Micron Technology Joins OpenPOWER Foundation as a Platinum Member
Memory Leader Will Collaborate With Consortium Members to Deliver New
Solutions for the Data Center
BOISE, Idaho, March 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Micron Technology, Inc.
(Nasdaq:MU), a leading provider of advanced memory and storage solutions for
enterprise data centers and high-performance computing applications, today
announced their platinum membership with the OpenPOWER Foundation, an open
development community based on the POWER microprocessor architecture.
Micron joins a growing roster of technology organizations working
collaboratively to build advanced server, networking, storage and acceleration
technology. The OpenPOWER Foundation also works with industry-leading open
source software aimed at delivering more choice, control and flexibility to
developers of next-generation, hyperscale and cloud data centers. The
OpenPOWER Foundation, announced in August 2013, makes POWER hardware and
software available for open development for the first time and makes POWER
intellectual property licensable to others, greatly expanding the ecosystem of
innovators on the platform.
"Participating in the OpenPOWER Foundation provides a great opportunity for
Micron to help drive a new and exciting collaborative development model," said
Robert Feurle, Micron's vice president of marketing – compute & networking.
"This technology platform will broaden innovation and create greater choice
for our customers."
"The goal of the OpenPOWER Foundation is to open up the Power architecture in
a way that fosters collaboration and accelerates new innovations in
computing," said Doug Balog, General Manager, IBM Power Systems. "Micron's
deep experience in memory and storage innovations will help the foundation
reach this goal."
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