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Mistral protected and cooled by APC

The ING Renault F1 Team has announced a technical partnership with APC by Schneider Electric. “Through the new partnership with APC, the ING Renault F1 Team consolidates its impressive portfolio of technical partners, with whom we share a common objective of ultimate success through innovation, dedication and excellence,” commented Managing Director, Flavio Briatore.

Jarrod Murphy, Head of CFD of the ING Renault F1 Team said ” Significant changes to the regulations for 2009 have presented many challenges for the aerodynamic development of the car. Therefore our use of computational fluid dynamics software for aerodynamic design and validation has strategic importance for the 2009 season. APC’s InfraStruXure® with Hot Aisle Containment System® (HACS) ensures dependable power and cooling for our Mistral supercomputer to run the CFD application 24x7.”

Paul Tyrer, VP UK and Ireland, APC by Schneider Electric said "InfraStruXure® architecture is a technological solution for the high power density and scalability requirements of modern IT systems as well as supercomputers. In Grand Prix racing, datacentre performance makes a huge contribution to on–track performance. We are delighted that the ING Renault F1 Team has chosen to work with APC to protect and cool its mission critical systems.”

Equipment supplied for ING Renault F1 Team Computational Aerodynamic Research Centre includes two separate APC InfraStruXure® HACS® complete with NetShelter equipment racks, APC InRow RC cooling units, APC Symmetra Uninterruptible Power Supplies and Netbotz monitoring appliances with CCTV cameras. In addition, InfraStruXure® Central software has been installed, to provide a centralised physical infrastructure management platform with real-time device monitoring, immediate event notification and the ability to quickly assess and resolve critical situations within the physical layer. For more details regarding the application of APC at the ING Renault F1 Team, please click here for the online case history.

For more information contact:

Anju Birdy
Field Marketing Manager UK & Ireland
APC by Schneider Electric
Tel: +44 (0) 118 903 7800

Damien Wells
SPA Communications
Tel: +44 (0)7900 302102

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