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The latest stories from the Asetek team.


Reducing Your Data Center “Water Guilt”

Concerns over data center water usage have become topical both in the industry and even in the general press of late. This is not a bad thing as data center water usage is a legitimate concern. The reality is that the problem is rooted in today’s established approaches to data center cooling.   Data centers h…

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Asetek Accelerates the Performance of OpenPOWER Platforms

This article originally apeared on openpowerfoundation.org Asetek® joined the OpenPOWER™ Foundation in July of this year with great enthusiasm. As the world’s leading provider of liquid cooling systems for CPU and GPUs, with over 2 million units sold, Asetek knows it can bring a lot to OpenPOWER designs and e…

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Adoption of RackCDU D2C Liquid Cooling Flows On

Recent activities on both the OEM and the end user side point to the accelerated adoption of, not only liquid cooling in general, but in particular Asetek’s RackCDU D2C™ (Direct-to-Chip). RackCDU is Asetek’s innovative hot water, direct-to-chip, data center liquid cooling technology. In the RackCDU D2C system…

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Booth Tour of Asetek at ISC'15

We recently featured Asetek's data center liquid cooling technology at the 2015 International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) in Frankfurt Germany. On display were our latest liquid cooled servers including Fujitsu’s CX400 Scale-Out Smart servers and Cray’s CS400-LC cluster supercomputers. Also on display wil…

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Solving 8 Constraints of Today’s Data Center

With the growth of big data, cloud and high performance computing, demands on data centers around the world are expanding every year. Unfortunately, these demands are coming up against significant opposition in the form of operating constraints, capital constraints, and sustainability goals. In this article,…

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Benefits of RackCDU D2C for High Performance Computing

From bioengineering and climate studies to big data and high frequency trading, HPC is playing an even greater role in today’s society.  Without the power of HPC, the complex analysis and data driven decisions that are made as a result would be impossible. Because these super computers and HPC clusters are so…

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Data Center Consolidation & Energy Savings

Located in Huntsville, Alabama, the U.S. Army’s Sparkman Center Data Center at Redstone Arsenal is in the midst of its 3 stage roll out of Asetek’s RackCDU liquid cooling technology.  (For an in depth introduction to the project, you can check out our blog post from May 2014.) We are excited to share with you…

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Free Cooling With Immediate Payback: An Infographic

In a previous blog, we looked at Mississippi State University's (MSU) Cray CS300-LC cluster known as Shadow. The Cray CS300-LC with Asetek RackCDU D2C™ liquid cooling has enabled MSU to expand its cooling capacity with inexpensive dry coolers and purchase a more powerful supercomputing cluster. The infographi…

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Liquid Cooling Delivering on the Promise

The demand for more efficient HPC liquid cooling in data centers is being driven by a number of factors. While the push to Exascale is a fundamental driver in the most extreme cases where power and cooling loom large as barriers, there is an overall need to cool server racks of higher power usage and heat den…

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#HPCMatters - Asetek Liquid Cooling for HPC Data Centers

The show organizers of the upcoming SC14 supercomputing show in New Orleans have given it the theme of "HPC Matters". They have invited participants to share their thoughts, vision, and experiences with HPC (High Performance Computing) and why it matters. In the below video, we talk about some of the benefits…

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