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Rackspace CTO: Open Rack Is Nice, But We Like Our White Boxes

Rackspace CTO John Engates explained that server hardware isn’t a differentiator for his company, even as they seek to support the Facebook-led Open Compute initiative.

Rackspace today is a key part of the Open Compute effort that was started by Facebook last year. Open Compute aims to standardize data center hardware for the modern era of hyperscale cloud computing.