From Edge to Cloud: Circle B, MiTAC and Rittal team up at the upcoming OCP Regional Summit in the Amsterdam RAI

From Edge to Cloud:  Circle B, MiTAC and Rittal team up at the upcoming OCP Regional Summit in the Amsterdam RAI

Amsterdam, The Netherlands.  September 9, 2019: – Taurus Group company Circle B who is one of Europe’s only OCP Solutions Providers is teaming up with industry leading server and storage solutions provider, MiTAC Computing Technology Corp.(MiTAC) and rack enclosure manufacturer Rittal to jointly exhibit at the booth # A17 and #A18 in the upcoming OCP Regional Summit on September 26 & 27, 2019 at the Amsterdam RAI exhibition centre. The Open Compute Project (OCP) Regional Summit is Europe’s premier showcase of the hardware solutions that are employed by cloud hyperscale companies such as Facebook and Google to deploy large scale data center server infrastructure. Now in its second edition, the summit is expected to be visited by approximately 800 people from corporations ranging from telecommunications to banking. OCP is seen by many to be the future standard of data center infrastructure design, therefore many corporates are taking a close look at what there is to offer.

OCP hardware differs greatly from traditional server infrastructure in terms of look and size but brings with it several benefits including greater energy efficiency, easier accessibility to components and quicker installation times. Another key advantage of OCP is hardware is that customers can avoid vendor lock ins and use commodity components in the servers. Circle B as an OCP Silver Member is vendor neutral in terms of the architectures it designs.

MiTAC and Circle B’s joint booth #A17 will be demonstrating complete OCP main stream products including Intel and AMD servers, JBOF storage and rack solutions.

During the summit, visitors will have the opportunity to see the building blocks of OCP and to find our more detailed information. OCP Platinum Member, MiTAC, is operating a lab during the exhibition for visitors to see their hardware in action.  Circle B, in conjunction with OCP Gold Member, Rittal, and maincubes Amsterdam Data Center AMS01 offer a unique chance for interested visitors to the Summit to experience a live OCP installation at maincubes Amsterdam airport data center. Visit Circle B’s website for more information for this after-hours event.

Any potential customer for OCP can expect to be fully supported in the process. Circle B is open to discuss directly with the customer on the hardware design for the solution. In consultation with server and storage manufacturers like MiTAC together with Rittal (for racks & enclosures) Circle B will offer the customer an effective hardware design and quotation. Finally, a customer can choose to host their OCP environment in maincubes Data Center AMS01, capable of converting its colocation and dedicated suits to cater for OCP infrastructure.

The 2019 OCP Regional Summit is located at: Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Europaplein 2-22, 1078 GZ Amsterdam, Netherlands. The summit & exhibition occurs on the September 26 & 27, 2019. REGISTER HERE.

OCP Experience Center

The European OCP Experience Center is a joint venture between Circle B, Rittal and maincubes. It is located at the maincubes Amsterdam Data Center AMS01. Please visit Circle B, Rittal or maincubes to make an appointment to visit it.

About Circle B

Circle B is a well-established Dutch company whose core business is promoting the adoption of highly efficient and innovative data center and edge infrastructures. For many years Circle B has been focusing on the Open Compute Project (OCP) hardware and networking software that enables Software Defined Networking (SDN) capability. In June 2018, the Open Compute Project Foundation appointed Circle B as its first “OCP Solution Provider” headquartered in the European market. Circle B is a Silver member of the OCP Foundation. Additional information can be found on https://www.circleb.eu

About MiTAC

MiTAC Computing Technology Corp. (MiTAC), a wholly owned subsidiary of MiTAC Holdings Corp. (TWSE: 3706), is focused on cloud computing solutions and services. MiTAC has design and manufacturing experience in enterprise servers, storage systems, embedded products and industrial computers. With more than 20 years in the industry, MiTAC has a well proven track record in hyper scale data center deployments. Combined with a 30 year history of TYAN server customization capacity, comprehensive relationships with channel and system integration service providers, MiTAC is now providing customers with deliverables featuring flexibility and customization while remaining aligned with different systems and application types. MiTAC’s cloud computing solutions cover the entire spectrum, from rack and tower systems, high-performance and GPU-accelerated computing, cloud computing servers, storage systems, blade servers, and workstations, to complete systems and cabinets aimed at offering customers and markets the best TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) for public, private and hybrid cloud equipment for the next generation. MiTAC also offers smart client solutions covering panel PC, BOX PC, mobile POS, and industrial mainboards to offer brand owners and system integrators with specialty solutions featuring better integration and competitiveness. Additional information about MiTAC may be found online at www.mitacmct.com

About Rittal (TBD)

Since its foundation in 1961, Rittal has continuously evolved into the world’s leading systems provider for enclosures, power distribution, climate control, IT infrastructure and software & services. Today, “Rittal – The System.” offers you a perfectly coordinated system platform. It unites innovative productions, pioneering engineering solutions and global service to accommodate the most diverse requirements. It caters to a whole host of industries, from machinery and plant engineering, to the automotive industry, through to information technology. A workforce of 10,000 manufactures and develops “Rittal – The System.”

About Maincubes

Maincubes, headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, was founded in 2012. maincubes is part of German investor and real estate developer Art-Invest which is part of the German construction conglomerate Zech Group, Bremen. The data center operator has data centers in Frankfurt and Amsterdam, and a network of high-availability data centers of various sizes and types in Europe, enabling it to provide colocation services and secure ecosystems for the digital future of customers across various industries. Via the secureexchange®  digital platform customers and partners of maincubes can use IT services worldwide such as IoT, (cyber) security and connectivity as well as cloud services to expand their business opportunities.  maincubes offers secure, efficient and user-friendly services – and a secure home for your data. For more information visit: https://www.maincubes.com/en/newsroom/press/


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