Open Compute Project: 2020 Area of Focus Roadmap

Open Compute Project: 2020 Area of Focus Roadmap   The Open Compute Project (OCP) Foundation staff is often asked about our roadmap. This blog addresses that question and  provides better insight into the areas of focus. As most know, OCP is an open source community and all technical con (...)

A Preview of the 2019 OCP Regional Summit Agenda!

The OCP Regional summit will offer 7 technical tracks and more than 80 presentations this year. The full agenda is now available here and below I share some insights into the workshops!    At the Global summit in March, the Foundation announced two new sub-projects:  Open Domai (...)

Deploying OpenRACK Servers in your 19” Rack

The openRACK architecture disaggregated the rackmount server by centralizing AC to DC power conversion.  Rather than install 2 power supplies in each server to support resiliency, OpenRACK implemented a centralized power shelf that provided 12VDC power to all the IT equipment via bus bars in th (...)

OCP Announces Advanced Cooling Solutions Sub Project

The Open Compute Project leadership is responding to an industry need to collaborate on liquid cooling and other advanced cooling approaches. OCP has formed the ADVANCED COOLING SOLUTIONS sub-project to 1)harmonize the supply chain thus enabling deliver of building blocks for wider, quicker, and eas (...)

Offering Choices to Address Growing Data Center Needs

Earlier this week we held our leadership sprint with the community’s project leaders and technical committee (IC). I presented on the value and benefits of the Carrier Grade OpenRack-19 architecture and the community was quick to point out that the architecture is also an ideal fit for cloud data ce (...)