Contract Manufacturer Jabil Sells Straight Into Hyperscale Datacenters
The hyperscale systems market is getting a new supplier, and this one is a big one with plenty of expertise in manufacturing complex servers and storage and integrating gear at the rack level. The startup is called StackVelocity, and it is a business unit of contract manufacturer Jabil Circuit. You may not know Jabil by name, but many of your IT equipment suppliers do. The company, which is based on St Petersburg, Florida, is among the largest contract manufacturers in the world, a group that includes Foxconn, Flextronics, Quanta Computer, Celestica, Sanmina-SCI, Benchmark Electronics, and many others.