6SigmaDC Adds Real-Time CFD Modeling

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Data center thermal modeling using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) provides companies with a detailed 3-D analysis of how cold air is moving through a data center, identifying potential “hot spots” where equipment is receiving too little airflow. Future Facilities has just updated its 6SigmaDC software to add real-time CFD updates and the ability to share data with popular third-party tools. In this video from AFCOM Data Center World, Sherman Ikemoto and Tom Wu of Future Facilities provide an overview of the software and demonstrate its capabilities. This video runs about 8 minutes, 30 seconds.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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