OCP HPC Seat - Run-Off Vote

The vote for the OCP HPC project lead seat resulted in a tie between Devashish Paul of IDT and Thomas Sohmers of Rex Computing. The Foundation sent out 395 keys and of those 50 people voted. Both Devashish and Thomas received 25 votes each. Because this vote resulted in a tie, the Foundation will o (...)

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 (...)

Call for Participation - OCP European Summit 2014

The Foundation is holding its first European Summit at École Polytechnique in Paris, France on 30-31 October 2014. Attendees to the OCP summits come from the technology, finance, government, and consulting sectors and represent a wide audience from engineers to senior executives. Do you want to help (...)

OCP Project Lead Elections: Voting Phase Begins

The voting phase for the 2014-2015 Project Lead elections will start on 7 August and remain open until 21 August. Of the 8 OCP Projects only the HPC Project will require a vote. The two candidates for this seat are: Devashish Paul (IDT) Thomas Sohmers (Rex Computing) The winner of this vote will jo (...)

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 (...)

Project Lead Elections: Testimonial Phase Begins

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. Leadership of an OCP project is, by far, one of the most important volunteer roles within the OCP ecosystem. The role of an OCP Project (...)