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 (...)