HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE, APPLICATION STORAGE
ZincFive | February 03, 2023
ZincFive, one of the most well-known companies that work with nickel-zinc batteries for power applications, has recently released the brand-new BC Series, nickel-zinc UPS Battery Cabinets called the BC2.
This new product has forward and backward compatibility with megawatt UPS inverters, providing the smallest footprint per kilowatt, enhanced reliability, sustainability, less maintenance, and no thermal runway. As per the third-party analysis, ZincFive’s nickel-zinc batteries have a remarkable lower climate impact than lead-acid and lithium batteries.
CEO and Co-Founder of ZincFive, Tim Hysell, said, "ZincFive continues to innovate with our powerful, safe, and reliable nickel-zinc battery technology, and the BC 2 is a great solution to address all current and future data centre needs." He further added, "In addition, the importance of sustainability in data centre backup battery systems continues to grow. Both ZincFive and our customers are committed to reducing carbon footprint and operating costs without sacrificing safety or performance."
(Source – Business Wire)
This battery cabinet has a width of 21 inches, has passed a seismic shake test with an SDS of 2.29 g, giving it a strong seismic footprint, and features active cooling, simple maintenance, and easy conduit landing. It has optimized packaging and design of the same old NiZn batteries with the best power density, safety, and sustainability, with total assembling capacity with batteries in the cabinet, and renders strong Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) credit for mission-critical data centers.
ZincFive Awarded with 90 patents, ZincFive, a provider of nickel-zinc batteries and power solutions, utilizes the technology of The Power of Good Chemistry™ for the wellbeing of businesses, employees, and the environment. It is a private company based in Tualatin, Oregon, dedicated to the sustainability and safety of nickel-zinc chemistry, providing high power density, and optimizing performance for mission-critical applications, ensuring reliability, safety, and sustainability. It supports technology markets, the information technology sector, intelligent transportation, industrial engines, and data centers. Its products include the UPStealth® series, BC Series UPS Battery Cabinets, Monobloc Batteries, and Cylindrical Cells.
HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE, APPLICATION INFRASTRUCTURE
QTS Data Centers | February 22, 2023
On February 22, 2023, QTS Data Centers has unveiled three new real-time visualization applications for their Service Delivery Platform (SDP™), offering cutting-edge digital customer experience in the data center industry.
QTS' Smart Family of Remote Management solutions, already being used by their enterprise, hyperscale and government customers, have been enhanced by adding three new SDP™ applications. These applications offer a fully-integrated platform accessible from any device, allowing customers unprecedented transparency, access, and digital control of their data center environments.
QTS Sustainability Dashboard – SDP™ introduces a personalized sustainability dashboard for customers' green efforts.
QTS MAPs – Industry-first app for real-time visibility & digital control of power hierarchies.
QTS Live Power – SDP™ provides sub-minute level live raw power data, especially useful for hyperscale and large enterprises with dedicated operations teams.
QTS has continuously innovated to ensure that all of their 1,100+ customers have adopted the SDP™, resulting in the company leading the industry in customer satisfaction. This is evidenced by the 90 Net Promoter Score they achieved in 2021 and 2022, among the highest reported across all industries according to Experience Benchmarks.
During 2022, there was notable growth in customer adoption of SDP™, with a 44% rise in new users, a 22% increase in average session time, and a 50% increase in the total number of sessions on the platform.
About QTS Data Centers
QTS Data Centers is a technology company that provides data center solutions and infrastructure services to businesses of all sizes. The company is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, USA, and was founded in 2005. The company offers various services, including hybrid colocation, cloud, and managed services. Its data centers are designed to provide high levels of security, reliability, and scalability, focusing on meeting enterprise customers' needs. It operates over 20 data centers across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, providing access to over 6 million square feet of data center space. The company's customers include a range of industries, including financial services, healthcare, government, and technology
HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE, APPLICATION STORAGE
Axelera AI | March 09, 2023
On March 08, 2023, Axelera AI and Advantech declare their strategic alliance as the world's most powerful and advanced solutions supplier for AI at the Edge. Advantech, a leader in embedded and industrial PCs, and Axelera AI, a leader in edge AI technology, have partnered to bring the inference capability of a data center to edge devices, allowing customers to process data in real time while decreasing latency and increasing productivity.
In just a a span of 18 months, Axelera AI:
Taped out 2 chips,
Introduced next-generation Metis AI software and hardware platform,
Raised USD funding of $37ml and
Grew a team of more than 100+ game-changers – (40 PhDs in 12 European countries.)
Fabrizio Del Maffeo, CEO of Axelera AI, stated, "We are excited to showcase our progress in building next-generation computer vision products. The partnership with Advantech underpins the magnitude of what our Metis AI platform delivers and we are honored to partner with them. As we grow, we're seeking talented people to join our team and develop the future of Edge AI."
(Source – BusinessWire)
During Embedded World, Axelera AI will display its latest offerings, which can be purchased in a variety of M.2 modules and vision-ready systems, as well as other industry-standard form factors. Metis AIPU technology and the intuitive Voyager SDK software stack combine to provide high-powered processing performance at a fraction of the price and power consumption of existing alternatives.
About Axelera AI
Axelera AI, which is providing the world’s most powerful and advanced solutions for AI at the edge, is developing a game-changing hardware and software platform for AI. Axelera AI has research and development facilities in Belgium, Switzerland, and Italy, in addition to its headquarters in the AI Innovation Center on the High Tech Park in Eindhoven. Its software and hardware professionals in artificial intelligence are recruited from leading AI businesses and Fortune 500 organizations