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Servergy Partners with University of Texas San Antonio (UTSA) Cloud and Big Data Lab to Create First Open Compute Lab for Power8

Servergy and University of Texas, San Antonio announced an open innovation bridge and new lab, between IBM’s OpenPOWER and the Open Compute community, to accelerate the pace of open innovation for the benefit of both communities and the industry at large.

Servergy, a Texas-based Cleantech IT Innovations and Design Firm, announced with the University of Texas San Antonio’s Cloud, Big Data Lab - the only Open Compute Lab for North America - that they would be partnering together to create the world’s first lab to focus on accelerating the development of OpenPOWER for the Open Compute community.

“We are very excited about partnering with Servergy to create the world’s first Open Compute Power8 Solution Laboratory,” said Paul Rad, UTSA Director of Cloud and BigData Research and the Chair of High-Performance Cloud at Cloud Advisory Council. “Servergy and the UTSA Cloud and Big Data lab are accelerating innovation by bridging OpenCompute and OpenPower communities for researching energy efficient hyper-scale, High-Performance Cloud and Big Data markets."

Bill Mapp, Servergy Chairman and CEO, said, “This is a very significant development and new day, not only for both the OpenPOWER and Open Compute communities, but for fostering true open innovation as a whole. Servergy is honored to be partnering with UTSA’s Cloud, Big Data and the Open Compute Lab to build Power8 hyper-scale, HPC and super computing solutions using Servergy’s patented Cleantech Architecture® for creating new, innovative and sustainable Power8 hardware solutions, globally.”

Mapp went on to say, “We are honored to be able to work with UTSA to provide the industry leadership and create the Open Compute/OpenPOWER bridge for the benefit of both communities and the industry as a whole. Servergy is proud to be an IBM Business Partner, as well as a member of the Open Compute and OpenPOWER communities. This is a very significant industry milestone and creates a true open innovation bridge and gateway to the future that will accelerate the performance and efficiency of volume hardware innovation for all.”

About Servergy

Servergy is a Dallas-based Cleantech IT Innovations and Design Firm, a POWER Innovations Company and a thought leader in developing clean and green technology for data center and embedded applications, globally. Servergy’s patented Cleantech Architecture™ redefines performance and efficiency by offering a whole new class of servers that are extremely efficient. Servergy is partnering with a rapidly growing list of top global companies worldwide. Servergy’s headquarters and Innovations Lab are located in Dallas, Texas, USA. Visit www.servergy.com or @Servergy on Twitter.

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