As it breaks through into the data center industry, AI has been moving quickly up the peak of expectations, garnering excitement about applications that could reduce GHG emissions. But, will it suffer a fate similar to DCIM, falling into a ‘trough of disillusionment’, spending years in the technology wilderness, subject to plenty of polished presentations but hardly any real-life take-up? Or will it buck the trend and deliver on its sustainability promise?

This whitepaper maps out a pathway to autonomous cooling systems, cutting through the hype and stating how and when AI-driven cooling systems will be deployed, along with the benefits they will offer operators aiming to shrink energy bills and carbon footprints.