Open Compute Project
Apr 8, 2014

The humbling of vanity hardware

South African enterprises may reap indirect benefit from the Open Compute Project - eventually.

Apr 15, 2013

Intel, Facebook develop next-gen servers

In the proposed rack architecture, memory, server, networking and storage resources would be separated into discrete modules.

May 7, 2012

Facebook drives open rack standard

The social network giant will make its low-cost storage hardware available to the Open Compute Project.


Open Compute widens servers with Open Rack

The wider form factor will create more room for thermal management.

Mar 5, 2012

Facebook plans open source storage

The company plans to build its own storage hardware to handle the mass of data uploaded by users.


Facebook unveils Open Compute Project

The facility can run workloads using up to 38% less energy than its counterparts at a 24% cost reduction.

Apr 11, 2011

Facebook builds new server

The Open Compute Project by Facebook will share the design of its data centre and server technology.

Apr 8, 2011

Facebook wants in on hardware

The social network partners with hardware heavyweights on Internet-oriented power-efficient computers.

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