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Cooling Options for Open Compute Project Data Centers

As Facebook originally envisioned it for its Prineville, Ore. data center, the architecture uses direct air economization for cooling. That works well in cooler climates like Oregon, where you can often take advantage of cool outside air. But if customers consider additional cooling options, they’ll find they’re able to build OCP-compliant data centers in other, much warmer climates, as well as improve performance and minimize risk. Click here to read about some of the newer methods from APC/ Schneider Electric to cool your data center economically: