Increase data centre space
Open Rack allows for a 15% increase in usable rack space in the same data centre footprint as a standard EIA 19" rack.
|Industry standard||Open Compute Project||Extra servers|
|Servers per rack||40||60||0|
|DC space saved (in racks)|
Simplification equates to less parts and increased reliability. It also decreases installation costs.
|Industry standard||Open Compute Project||Cost savings|
|Total network cables||80||60||0|
|Total intelligent power strips||80||60||0|
Decrease materials in the data centre
You only buy what you need. When was the last time you used your VGA port?
|Industry standard||Open Compute Project||Less parts|
This has direct impact on environmentals such as shipping. Many more servers can be installed for a similar weight.
|Industry standard||Open Compute Project||Weight saved on racks|