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Analysis of Data Center Architectures Supporting Open Compute Project (OCP)

CDW - APC

Open Compute has had a significant impact on the thinking about data center design. Until now, the focus has been on systems at the rack level, leaving unanswered questions about the power infrastructure upstream of the rack. In this paper, we address critical questions about the implications of Open Compute on the upstream power infrastructure, including redundancy, availability, and flexibility. We introduce simplified reference designs that support OCP and provide a capital cost analysis to compare traditional and OCP-based designs. We also present an online TradeOff Tool that allows data center decision makers to better understand the cost differences and cost drivers to various architectures.

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Published:  Apr 07, 2016
Length:  13
Type:  White Paper
Tags : 
data, application performance, data protection, performance optimization, data center, infrastructure management, data management, network management, application integration, best practices



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