Heck yeah! Facebook’s Open Compute Project is making an open source switch

Frank Frankovsky of Facebook holding an AppliedMicro ARM board.The Open Compute Project, which Facebook launched a little more than two years ago, has decided that utterly disrupting the server and storage market isn’t enough. On Wednesday, it said it would solicit input on an open source top-of-rack switch. The project, in a presentation by Frank Frankovsy at Interop, said it was taking a slightly different tack with its design, deciding to get input from others before actually making and releasing the hardware to the community.

http://gigaom.com/2013/05/08/heck-yeah-facebooks-open-compute-project-is-making-an-open-source-switch/

Posted on 08/05/2013, in Frank Frankovsky, Open Switch. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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