Schaumburg, IL – February 9, 2017 – Rittal North America, the Rittal, the largest rack manufacturer in the world, has joined the Open Compute Project (OCP) as a Gold Tiered member. As a leading provider of IT infrastructure solutions, Rittal is committed to helping OCP enhancing their ecosystem and foster innovations for both existing hyperscale data center standards and the evolving requirements of customers in order to identify cost-effective IT infrastructure solutions.
“Rittal has been actively engaging the OCP community for the past few years, and OCP is excited to welcome Rittal, a global manufacturing giant, as a Gold member,” said Amber Graner, Operations Director and Community Manager at Open Compute Project Foundation.
OCP was initiated by Facebook in 2011 with the mission to design and enable the delivery of the most efficient server, storage and data center hardware designs for scalable computing – reducing the environmental impact of data centers.
“We are very proud to now be an official Gold member of the Open Compute Project. This now formalizes Rittal’s commitment to the Open Compute movement and allows us to offer our OCP products to the general market,” said Jason Rylands, Rittal’s Global Director of Data Center and Open Compute.
Rittal will help OCP strengthen its ecosystem and foster innovations for both existing hyperscale data center standards and the evolving requirements of customers that are looking to leverage OCP.
Rittal will be attending the upcoming OCP 2017 Summit in Santa Clara, California, on March 8-9, 2017.
Rittal North America, headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois, is the U.S. subsidiary of Rittal GmbH & Co. KG and manufactures the world’s leading industrial and IT enclosures, racks and accessories, including climate control and power management systems for industrial, data center, outdoor and hybrid applications. Rittal‘s off-the-shelf standard, modified standard and custom-engineered products are recognized throughout the world as innovative, high quality solutions for practically any industrial or IT infrastructure application — from single enclosures to comprehensive, mission critical systems. Learn more at www.rittalenclosures.com.