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November 30, 2009
BRISTOL, England, Nov. 30 -- EigenForge today launches its computational fluid dynamics (CFD) data centre modelling service, 'The CFD Virtual Facility.'
Poor thermal and environmental management of data centres is fast becoming one of the most serious risks to availability. Traditional room-based cooling was initially aimed at servicing racks drawing less than 4kW each. Today, modern IT equipment is pushing peak power density to 28kW per rack or more and creating very high localised heat dissipation (hotspots).
The upshot is that the ability to predict and guarantee the performance of the facility is compromised, ultimately resulting in sporadic and, sometimes, prolonged incidents of downtime and/or operational risk, these can be avoided by using computational fluid dynamic (CFD) analysis.
In addition, there is also the ever-growing need to build new data centre space with bespoke cooling methods (e.g., water) to accommodate more servers. An audit and CFD model of the data centre can demonstrate suitable adjustments to present space without resorting to a multi-million dollar capital project for a new data centre.
The EigenForge CFD Virtual Facility enables clients to:
Using CFD, EigenForge can offer you a methodology to avoid thermal problems, and maximise the operation and performance of your facility. From these results, EigenForge can assist in solving or reducing your operational risk. The CFD Virtual Facility is available immediately in Europe, Middle East and North America. For more information, see eigenforge.com/services/datacentre.html.
EigenForge provides high performance computing services to manufacturing, academia, finance, oil and gas, animation and rendering houses, genome research, and pharmaceutical industries.
Its services include:
EigenForge Limited is based in the European Union and is a UK registered company. For more information, visit www.eigenforge.com.
Source: EigenForge Ltd.
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