IBM's Cool Blue to cool servers

Posted on Friday, Jul 15 2005 @ 18:20 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
IBM introduced the eServer Rear Door Heat Exchanger, nicknamed Cool Blue. It is aimed at data centers who reached the limits of cooling capacity, but may still want to add more processing power to their systems.
The hardware uses the water supply for air conditioners located in data centers to cut heat emissions in half. The machine can be used on any server to offer air conditioning units some respite from the taxation of today's computer servers.
Cool Blue will alleviate the space burden and lower energy costs by as much as 25 percent. Read more at InternetNews


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