December 19, 2022

Cooling Solution for AI, VR, & Hyperscale data centers

The design of data centers is something that is constantly in-flux. One of the ways that the VR, AI, and AR technology expectations are going to be accomplished is through unique data center designs. The high density of these type of applications will require a portion of the data center infrastructure to leverage liquid cooling solutions. One […]
December 18, 2022

Three Principles for Successful Data Center Project Delivery

Principles of Successful Data Center Project Delivery are discussed in “Voices of the Industry”.  “Voices of the Industry” is Data Center Frontier’s weekly column featuring guest articles by data center executives on the front lines of innovation and market dynamics.  This week’s article is a contribution from UMP’s Global Director for Strategy, Harold Simmons, in which he […]
December 14, 2022

The Unique Project Management Ability of UMP as Applied to Data Centers

Large scale data center companies has experienced tremendous growth during the last decade. Some of these providers are strictly focused on the lowest first cost provider and as a result beat up their suppliers and are surprised when these companies cease to exist a few years later. This leads to a game of musical chairs with regards […]
December 8, 2022

How a Lean Culture Led to Collaboration with the Largest Companies in the World

One of the continual pursuits in business is to deliver greater value to the customer.  At UMP we have done this for over 40 years.  One of the key mechanisms that we have used in order to deliver superior quality products   is through the implementation of lean manufacturing.  Since the late 1990’s this has been an intentional […]
December 8, 2020

Arizona Data Centers

Many large scale data center providers now have facilities in the East Mesa Technology Park as well as the Goodyear, Arizona and Surprise region. These projects are in part, no doubt, to the great work done back in 2013 by the Arizona Data Center Coalition, in helping to get AZ HB 2009 passed and put into A.R.S. […]
October 2, 2020

Meeting Global Supply Chain Needs: UMP Data Center Cooling

The mission critical infrastructure in the United States and Globally has expanded at an unprecedented pace over the last decade and especially the last five years. One of the reasons for this has been in preparation for the wide scale adoption of 5G technology. The interplay and connection between the edge and the large scale epicenter data […]
December 18, 2018

Data Centers and the Evolving CRAH Market

In recent years the data center market has  had a disruptive transformation when it comes to the size of the computer room air handlers.  It used to be that CRAHs were sized predominantly in smaller footprints, but with the unprecedented advent of large scale data centers the CRAHs have increased in size. UMP is regularly seeing requests […]
October 25, 2018

Data Center Cooling: Opportunity for Water Savings

As the UMP Data Center Cooling Division has been deploying solutions on data centers we have noticed a common theme.  More and more end users are becoming concerned with their water usage.  The most sophisticated end users are not simply looking at the onsite water usage, but they are taking into consideration the amount of water that […]
October 22, 2018

Passionate about Energy Efficiency

One of the core values that drives the culture at UMP is our passion for helping clients reduce their overall energy usage.  The primary way we do this is by designing & manufacturing energy efficient solutions.  The team at UMP has been involved in providing energy efficient systems for almost 40 years (before being environmentally focused became […]
July 1, 2018

Indirect Evaporative Cooling Solutions for Data Centers

In the last couple of years or so other manufacturers have begun to emphasize their indirect evaporative cooling solution for data centers.  This is a common business cycle that is taking place.  An innovative solution begins to have broader appeal in a vertical market and as a result companies begin to try to catch the technology wave […]