Accelerating Data Center Transformation

Intel-engineered, fully validated Data Center Blocks, helping reduce development complexity and cost—while getting solutions to customers faster.

Reduce Complexity and Drive Innovation

Customer data centers today require unique server solutions that run complex, business-critical workloads. Increasingly, it takes more of your resources to develop those solutions. Intel® Data Center Blocks (Intel® DCB) make it easier for you to adopt, qualify, and sell the latest Intel® technology, helping you address the demands of today’s data centers.

Targeted Solutions

Intel® Data Center Blocks (Intel® DCB) configurations are purpose-built with all-Intel® technology, optimized to address the needs of specific market segments. These fully validated blocks deliver performance, reliability, and quality for solutions customer want and can trust to handle their demanding cloud, HPC, and business critical workloads.

Configure-to-order servers optimized for data center storage are designed to deliver unparalleled density, powerful performance, and compelling total cost of ownership.

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Designed to enhance performance of NFVI workloads.

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80% of workloads will run on cloud architecture by 2024.1 Intel® Data Center Blocks for Cloud (Intel® DCB for Cloud) are preconfigured and validated to help you get your customers to the cloud sooner and easier.

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Based on the Intel® Scalable System Framework (Intel® SSF), Intel® Data Center Blocks for HPC (Intel® DCB for HPC) simplify the process of designing, validating, and certifying HPC solutions that help customers accelerate insights from their data.

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Grow and transform your business with pre-configured, fully-validated server systems designed for the needs of business IT.

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Configure Your Own Intel® Data Center Blocks

Intel® Data Center Blocks can be Configured To Order (CTO) to meet the specific needs of a customer. This online CTO Tool provides the flexibility to build to specific requirements and automates the quoting process with the Distributor of your choice.

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Intel® Data Center Blocks make it easier for you to adopt, qualify, and sell the latest Intel® technology. Intel® Technology Provider (ITP) can take advantage of specialty programs and promotions to further extend the benefits of using these blocks to accelerate time to market with innovative solutions.

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Reseller Benefits

Pre-integrated and fully validated systems to market and help you enter strong and growing data center categories such as Cloud, SDI, HPC, SMB, and others.

Fully validated building blocks reduce time to market, complexity, and costs of system design, validation, and integration.

Configured blocks help you focus R&D resources on differentiation and value-add while accelerating customer transformation to better technologies.

Intel’s proven quality, reliability, and value assist pre-sale customer buy in while Intel warranty and support boost post-sales confidence.

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