Applied Digital is Pioneering the Next Generation of High-Performance Computing Data Centers

May 20, 2024


The rise of artificial intelligence and high-performance computing has led to a growing demand for specialized digital infrastructure in recent years. This trend is particularly evident in North Dakota, where high-performance computing data centers are being developed to meet these needs.

Wes Cummins, the CEO at Applied Digital outlines the unique requirements and advancements in this sector to Alicia Shapiro, the CMO at The conversation highlighted the differences between traditional and high-performance computing environments, emphasizing the need for high-power and effective heat dissipation solutions. Cummins also outlined the company’s experience and ongoing projects, including the completion of a high power density data center in Jamestown, North Dakota, and the construction of a flagship AI Brain Data Center in Ellendale, North Dakota. This new facility will boast a 100-megawatt IT load in a single building, positioning it at the forefront of the digital infrastructure evolution anticipated to grow significantly in the coming decade.

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