GRC® | February 21, 2023
On February 20, 2023, GRC® (Green Revolution Cooling), the leading company in immersion cooling for data centers, announced Korea's leading lubricant company, SK Enmove's participation in GRC's ElectroSafe® Fluid Partner Program.
SK Enmove's participation in the program allows GRC's global data center customers access to SK Enmove's proprietary immersion cooling fluids. Moreover, the partnership enables both companies to jointly develop and enhance new fluid formulations and advancements.
SK Enmove has developed an engineered thermal fluid that optimizes cooling for immersion-cooled data centers, delivering enhanced cooling efficiency and fire stability for data center operators. The proprietary fluid also increases the performance of server output and system safety while reducing operational costs and environmental impact. In addition, SK Enmove's fluid is engineered to withstand the equipment's lifespan and is recyclable and reusable after decommissioning, which aligns with the company's longstanding commitment to sustainability. The firm is currently one of the leading providers of EV fluid in the market.
GRC's ElectroSafe Fluid Partner Program assesses and approves dielectric fluids specifically intended for GRC's immersion cooling systems. This guarantees that the solutions are both environmentally responsible and globally available. They meet expectations regarding material compatibility, performance, safety, and customer requirements for increased data center energy efficiency, cooling capacity, and reliability. Additionally, all fluids accepted in the program aid in achieving GRC customers' ESG objectives while improving data center performance.
GRC® (Green Revolution Cooling) is a company that provides innovative cooling solutions for data centers, high-performance computing, and artificial intelligence applications. Founded in 2009, the company's technology utilizes a unique liquid immersion cooling method that is environmentally friendly, energy-efficient, and cost-effective. Several products, including the ICEraQ™ and ICEtank® immersion cooling systems, help reduce energy consumption and increase computing performance. The firm has received several industry awards and recognitions, including the TechTarget 2020 Product of the Year, the CRN 2021 Data Center 100, and the Top Tier Product 2021 by the environmental organization, Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI). GRC continues to expand its reach and partnerships with companies like SK Enmove.
HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE,APPLICATION STORAGE
KX | January 19, 2023
KX, the creator of the world's fastest real-time analytics engine and time series database, and EnterpriseWeb, a pioneer in automation and telecom virtualization, have joined forces to provide network observability and automation solutions for performance centric systems.
KX and EnterpriseWeb offer a powerful and incredibly flexible closed-loop control mechanism that can be deployed on any system or distributed network, thus bringing together highly complementary technologies. Built around its kdb+ time series database, KX brings real-time analytics capabilities and market-leading data services for pattern recognition and the detection of anomalies. These feed Enterprise Web's intelligent orchestration platform for service management and intent-based network, which interprets the translation policies, and events and takes actions to maintain a declared state for a self-healing, self-scaling, and self-optimizing network. KX and EnterpriseWeb offer an integrated solution for service management at scale and a 'zero-touch' network.
James Corcoran, Chief Growth Officer, KX said, "We talk about KX as being an engine for time series and real-time analytics, powered by kdb+. As the results of the testbed project demonstrate, being the analytics engine in EnterpriseWeb's intelligent orchestration platform can yield significant benefits. Working alongside an all-star team of partners, we've shown that using time series-based technology like KX can dramatically improve response times and increase network efficiency. We're excited to see how our partnership with EnterpriseWeb can be applied to other use cases where the real-time monitoring and management of distributed networks, and low latency response and remediation is a critical requirement."
KX developed kdb+, independently benchmarked as the world's real-time analytics engine and fastest IT itime series datatbase. KX technology is trusted by the world's most prestigious and leading companies for mission-critical data applications because it is built for the most demanding data environments. The company’s industry-leading software analyzes and processes relational data and time series at an unmatched speed and scale, thus enabling richer actionable insights to drive decisions. The company empowers data engineers and developers to turbo-charge their most favorite analytics tools in the cloud, build high-performance data-driven applications, on-premise, or at the edge.
WINDOWS SYSTEMS AND NETWORK,DATA STORAGE,WINDOWS SERVER OS
QTS | January 02, 2023
In an industry first, QTS Data Centers, a leading data Center solutions provider, recently announced its commitment to supply residual heat to a large-scale district heating project in partnership. Headquartered in Netherlands, QTS in collaboration with WarmteStad, a sustainable utility company of the municipality of Groningen, will supply the heat out of its Groningen data Center as part of its sustainability initiative.
WarmteStad recently unveiled an innovative heating plant that will utilize 100% residual heat from the QTS Groningen data Center. Heat pumps powered by renewable energy distribute hot water via an existing underground heating network installed in Zernike, Paddepoel, and Selwerd. By 2026, WarmteStad expects to produce sustainable and affordable heat for over 10,000 households, buildings, and knowledge institutions in Groningen's northern districts.
Buildings can operate without a natural gas connection when heated with water, significantly reducing CO2 emissions and supporting Groningen's environmental goal of being completely CO2 neutral by 2035.
QTS has committed to minimizing its data center carbon footprint through innovative solutions including the utilization of renewable energy, reclaimed water, and recycled materials to support both QTS and our customers' sustainability initiatives."
Travis Wright, VP of Energy and Sustainability, QTS.
About QTS Data Centers
QTS Realty Trust, LLC, a Blackstone backed company, is a leading provider of data Center solutions in North America and Europe. With over 9 million square feet of owned mega-scale data Center space, QTS delivers leading hyperscale technology companies, enterprises, and government entities with secure, compliant infrastructure solutions, robust connectivity, and premium customer service.