SGI Modular Data Center for Extreme Server Densities

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted May 27, 2010

SGI has recently announced a new Universal class of ICE Cube, a modular data center for extreme server and storage densities. In its press release, SGI said that the new Universal ICE Cube models are fully optimized to accommodate all SGI server and storage systems.

The company has announced a new Universal ICE Cube modular data center for extreme server and storage densities.

"Each ICE Cube is a self-contained data center in an easily deployable 20' or 40' ISO standard shipping container. The Universal ICE Cube class can scale to 46,080 cores and 29.8 petabytes (PB) of storage, and is available with chilled-water or air-based cooling, as well as roll-in or fixed-rack designs for the utmost in configuration flexibility. The air-cooled Universal model replaces chilled water with filtered outside air for more efficient deployments in cool and dry climates. ICE Cube leads the industry with deployments capable of attaining a Power Utilization Effectiveness (PUE) factor under 1.12.

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