Phil Hughes

Clustered Systems

Mr Hughes has held senior marketing roles, in the areas of microprocessors and peripherals, custom ASIC definition, power control and interface technology.  Phil is a founder of Clustered Systems Company, Inc., the developer of TouchIT™ cold plate cooling, a patented direct touch cooling systems for the IT industry. TouchIT™ is an airless cooling methodology, is totally silent, reduces data center energy consumption by up to 50%, and is 100% compatible with industry standard server motherboards. Clustered and AQUILA are about to release the industry’s first TouchIT™ racks for general HPC and Hyperscale data center applications, addressing the need for dense & tight coupling, robustness, energy efficiency, ease-of-service, and scalability.