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THERE HAS BEEN SIGNIFICANT INVESTMENT FROM KEY PLAYERS IN THE COLOCATION MARKET SUCH AS EQUINIX , HOSTDIME AND ASCENTY .
INTELLIGENT BRANDS // Data Centers

Submer continues expansion into LATAM with OTG partnership

their growth . Immersion cooling is widely accepted as one of the best methods to achieve this . Immersion cooling offers highdensity compute with increased hardware lifespan while also dramatically reducing the environmental impact of facilities .
“ The LATAM data center market will grow in importance over the next five years . It is crucial that companies have access to technologies that will meet their needs in terms of power and density and sustainability ,” said Fabio Gomes , Executive Director of OTG . “ By joining together with Submer we are able to offer innovative technology that will futureproof clients infrastructure for years to come .”

Submer , a leading innovator in advanced immersion cooling solutions , announced its latest partnership with OTG ( Open Technology Group ), a company with a wide range of expertise in the design , implementation and maintenance of Immersion cooling technologies .

As a result of the partnership , companies will be able to purchase Submer ’ s innovative Immersion cooling technology and be at the forefront of sustainability . The partnership is the first of its kind in Brazil .
What does the partnership mean for the LATAM data center industry ?
The data center market has exploded in the LATAM Region over recent years . The market is expected to grow at 8.73 % CAGR between 2022 – 2027 . This is because of several different factors . There has been a rapid increase towards digitalization over the last few years , particularly since the global pandemic .
There has been significant investment from key players in the colocation market such as Equinix , HostDime and Ascenty . The government has also introduced several initiatives focused on AI which has increased the demand for high-density compute . Longevity and sustainability of the growth appears to be a key concern for the local governments , with Brazil ’ s Energy Expansion Plan ( PDE ).
The plan aims to increase renewable energy installations to account for over 45 % of the total primary energy supply by 2024 . New facilities must adhere to current and future regulations and ensure they are investing in technology which is both sustainable and highly efficient .
Existing facilities must invest now in technologies that will help to future-proof
“ Partnering with OTG really allows us to strengthen our position in the LATAM region , it ’ s great to see that customers and the government are really pushing for sustainable technologies and incentivizing companies to invest in sustainable technologies like our SmartPodX ,” said Daniel Pope , CEO and Co-founder of Submer . “ We look forward to working with OTG and others in the future .” p

THERE HAS BEEN SIGNIFICANT INVESTMENT FROM KEY PLAYERS IN THE COLOCATION MARKET SUCH AS EQUINIX , HOSTDIME AND ASCENTY .

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