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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...

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The OpenPOWER Foundation, an open development community dedicated to accelerating data center innovation for POWER platforms, announced today its first OpenPOWER Summit. The Summit will be held March 17-19, 2015, at the San Jose Convention Center in California. "In less...

By Mark Harris With the US Department of Energy’s announcement of plans to base two future flagship supercomputers on IBM POWER CPUs, NVIDIA GPUs, and NVIDIA NVLink interconnect, many developers are getting started building GPU-accelerated applications that run on IBM POWER processors. The good news is that...

By Ken King, GM of OpenPOWER Alliances, IBM Last week, SC14 brought together the brightest minds and organizations in the high-performance computing (HPC) industry. It was truly exciting to discuss with these experts some of the business challenges HPC is tackling today – from medical research...

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 6, 2014 ­/PRNewswire/ -- Chelsio Communications, the leading provider of 40Gb Ethernet (40GbE) Unified Wire Adapters and ASICs, announced today that it has joined the OpenPOWER Foundation, expanding the open technical community for collaboration on the POWER architecture. "We are proud to join...