Microsoft Leads Open Switch Software Effort

images (1)As one of the dominant companies in software, Microsoft is finding itself working with a bunch of new hardware partners, such as ASIC supplier Broadcom and switch-maker Accton, as it surges ahead with contributions to the Open Compute Project. The Open Compute Project aims to spur development of open-source hardware using open designs that any hardware maker can use to build data center gear such as servers and switches. Initiated by major data center users such as Facebook and Wall Street banks, Open Compute has drawn involvement from some of the largest tech vendors, including most recently Cisco.

http://www.informationweek.com/cloud/infrastructure-as-a-service/microsoft-leads-open-switch-software-effort–/d/d-id/1319461

Posted on 13/03/2015, in Microsoft, Open Switch. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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