Rick Merritt, EETimes
1/15/2013 2:01 AM EST
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Expect ARM and Facebook to become data center friends at the Open Compute Project’s summit here Wednesday (Jan. 16).
Executives from ARM server SoC vendors Applied Micro Circuits Corp. and Calxeda will speak at the event. OCP is a Facebook-led project to define common specifications for data center servers and other gear, mainly at the board and system level.
Calxeda said it has become a member of the Open Compute Project and will show at the event its Project Knockout. The ARM-based board is geared to act as a controller for the hard disk arrays in the OCP’s Open Vault storage spec.
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