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Rack Level High Density Cooling

The rack-level Hybrid Liquid Cooling System presents a unique entry point to achieving much higher efficiencies of liquid cooling as well as built-in components that provide flexibility and scalability for attaining additional efficiencies long term.
Increased heat densities of IT Equipment
(ITE) in high performance data
centers continues to drive the need for
more efficient and effective cooling technologies. Traditional air cooling is not a sustainable solution in these settings.
While liquid cooling offers far greater efficiencies than air cooling, many liquid cooling options require large capital expenditures, are difficult to integrate with existing infrastructure, and present complications when upgrades or added capacity are needed.
Liquid Cooling Efficiencies Air cooling is becoming less feasible in high density data centers, as heat loads increase, and server racks become so densely configured that air circulation is impeded. Data centers that try to cope by increasing air velocity can quickly become a wind-tunnel like environment that is difficult to work in.
Liquid cooling systems, however offer effective solutions for achieving required temperature parameters and lowering energy consumption of the cooling system, thus lowering operating costs.
Because liquid is denser than air, it has much greater heat transfer capacity. The heat carrying capacity of water is 3,500 times higher than that of air.
Low-profile cold plates used in direct contact liquid cooling also have the advantage of taking up much less rack space than traditional heat sinks. While liquid cooling offers huge advantages in moving heat, managing the entire heat load of the rack with liquid cooling methods can be overly complex and cost prohibitive.