Carrier China recently entered into an agreement to provide one of the biggest online commerce companies, Alibaba Group, with water-cooled chillers for its data centers across China.Carrier chillers will support the e-commerce leader by creating an optimal indoor environment for the stable operation of a robust back-end server network.Carrier China is a part of Carrier, a leading global provider of innovative heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), refrigeration, fire, security and building automation technologies.
To ensure system stability, data centers have rigorous requirements for the indoor temperature, humidity, air distribution and cleanness.Alibaba chose Carrier China for its advanced water-cooled chillers, rich experience in serving data center customers, as well as world-class local production capability.Featuring optimized operational reliability and energy efficiency, Carrier variable frequency centrifugal liquid chillers will be used to safeguard the smooth running of Alibaba’s data centers even under the most demanding circumstances.
"Today as global demands for data exchange grow, we are honored to work with Alibaba to protect their data center environments.Carrier has a long history of supporting China’s urbanization and we will continue to deepen cooperation with customers like Alibaba to provide high-performance, intelligent, environmentally sustainable and value-added HVAC solutions," said Gaurang Pandya, president, HVAC, Carrier, Asia Pacific.
With leading technologies and quality service, Carrier China was selected by Alibaba to supply the water-cooled chillers from 2018 to 2019, and will also provide HVAC products and services to Alibaba’s data center partners in China.This project is a testament to Carrier China’s industry-leading expertise and ability to quickly respond to customer needs with a customized high-performing portfolio.
Carrier has a track record of offering cutting-edge water-cooled variable frequency centrifugal liquid chillers to data centers that have dedicated facilities with tightly packed server racks. These chillers adopt chlorine-free refrigerant that provides a winning combination of cost, performance and safety. Carrier is able to develop comprehensive solutions to cater to customers’ diversified demands and varied data centers.