French IT company 2CRSI (Paris:2CRSI), specializing in the design and manufacturing of ‘very’ high-performance computer (HPC) servers, has announced a partnership with Dutch cleantech company Asperitas – to develop new “cutting edge” server solutions for Immersed Computing to be offered to customers with high performance (HPC) requirements.
Based in Strasbourg, and with subsidiaries in Manchester, Dubai and San Jose at the heart of America’s Silicon Valley, 2CRSI has more than 100 customers in 25 countries, to whom it has supplied “innovative processing, storage and data transfer” solutions. In 2017, the 2CRSI Group had consolidated revenue of €31 million, an increase of 169%. Asperitas and 2CRSI are now working on the integration of the Asperitas Immersed Computing solutions in the existing portfolio of hardware solutions of 2CRSI.
Asperitas’ Immersed Computing solutions portfolio is based on total liquid cooling (immersion). The company’s first solution, a plug and play data-center-in-a-box solution, was launched in 2017.
“It is part of our DNA to develop cutting edge technologies with a focus on Green IT solutions,” said Alain Wilmouth, Founder and CEO of 2CRSI. “Immersed Computing opens a new chapter to improve data center cooling by lowering costs and increasing efficiency of infrastructures. With the hardware expertise of 2CRSi coupled with the Immersion cooling expertise of Asperitas, we are developing the computing of tomorrow.”
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Since Asperitas launched their solution they have received numerous international awards for their sustainability and positive impact, including the Europas Greentech Startup of 2018 and Global Change Maker awards by the Herald and Innovators Magazine.
“Asperitas is focused on partnerships and 2CRSI is offering excellence in server design and engineering which is unprecedented,” said Rolf Brink, founder and CEO of Asperitas. With the combination of 2CRSI and Asperitas’ Immersed Computing, we will be able to deliver sustainable integrated high performance solutions for our customers at a whole new level.”