OCP Summit 2019

March 14 - 15, 2019
San Jose Convention Center
150 W San Carlos St.
San Jose, CA 95113

Visit Rittal at the Open Compute Summit on March 14 – 15th, Booth A11. Rittal is returning to the Summit as a Bronze Sponsor.

Join Rittal & Cyxtera for a 

VIP Happy Hour Event!


What: Join us for an exclusive evening of networking, sharing best practices, and seeing the future of data center design. Key topics include:

  • Best practices in securing your IT Infrastructure
  • High-density in connectivity-rich edge solutions
  • Data center tour, featuring an OCP standard pod designed by Rittal

When: March 13th at 5:00pm - 7:00pm PST.

How: Rittal & Cyxtera invite you to register for the tour, by filling out the form on the right. All attendees will be automatically entered into a drawing to win a bluetooth speaker.

You will receive an email confirmation containing all the details of the event. Buses will run to and from the Convention Center to the Data Center every 30 minutes beginning at 5:00pm and ending at 7:00pm. We hope to meet you at our VIP event and at the show!

To learn more about our sponsors, please visit their logos below:

Other Rittal Activities at the OCP Summit

Rack & Power Track, Room 210 BF at 1:00pm - 1:25pm: OCP 44OU Rack

The 44OU high capacity rack was designed to support a combination of network and server equipment. Two easily interchangeable configuration scenarios offer flexibility for all customers.

Speaker: Steven Moore, Project Engineer at Rittal CSM

Advanced Cooling Track, Room 210 E at 2:30pm - 2:55pm: Door HEX, LCP Hybrid and Connection on the OCP V2 Rack

Cooling is an important factor in data center facilities and racks. To reduce the density in a data center, a rear door HEX is the best solution. We will review the adaptation from the HEX to OCP rack.

Speaker: Resul Altinkilic, Product Manager Global IT Key Accounts, Rittal GmbH & Co. KG

Rack & Power Track, Room 210 BF at 3:00pm - 3:25pm: Finite Element Modeling of the 12V Power Distribution in the Open Rack Standard 2.0 - Analysis of Losses and Temperature Rise

It is still unclear within the OCP community what is the maximum current and power limit that could be delivered with the 12V busbars defined in the Open Rack Standard 2.0. Bel Power Solutions, Rittal and Circle B present a study to assess losses, voltage drop, airflow and temperature rise in different configurations reflecting existing or potential applications in the market. The study reflects the expertise of the three companies and will constitute a guideline for any company that decides to adopt an Open Rack solution. The study will address different rack configurations and IT loading. The results show the performance of a 12V rack power distribution with the current busbars and demonstrates better performance with an improved busbar design to cover more challenging applications.

Speakers: Samuel Brumhard, Product Manager - Rittal, Nicola Cinagrossi, Engineering Director - Bel Power Solutions and Menno Kortekaas, CTO - Circle B


Did you know?

Rittal is a Gold Member in the Open Compute Project. The Open Compute Project (OCP) defines uniform standards with the aim of using a completely standardized IT architecture to lower the investment and operating costs for a data center while also being more environmentally friendly.

Visit Rittal's booth A11 to get a hands-on experience with a couple of our OCP solutions.

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