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Open Compute Project Global Summit Issues Call for Papers

May 9, 2022 — Call for papers for the 2022 OCP Global Summit is now open. The summit will take place over three days from October 18-20, 2022 and will offer keynotes, exhibits, expo hall talks, use cases  and engineering workshops, among other activities. Here is a link for a submission. The submission period ends […]

OCP Global Summit to Be in San Jose, Oct. 18–20, 2022

The Open Compute Project (OCP) Global Summit will be held in person on Oct. 18-20 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose. More information can be found here. The conference organizers said the event will include: Two days of engineering workshops. An extra day for the Expo Hall. The Future Technologies Symposium, which […]

Open Compute Project Announces Hardware-Software Co-design Strategy.

April 14, 2022 – Today, the OCP Foundation, the nonprofit organization focused on hyperscale, announced a new hardware-software co-design strategy that is exemplified by recent contributions to the OCP by Microsoft and Intel of the Scalable I/O (Input/Output) Virtualization (SIOV) specification, and a new collaboration with the SONiC Project now at the Linux Foundation. “Hardware–software co-design […]

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 […]