Growth of OCP Data Center Gear Sales Outpaces Expectations

The Open Compute Project is to data center design what open source is to software. Facebook got the ball rolling in 2011 when it made public the designs for its energy efficient Prineville, Oregon data center, and enlisted the aid of Intel, Rackspace, Goldman Sachs and Sun Microsystems’ co-founder Andy Bechtolsheim to launch the project, with a mission of designing and enabling the delivery of efficient server, storage, and data center hardware.