Internet’s Pace Of Innovation Will Force The Data Center To Open Up

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http://techcrunch.com – More hardware will open up — it’s inevitable. Hardware in the data center is no exception. As Tim O’Reilly said in his keynote at the Open Compute Summit, innovation in the data center is critical for keeping up with the Internet’s pace of innovation. A first step is opening the hardware so people can hack it and adapt it to the data that flows at an ever-increasing velocity. Frank Frankovsky is vice president of hardware design and supply chain at Facebook and one of the people behind the Open Compute Project. He says Facebook could have built its data centers by doin (IT news)