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The Open19 project

The Open19 project is an initiative launched by LinkedIn  in 2016 to standardize form factors for data center servers, storage and networking components. The primary goal of the Open19 project is to simplify and standardize the 19-inch rack form factor, and increase interoperability between different server vendor’s technology. For example, organizations could buy blade servers from different vendors that interoperate within a standard single chassis. This helps users avoid being locked into a single, proprietary server technology or vendor.
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