Microsoft Reinvents Datacenter Power Backup with New Open Compute Project Specification

Guest post by Shaun Harris, Principal Hardware Engineer Microsoft has been designing, building and operating datacenters for over two decades and this experience has led to several key insights into driving efficiency at all levels of the datacenter design. This is why we chose to join the Open Compute Project (OCP) just over a year…

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Microsoft Contributes Next Generation Server Design to Open Compute Project

Today I will be giving a keynote address at the Open Compute Project (OCP) European Summit, where I’ll announce the contribution of the 2nd-generation Open CloudServer (OCS v2) specification.  In January, Microsoft joined OCP and submitted the first OCS specification, born from our experience in our own cloud-scale datacenters.  OCS v2 incorporates a number of…

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