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Data Center World 2023

Data Center World delivers expert strategy and insight on the technologies and concepts you need to know to plan, manage, and optimize your data center. Data Center World educational conference programming is focused on the rapidly advancing data center technologies. Click on session titles for full session descriptions. All times noted are in CST (Austin, Texas time zone).

Colocation with Open Source Hardware - OCP Ready Data Centers

Rob Coyle  (OCP Ready Program Lead, Open Compute Project)

Location: Room 8ABC

Date: Thursday, May 11

Time: 9:40 am - 10:30 am

Pass Type: All Access, Industry Conference, Standard, AFCOM Vendor Member

Track: Colocation, Hyperscale and Cloud Innovation

Session Type: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

The OCP Ready program created by the Open Compute Project Foundation (OCP) in 2019 has been successfully operating and expanding globally since its inception. The OCP-Ready program certifies colocation facilities to be acceptable or optimal for OCP Server hardware. This presentation will share the background and details of a white paper that explains the program mission, methodology, and explores the drivers for certification, case studies and future outlook for the program.

Takeaway

Information on the open source ready program for colocation data centers.
Standardization initiatives for hyperscalers in securing new colocation space.
Advantages (sustainability, labor efficiency, densification, deployment speed) using open source hardware technology in data centers.
Lessons learned from hyperscalers deploying OCP hardware now being deployed in colocation and enterprise environments.