Lubrizol and Park Place Technologies partner to expand collaboration with Intel® by providing world-class service, maintenance and monitoring for state-of-the-art immersion cooling systems in data centers

May 10, 2022

Park Place becomes a certified partner of the CompuZol™ ecosystem solution, a turn-key solution being developed in collaboration with Intel to unlock higher computing densities with more sustainable technology

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CLEVELAND, Ohio – May 10, 2022 – Today, data centers are largely cooled by inefficient and expensive air conditioners. Lubrizol’s CompuZol™ ecosystem solution addresses the limitations posed by air-cooled methods by delivering a turn-key, sustainable immersion-cooled solution that enables superior thermal management and increased infrastructure density. The solution helps protect customers’ enterprise infrastructure investments and provides greater assurance to future technologies than traditional air-cooled systems, all while helping customers reach their global sustainability goals.

Now, The Lubrizol Corporation and Park Place Technologies have announced that Park Place will become a certified partner of the CompuZol™ ecosystem solution, leveraging its market-leading capabilities to provide on-demand service, maintenance and real-time monitoring capabilities to customers utilizing immersion-cooled solutions from Lubrizol. Park Place is an Intel® Data Center Solutions Premium Support Partner that brings global reach and scale together with Intel® certified testing and validation capabilities.

“The CompuZol™ ecosystem solution delivers advantages to today’s data center operators ranging from lower energy costs and higher computing densities to longer server life, all through a more sustainable solution than conventional air cooling,” said Matt Joyce, Vice President, Corporate Development for Lubrizol. “Our partnership with Park Place adds a world-class service, maintenance and monitoring capability to our sustainable offering.”

Park Place has a global focus on sustainability and the circular economy, and we know our clients are primed for and will benefit from a solution such as CompuZol™,” said Chris Adams, President and CEO of Park Place. “Our portfolio includes third-party data center hardware maintenance, professional services, infrastructure managed services, network performance monitoring, data center immersion cooling, and hardware sales. CompuZol™ is compatible with our entire range of data center offerings.”

“Scaling innovative technologies such as liquid immersion cooling is critical to maximizing data center power efficiency as well as minimizing data center carbon footprint,” said Jennifer Huffstetler, VP and GM, Data Center Platform Strategy, Mobilization, Sustainability and Services, “We’re thrilled to see the partnership of Lubrizol and Park Place Technologies to scale the commercial deployment of CompuZol™ based liquid immersion cooling solutions. The combination of PPT’s expertise in deploying Intel Xeon® processor based solutions along with Lubrizol’s proven, validated, and environmentally friendly CompuZol™ liquids demonstrates the technology is ready for worldwide deployment.”

The CompuZol™ ecosystem solution begins with Lubrizol’s family of patented thermal management fluids designed specifically for these end-use applications. Through a multi-year cooperation with Intel, and partnerships with other industry leaders in the infrastructure, server design and manufacturing, and immersion tank industries – and now in maintenance and service through Park Place – the CompuZol™ ecosystem solution brings together Immersion Cooling with new technology advancement for sustainability, and delivers a turn-key solution for customers looking to unlock higher computing power densities while reducing energy and water consumption and extending server life.