"While developing our award winning OpenFlex™ products, Western Digital recognized the need for a compatibility lab where disaggregated hardware resources and orchestration software solutions could demonstrate interoperability. Enabling the open composable disaggregated infrastructure ecosystem is key to driving customer adoption of these products. Western Digital is excited to be a founding partner of the Open Composable Compatibility Lab and is committed to its long-term success by supporting ecosystem solution interoperability."
- Kurt Chan, VP Platforms
“We view the industry’s first Open Composable Compatibility Lab, driven by Western Digital, as absolutely vital to the evolution of the modern data center,” said Rob Davis, Vice President of Storage Technology, “At Mellanox Technologies, we’re equally committed to growing the open composable disaggregated infrastructure (CDI) market and we’re looking forward to our continued partnership with Western Digital and other ecosystem leaders. The OCCL will be truly foundational to ensure that enterprises all over the world benefit from a standards-based approach to delivering fully-tested and fully-interoperable solutions that results in greater choice as customers transform their data centers into more flexible environments that enable data to thrive.”
- Rob Davis, Vice President of Storage Technology.
“As a key partner on Western Digital’s OpenFLex platform we are excited to collaborate in their new Open Composable Compatibility Lab”, said Dan Harding VP of Marketing for Broadcom’s Compute and Connectivity Division, “WDC has been working with our high performance 100G Stingray™ SmartNIC from the early roll out of NVMe-oF and we see OCCL as a key industry vehicle to drive interoperability and help accelerate deployment of fabrics for composable cloud scale compute and storage”
- Dan Harding VP of Marketing for Broadcom’s Compute and Connectivity Division.
We value Western Digital’s commitment to open standards, and their support of disaggregation and standardization in the open community. As the leader in modern open networking, Cumulus Networks is helping the industry leverage NVMe over Fabrics and architect composable infrastructures of the future”
- Ami Badani, CMO at Cumulus Networks.
Download the latest list of Open Composable Compatible equipment.
Updated on: December 2020