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The latest stories from the Asetek team.


Asetek in the Arctic

Data centers use a lot of power! Roughly 1.5% of all electricity worldwide is consumed by data centers alone. In our infographic on data center energy use, we showed that data centers waste around 400 trillion BTUs of heat annually.  Asetek’s RackCDU enables a portion of that heat to be recovered for building…

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Report Validating RackCDU Energy Savings Made Public

In October 2013, Asetek announced that a new California Energy Commission study validated the energy savings of Asetek® RackCDU™ for data centers. The conclusions from that study were recently made public in a report titled “DIRECT LIQUID COOLING FOR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT”. In it, authors Henry Coles and Steve…

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Reality Check on Liquid Cooling in the Data Center

This article originally appeared on HPCWire.com. Evaluating liquid cooling for a data center requires an understanding of both the technical approach and ability of the solution to address the business and operational concerns of the data center. To be practical, it must not only be technically sound but must…

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Big Data, Big Costs: An Infographic

From receiving our first order for RackCDU to winning an Editors’ Choice Award from HPCWire, 2013 has been an exciting year for Asetek. In October, a California Energy Commission study validated our claims of 50% and higher reductions in data center cooling costs with RackCDU D2C. We created this infographic…

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Booth Tour of Asetek at SC13

We recently showcased our range of RackCDU™ hot water liquid cooling systems for HPC data centers at SC13 in Denver, Colorado. For those unfamiliar, the Supercomputing Conference (SC) has served as the crossroads for the entire HPC community for more than a quarter of a century. SC has provided unparalleled c…

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Water Cooling Comes of Age, Again

This profile originally appeared in the HPCWire Report entitled "Extracting Maximum ROI from HPC Server Technologies". Creating a computing infrastructure, whether at a data center or in a private server room, requires consideration of multiple factors to build an optimal system. Newer technologies are changi…

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Benefits of Asetek's Data Center Liquid Cooling

Data centers around the globe are being mandated to simultaneously increase energy efficiency, consolidate operations and reduce  costs. Each year, data centers consume approximately two percent of global power consumption. Asetek has leveraged its expertise as the world leading provider of efficient liquid c…

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Asetek Joins the Green Grid

In an effort to further grow our expertise on data center efficiency and green technology, Asetek is proud to announce that we were recently added as a General Member in The Green Grid. The Green Grid Association is a 501(c)6 non-profit, open industry consortium of end users, policy makers, technology provide…

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RackCDU™ Demonstration Videos

As you may have seen, Asetek was quite busy in the month of November leading up to SC12 in Salt Lake City. Specifically, we made a number of announcements related to our RackCDU hot water liquid cooling for data centers. You can read all the press releases on our news page, but to give you a better understand…

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Asetek Liquid Cooling Now in Servers: Part 2

Finally, what every breathing body is talking about – green and energy savings in data center. First of all this is a very complex market and topic of discussion and I do not believe there will be one single technology that will solve the power issues. Some are looking at making the servers themselves more en…

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