Facebook-Led Open Compute Project Plans The Future Of The Data Center

, November 08, 2011 There’s a new open source project--led by giant companies such as Facebook, Amazon and Dell--that is looking to change data center hardware in the same way that traditional open source projects have impacted software.
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Also as part of the data center design, interspersed among the racks, will be these stand-alone battery cabinets. The battery cabinet provides backup power at 48-volt DC nominal to a pair of triplet racks.


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