Rackspace Embraces OpenPOWER


IBM’s efforts to expand and open the base of its Power server system architecture is growing today with the inclusion of cloud data center vendor Rackspace. Rackspace is now the 80th member company to join the OpenPOWER Foundation, which is now entering its second year of operations.

Calista Redmond, Director, OpenPOWER Global Alliances at IBM, explained to ServerWatch that IBM will continue to optimize its POWER8 systems while also  enabling an open and collaborative model for those who want to build their own systems. POWER8 servers were first launched by IBM in April this year, with additional POWER8 servers announced in October.

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