Asetek Receives Order of RackCDU Liquid Cooling System for Use in Japanese University

Friday, November 22, 2013

Asetek® announced today its second order for its RackCDU™ data center liquid cooling solution placed by one of its Original Equipment Manufacturing (OEM) partners for use in an undisclosed Japanese University. A total of 5 RackCDUs with cooling loops, for a total of 385 compute nodes, will be purchased for use in the HPC cluster. Delivery will occur in the first quarter of 2014.

“Needless to say, we are excited to receive our second order only a few weeks after receiving our first commercial OEM order for our RackCDU,” said André Sloth Eriksen, Founder and CEO of Asetek. “Building a solid pipeline with a new technology through an OEM business model takes time, but we have had a very successful Super Computing convention this week with more than 600 registered visitors showing solid interest from both data center operators as well as OEMs. This order confirms the feedback we have gotten on the show floor.”

RackCDU is Asetek’s innovative hot water, direct-to-chip, data center liquid cooling technology, which removes heat from CPUs, GPUs, memory modules and other hot spots within the servers with an all-liquid path and rejects it into ambient outdoor air without chilling. As validated recently by Lawrence Berkeley National Labs, RackCDU enables cooling savings in excess of 50%, density increases of 2.5x to 5x, and recovery of all the server energy removed by RackCDU for reuse in facility heating and cooling.

About Asetek
Asetek is the world leading provider of energy efficient liquid cooling systems for data centers, servers, workstations, gaming and high performance PCs. Its products are used for reducing power and greenhouse emissions, lowering acoustic noise, and achieving maximum performance by leading OEMs and channel partners around the globe.

Asetek’s products are based upon its patented all-in-one liquid cooling technology with more than 1.5 million liquid cooling units deployed in the field. Founded in 2000, Asetek is headquartered in Aalborg, Denmark with offices in California, China and Taiwan. For more information, visit http://www.asetek.com.

For further information, please contact:
Andre S. Eriksen, Chief Executive Officer
Mobile: +1 408 398 7437, e-mail: ceo@asetek.com

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