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11/26/13 - 3M and Allied Control Debut First-of-its-Kind Immersion Cooling Data Center at SC13

Advanced system saves more than 95 percent of cooling electricity and is the most energy-efficient data center in Asia

DENVER – Nov. 17-22, 2013 – SC13, Booth #3728 – 3M and Hong-Kong-based Allied Control, a professional services firm specializing in immersion cooling technology, are releasing details behind significant new advancements in reducing energy use in data centers, while enabling much tighter component packaging for greater computing power in less space. Allied Control's passive two-phase liquid immersion cooling system employs a novel approach pioneered by 3M Novec Engineered Fluids. The open bath method permits easy access to hardware, while eliminating the need for costly, pressure vessel enclosures and charging/recovery systems making the technology cost effective for large-scale data center applications.

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