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September 27, 2018

Submer Joins Open Compute Project

Amsterdam 1-2, 2018: Open Compute Project Regional Summit

October will be a really exciting month for Submer! Our team will be on the road to conferences about everything that moves around the IT and cooling world. We will also take part in conventions to present the SmartPods to the international audience. Next week, Submer Technologies will be in Amsterdam for the inaugural regional summit of the Open Compute Project (OCP).

The Open Compute Project’s mission is to design and enable the delivery of the most efficient server, storage and data center hardware designs for scalable computing. These designs are then shared among companies, including Facebook, IBM, Intel, Nokia, Google, Microsoft, Seagate Technology, Dell, Rackspace, Cisco, Goldman Sachs, Fidelity, Lenovo and Alibaba Group.

“Submer is a true believer in the OCP model and strategy for high density computing. Combining the OCP model together with immersion cooling will empower the future of HPC by delivering unprecedented density and efficiency way above the 100 kW/rack mark.”, says Daniel Pope, co-founder of Submer.

“This is why Submer is taking part as a OCP Member in the newly created Advanced Cooling Solutions subproject. This subgroup is tasked with defining the blueprints and standards around OCP equipment in immersion cooling by working closely together with ODM’s (Original Design Manufacturers), other immersion vendors and end users, Submer already has designs and prototypes for OCP-ready immersion cooling SmartPods that are being validated with the subgroup and rolled-out during this year.”, explains Pol Valls Soler, co-founder of Submer.

September 27, 2018

The SmartPod Lands at Flexiscale

The SmartPod in the Land of Albion

September is usually the month when everybody goes back to his/her normal life, after some time off for vacation. Everything start anew: school, work, etc.
We, at Submer, never stop working, not even during summer (okay, some of us did take deservedly some days off). A lot of planning and testing is being done to prepare the new version of the SmartPod, Submer’s Immersion Cooling solution.
A very exciting season is about to start, lots of events are on schedule and we are already warming up to get off on the right foot.

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September 20, 2018

Five Myths about Immersion Cooling Debunked

What You Need to Know about Liquid Immersion Cooling

After having come across several articles that clearly set out to spread myths about Liquid Immersion Cooling and how difficult adoption, operation and maintenance can be, I would like to address these claims one by one and prove that they are untrue or are delivered with a false pretext. Often Direct Liquid Cooling refers to On-Chip Cooling and I fully understand the reservations people may have towards that specific technology.

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September 10, 2018

Think Global, act Local

Submer(ging) into the Social Fabric

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We at Submer HQ frequently have people drop by to meet with the team, to hear the Submer Story firsthand and to visit our Immersion Cooling Showroom. On the 4th of September 2018, we had a special visit from persons of local importance: Núria Marín i Martínez, the Mayor of L’Hospitalet de Llobregat (the municipality of Barcelona where Submer is headquartered) and Rocío Rámirez, Councilor for Economic Development and Tourism.

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July 30, 2018

Submer Open Day

On Thursday 26th July 2018, we held our first Submer Open Day.

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A broad mix from the private and public sector (IT consultants, commercial partners, business strategists and academics) joined us in our office in Barcelona to get know our company, learn about Immersion Cooling and to get up-close and personal with the SmartPod, our modular, highly-efficient, eco-friendly Immersion Cooling Solution.

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July 24, 2018

How to Calculate the PUE of a Data Center

The importance of PUE

Cooling, air conditioning and energy for computing (most likely in that order) are the key factors that determine ongoing energy costs in every Data Center. This hardware is not only expensive to run but also expensive to purchase (not to mention UPS, generators, the building itself, lighting etc.) and makes it very expensive to build a new data center or to refit an old data center or repurpose an existing property. With traditional air-cooled data centers, maintaining low levels of humidity and temperature (not to mention the not so obvious benefits of liquid immersion cooling) is extremely important to ensure correct operation of the IT-Hardware.

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July 5, 2018

Submer and CERN: A Strategic Collaboration Agreement

Submer’s SmartPod brings high-density computing and immersion cooling to CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research.

Barcelona, Spain, July 5th 2018.

Submer Technologies, leading Immersion Cooling Cleantech is delighted to announce a collaboration with CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research. CERN is one of the of the most important laboratories for particle physics in the world, located on the French-Swiss border, with its headquarters in Geneva.

The SmartPod, the cutting-edge Immersion Cooling solution by Submer, will be installed and tested at the LHCb (Large Hadron Collider beauty) experiment, one of the seven particle physics detector experiments collecting data at the LHC (Large Hadron Collider) accelerator at CERN. In particular, LHCb is an experiment set up to explore what happened after the Big Bang that allowed matter to survive and build the Universe we inhabit today.

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June 28, 2018

Submer Technologies awarded the best IoT Startup of the Year at the 4YFN – MWC Shanghai 2018

Submer Technologies best Startup of the Year at 2018 Mobile World Congress – 4YFN


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Barcelona, Spain & Shanghai, China, June 28th 2018.

Submer Technologies, leading Immersion Cooling Cleantech, is proud to announce to have been granted the best IoT Startup of the Year award at the 4YFN 2018 in Shanghai.

IoT Startup of the Year, presented by 4YFN in partnership with BGTA, is designed to recognise the best global IoT & Cleantech startups across the US, EU and Asia.

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June 18, 2018

Submer around the World

Submer goes East…

Co-Founders of Submer, Pol Valls Soler and Daniel Pope and Head of Sales Diarmuid Daltún have been traveling pretty much non-stop since March 2018, when Submer switched gear and came out of R&D and prepared to bring Immersion Cooling to the world.

For some time now, interest in our solution has not only been coming from Europe and the Americas, but also quite a lot from Asia from traditional data centers, telcos, hosters, crypto-miners and enterprises. We decided to head to Asia and put together an itinerary taking us to Taiwan, China, Vietnam and Malaysia.

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June 6, 2018

World Environment Day

A Planetary Crisis

“This is a planetary crisis… we are ruining the ecosystem of the ocean,” UN oceans chief Lisa Svensson told the BBC in a recent interview.

Yesterday, global citizens celebrated the World Environment Day. Commemorated every year on 5 June, World Environment Day was founded by the United Nations (UN) to encourage worldwide awareness about the environment and promote actions to protect it.

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