Sandia National Laboratories

Save CapEx and OpEx While Growing Your HPC

Challenge

Data center cooling capacity constrained.

Solution:
Cray CS300-LC with RackCDU D2C cut air heat-load by more than 70%, making mechanical upgrade unnecessary.

Installation Highlights:
CapEx Savings on mechanical upgrades paid for liquid- cooling plus additional compute.

Additional Information: Article

Cluster Name: Skybridge

Top500 Ranking - November 2016: 287

Green500 Ranking - November 2016: 281

“The facilities cost for a hybrid liquid/air cooled system was 50 percent of the cost of a completely air-cooled system”    

- John Noe, Manager of Scientific Computing