Microsoft Plans to Open Source Their Datacenter Reference Architecture

Joining the ranks of Facebook and other industry leaders, Microsoft has made the decision to join the Open Compute Project which was originally launched back in 2011 and whos goals include, among other things, helping businesses save energy, money, and space. Microsoft has committed to contributing their server specifications which underlie the services such as Windows Azure, Office 365, Bing, Skype, etc. and are all deployed from their global datacentres. Read the full story here.



Comments

  • There are no comments yet. Be the first to comment!

Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • Physical desktop computer infrastructures no longer make sense for the corporate world. By moving virtual desktops to the Cloud rather than implementing an internally deployed and managed data center, companies now can realize benefits such as centralized management, improved data security, and simplified deployment - without the excessive costs, limitations, or hassles of VDI. This white paper explores why cloud-hosted virtual desktops are a compelling solution for many businesses, and how to leverage …

  • What does it take to win? According to Jack Welch, winning in business is great because when companies win, people thrive and grow. However, it goes without saying that you have to win the right way -- cleanly and by the rules. Even the most talented businessperson with the best intentions will get nowhere unless he or she knows how to win in today's complex business world. Read this book summary to learn not only the strategies of winning, but also the value that those strategies bring to your professional …

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

Latest Developer Headlines

RSS Feeds