Open Compute Project

Open Compute Project

An initiative spearheaded in 2013 by Facebook to design server motherboards that accept different types of CPU chips. The chips would be housed on plug-in cards in contrast to motherboards today that have sockets that accept only one type of CPU housed in a specific chip package. Supporting up to 10 cards on one server motherboard, the main goal of Open Compute is to allow ARM chips to replace or co-exist with x86 chips. Under this approach, x86 CPUs from different vendors could also operate in the same server. See ARM and x86.
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Mojo Networks, the inventor of Cognitive WiFi(TM) and a provider of cloud-managed wireless networking, has partnered with Edgecore Networks and The Open Compute Project Foundation to deploy the world's first large-scale "Open WiFi" network, the company said.
In addition, MediaEngine supports HW-Assist, an architecture that can utilize additional available processing resources in off-the-shelf servers as well as Open Compute Project architecture platforms.
Cavium, Inc, announced today that they are collaborating with Microsoft to contribute the ThunderX2 mother board specification to the Open Compute Project (OCP) as part of the design specification for Microsofts Project Olympus.
Hoping to see these positive strides made around the world, Alibaba will share its data center developments with the Open Compute Project (OCP).
The XaaS portfolio will leverage the latest Nokia data centre technology - the Open Compute Project AirFrame Data Centre.
has released OcNOS, the first, full- featured network operating system for telecom, data center and enterprise networking, now supports open network switches from Edgecore Networks, the leading contributor of network designs to the Open Compute Project.
An IPMI, BMC and IoT management solution geared towards servers, storage, power, sensors, IoT and Open Compute Project (OCP) compliant devices.
Edgecore Networks has brought the benefits of open networking to enterprise access networks and to service providers offering public network access services or managed network services, by contributing to the Open Compute Project (OCP) the designs of the industry's first open WiFi access points and open access switches.
Based on principles evangelized by the Open Compute Project (OCP), together with enhancements designed specifically to meet the unique needs of communication service providers, DCEngine provides a disruptive cloud platform that goes well beyond software- defined networking to create a truly open, software-defined services delivery infrastructure that fully embraces open source hardware and software technologies and offers DevOps agility to service providers.
India, March 10 -- Google has announced that it is joining Facebook's Open Compute Project and is working with the social media giant on new open source hardware for data centers.
The Open Compute Project is a nonprofit initiative developed by Facebook to open source the design of data centers to make them more efficient and includes companies like Microsoft, Apple, Cisco and Bank of America.
Penguin Computing is also one of only five authorized Open Compute Project (OCP) solution providers leveraging this Facebook- led initiative to bring the most efficient open data center solutions to a broader market, and has announced the Tundra product line which applies the benefits of OCP to high performance computing.
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