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  • Your email address will not be published.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

  • VMware vCloud® Government Service provided by Carpathia® is an enterprise-class hybrid cloud service that delivers the tried and tested VMware capabilities widely used by government organizations today, with the added security and compliance assurance of FedRAMP authorization. The hybrid cloud is becoming more and more prevalent – in fact, nearly three-fourths of large enterprises expect to have hybrid deployments by 2015, according to a recent Gartner analyst report. Learn about the benefits of …

  • While server virtualization has experienced rapid growth and network and storage virtualization are now a growing presence in many data centers, desktop virtualization has proven to be a tougher sell. The reason: common roadblocks to implementation, ranging from integration and end-point issues to user buy-in and upfront cost. Now with Desktop as a service (DaaS), many of these roadblocks are removed. Read this research report to learn how enterprise IT executives view current adoption drivers for DaaS, its …

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

RSS Feeds