Equinix has created a Co-Innovation Facility (CIF) in Ashburn where it operates liquid-cooled servers supported by fuel cells, sodium-ion batteries and intelligent power management. The facility is part of Equinix’s Data Center of the Future initiative to test-drive new technology.
Edge computing startup EDJX is launching its network in Cyxtera data centers, using hardware from IT Renew that is repurposed from hyperscale operators, and integrating a software-defined power solution from Virtual Power Systems.
Software-defined power startup Virtual Power Systems (VPS) has named industry visionary Dean Nelson as its permanent CEO and raised $12 million in additional funding to advance its technology to disrupt data center electrical infrastructure.
Two veteran data center thought leaders will steer the future of an emerging specialist in software-defined power. Virtual Power Systems has named Dean Nelson interim CEO, while Peter Gross will be Chairman of the Board.
Virtual Power Systems (VPS),has secured $17 million in Series B Financing to fund the development of “software-defined power” for data centers.
Startup Virtual Power Systems specializes in software-defined power, and hopes to use automation and on-demand provisioning to bring new levels of efficiency to data center power distribution.