Digital Realty Trust: Digital Realty launches new cooling colocation offering

May 17, 2024 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

Digital Realty this week announced the launch of a direct liquid cooling (DLC) offering, available in 170 Digital Realty data centers globally. The company noted that the offering includes a range of mechanical solutions, such as rear door heat exchangers (RDHx) and DLC, offering power densities ranging from 30-150kW per rack and beyond.

“The combination of RDHx with DLC effectively doubles the power densities that can be supported,” the company said, “empowering businesses to tackle the escalating demands of modern IT infrastructure and accelerate the adoption of AI by enterprises, through private, cloud and hybrid solutions.”

"We're proud to align with our customers in evolving their infrastructure to support this cutting-edge liquid-to-chip technology, enabling them to land and expand their deployments efficiently and redefine what's possible in the digital age. With this cutting-edge liquid-to-chip cooling technology, we're not just setting a new standard for high-density deployment support, we're revolutionizing the digital infrastructure landscape," said Chris Sharp, Digital Realty CTO.

Scott Tease, VP and general manager of HPC and AI for Lenovo ISG, added: “By working with great partners like Digital Realty, we're helping enterprises of any size on their AI journeys. The Lenovo-Digital Realty partnership forms a critical cornerstone of the hybrid AI vision, enabling organizations to harness the full potential of emerging technologies to deliver innovation faster.”