Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT) Introduces Integrated Rack Product Based on Microsoft Open Compute Specification
Rack System
30 Oct. 2014

Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT) Introduces Integrated Rack Product Based on Microsoft Open Compute Specification

Rackgo M is based on the Open CloudServer version 2 standard, contributed today to the Open Compute Project by Microsoft and powered by the latest Intel® server processor family.

OCP EUROPEAN SUMMIT // PARIS – October 30, 2014 – QCT, global provider of hardware to cloud datacenters, today takes the wraps off of its latest integrated rack solution. The new product is based upon the specification Microsoft released today to the open source community via the Open Compute Project (OCP) and was announced at the OCP European Summit.

The QCT Rackgo M is designed based on the Open CloudServer (OCS) version 2 standard. OCS v2 is based on the Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v3 product family.

QCT is demonstrating a half-rack configuration of the Rackgo M solution at events this week and next in Paris. Today and tomorrow, Rackgo M can be seen in the Microsoft booth (booth #P1) at the OCP European Summit. Next week, the product can be seen in the QCT booth (booth #D12) at OpenStack Summit Paris.

Rackgo M will be available for shipment to customers in January 2015.

About Rackgo M

Rackgo M provides compute and storage building blocks to deliver a diverse portfolio of cloud services on highly efficient infrastructure.

  • server blade design optimized for Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Storage Server 2012 with integrated storage
  • built to offer high availability and scalability
  • architecture delivers substantial density, power and cooling efficiency gains and reduction in deployment and service times compared with traditional server designs

Download the Rackgo M datasheet to learn more.

Supporting Quotes

“More and more enterprise customers are coming to us asking about Open Compute. Rackgo M, powered by the OCS v2 standard, gives them an integrated alternative, pre-racked and ready to ship that delivers the latest innovations in blade design, processor performance, density and efficiency. It’s the fastest, most convenient way to buy the most advanced cloud hardware, backed by the industry’s best engineering resources and a community dedicated to open design standards.”

– Mike Yang, general manager, QCT

“QCT and Quanta have been great partners in the Open Compute ecosystem in delivering open hardware to the market. With this new product based on the newly contributed OCS v2 specification, Quanta has made available to other companies a proven and innovative open rack solution."

– Cole Crawford, executive director, Open Compute Foundation

“QCT understands what operators of highly efficient datacenter infrastructures need, and they have the engineering expertise to design and deliver the latest technology to those customers. Their team has worked hard to deliver a variety of OCS v2 compliant solutions for customers interested in OCP designs that deliver optimal efficiency and performance.”

– Kushagra Vaid, Microsoft GM of Server Engineering

About Quanta Cloud Technology

Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT) provides advanced hardware systems to cloud datacenters worldwide. Product lines include servers, storage, network switches, and integrated rack systems. QCT customers want the same innovative cloud hardware technology in use by hyperscale cloud datacenter operators, but in off-the-shelf SKUs with global services. QCT sells cloud hardware that delivers hyperscale performance, efficiency and advanced engineering, with flexible product configuration, rack integration, performance tuning and engineering consulting services to help customers deploy optimized cloud solutions for their unique cloud workloads.

QCT's parent is Quanta Computer Inc., a Fortune Global 500 company with more than 100,000 employees located at engineering, manufacturing and services facilities worldwide. http://www.QuantaQCT.com


Robert Cathey
Cathey Communication for QCT
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