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Open Compute Project reveals Strategy 2.0 plan

Founded ten years ago, OCP is now setting its focus on open silicon designs and will work to boost innovation around AI, sustainable immersion cooling and optics.

2019 was a standout year for the Open Compute Project

A review of the Open Compute Project (OCP) has shown use of the foundation’s certified equipment has risen by 40 percent year-on-year.

The findings come from a report conducted by Omdia and commissioned by OCP which sought to analyse the impact of OCP-qualified gear on the technology industry.

Why future-proofing infrastructure is more important than ever

Perhaps the number one issue facing businesses and society is the need to keep pace with digital transformation. But what does it mean to keep pace with digital transformation? In layman’s terms, think about it like this: The train is leaving the station, and individuals and organisations need to get on board quickly to achieve business goals.

The speed of technological change is constantly and explosively accelerating, with new topographies being rolled out faster every year. As the saying goes, everything which can be is being digitalised. If businesses and society cannot keep up these shifts they will struggle to scale and maybe even survive.

Why the data centre industry should open its doors

Open source is not new. As far back as the early 1900s, engine designs were shared freely between automotive manufacturers. In the spirit of knowledge sharing that encapsulates academia, universities shared computer fixes to software bugs in the 1950s and 1960s.

But when we think of open source our minds tend to focus on the 1990s and the rise of the great Linux Kernel. This changed everythin

How open source is accelerating innovation in AI

No other technology has captured the world’s imagination quite like AI, and there is perhaps no other that has been as disruptive. AI has already transformed the lives of people and businesses and will continue to do so in endless ways as more startups uncover its potential. According to a recent study, venture capital funding for AI startups in the UK increased by more than 200 percent last year, while a Stanford University study observed a 14-times increase in the number of AI startups worldwide in the last two years.