Open Compute Project: Disrupting the datacenter from grid to gates
A 451 Research Report written by analyst Andrew Donoghue
Want a better, cheaper datacenter? Find out how the Open Compute Project (OCP) plans to deliver the goods. The OCP membership is pressing ahead with plans to simplify, commoditize and drive down the cost of building and operating datacenters. The organization's members include some of the biggest users as well as suppliers of IT; this report explains why.
- What is the mission of OCP and what role is it playing in the IT ecosystem?
- How is OCP shaking up the market?
- With regard to its membership, is OCP an opportunity, threat, or both?
- What progress has been made, and what does the future hold?