Ali Chehade

Ali Chehade is a Doctor of Engineering in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Energy. With 12 years of experience in R&D/Engineering, he has worked in the innovation of DC cooling systems and industrial facilities. He has led projects dealing with their thermal performance and energy saving and has implemented techniques/strategies to make them environmentally friendly. Within OVHcloud Ali, as head of R&D-Cooling for 7 years and surrounded by a dozen of engineers, promotes and coordinates the development of solutions to improve the construction and energy performance of DCs.

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New Hybrid Immersion Liquid Cooling developments at OVHcloud

New Hybrid Immersion Liquid Cooling developments at OVHcloud

If you think about it, datacentre cooling infrastructure hasn’t changed much over the past few decades. Whilst compute power and efficiency have remarkably improved over the years, many datacentres still rely on racks whose cooling depends on a variety of systems comprised of fans. Heat, especially fatal heat, remains a top concern to keep servers …

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Water cooling at OVHcloud

Water cooling: from innovation to disruption – Part II

In our previous post we talked about how our water block technology evolved from 2003 to 2014. Today we continue on this theme, exploring this technology post 2015. We will focus on the current generation of water blocks, and give you a sneak peek of the improvements to come. 2015 As 2015 approached, our key …

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Water cooling at OVHcloud

Water cooling: from innovation to disruption – Part I

One of OVHcloud’s successes is our ability to develop and promote innovation, in both IT and industrial practices. For two decades, we have placed innovation at the centre of our strategy, it’s part of our DNA. We are constantly researching and developing new technologies to optimise the performance of our services. We manufacture our own …

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