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Immersion Cooling: Development & Implementation Guide

Data has become the lifeblood of commerce. There’s a problem, though—the heat generated by technology is starting to push legacy cooling systems past their limits. As a result, companies are seeing the necessity of digital transformation to accomplish their goals. With next-gen applications like AI, IoT, AR, and ML becoming critical tools that require complex, …

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CRAC and CRAH Cooling Unit HVAC Differences Explained

Are you currently designing your data center and trying to determine which cooling system is best for your enterprise? Your air conditioning system is just as critical to your server performance as the servers themselves.  Data centers need year-round 24/7 cooling in conditions where the high cooling intensity per square foot is a challenging task to …

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How to Cool a Server Room Properly [2022]

Cooling your server room takes constant vigilance and strict adherence to safety measures. Without proper care, you run the risk of compromising your servers and mission-critical data. Server rooms need to be properly ventilated and temperature controlled to run efficiently and safely. But this is no small feat. Servers require a mass amount of power, …

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Server Room Temperature: Guide to Important Ranges

Has your phone or computer ever overheated? Due to the rise of the device’s internal temperature, its capabilities became limited and led to immense frustration for you. However, it wasn’t the constant use of the device that increased its temperature; it was the external temperature. Temperature fluctuations are also common in many business server rooms. …

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Server Room Humidity: Learn Critical Humidity Control

Server Room Humidity: Learn Critical Humidity Control

If your business has a data center or server room, you understand that it’s critical to maintain an optimal temperature and humidity level to ensure your equipment runs efficiently and safely. Several internal and external factors can influence your server room’s environment. But maintaining the recommended humidity level can prove difficult if you don’t have …

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Cooling Capacity

Cooling Capacity: Everything You Need to Know

It’s no secret that data centers use quite a lot of electricity. Considering the massive computing power they can fit onto a single data floor and the cooling infrastructure required to maintain an ideal operating environment, data centers consume approximately 3% of the world’s electricity. With the growth of hyper-scale facilities, power usage is likely …

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How to Calculate Data Center Cooling Needs

When it comes to running electrical equipment, especially the highly complex and powerful equipment found in data centers, heat generation is a normal side-effect that needs to be handled quickly and appropriately to prevent system disruptions and extensive damage to servers. Equipment may suddenly crash and have its lifespan shortened if temperatures are allowed to …

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Data Center Cooling

Data Center Cooling 101: From Start to Finish

Most data centers use a lot of electricity, especially when you consider the amount of computing power that fits into a single data floor.  Because data centers can be so energy-intensive, it’s essential to have a sound data center cooling system in place. A data cooling center will help ensure that your electrical equipment does …

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