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Objective Geared towards a business audience that has some understanding of POWER and cloud technology, and would like to gain a better understanding of how their combination can provide advantages for tough business challenges. Abstract Learn how Canonical's Ubuntu is enabling OpenPOWER solutions and cloud-computing velocity. Ubuntu is...

Abstract The OpenPower architecture provides unique capabilities which will enable highly effective and differentiated acceleration solutions.   The OpenPower Accelerator Workgroup is chartered to develop both hardware the software standards which provide vendors the ability to develop these solutions.  The presentation will cover an overview of the...

The OpenPOWER Foundation is certainly carrying some strong momentum as it enters its second year. As we look forward there are many things still to be done to take the next step on our journey towards creating a broadly adopted, innovative and open platform for...

Abstract As the Chair of the OpenPOWER Technical Steering Committee Mr. Brown will be discussing the technical agenda of the OpenPOWER Foundation and the structure of foundation workgroups.  He will describe the scope and objectives of key workgroups as well as their relationships to each other....

Abstract It’s been nearly a year since the public launch of OpenPower and the community of technology leaders that make up our community have made significant progress towards our original goals. While growth of the membership is a critical factor, our success will come from the technology provided through...

PHOENIX, Jan 15, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that it has joined the OpenPOWER Foundation, an open development alliance based on IBM’s POWER microprocessor architecture. Working with the OpenPOWER Foundation, Avnet will help partners and...

Rapid Growth of the OpenPOWER Foundation Reflects the Need for IT Collaboration and Innovation that Extends Down to the Chip By Calista Redmond, Director, OpenPOWER Global Alliances, IBM The computer industry is going through radical change, triggered by increasing workloads and decreasing chip performance gains, and OpenPOWER...

by Todd Rosedahl, Chief Energy Management Engineer on POWER Today, IBM has released another key piece of infrastructure to the OpenPOWER community. The firmware that runs on the On Chip Controller (OCC), along with the host code that loads and initializes it, has been open sourced....

Dozens of Products Introduced and Under Development, Six Work Groups Chartered, Rackspace and Others Expand Roster to 80 Members Worldwide PISCATAWAY, N.J., Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One year after its formation, the OpenPOWER Foundation today announced continued membership growth and increasing momentum in open server product...