South Korea: SK Telecom teams up with specialists for new AI liquid cooling Solution

Feb 27, 2024 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

Korean telco SK Telecom (SKT) is teaming up with liquid cooling specialist Iceotope and lubricant developer SK Enmove to design a new liquid cooling solution for AI data centers. The companies will collaborate to deploy precision liquid cooling (PLC) using SK Enmove’s thermal fluid at SKT’s AI data center testbed.

“By combining core technologies and capabilities of SKT, Iceotope, and SK Enmove, we expect to develop innovative energy efficiency solutions that can not only help us strengthen our competitiveness in AI data centers, but also put us on the right path towards sustainability,” said Lee Jong-min, vice president and head of future R&D at SKT.

David Craig, CEO of Iceotope, said: “We are thrilled to be collaborating with SKT and SK Enmove on AI data center innovation and look forward to helping them and their customers to realize energy efficiency in their facilities with our Precision Liquid Cooling solutions.”

Seo Sang-hyuk, vice president and head of e-Fluids B2B business office at SK Enmove, added: “[The] importance of establishing [a] sustainable environment is increasing these days. Through this cooperation, we aim to contribute to the vitalization of the immersion cooling market and solidify our position as an energy-saving company.”