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Cooled with proprietary JouleForce Technology, the new micro data center offered by Forced Physics Data Center Technology is positioned to service areas that were previously underserved by traditional cooling technologies. Forced Physics DCT now celebrates its first Edgeility System installation.
The first Edgeility System was installed outside at Sun West Engineering in Phoenix, Arizona, where summer temperatures regularly exceed 110 degrees. The Forced Physics DCT’s micro data center is intended to function without air conditioning, fluids, or server fans even in severe temperatures. The machine has only one moving element, a highly efficient and reliable industrial blower. The data center unit can support up to 24kW.
Sun West Engineering is not only Edgeility’s first client – it is also the enclosure’s manufacturer.
“We were early supporters of Forced Physics because it’s something we believe in,” said Phil McCoy, President of Sun West Engineering. “Any energy reducing technology in the high growth data handling environment is bound to grow legs. We’ve worked with the giants in the telecom industry and know what it takes to build a robust enclosure for data center environments.”
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Low Latency, Low Cost
The Edgeility System allows organizations to handle and analyze data in real time, close to where it is generated and consumed. Forced Physics DCT’s Edgeility System can gather data on site, whether it’s in a solar farm, restaurant, healthcare facility, retail outlet, or gas and oil field. According to Forced Physics DCT, their micro data center solution allows for low latency connectivity and low operating cost. Enterprise clients may put their system anywhere they want it: on a roof, in a parking lot, in a garage, or in an unoccupied room.
“There is tremendous value in an Edge system that does not rely on liquid or air conditioning,” said Scott Davis, CEO of Forced Physics Data Center Technology and the micro data center inventor. “Our Edgeility System allows customers to compute anywhere – even the harshest environments. This is the breakthrough the industry needs to enable data collection closest to the source.”
Micro Data Center Battery
The micro data center would also be quite energy efficient. It would come with a significant reduction in cooling energy while no water is used for cooling.
For backup power, this unit has been configured with an innovative BlueTray4000 battery from Natron Energy.
“Our battery’s unique characteristics such as wide operating temperature range, long life, safety, and sustainability are well suited for Edgeility System deployments in harsh outdoor environments,” said Jack Pouchet, Vice President Sales at Natron Energy. “We couldn’t be more excited to work with our strategic partners on offering this game-changing solution for the fast-growing Edge and Services markets. This opens up a lot of possibilities for the industry.”