Data Center Frontier Cooling Educational Forum

Aug. 8, 2023
Learn about the latest data center cooling technology with these resources.

As the need for increased speed and lower energy usage advance, cooling is the critical technology that makes both achievable. New technologies are being adapted at the row, rack and chip level. Understanding key advances and new cooling options is now critical to sustainable operations. 

To help you better understand air based cooling, direct on chip cooling and optimizing the cooling cycle, Data Center Frontier has gathered industry experts and resources to explain the latest trends, strategies and technologies.

Below you’ll find our latest special report on the topic, as well as information on how you can participate in the Data Center Frontier Cooling Education Forum, a one-day, multi-session webinar featuring industry leaders from Data Center Frontier, Chatsworth Products, nVent, ZutaCore and M&M Carnot.

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Here’s a brief summary of The Data Center Innovation Will Change the Way You Think About Liquid Cooling, a new special report featuring Chatsworth Products and Zutacore.

Part 1: It's Time to Change the Way You Think About Liquid Cooling: The growing demand for high-density servers to support high-performance computing, artificial intelligence, and data analytics workloads at a massive scale is challenging conventional approaches to data center cooling. In our first article, we explore how technology, especially around liquid cooling, has evolved to meet changing demands.

Part 2: The Advantages of Liquid Cooling: The benefits of liquid cooling go beyond power efficiency. As the report outlines, the technology also improves the performance of CPUs and GPUs.

Part 3: Liquid Cooling: Going Beyond Water: Water-based cooling comes with risk and drawbacks, which is why the industry have been moving towards more-efficient chemical alternatives. Go beyond water and dive into the benefits of dielectric fluid and direct-on-chip cooling.

Part 4: How to Prepare Your Data Center for Liquid Cooling: The special report concludes with a short cast study that highlights how one data center implemented direct-on-chip cooling. You’ll also learn how to prepare your data center for the future.

Download the full report, The Data Center Innovation Will Change the Way You Think About Liquid Cooling, to learn more.

Data Center Frontier Cooling Educational Forum – August 29

We also invite you to join us for the Data Center Frontier Cooling Educational Forum. We’ll gather experts from Data Center Frontier, Chatsworth Products, M&M Carnot, nVent and ZutaCore on August 29 for a series of interactive webinars. During this one-day event, we’ll explore the latest data center cooling trends, strategies and technologies.

Session 1: The Data Center Innovation Will Change the Way You Think About Liquid Cooling (11 a.m. – 12 p.m. EST)
Join Matt Vincent, Editor-in-Chief of Data Center Frontier, as he sits down with industry veterans from Chatsworth Products and ZutaCore to discuss their joint liquid cooling solution that’s built on advanced thermal management technology.
At its core, the solution leverages innovative liquid cooling technology with the CPI ZetaFrame Cabinet System to effectively manage heat in high-density data center environments, enabling enhanced performance, reliability and energy efficiency.

Featured speakers include Sam Rodriquez, Senior Product Manager, Cabinets Containment & Industrial Solutions for Chatsworth Products and Alison Deane, Vice President of Marketing at ZutaCore.

Session 2 – Sustainable Data Center Cooling: Benefits of Using CO2 as a Refrigerant (12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Eastern)

Carbon Dioxide (R-744) has long been used as a refrigerant, but what are the benefits and differences of using CO2 as a refrigerant for data center cooling compared to synthetic refrigerants?

During this talk, David Chernicoff, Senior Editor of Data Center Frontier, will be joined by M&M Carnot’s Jacob Wolfe and Ann-Sophie Hamel-Boisvert. They will discuss the advantages of using CO2 for free cooling utilizing M&M Carnot’s Rain Cycle via the thermosiphon principle.
Session 3 - The Drive to Liquid Cooling – Features, Benefits, and Seeing Through the Hype (1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Eastern)
The rapid advancement of chips and systems, constantly striving for increased speed and performance, has led data center professionals to explore liquid cooling technologies more extensively.
The selection of appropriate technology for different applications carries substantial implications for system performance, reliability, and operational costs.

In this webinar, Matt Vincent, Editor-in-Chief of Data Center Frontier, and Matthew Archibald, Director Technical Architecture Data Solutions at nVent, will contextualize the media and marketing hype around liquid cooling by examining various applications and technologies to determine the most suitable deployment scenarios.

Register today to attend the webinars live on August 26. Your registration gets you access to all three sessions.

Can’t make one of the webinars? Register now and get automatically notified when the sessions are available for “On Demand” viewing.

Other Resources

To learn more liquid cooling, check out these great resources:

Cooling Strategies to Protect Your Data Center

Air cooling on its own is no longer sufficient to simply meet your current operational needs. Environmental issues and a focus on sustainability mean that you need to make your facilities more environmentally friendly. In this white paper, you’ll learn why now is the time to be getting ready for the future.

Download the full report, Liquid Cooling is in Your Future to learn more.

Next Steps

Data center technologies are evolving at a rapid pace, driven by increased demand for reliable services that are efficient and sustainable. We invite you to stay up to date with the latest news on data center trends, news, and thought leadership by subscribing to the free Data Center Frontier Newsletter

About the Author

Kathy Hitchens

Kathy Hitchens has been writing professionally for more than 30 years. She focuses on the renewable energy, electric vehicle, utility, data center, and financial services sectors. Kathy has a BFA from the University of Arizona and a MBA from the University of Denver.  

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