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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...

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...