The Hardware Facebook Invented Is Radically Changing The $US150 Billion Enterprise Market

Facebook OCP 05Facebook is leading a revolution in how enterprise hardware is built. About two and half years ago, it launched the Open Compute Project (OCP) to create “open source” data center hardware. That means hardware vendors like HP, Dell and Cisco, who basically own the $150 billion data center hardware market, no longer control the product designs. Customers like Facebook and Goldman Sachs do. Because customers are the designers, OCP’s hardware projects use fewer materials, cost less and perform better than what traditional vendors typically offer.–1

Posted on 29/09/2013, in Data Center, Ecosystem, Facebook, Server. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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