Rackspace follows in Facebook’s footsteps, plans to build own servers

Rackspace serverNetwork World – At the Open Compute Foundation summit held this week, Rackspace announced that it is following in the footsteps of founding OCF member Facebook and will build its own compute and storage servers based on the open standards the foundation has lobbied for. Rackspace plans to roll out the new OCF-based servers in its newest east coast data center, which it hopes to open in the first half of this year, says company COO Mark Roenigk.


Posted on 18/01/2013, in Data Center, Rackspace, Server. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s