Facebook’s Open Compute Servers Still Tough Sell for Corporate IT Shops

IO-OCP-Cloud-FansFacebook’s Open Compute Project has been one of the most talked about developments in the world of data center hardware over the past couple of years, and interest in the first ever open source hardware design community and its output has only grown. Facebook has publicly said it saved more than $1 billion as a result of using Open Compute gear in its data centers, and companies like Rackspace and IO have built cloud infrastructure services using Open Compute server designs. Earlier this year Microsoft said it had adopted OCP specs for the infrastructure that supports its entire portfolio of online services, including Azure.

http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2014/09/09/facebook-open-compute-servers-still-tough-sell-for-corporate-it-shops/

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