The Green Grid® Liquid Cooling Work Group Elects CoolIT Systems CEO/CTO Geoff Lyon as Chair

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Lyon to help facilitate adoption of liquid cooling technologies within distinguished group.

Geoff Lyon, CEO/CTO at CoolIT Systems, elected as Chair for The Green Grid Liquid Cooling Work Group.

We need to leverage our collective knowledge to ensure that data center decision makers have a responsible non-partisan resource to lean on for technical guidance.

Geoff Lyon, CEO/CTO at CoolIT Systems, the world leader in Direct Contact Liquid Cooling, today was elected by popular vote as Chair of The Green Grid®’s Liquid Cooling Work Group, and the Board of Directors has ratified the election.

The Green Grid® Association, the global authority on effective and accountable resource efficiency across the entire information and communications technology (ICT) ecosystem, has established the Liquid Cooling Work Group within its Technical Committee to provide a forum to push the best practice for liquid cooling implementations.

The Liquid Cooling Work Group will focus on all aspects of the data center that are impacted by liquid cooling, including facility planning, water quality best practices, management interface between data centers and liquid cooling solutions, and other areas that will help de-mystify liquid cooling. The Green Grid® is also expected to help with the process of developing standards for liquid cooling.

“I am passionate about the value that liquid cooling applications have to offer and I’m excited to help facilitate The Green Grid initiatives for this distinguished group,” said Geoff Lyon. “Liquid cooling technology is gaining tremendous momentum and being considered by an increasing number of installations. We need to leverage our collective knowledge to ensure that datacenter decision makers have a responsible non-partisan resource to lean on for technical guidance.”

About CoolIT Systems
CoolIT Systems Inc. is a world leader in Direct Contact Liquid Cooling (DCLC) for the Data Center, Server and Desktop markets. As an experienced innovator with 47 patents and more than 1.9 million liquid cooling units deployed, CoolIT brings a wealth of design, engineering, and manufacturing knowledge to the table.

CoolIT's Rack DCLC™ platform is a modular, rack-based, advanced cooling solution that allows for dramatic increases in rack densities, component performance, and power efficiencies. The technology can be deployed with any server and in any rack making it a truly flexible solution that allows for an edge in today's highly competitive marketplace.

About The Green Grid® Association
The Green Grid Association is a global consortium of more than 200 member entities – companies, government agencies, educational institutions and individuals – dedicated to driving effective and accountable resource efficiency across the entire information and communications technology (ICT) ecosystem with a holistic approach, including all IT, facility and infrastructure systems. As the global authority on resource efficient information technology and data centers, The Green Grid spans the entire computing and communications ecosystem – from data centers to personal computers – and provides the global IT industry with metrics, tools and best practices to improve resource efficiency.

The Green Grid does not endorse vendor-specific products or solutions; instead, it seeks to provide industry-wide recommendations on best practices, metrics and technologies that will improve overall resource efficiencies. For membership and other information, visit http://www.thegreengrid.org.

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Lauren Macready
Marketing Manager, CoolIT Systems
marketing(at)coolitsystems(dot)com

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