We are delighted to welcome Steve Helvie to the Open Compute Project Staff!

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OCP Project Lead Elections: Voting Phase Begins

Wednesday, August 06, 2014 · Posted by at 4:58 AM

The voting phase for the 2014-2015 Project Lead elections will start on 7 August and remain open until 21 August.

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Open Compute Hires Strategic Alliances Manager

Friday, August 01, 2014 · Posted by at 1:02 AM

We're excited to welcome William Mapp to the Open Compute Project Foundation staff!
 
William has been an enthusiastic force in the open source tech industry for many years now. William joins us from Servergy where he worked with both hardware and software in the Power Linux space. While there he was responsible for business development and strategic relationships globally.  He has been involved with the OCP community for the past several years as a speaker, supporter, evangelist. William is extremely passionate about continuing his support of the Foundation and looks forward to taking on the role of Strategic Alliances Manager for the Open Compute Project Foundation.

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Project Lead Elections: Testimonial Phase Begins

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 · Posted by at 5:56 AM

The Testimonial Phase of the OCP Project Lead elections is now open and the Foundation would like to thank all the nominees who have agreed to run for these seats.

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The OCP Foundation is pleased to announce the dates for our first international Summit on Thursday, October 30 and Friday, October 31, 2014 at the École Polytechnique in Paris France. Registration is now open!

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Starting today, Monday 7 July through Friday 18 July 2014, OCP project members can begin nominating candidates for the project lead positions.  Current project leads are eligible to run for these positions as well.

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Join us; registration is now open for a 1-day OCP Engineering Workshop which will take place on 21 July at the University of New Hampshire.

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Announcing the Newly Elected OCP Incubation Committee

Monday, June 30, 2014 · Posted by at 5:09 AM

The Foundation would like to express a sincere thank you to all those members of the OCP Incubation Committee (IC) who were appointed by the Foundation Board of Directors and served on the IC from it’s inception.  These early pioneers and supporters of the project have built the groundwork for how we review and adopt all the amazing contributions our community gives us.

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Tiered Membership Rollout Status

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 · Posted by at 11:15 AM

Hello OCP Community!

We’ve received some great feedback on the Open Compute’s tiered membership program. We’ve also received a couple of questions. so I wanted to take a minute to address those now.

As you probably already know we designed this project in almost the complete opposite way from most other non profit Foundations and this is, in our opinion, the right way to do it.  We want to reward contributions that come from time and intellectual property more than the money our community donates. This is why when you contribute time and IP the OCP Gold membership is less expensive than Silver and Platinum is less expensive than Gold.

In our world the community project leads are the most critical as they are the touchpoint and the guides and gatekeepers into the various technology verticals the Foundation governs.

We are in the final stages of rolling out Tiered Membership and while the IC nomination phase has passed the Project Lead nominations are coming up and we want you to be able to run, nominate and vote for those that will carry the torch forward.  Keep in mind that you MUST be a Silver, Gold, or Platinum to vote for the IC and you must be a signed as a member either individual or corporate member and have a profile on the website to vote in the project lead elections.  More information on how to register an account can be found here.

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Voting for the IC Begins!

Monday, June 09, 2014 · Posted by at 7:05 AM

Hey OCPers!

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