Can Open Hardware Transform the Data Center?

Facebook’s Frank Frankovsky announces the formation of a non-profit foundation to oversee the Open Compute Project, which focuses on developing open source hardware designs. Photo by Colleen Miller. Is the data center industry on the verge of a revolution in which open source hardware designs transform the process of designing and building data centers?  The Open Compute Project, an initiative begun in April by Facebook, is gaining partners, momentum and structure.  Yesterday it unveiled a new foundation and board to shepherd the burgeoning movement.

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Posted on 28/10/2011, in 2011 NYC, Data Center, Facebook, Frank Frankovsky, Server. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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