Why you can’t ignore the Open Compute Project any longer

If you’re in the data-center business, you’ve probably been following the Open Compute Project (OCP). And if you haven’t, you should. OCP is Facebook’s response to dealing with a server count that likely exceeds a million. Their innovations around scale and serviceability are simply too compelling to ignore.

Gartner: PC shipments slip 0.5% to 79.4M units in Q3, top 5 vendors grab two thirds for the first time

The PC market is no longer falling drastically. Worldwide PC shipments, which according to Gartner dropped to an estimated 79.4 million units in the third quarter of 2014, saw only a 0.5 percent decrease from the same period last year. And the reason may come down to the strength of the top five vendors: Lenovo, HP, Dell, Acer, and Asus.