Open Compute Project down under

Presented by Andrew Ruthven
Wednesday 4:35 p.m.–5:20 p.m.
Target audience: Business


This talk will review the Open Compute Project, where it came from, where things are now and where things are headed. We will cover benefits that Open Compute Project provide over the typical server hardware that we're used to.

We will discuss how it works for the large scale operators, and the issues that affect the small scale operators from the perspective of a small scale operator.

Presented by

Andrew Ruthven

Andrew has been involved in the open source community for a long time, both professionally and privately. Professionally Andrew is currently the Data Centre Manager for Catalyst IT, and is heavily involved in Catalyst's NZ based cloud offering - the Catalyst Cloud.

Andrew has been the driving force behind Catalyst IT deploying Open Compute Project equipment for growing their cloud regions.

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