Bringing ONIE to the Server

Today, the Foundation is delighted to announce that Canonical and Cumulus Networks are working to bring ONIE (Open Network Install Environment) to the server. ONIE was first created to solve the problem of laying down a network operating system in an open/standard way. The "modern" way to achieve th (...)

VMWare Joins Open Compute Project As Gold Member

As many of you already know the Open Compute Project is a community led non profit laser focused on increasing the pace of innovation and removing gratuitous differentiation from the data center. OCP customers and businesses worldwide continue to demand flexible and scalable hardware for the mission (...)

Open Compute Hires Strategic Alliances Manager

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. Williamjoins us from Servergywhere he worked with both hardware andsoftware in the Power Linux space. While there he was re (...)

Tiered Membership Rollout Status

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 oth (...)

Voting for the IC Begins!

Hey OCPers! Voting Phase in the IC elections begins today. In order to participate in this phase of the election your organization must be an OCP Silver, Gold or Platinum Corporate Member. Silver Members will get 1 voting key, Gold Members will be given 2 voting keys and Platinum Member organization (...)

Testimonial Phase of OCP IC Elections Begins

We made it! OCP is now in the Testimonial Phase of the Incubation Committee (IC) election process. The nomination phase of this election lasted longer than we expected due to the Tiered Membership Program though we are now ready to start the next phase of elections. Tiered Membership has now been ro (...)

Update on OCP Tiered Membership and IC Elections

To All OCP enthusiasts, I’m happy to announce that after months of work Tiered Membership is ready to roll out and members should begin getting custom emails from the Foundation starting Wednesday, April 23rd. All current members have been assessed based on their contributions for 2013 and 1st quart (...)

Request for Comment - OCP Hardware License Agreement

As announced at Summit V, OCP is now adding new hardware licensing option for our contributors. As I mentioned in my earlier blog post, you, the community, would be given the opportunity to review this new license and give us feedback. Below is our rationale behind the decision to create this new li (...)