In a dramatic move that illustrates how cloud computing has altered the data center landscape, Microsoft is opening up the server and rack designs that power its vast online platforms and sharing them with the world.
The Open Compute network switch is moving closer to reality. Broadcom, Intel and Mellanox have each submitted specifications for a top-of-rack switch to the Open Compute Project, while Cumulus Networks is providing software.
For years, Quanta Computer has been building servers for Facebook and Rackspace based on design concepts advanced by the Open Compute Project (OCP). Today Quanta launched a line of hardware products making those Open Compute designs available to a...
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.
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.