cooling has been adopted at the row, rack and chip in different implementations.
Dror Shenkar, Senior Architect of Intel Data Center Management Solutions, Intel, and Shahar Belkin, VP R&D at Zuta-Core, explore the past, current and future landscape of data center cooling. What’s next?
The COVID-19 pandemic dominated the news in April, as the data center industry serve as a lifeline to the global economy. Pandemic response were 8 of the 10 most popular stories at DCF.
The amount of power used by each data center rack continues to rise for enterprise users, according to new research from AFCOM, the industry association for data center professionals.
Will high-density, liquid-cooled racks become more common in data centers? That’s today’s topic for our 6 industry thought leaders in the Data Center Executive Roundtable.
Aligned will add 30 megawatts of new capacity at its Ashburn data center, citing recent leasing success and strong demand in Northern Virginia. The expansion comes just five months after Aligned opened the site.
Data Center Jobs: This month’s top data center job opportunities ranged from Dallas and New York, to several open positions in Northern Virginia.
Aligned has matched the entire IT load of its data centers with renewable energy, as part of a holistic sustainability program spanning all parts of its operations.
Vertiv Holdings Co. has begun trading on the New York Stock Exchange Monday after completing a $5.3 billion merger with GS Acquisition Holdings, a public company led by investor David Cote.
An ambitious upgrade of power and cooling infrastructure at One Wilshire has boosted the iconic carrier hotel’s capacity for new data center space. Here’s a closer look at the challenges in a major upgrade of an older mission-critical building in an urban center.