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July 16, 2014
Facebook's North Carolina data center is warm and humid, which is fine for the thousands of OCP servers working there. Check out the exclusive video.
March 20, 2014
Miss our #TechCIT Tweet Chat? Here's a recap of what execs from BlackBerry, Dell, IBM and Microsoft said about their mobile and cloud strategies.
March 19, 2014
A number of Open Compute Project members are breathing new life into server hardware designs, including big names traditionally focused on software.
February 27, 2014
BlackBerry, Dell, IBM, Microsoft and other major IT vendors must transform to survive the cloud and mobile era. Will IT buyers invest in their vision?
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It's about memory, remember? This guide covers the server memory choices -- flash, DIMMs, multi-channel -- that might solve problems in your IT shop. Continue Reading
Optical interconnects turn server designs inside out. The use of silicon photonics will send optical signals on a long-distance journey without loss. Continue Reading
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