A company named Iceotope has introduced new liquid-cooling technology that promises to cut server cooling costs by 93 percent. Details about the technology can be read at eWeek.
Announced at the Supercomputing 2009 event in Portland, Oregon, Iceotope said that its "modular Liquid-Immersion Cooled Server" technology works by effectively wrapping each server in a cool-bag-like device, which focuses specifically on keeping the components inside the device cool - avoiding the costs and carbon associated with needing to cool the entire data centre.
"The Iceotope approach takes liquid – in the form of an inert synthetic coolant, rather than water – directly down to the component level," the company said. "It does this by immersing the entire contents of each server in a “bath” of coolant within a sealed compartment, creating a cooling module."