Lower Datacenter Costs, Not Standards

Get performance and power efficiency with vanity-free, feature-correct and power-optimized servers based on the AMD Open 3.0 platform.

Building on our legacy of innovative data center solutions, AMD has aligned with the Open Compute initiative to help design highly efficient server solutions at the lowest possible costs. AMD Open 3.0 is the first and only Open Compute platform that can be deployed in a standard rack infrastructure and can be easily adapted for cloud computing, storage and high-performance computing.

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The AMD Open 3.0 platform is custom-designed to help you:

  • Save up to 57% on server acquisition costs
  • Lower your data center operation costs
  • Get the flexibility to custom-build your server infrastructure to meet specific workloads
  • Achieve new levels of infrastructure management efficiency

About AMD Open 3.0

AMD Open 3.0 demonstrates our commitment to the Open Compute Project, collaborating with a community of customers and engineers from around the world to help deliver highly-efficient and cost-effective server solutions for scalable computing.

AMD Open 3.0 Highlights

  • Flexibly designed motherboard that fits both data-center and OCP data-center racks
  • Support for all AMD Opteron™ 6000 Series processors
  • Open Standard Baseboard Management Controller (BMC)
  • Fits a wide variety of non-proprietary enclosures supporting both 2.5" and 3.5" disc drives
  • Open Machine Management with cost effective options depending on requirements


Compared to the tradition of utilizing different servers for different tasks, AMD Open 3.0 provides maximum flexibility to offer a whole new landscape for infrastructure possibilities. To offer the most efficient, powerful and cost effective solution, AMD partners with industry leaders to pave the way for radical hardware innovation.

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Avnet is one of the world's largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology solutions. In support of the Open Compute Project (OCP), Avnet has launched its OCP Innovation Lab to serve as a development environment for users, developers and partners to design, deliver and integrate cost-effective, power-efficient, and OCP-compliant compute, storage and networking solutions.

Penguin Computing

Penguin Computing

Penguin Computing delivers integrated, Linux-based solutions for the enterprise and HPC space. Committed to innovative, cost-effective and efficient community-driven solutions, the company has submitted a variety of feature enhancements within the Open Compute Project initiative. This includes the addition of instrumentation extensions for power monitoring at the subsystem level.

ZT Systems

ZT Systems

ZT Systems is a leading provider of complete server and rack-level solutionsoptimized for hyperscale data centers. The company combines Open Compute Project designs with unique customization capabilities to deliver a range of server solutions that are "precision-fit" to the technical and business requirements of individual large data centers.

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A global leader and innovator in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, Broadcom has joined one of the Open Compute Project's latest efforts. With a focus on developing a specification and a reference box for an open, OS-agnostic top-of-rack switch, the company has joined Facebook and other IT giants to find the best solution.

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Hyve Solutions

Hyve Solutions is the primary US distributor for AMD servers and a leader in providing purpose-built datacenter servers and storage that are cost effective and built to run specific workloads. Through its participation and unique role in the Open Compute Project, Hyve Solutions is able to offer high performing and energy-efficient server hardware at very competitive prices.

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TYAN designs

TYAN designs, manufactures and markets advanced x86 server/workstation platforms. Its products – sold to OEMs, VARs, System Integrators and Resellers – feature design enhancements specifically developed for enterprise computer room and data center environments. For the Open Compute Project, AMD works with TYAN as one of its key motherboard manufacturers.

Mellanox Technologies


As a leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions and services for servers and storage, Mellanox contributes high-speed, efficient networking specifications and provides I/O solutions for Open Compute-based systems. The company's solutions include 10GbE, single and dual SFP+ port Mezzanine adapters.

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As the world's largest notebook computer ODM, Quanta serves as a leading provider of quality design and manufacturing services. The company has gone on to offer energy-efficient and high-performance products for webscale customers. Quanta offers an "off-the-shelf product line" built to the specifications of the Open Compute Project


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