Open Compute Hardware Not Cheap Enough for Enterprises

fb-lulea-fullracksOpen source “vanity-free” hardware bought in bulk from Taiwanese manufacturers may offer a compelling price difference for the scale of Facebook, but people who work in the majority of the world’s enterprise IT shops generally don’t view servers promoted by Facebook’sOpen Compute Project as something that makes sense for their data centers. Yesterday we wrote about the role of OCP in the enterprise data center as seen from OCP hardware vendors’ and the Open Compute Foundation’s perspectives. Today, we’ll cover opinions of data center industry experts who work with enterprise data center end users.

Posted on 10/09/2014, in Business, Open Compute Foundation. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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