Silicon Photonics: The Data Center at Light Speed

Quanta-Intel-Rack-2Last June, Open Compute Project Chairman Frank Frankosvky outlined an ambitious vision to separate the technology refresh cycle for CPUs from the surrounding equipment in a rack. Frankovsky, also a hardware executive at Facebook, said the ability to easily swap out processors could transform the way chips are procured at scale, perhaps shifting to a subscription model.

Posted on 22/01/2013, in Data Center, Open Rack, Silicon Photonics. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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