As AI brings more powerful chips into the data center, our DCF Executive Roundtable weighs in on the present and future of rack density, and how it may influence data center equipment and design.
In our 20th Data Center Executive Roundtable, six data center authorities assess the accelerating market for hyperscale computing, and how developers, service providers and the supply chain can keep pace.
Edge, clouds and robots. Those were the hot topics on Data Center Frontier last month. Here are our 10 most popular stories in August 2020, in order of article views.
Kris Holla, Group Vice President, Channel Sales for Nortek Air Solutions, explains how waste heat utilization or heat recycling can work to further data centers quest for energy efficiency and change the industry’s reputation as high energy consumers. However, not all data center cooling technology is suitable for waste heat recovery.
DCF Podcast Host Rich Miller talks with cooling expert Kevin Facinelli, President, Data Center Cooling at Nortek Air Solutions about the challenges of keeping servers cool as data centers get larger and taller. Also: Will vacant office space house servers in the post-COVID economy?
There are two major challenges facing the data industry today. A new report from Nortek describes these hurdles are finite water and power resources. A new white paper explores a new data center cooling method called the StatePoint Liquid Cooling (SPLC)4 system from Nortek Solutions, and highlights a case study in Singapore.
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.
Kris Holla, Group Vice President and Chief Sales Officer for Nortek Air Solutions, explores how data centers can best reach their future sustainability goals.
A new cooling system will allow Facebook to efficiently expand its data center network in new places, including hot and humid climates. The membrane-based system was created by Facebook and cooling specialist Nortek.