SP Spotlight: A discussion with Chayora and why OCP Ready™ is a key pillar of their China strategy

Regardless of how analysts try to evaluate and measure the IT market in China they come up with the same result...the market is huge and growing rapidly. Specifically, data center construction is keeping pace with the growing demand for 5G services, explosive volume of online shopping and overall ne (...)

SP Spotlight: Over a decade of providing OCP solutions, a conversation with Hyve Solutions, one of the first SP’s who was there when it all started.

Most companies would like to consider themselves at the early stages of a technology curve or industry movement.  In the case of OCP Solution Providers there is one company who can truly say they were there at the beginning.  Hyve Solutions was one of the original SP’s getting their (...)

SP Spotlight: A discussion on operating a highly efficient OCP cloud infrastructure using the lowest cost renewable energy in the EU.

Luleå, Sweden is synonymous with amazing natural resources and the largest city in the Swedish Lapland.  It’s also home to a thriving tech community and several OCP members including Hydro66, Facebook, the Research Institute of Sweden (RISE) and the Boden Project. This week’s (...)

SP Spotlight: Starting and growing an OCP business in Europe, an interview with Netherlands based Circle B

The Dutch are well known for being early adopters of new technologies and this mentality extends to entrepreneurs in open source hardware.  This week I chat with Menno Kortekaas, CTO of Circle B, who started his company in 2015 focused purely on OCP solutions.  As our first European headqu (...)

SP Spotlight: Bringing hyperscale infrastructure designs to the enterprise in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia continues to be a high growth market and to capitalize on this growth enterprises are going to need data centers optimized for the new wave of open infrastructure. This week I chat with Darren Hawkins, Founder and CEO of SpaceDC, as he shares his view on the data center market in Sout (...)