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OCP Global Summit Will Have In-person and Remote Attendees

The OCP Global Summit conference, scheduled for November 9-10 in San Jose, has received permission from local authorities to allow in-person attendance at the event. The Open Compute Project, now in its 10 year, said in an announcement today that the conference will be hybrid, both remote and in-person, and that attendees traveling to San […]

Asperitas Claims its Immersion Cooling First to Comply with OCP Requirements

Amsterdam, The Netherlands – August 25, 2021 – Immersion cooling specialist Asperitas has achieved their AIC24 quality and safety qualification for global technology community, Open Compute Project (OCP) recognising the solution as the first OCP immersion cooling technology to be validated for use in the OCP domain. The unanimous approval of the OCP panel further strengthens the Asperitas position […]

OCP Announces Leadership Changes

July 8, 2021 — The OCP Foundation and board of directors is excited to announce that Rebecca Weekly was elected to the position of chairperson of the Open Compute Project on July 1. Rebecca Weekly is Vice President, General Manager, and Senior Principal Engineer of Hyperscale Strategy and Execution at Intel Corporation. Rebecca replaces Mark […]

UL Joins Open Compute Project to Further Enable Data Center and Enterprise System Designs

Northbrook, Ill., May 24, 2021 — UL, the global safety science leader, today announced that it has joined the Open Compute Project (OCP). UL joined the organization at the highest tier level and will contribute its technical knowledge and experience to help further the cooperative development of resiliency, utilization and efficiency of data center and […]

Kao Data Hosts Civo’s OCP-Ready Kubernetes Cloud Platform

London, May 10, 2021 — Kao Data, operator of advanced, carrier neutral data centres for high performance colocation, today announced a new customer in Civo, a flexible, developer-first cloud platform based on K3s Kubernetes technology. The agreement will see Kao Data deploy the UK Innovation Corridor’s first fully operational OCP-ready system, and enable Civo to […]

Call for Papers for Nov. 8 OCP Future Technologies Symposium

The Open Compute Project (OCP) Foundation has announce that the fourth Future Technologies Symposium will be located at the 2021 OCP Global Summit, taking place in person on November 8 – 10, 2021 in San Jose, CA, and virtually! The Symposium will be held on Monday November 8, 2021 as a full-day track on day […]

Azure GM Joins OCP Board

The Open Compute Project Foundation (OCP) announced that Microsoft Azure GM Zaid Kahn will hold a seat on its board. Kahn replaces Kushagra Vaid, who has served over the past year. Vaid had been engaged with OCP since 2014 and previously served on the OCP Incubation Committee for several years. Kahn joins board members Andy […]

Open Compute Project Foundation Announces the OCP Future Technologies Initiative

The Open Compute Project Foundation (OCP) has announced the formation of the OCP Future Technologies Initiative, a formal project within the Foundation whose mission is to build a future-focused Community within OCP to serve as forward-looking funnel for ideas and technologies three-to-five years into the future. In 2019, the Foundation initiated the OCP Future Technologies […]

Asperitas and Shell to showcase new immersion cooling solutions at OCP Virtual Summit

Immersion cooling specialist Asperitas and Shell will launch Shell Immersion Cooling Fluid S5 X at the Open Compute Project (OCP) Virtual Summit, May 12-15. Asperitas has also added an additional immersion cooling solution to their current portfolio. The solution is making use of the same natural convection driven circulation concept as the solution introduced to the market in 2017, but with increased IT capacity. The solution is designed to address the demand for high density and performance compute across various markets including hyperscale cloud, enterprise class and telecom.

Inspur Launches Open AI Computing Solution

Today Inspur announced a pair of AI-technology driven open computing systems designed to improve the flexibility in customer deployments. “The OAI specification—led by Baidu, Facebook, and Microsoft in the OCP (Open Compute Project) community—unifies the technical specifications of the accelerator module and simplifies the design complexity of the AI accelerator system, thereby shortening time to market for the hardware system.”