Open Source

Roundup: Open Compute Summit 2013

Last week’s Open Compute Summit produced a steady stream of news from companies including Rackspace, Facebook, Intel, AMD, Calxeda, Hyve Solutions, Emerson Network Power and many others. Here’s a roundup. Read More

Scenes from Day 1 of Open Compute Summit

The first day of the Open Compute Project Summit IV drew a crowd of 1,900 hardware and technology professionals. And there was buzz among the group about the technological innovations. Here’s photo highlights of the action in Santa Clara. Read More

Open Compute: Momentum Builds for Open Hardware

In less than two years, the Open Compute Project (OCP) has grown far beyond its origins as a showcase for Facebook’s design innovations, evolving into an active community building cutting-edge hardware, disrupting the traditional IT supply chain, and laying the groundwork for future innovation.. More than 1,900 technologists gathered for the Open Compute Summit at the Santa Clara Convention. Read More

AMD Rolls Out Open Compute Servers for Wall Street

AMD today rolled out an Open Compute server design developed with members of the financial community, which it calls “a radical rethinking of the server motherboard.” It is being evaluated in data centers at Fidelity Investments and Goldman Sachs.
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Emerson Adapts Open Compute, Eyes HyperScale Market

Emerson Network Power will attend The Open Compute Summit to show off a rack solution that integrates concepts of the Open Rack specification, created with off-the-shelf components. Emerson is also launching a new consulting initiative that will target operators of large “hyperscale” data centers. Read More