CAPRE’s Data Center Industry Round Up for July 15, 2019

Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center space for July 15, 2019:

  • HPE to Offer Entire Portfolio as a Service by 2022: Hewlett Packard Enterprise till transition the entirety of its portfolio to an “as a Service” company over time. This includes a commitment to provide its customers choice by offering its entire portfolio, through a range of subscription based, pay-per-use and as a service offerings, by 2022. HPE will also continue to provide its hardware and software in a capital expenditure and license-based model, ultimately giving customers choice in consuming HPE products and services in a traditional or as a Service offering. Building on over a decade of leadership in pioneering a new model for delivering on-premise IT as a Service, HPE will continue to scale HPE GreenLake to reach new market segments, new use cases, and leverage its world class partner ecosystem to accelerate growth. This includes new HPE GreenLake offerings for the mid-market, new services for the edge, and new and expanded partnerships with CyrusOne, Equinix, and Google Cloud.
  • Cupertino Electric Integrates ZutaCore Waterless Liquid Cooling to Densify Data Centers: CEI Modular, a division of Cupertino Electric, a leading construction and data center infrastructure provider, and ZutaCore, a waterless, liquid cooling technology company, today announced a partnership to deliver modular data center solutions with ZutaCore’s HyperCool direct-on-chip, two-phase change liquid cooling system. Applying insights to anticipate operational needs and planning for the entire product life cycle, CEI Modular vets technologies, then designs, builds, tests and delivers complete solutions through to the commissioning and maintenance phases. With the HyperCool inside, CEI Modular is revolutionizing the data center by shrinking its footprint up to 40 percent, simplifying design, streamlining installation and densifying computing. ZutaCore’s liquid cooling solution is the latest technology in CEI Modular’s portfolio of modular data center designs.
  • Telia Carrier Provides Global Connectivity in Partnership with EcoDataCenter: Telia Carrier has announced a partnership with EcoDataCenter, the world’s first climate positive data centre. As part of Telia Company, Telia Carrier is committed to the same sustainability principles set-out in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to ensure environmental and social sustainability. This partnership will offer customers access to the full suite of Telia Carrier services, while hosting their data in a high quality, highly secure, award-winning green data centre, designed to become the world’s first climate-positive data centre.
  • Another Blockchain Data Center May Be Coming to Montana: Susteen, Inc. of Irvine, California has submitted a proposal to NorthWestern Energy (NWE) to lease the Old Rainbow Powerhouse in service of a blockchain data center. Susteen’s core competencies consists in both hardware and software solutions for the wireless communication industry and consumer markets, but they have created a new division that is partnering with established leaders in the cryptocurrency market, traditional “brick and mortar” product and service companies, branding and marketing companies, specialized software providers and banking institutions to move forward with its vision in this exciting new ecosystem. According to the NorthWestern Energy website, built between 1908 and 1910, Rainbow’s original hydroelectric facilities (“the powerhouse”) made a major contribution to the development of Montana’s mining industry and electrification of its railroads.