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Hugh Blemings, Executive Director, OpenPOWER Foundation Today marks one of the most important days in the life of the OpenPOWER Foundation. With IBM announcing new contributions to the open source community including the POWER Instruction Set Architecture (ISA) and key hardware reference designs at OpenPOWER Summit...

By Hugh Blemings, Executive Director, OpenPOWER Foundation In the six years since its creation, the OpenPOWER Foundation has facilitated our members combining their unique technologies and expertise, and through this enabled some major breakthroughs in modern computing. With more than 350 members from all around the...

By Adi Gangidi [caption id="attachment_5438" align="aligncenter" width="267"] Barreleye G2 Accelerator server[/caption] Rackspace showcased brand new Zaius PVT motherboard samples and Barreleye G2 servers at the OpenPOWER Summit, demonstrating industry leading capabilities. Collaboration between Google and Rackspace The Zaius/Barreleye G2 OpenPOWER platform was originally announced at the OpenPOWER Summit in 2016 as a collaborative...

By Brad McCredie, President, OpenPOWER Foundation The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. – Lao Tzu, Chinese Philosopher Two years ago, on August 6, 2013, IBM, along with Google, Tyan, NVIDIA and Mellanox, came together to announce the creation of OpenPOWER with the goal of building a worldwide collaborative ecosystem based on IBM’s POWER architecture. This bold move reversed the ongoing trend of data center architectures becoming increasingly closed.  IBM built a broad partnership with technology providers and clients to build an open data center platform that would allow collaboration and foster innovation. Nobody knew exactly what would happen next, but we all knew that for better or worse we would be turning the world of IT infrastructure on its head.

San Francisco, CA – Open Innovation Summit – 23 April 2014 – The OpenPOWER Foundation, an open development community dedicated to accelerating data center innovation, today took its first steps to deliver transformative system designs based on IBM’s new POWER8 processor. At the Open Innovation Summit today, with over 100...