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3 Ways to Manage E-Waste from Data Centers
May 11, 2022
Data centers produce a measurable percentage of global e-waste. They can manage electronic waste with liquid immersion cooling and sustainable policies.
Can Data Centers Benefit from Recycling Waste Heat?
April 22, 2022
Data centers produce damaging waste heat as a byproduct of operations. This heat can be made from a liability into an asset with liquid immersion cooling.
E-Waste: Addressing a Growing Problem For Data Centers in 2022
April 22, 2022
Electronic waste, or e-waste, has become a problem for data centers. Remedies include recycling and repairing hardware, and using liquid immersion cooling.
Is It Possible for Green Energy and Blockchain Technology to Coexist?
March 16, 2022
Blockchain has become a huge part of the global economy. It fuels billions and billions of dollars of transactions around the world. The technology underlying blockchain however has a...
The Effects of Data Centers on the Environment
March 1, 2022
There are several million data centers globally. Each power-hungry facility can pack in tens of thousands of servers, guzzling environmental resources more than entire countries. The combined environmental effect...
Is Immersion Cooling the Future of High-Performance Computing?
January 31, 2022
Increased computing power and performance demands, combined with technological advancements such as artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), and machine learning (ML), have resulted in rising temperatures within...
Why “Green Cooling” is Not Only Ideal But Necessary For the Environment
January 20, 2022
As climate catastrophes continue to mount and concern regarding environmental stability continues to increase, more and more industries are shifting to green energy sources. Airlines, electronics, and numerous other...
Data Center Cooling: What Most People Get Wrong
January 11, 2022
Data centers consume substantial electricity, generating high levels of heat as a byproduct. And with server manufacturers packing more CPUs and GPUs into each rack unit, there is growing...
4 Ways Liquid Cooling Can Save Your Company a Fortune
January 6, 2022
As organizations become increasingly reliant on the Internet, data centers are now an integral part of the global economy. And in today’s data-driven, data-dependent world, data center cooling is...
Supporting IT Infrastructure in an Immersed Environment
August 18, 2021
Organizations across the globe are starting to pay attention to the financial, environmental, and ancillary benefits of immersion cooling (IC) technology. Adoption of IC is being driven by multiple...
Immersion Cooling is Crucial for Driving Future ICT Growth in the Middle East
August 6, 2021
Years ago, certain technology services were nothing but a fantasy, except thanks to the continuous technical innovations, it became reality. There is no doubt the non-stop technological evolution has...
How Liquid Immersion Cooling Benefits Sustainability
July 30, 2021
Cooling a data center never used to be this hard. But IT and data center professionals have watched the thermal design power (TDP) of chips rise almost 50% in...
Upgrading Air-Cooled Data Centers to Immersion Cooling is Simpler Than You Think
March 15, 2021
Upgrading an air-cooled data center to an immersion cooling solution is a lot simpler—and less stress-inducing—than most people imagine.
Data Center Capacity Planning — An Alternate Approach
November 12, 2020
When it comes to accurately and reliably undertaking a capacity planning initiative, the challenge can be daunting. Do you recall how much planning, effort, and time went into your...
Simpler (and Better) Than You Think<br>Demystifying Immersion-Cooled Data Centers
August 24, 2020
When two pioneering, forward-looking companies team up with the right mindset, great things are sure to happen. That’s definitely the case when it comes to our recent collaboration with...
The Plane Truth About Environmental/Data Center Sustainability
June 15, 2020
Amid concerns about global warming and the issue of environmental sustainability has moved to the forefront of boardroom and conference room conversations around the world. It has certainly become...
Air-Based Cooling vs. Liquid-Based Cooling – Newly Updated
June 10, 2020
At the end of every great action movie, hero and nemesis face each other for a final battle to prove that good triumphs over evil. At least that’s what...
Data Center Cold Wars – Part 4:<br>Single-Phase Immersion Cooling Versus Rear-Door Heat Exchangers
April 7, 2020
Things are really heating up out there. Even conventional computing operations are frequently pushing the 30 kW/rack barrier now. HPC apps like AI are becoming commonplace. And because IT...
Data Center Cold Wars – Part 3: Single-Phase Immersion Cooling Versus Cold Plate
February 4, 2020
Cooling a data center never used to be this hard. But IT and data center professionals have watched the thermal design power (TDP) of chips rise almost 50% in...
When Does Liquid-Immersion Cooling Make Sense? Part 3
January 15, 2020
The third installment of our “When Does Immersion Cooling Make Sense?” blog series focuses on edge deployments, integrating high-density racks, and adding more capacity to your data center when...
Take on Tomorrow: GRC All-in-One Immersion Cooling Server Systems Powered by Dell Technologies
December 18, 2019
GRC’s All-in-One Immersion Cooling Server Systems, powered by Dell Technologies, will help data center operators quickly procure, deploy, and scale best-in-class server/ immersion cooling combinations virtually anywhere — including the edge.
Two-Phase Versus Single-Phase Immersion Cooling
November 13, 2019
Data center challenges are mounting fast. These are fueled both by the rise of nextgen applications, super-hot, largely GPU-driven applications like AI, and the fact that business and IT...
When Does Liquid-Immersion Cooling Make Sense? — Part 2
October 23, 2019
Life is full of must-haves and just nice-to-haves. Brakes on a car? Gotta have ‘em. Seat warmers? Totally optional. Given the challenges data center operators face now and in...
GRC + HPE: Faster. Cooler. Farther. Together
October 9, 2019
Data center operators everywhere can now get everything they’ve come to expect from HPE products – innovation, acceleration and exceptional reliability – protected by the most advanced and proven...
GRC’s ICEraQ™ System Cools New Frontera Supercomputer.
September 25, 2019
When two pioneering, forward-looking companies team up with the right mindset, great things are sure to happen. That’s definitely the case when it comes to our recent collaboration with...
The Global Artificial Intelligence Race is Heating Up
September 4, 2019
Depending on whom you talk to, the term Artificial Intelligence (AI) triggers a wide range of reactions. Doomsayers conjure images of autonomous machines rebelling and taking control of the...
ICEraQ™ Micro – The New Standalone Immersion Cooling Technology That Stands Apart
August 21, 2019
While we were all binge-watching Game of Thrones, next-gen applications driven by GPU-accelerated servers snuck in and sparked a heatwave in data centers around the world, pushing the boundaries...
The Increasing Use of GPU Acceleration –<br>What it Means for Data Center Cooling
August 7, 2019
Back in the day, being a server was a relatively easy gig. Depending on your line of work, front-end systems kept you and your CPU fairly busy. Every once...
When Does Liquid-Immersion Cooling Make Sense? — Part 1
July 24, 2019
You may have heard about liquid-immersion cooling, at least in theory, and thought it might be right for your data center. Perhaps you’ve even done some reading and tucked...
10 Years of Supercomputing Achievements
July 10, 2019
People believed the Earth was flat for hundreds of years. Though the comparison is not quite as weighty, GRC finds that many infrastructure and operations professionals hold misplaced ideas...
Cold Hard Facts of Immersion Cooling – Part 2
June 25, 2019
People believed the Earth was flat for hundreds of years. Though the comparison is not quite as weighty, GRC finds that many infrastructure and operations professionals hold misplaced ideas...
Cold Hard Facts of Immersion Cooling – Part 1
May 20, 2019
The advent of applications such as AI, IoT, AR, as well as microservices has many data center operators scrambling to find ways to break through barriers relating to rack...
Drivers and Benefits of Modular & Micro-Modular Data Centers
April 9, 2019
Think modular / micro-modular data centers and you probably think about edge computing. But is the edge the only application that’s driving the adoption of these solutions? The short...
GRC Celebrates Ten Years at the Epicenter of Liquid Immersion Cooled Data Centers
January 18, 2019
As GRC turns ten, we take this opportunity to thank you for helping us succeed! Going from start-up to scale-up definitely calls for celebration. It also calls for forward...
Data Center Liquid Cooling Myths – Busted!
July 23, 2018
INTRODUCTION: You may have heard a few exemplary facts about liquid-immersion cooling technologies – like our ICEraQ system – such as its incredible CAPEX and OPEX savings. However, you...
Transforming Data Centers with Blockchain
July 3, 2018
Traditional data centers aren’t always able to meet the demands of a large number of users who need to retrieve data in real time. The dramatic increase in the...
Podcast: GRC Talks About CleanTech Marketing
April 27, 2018
Our Director of Product Marketing, Dhruv Varma, was recently featured on a podcast called “The Good Stuff And The Noise” hosted by INK Communications Co. #heyinkco. Listen to Dhruv’s...