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Facebook is on a mission to make the fiber optic networking inside of its data centers go from 40G to 100G. Its Wedge 100 top-of-rack network switch (basically, the device that connects all the serve
Microsoft today open sourced its next-gen hyperscale cloud hardware design and contributed it to the Open Compute Project (OCP). Microsoft joined the OCP, which also includes Facebook, Google, Intel,
Facebook invited a small group of reporters to its Prineville, OR data center this week. Most companies don’t even give their own employees access to their data centers (outside of the relati
Big Switch Networks, Facebook and NTT, announced today that they have come together to create a unified operating system called Open Network Linux for Open Compute Project‘s (OCP) switch hardware.
Today Facebook announced new modularized top-of-rack networking switch technology and a new Linux OS to control these switches. The company will eventually share this technology as part of its Open Co
Facebook is reaping the benefits of designing its own energy efficient servers. Today at the Open Compute Summit, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that "In the last three years alone, Facebook has saved more
Gartner Research<a target="_blank" href="http://www.gartner.com/newsroom/id/2497015"> reports</a> worldwide server sales are down 5 percent for the first quarter of the year, with IBM, HP and the othe
<a target="_blank" href="http://www.opencompute.org/">Open Compute</a> will develop a specification and a reference box for an open networking switch and will do so from the ground up in the fashion
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More hardware will open up -- it's inevitable. Hardware in the data center is no exception. Hardware in the data center is no exception. As Tim O'Reilly said in his keynote at the Open Compute Summit,
"Open" this, "open" that: It seems like everything is "open" these days. Well hello, people, Bill Gates' gravy boat has run aground. It's time to get out the Starship and fly in those open clouds.
Facebook is a data company. Today's news about its <a target="_blank" href="http://gigaom.com/2013/01/15/a-really-tiny-explanation-of-how-facebooks-graph-search-works/">new search features</a> proves
Hardware generally doesn't interest me too much, so when I heard about the Open Compute project I didn't give it too much attention. Casually reading up on the subject a little more left me even less
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