EcoDataCenter to deploy liquid cooling solution from Iceotope, Schneider Electric and Avnet



First global use-case to be installed at EcoDataCenter’s climate positive data centre

EcoDataCenter will become the first colocation service provider to offer chassis-level immersion cooling technology for customer’s hosted IT loads, according to the company.

Iceotope cooling technologies, Schneider Electric and Avnet have collaborated to deploy its immersion liquid cooling technology at EcoDataCenter’s new colocation facility in Falun, Sweden.

Developed by Iceotope, the chassis-level immersion cooling solution will enable 46kW per rack, with the core technology capable of scaling to future-proof power densities of 100kW plus.

The cooling arrangement enables high-grade heat to be captured for reuse in a local renewable energy scheme.

“EcoDataCenter has embraced this innovative new technology as an early-adopter, knowing that companies in the market will soon see the operational and environmental benefits, and follow our lead,” said Lars Schedin, CEO of EcoDataCenter.

“The integration of Iceotope, Schneider Electric and Avnet liquid cooling enables us to set ground-breaking, new industry standards for energy efficient, high-availability data centres. Together we are empowering customers to take action for a more sustainable future.”


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The company said that with an operating PUE of 1.03, analysis of chassis-level immersive cooling shows CAPEX savings of 14% and at least 10% energy savings, when compared with traditional air-cooled approaches for a 2MW facility.

David Craig, CEO of Iceotope said, “Chassis-level immersion cooling offers colocation, hyperscale and edge computing environments a practical and industry-leading solution for cooling high-density, critical IT loads.

“We’re delighted to be working alongside EcoDataCenter where our liquid cooling technology is helping to deliver reliable IT services with little or no impact on the environment, whilst helping to reduce costs associated with energy usage even further.”

Announced earlier this year as the industry’s first commercially available integrated rack with chassis-level immersive cooling, the collaborative solution from Iceotope, Schneider Electric and Avnet combines a GPU server with Iceotope’s liquid cooling technology to increase energy and cooling efficiency.

Schneider Electric is committed to reducing the energy consumption and environmental impact of today’s data centres,” said Rob Bunger, Liquid Cooling Program Director, CTO Office, Schneider Electric.

“The deployment at EcoDataCenter presents a significant milestone for our industry and demonstrates a clear business case for greater innovation and sustainability in IT deployments.”

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