Structure 2012: How is Facebook reimagining the data center?

Frank Frankovsky sees a blurry line between servers and networking devices, so he’s heading in the other direction. With Facebook’s Open Compute Project, networking is about to be turned upside down.

Stacey Higginbotham’s recent article delved into more details about Frankovsky’s plan, stating that the server of tomorrow will basically look “more like a rack.” That’s a strong statement from a huge influencer. Will the contents of the data center change altogether, eliminating servers as we know them?

Examine this and more at Structure 2012, June 20–21 in San Francisco. Register now and here’s what you’ll get.

  • Over 40 keynotes, panels and fireside chats featuring companies such as Amazon, AppFog, Box, Cedexis, Cisco, dotCloud, EMC Corporation, Facebook, IBM Watson Solutions, Joyent, Nebula, Netflix, OpenStack, Puppet Labs,, SQLstream, Telx and more
  • 24 workshops on topics such as ways to future-proof your big data applications; creating an AWS-compatible, on-premise IaaS cloud ecosystem; enabling big data cloud with high-speed transport; ways to accelerate your data center; executing enterprise clouds; and more
  • 50 top-tier press from outlets such as Bloomberg TV, CBS Interactive, CNN Money, Computerworld, Forbes magazine, InformationWeek, Reuters, TechCrunch, Technology Review, the Huffington Post, the New York Times and Wired, to name a few
  • A FREE copy of a GigaOM Pro in-depth report, “Cloud computing infrastructure: 2012 and beyond”
  • Plus 6 hours of networking time with your colleagues and peers

See our full schedule and complete speaker list and reserve your seat now.