Across Silicon Valley, there are innovations underway that will change the way data centers are cooled. Greg Stover works with technology disruptors to help understand new processor designs and their implications for the design of racks and data halls. "Our whole industry is at an inflection point," said Stover, the Global Director of Hi-Tech Development for Vertiv. "TDP (Total Design Power) for these chips is coming up., and many of these chip designs will need liquid cooling."
On this week’s Data Center Frontier Show, we chat with Stover about Vertiv, which Greg describes as "a $5 billion startup," as well as trends in processors and how they may boost liquid cooling, and what Vertiv sees as the key trends for 2023. .
Listen to today’s show:
Here’s a timeline of topics Greg and Rich discuss on the podcast:
- 1:20 – About Vertiv - "We're a $5 billion startup" - and Greg's role working with tech disruptors.
- 3:25 – The state of the chip sector, and what it means for the data center sector.
- 6:30 – What AI adoption means for IT-focused businesses. .
- 10:15 – Liquid cooling: What does the transition look like?.
- 13:45 – Greg's outlook for the future of data center cooling.
- 16:00 -- The Metaverse question - what might it mean for business and infrastructure.
- 20:00 -- Edge use cases, and how to plan for edge computing infrastructure.
- 28:00 -- Greg shares his "Data Center Journey."
Here are some links with more about Vertiv and the topics we discuss:
- Vertiv Sees Energy Use Efficiency Loom Large as Data Centre Industry Turns to 2023: Data centers will experience increased regulation and third-party oversight in 2023 as the world continues to grapple with the industry’s rising energy and water consumption against the backdrop of ongoing climate change.
- Vertiv's Approach to Environmental, Social and Governance Matters: The demand for connectivity continues to grow as digital information becomes even more essential to the global economy and our daily lives. But going forward, it’s critical that these needs be met in both an environmentally and socially responsible manner.
- Vertiv Becomes a Public Company, Begins Trading on NYSE: A look back at Vertiv's IPO in 2020 following a $5.3 billion merger with GS Acquisition Holdings, a public company led by investor David Cote.
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This episode of the Data Center Frontier Show is supported by Vertiv.