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Registration Open for Open Compute Project Summit, Oct. 18-20

Registration for the Open Compute Project (OCP) Summit, October 18-20 in San Jose, is now open. Registration information can be found here. The summit is a gathering of technologists looking to apply the benefits of open source and open collaboration to hardware and software, and increase the pace of innovation in, near and around the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.”

Penguin Computing Expands Altus Product Family with AMD EPYC 7002

Penguin Computing just announced the availability of AMD EPYC 7002 Series Processors for Penguin Computing’s Altus server platform. AMD EPYC 7002 Series Processors are expected to deliver up to 2X the performance-per-socket and up to 4X peak FLOPS per-socket over AMD EPYC 7001 Series Processors. These advantages enable customers to transform their infrastructure with the right resources to drive performance and reduce bottlenecks. “We’ve been waiting for this processor, which enables us to deliver breakthrough performance in solutions designed for AI and HPC workloads. In particular, we expect the EPYC 7002 to utilize PCIe Gen 4 to bolster workloads that had been bottlenecked by the bandwidth of PCIe Gen 3.”