Posted By Rich Miller On November 16, 2007 @ 3:17 pm In Google | Comments Disabled
Through conversations with multiple carrier, equipment, and component industry sources we have confirmed that Google has designed, built, and deployed homebrewed 10GbE switches for providing server interconnect within their data centers. This is very similar to Google’s efforts to build its own server computers … This decision by Google, while small in terms of units purchased, is enormous in terms of the disruptive impact it should have on 10GbE switching equipment providers and their component supply chains.”It’s well known that Google builds its own servers and power supplies, and also uses its own customized operating system and web server products. Schmitt believes Google’s 10GbE switch effort has implications for the broader market for this equipment, and may eventually lead to more attractive energy saving options for other data center operators. You can read more at Andrew’s blog .
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 Andrew Schmitt: http://www.nyquistcapital.com/2007/11/16/googles-secret-10gbe-switch/
 Rich Miller: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/author/richm/
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