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Solvay’s Galden® PFPE fluid selected to cool TMGcore’s OTTO data center platform

(Dallas, Texas) – TMGcore, a provider of data center solutions and manufacturer of data center hardware, announced today it has partnered with Solvay, an advanced materials and specialty chemicals company, to explore liquid immersion solutions for use in cooling data center platforms and servers. In addition, TMGcore’s latest data center platform that features two-phase liquid immersion cooling, OTTO, can now use Solvay’s Galden® PFPE fluid.

“Because of spatial and technological constraints, the data center industry has been limited in its growth potential. The two-phased liquid immersion cooling technology present in OTTO will move data centers closer to urban centers and significantly reduce environmental impact,” said John-David Enright, CEO of TMGcore. “Our collaboration with Solvay further enhances TMGcore’s ability to supply the market with its evolutionary technology. Their expertise in specialty fluid polymers brings new possibilities for the industry, while still reducing the impact.

TMGcore’s two-phased, liquid immersion cooling technology helps solve the challenges of rising operating costs and environmental impact currently facing the data center industry. A tenth of the size of a traditional data center, OTTO has ten times more processing power and can offer zero water usage

The two-phased liquid immersion cooling technology in OTTO uses Solvay’s Galden® PFPE, a line of high-performance heat transfer fluids, to act as the cooling agent. Galden® PFPE’s thermal stability over a wide range of operating temperatures, excellent dielectric properties, and chemical inertness allows OTTO to use zero water and reduce operational costs by nearly 80 percent.

“We’re pleased that Galden® PFPE is an integral part of TMGcore’s innovative immersion cooling technology,” said Fabio Riganti, Fluids Business Line Manager for Solvay. “We also look forward to exploring and bringing new solutions to market that will help make two-phase liquid immersion cooling successful in high-performance computing.”

For more information, please visit www.tmgcore.com and www.solvay.com.

About TMGcore

TMGcore is a U.S.-based provider of data center solutions and manufacturer of data center hardware committed to building innovative solutions that solve and mitigate the industry’s most pressing challenges. With its flagship solution, OTTO, TMGcore has balanced the demands of data processing while reducing operating costs and environmental impact. The data center platform is a tenth of the size of a traditional data center platform, offers zero water waste and reduces operational costs by an average of 70 percent while reducing the amount of energy used for cooling by 80 percent and redirecting this power toward a productive IT Load. For more information, visit www.tmgcore.com.

About Solvay

Solvay is an advanced materials and specialty chemicals company, committed to developing chemistry that addresses key societal challenges. Solvay innovates and partners with customers worldwide in many diverse end-markets. Its products are used in planes, cars, batteries, smart and medical devices, as well as in mineral and oil and gas extraction, enhancing efficiency and sustainability. Its lightweight materials promote cleaner mobility, its formulations optimize the use of resources, and its performance chemicals improve air and water quality

Solvay is headquartered in Brussels with around 27,000 employees in 62 countries. Net sales were €10.3 billion in 2018, with 90% from activities where Solvay ranks among the world’s top 3 leaders, resulting in an EBITDA margin of 22%. Solvay SA (SOLB.BE) is listed on Euronext Brussels and Paris Bloomberg: SOLB.BB – Reuters: SOLB.BR), and in the United States its shares (SOLVY) are traded through a level-1 ADR program. (Financial figures take into account the planned divestment of Polyamides)

(Dallas, Texas)TMGcore, a provider of data center solutions and manufacturer of data center hardware, announced today Facility Solutions Group (FSG), a premier commercial electrical contractor, has been named as the first OTTO Ready Electrical Contractor. Ranked the No. 15 top electrical contractor in the U.S. in 2019, FSG will be the recommended contractor for companies seeking to install OTTO data center platforms within their facilities, whether new builds or existing operations.

“We first worked with FSG in 2018 when we were building our own headquarters and data center in Plano, Texas,” said John-David Enright, CEO of TMGcore. “We trust them to handle our electrical needs daily and, therefore, we trust they can do the same for our customers now, helping them decide upon the best electrical solutions for the installation and creation of ideal environments for their OTTO platforms.”

OTTO’s modularity and self-contained nodes allow the platform to be installed anywhere, including densely populated urban areas, and provides scalability to fit any hypercomputing business needs, creating a more flexible opportunities for infrastructure design. One-tenth the size of traditional data centers, the platform reduces construction time by 50 percent, making the process of electrical installation easier and quicker for companies.

For companies seeking to deploy OTTO-ready facilities to house the platforms, FSG will provide design/build engineering services that will collaborate with the customer’s staff and perform a specific analysis of their electrical distribution system to design the most cost-effective, highest quality and NEC-compliant design for the installation. FSG will also provide project management along with journeyman electricians that have years of mission-critical experience for a safe and seamless installation.

“TMGcore is creating the next step for the data center industry and we are excited to provide electrical contracting work for them and their customers,” said Kevin Altimier, Business Development/Special Projects Director at FSG. “Because OTTO can adapt to fit any environment, the platform’s electrical needs are highly specialized to each individual customer. Our partnership will leverage our decades of experience to help TMGcore’s customers create the best environments for their platforms and provide electrical solutions that fit their business needs.”

To learn more about TMGcore and FSG, visit www.tmgcore.com and www.fsgdfw.com.

About TMGcore

TMGcore is a U.S.-based data center hardware manufacturer committed to building innovative solutions that solve and mitigate the industry’s most pressing challenges. With its flagship solution, OTTO, TMGcore has balanced the demands of data processing while reducing operating costs and environmental impact. Launched in 2019, OTTO is a tenth of the size of a traditional data center, uses zero water and reduces operational costs by 80 percent while providing 10 times more processing power per square foot. For more information, visit www.tmgcore.com.

About FSG

For more than thirty-five years, our teams of experienced professionals have been designing, fabricating, installing, maintaining, and servicing turn-key solutions for customers in a wide variety of industries. Our clients include large property owners and managers, commercial businesses, retail chains, general contractors, property developers, healthcare, financial, hospitality, educational, government entities, ESCO’s, industrial, high-end residential, and individual consumers.

Within the past 6 years, 2014-2018 FSG has successfully completed electrical construction contracts totaling over $79 million on more than 2.1 million square feet of Mission Critical space.

Our clients include: TMGcore, Cyrus One, Digital Reality, Databank, Bank of America, Exxon Mobil, Rackspace, and the Choctaw Indian Nation.

 In 2019 ENR magazine rated FSG as the 15th largest Electrical Contractor in the nation.

(Dallas, Texas) TMGcore, a provider of data center solutions and manufacturer of data center hardware, announced today its partnership with Learning Commons founder, Crossroads Education, to reimagine how schools and universities learn through technology.

“OTTO was designed to be more than just a business solution,” said John-David Enright, CEO of TMGcore. “We will be able to fuel Crossroads Education’s mission and help students learn in ways they haven’t been able to before. OTTO will support Crossroad’s existing technology and hopefully inspire students to take advantage of the power of tech.”

One-tenth of the size of a traditional data center and completely self-contained, OTTO can operate almost anywhere, including on educational campuses. OTTO’s personalized data solutions will provide educational accessibility and processing to all levels of education. With little to no latency, students and tutors can have the entire world at their fingertips in seconds.

In addition to supporting Crossroads’ proprietary software provided in its Learning Commons, students can see the impact of OTTO firsthand. Zero-latency allows for Crossroads’ virtual whiteboard, Nexus, and management tool, Element, to work as if students are all sitting in a class together. Ultimately, OTTO will help Crossroads Education achieve its mission of augmenting education through technology.

“The future of technology is intimately connected to the future and wellbeing of humanity. Technology companies are realizing that they are not just innovators but are intimately connected to the vibrancy of humanity’s ecosystems,” said Dr. Kevin Berkopes, Crossroads Education founder and CEO. “This partnership builds on the understanding that cutting-edge technology can improve education and augment our ability to learn and develop important life skills and capacity. As we move forward together, we intend to reaffirm that technology can help our community become the greatest part of the human experience. We cannot rise unless our communities rise with us.”

OTTO technology will also enable community redevelopment in ways not previously imagined.  Crossroads Education’s sister company, Crossroads Realty Group, is developing the first of its kind mixed-use education facility on the near west side of Indianapolis, IN. OTTO technology will enable Crossroads’ vision of building a scalable network of highly interconnected multi-use educational facilities at a local, regional, and national level.

“The continued advancement and access to high-performance compute and connectivity is rapidly evolving the skillsets required for the workforce. The evolution required of education models to meet this demand requires facility solutions that support highly connected and collaborative programming,” said Andrew Salmon, Principal of Crossroads Realty Group. “The partnership between Crossroads and TMGcore will place this unique technology at the fingertips of communities that historically have not had access to this type of cutting-edge development.  Building OTTO into Crossroads’ facilities will provide the opportunity to generate resources to support our school partners, the surrounding community, and ultimately the future of our children.”

Crossroads Education is an education technology and professional services company that is designed specifically to support students. Focusing on building open-access learning centers known as Learning Commons and providing groundbreaking technology to students, Crossroads helps foster a collaborative learning environment that benefits teachers, admin, and students. TMGcore and Crossroads partnership will provide students with immediately available virtual collaboration spaces that will complement and enhance the education experience. 

To learn more about OTTO and how the technology benefits both businesses and education, visit www.tmgcore.com.

About TMGcore

TMGcore is a U.S.-based data center hardware manufacturer committed to building innovative solutions that solve and mitigate the industry’s most pressing challenges. With its flagship solution, OTTO, TMGcore has balanced the demands of data processing while reducing operating costs and environmental impact. Launched in 2019, OTTO is a tenth of the size of a traditional data center, uses zero water and reduces operational costs by 80 percent while providing 10 times more processing power per square foot. For more information, visit www.tmgcore.com.

About Crossroads

Crossroads has a portfolio of companies that were built to provide a strategic partnership of co-owned businesses working together to support our partner community’s education and technology needs. Crossroads Education (CRE) is an Indiana-based non-profit that designs and builds Learning Commons, a peer-enabled learning platform for core-curriculum content domains—augmented by a suite of technology delivered by our sister ed-tech company Crossroads Tech (CRT). Crossroads Education also builds vertically integrated solutions aimed at enhancing the capacity of educational institutions to share resources, expertise, and to eliminate redundancies in service.

(Dallas, Texas)​ ​TMGcore, a provider of data center solutions and manufacturer of data center hardware, today announced it has developed a line of data center platforms ​that exclusively use two-phase liquid immersion cooling with 3M™ Fluorinert™ Electronic Liquids that will be unveiled at Supercomputing 2019 (SC19) in Denver, Colorado on November 18 at Booth 1981.

“Today’s data centers are faced with the challenge of providing massive processing capabilities while reducing their power and water usage, and we’re able to meet those challenges head on with immersion cooling,” said John-David Enright, CEO of TMGcore. “We collaborated with 3M to explore a pioneering technology solution that featured 3M’s fluids for two-phase liquid immersion cooling, and we are proud to introduce a truly first-of-its-kind data center platform that no one in the industry has been able to achieve.” 

Recognizing the challenges of rising operating costs and environmental impact of the data center industry, TMGcore began working on the new platform nearly two years ago to develop a two-phase, liquid immersion cooling technology using 3M fluids and tested it in one of the most energy-intensive applications: cryptocurrency mining. The company wanted to test the processing power of a data center platform utilizing their own proprietary technology on large amounts of data and compare the results to a traditional data center. The resulting platform, Everest, operated in one-fourth the physical space of a traditional data center with 70 percent less water usage, but with 35 percent more processing power.

In late 2018, TMGcore sought to build on the success of Everest and began work to develop a new data center platform that was even more efficient, cost-effective and scalable. ​The soon-to-be-released data center platform uses a tenth of the space in comparison to traditional data center products, uses zero water and reduces operational costs by an average of 70 percent while providing ​10 times more processing power per square foot of actual IT load. The new data center platform relies exclusively on two-phase immersion cooling using 3M fluids.

“3M is pleased to support TMGcore’s newest data center platform innovation,” said Nancy Chang, business development manager for 3M. “The use of two-phase immersion cooling technology with 3M fluids in this new platform demonstrates how immersion cooling can help enable a more efficient and high-performing data center. We congratulate TMGcore on their achievement as they work to help transform the data center industry to meet future needs.”

3M is recognized as a pioneer and innovator in immersion cooling technologies and a leader in the liquid cooling revolution for data centers. Immersion cooling using 3M fluids can help improve efficiency and meet emerging density needs while reducing costs throughout the life of a data center.

Those attending SC19 can visit TMGcore at booths 1981 and 1995, schedule one-on-one demos to see the new data center platform and receive a made-to-order facility design that is customized to your own requirements. For more information and to schedule an in-person meeting, visit https://tmgcore.lpages.co/tmgcore.

About TMGcore

TMGcore is a U.S.-based provider of two-phase liquid immersion cooled (2PLIC) data center solutions and manufacturer of 2PLIC high performance computing (HPC) hardware committed to building innovative solutions that solve and mitigate the industry’s most pressing challenges. With its flagship solution debuting in November 2019, TMGcore has balanced the demands of data processing while reducing capital and operating costs as well as the environmental impact. The soon-to-be-released data center platform is a tenth of the size of a traditional data center, uses zero water and reduces operational costs by an average of 70 percent while providing ​10 times more processing power​ per square foot. For more information, visit www.tmgcore.com. 

TMGcore and Vertiv Collaborate on Self-Contained Data Center Platform that Reduces Cooling Power Consumption Up To 80 Percent

Highly efficient platform will significantly reduce impact on environment and infrastructure, compared to typical data center platforms

(Dallas, Texas) TMGcore, a provider of data center solutions and manufacturer of data center hardware, announced today a partnership with Vertiv, a global leader in critical data center infrastructure design and manufacturing, to help develop its new self-contained data center platform that requires an average of 80 percent less power to cool than traditional platforms. Vertiv’s critical infrastructure experience and expertise combined with TMGcore’s innovative technology will help drive the future of data center platforms and create a new standard of operability for applications from edge through hyperscale in capacity.

“Companies are demanding faster data processing and computing but are also becoming more aware of the impact data centers can have on the environment,” said John-David Enright, CEO of TMGcore. “Vertiv’s history of technology innovation and industry-leading manufacturing capabilities made them the right partner for our groundbreaking, self-contained data center platform that will drastically reduce the environmental impact necessary to create the immense processing power required.”  

One-tenth of the size of a traditional data center, TMGcore’s new data center platform relies on self-contained nodes of heating and cooling to increase cooling energy efficiency by an average of 80 percent over traditional water-based systems. Additionally, the platform eliminates 100 percent of the water consumption typically used in traditional data centers and will reduce operational costs by an average of 70 percent. The modularity of the new technology will further provide scalability to fit any hypercomputing needs, create more flexible opportunities for infrastructure design and reduce time to market by 50 percent.

“High-density, lower-cost and self-contained data center platforms are vital for our industry’s expansion and are more cost effective and environmentally friendly than traditional data center builds,” said John Schneider, senior vice president of global thermal management at Vertiv. “The Vertiv and TMGcore teams are positioned to provide the new standard for the way data center platforms are designed, built, operated and cooled. The scalability of these new platforms will bring customizable, impactful solutions to companies around the world.”

With more than 40 years of experience, Vertiv designs, builds and services critical infrastructure that enables vital applications for data centers, communication networks, and commercial and industrial facilities. Their global network of data center design, manufacturing and service facilities provides expertise in the areas of power, cooling, access and control, monitoring and management.

TMGcore will unveil its new data center platform at Supercomputing 2019 (SC19) in Denver, Colorado, November 18-21. Those attending the event can visit TMGcore at Booth Nos. 1981 and 1995, schedule one-on-one demos to see the new data center technology and receive a made-to-order facility design that is customized to their organization. For more information and to schedule an in-person meeting, visit https://tmgcore.lpages.co/tmgcore.

About TMGcore

TMGcore is a U.S.-based provider of data center solutions and manufacturer of data center hardware committed to building innovative solutions that solve and mitigate the industry’s most pressing challenges. With its flagship solution debuting in November 2019, TMGcore has balanced the demands of data processing while reducing operating costs and environmental impact. The soon-to-be-released data center is a tenth of the size of a traditional data center, offers zero water waste and reduces operational costs by an average of 70 percent while ​reducing the amount of energy used for cooling by 80 percent and redirecting this power toward a productive IT Load. For more information, visit www.tmgcore.com. 

About Vertiv

Vertiv brings together hardware, software, analytics and ongoing services to ensure its customers’ vital applications run continuously, perform optimally and grow with their business needs. Vertiv solves the most important challenges facing today’s data centers, communication networks and commercial and industrial facilities with a portfolio of power, cooling and IT infrastructure solutions and services that extends from the cloud to the edge of the network. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, USA, Vertiv employs around 20,000 people and does business in more than 130 countries. For more information, and for the latest news and content from Vertiv, visit Vertiv.com.