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Jul 21 2008   3:51PM GMT

Overheard: HP container datacenter to be vendor neutral

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

hp_pod.jpg Customers don’t want a container that only supports HP equipment. Customers want to be able to mimic their own data centers, so we’ve designed the POD to support any vendor’s hardware.

Steve Cummings, as quoted in HP’s POD: The newest containerized data center

Another modular data center is on the way — this time from HP. Here’s the press release.

At one point Google tried to patent the idea.

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