December 8, 2021

CHICAGO PIXELS

SEMICONDUCTOR RESEARCH CENTER

Navitas and Compuware partner to upgrade data-center power supplies

Gallium nitride (GaN) power integrated circuit firm Navitas Semiconductor of El Segundo, CA, USA and Dublin, Ireland and Compuware Technology Inc (which provides high-end, green-energy power supplies) have announced a partnership to define new benchmarks for data-center power supplies. With 44% of data-center costs being related to power (electricity, power conversion and cooling), an upgrade to GaN-based data centers could save over 15TWhr or up to $1.9bn/year, which represents a 6x return on investment in a year, it is reckoned. ..