Integrated, Validated Systems Customized for Unique Needs

Intel® Data Center Blocks (Intel® DCB) can be configured to order (CTO) to give you a custom system you can deploy quickly, and with confidence to meet your specific needs. Intel® Data Center Blocks (Intel® DCB) are purpose-built, fully validated server systems that can help partners accelerate time to market with innovative server solutions built with the latest technology. Intel offers pre-defined data center block configurations for targeted workloads. When a more custom system is needed to address very specific requirements, Intel will also build servers to your specifications from a list of validated components.

Automatic access to the tool requires ITP Platinum credentials. However, non-Platinum partners can request access from their Intel representative.

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Reseller Benefits

Speed Time to Market

Simplifies the development of data center block solutions and speed time to market for you and your customers.


Provides the flexibility to build to specific requirements and automates the quoting process with the distributor of your choice.

Customized Solutions

Solutions that meet specific use cases, while also benefiting from Intel engineering and validation expertise.

New! Express Ship Options for Intel® Data Center Blocks – Usually Ready to Ship in 3 Days or Less!

Newly introduced Stock Visibility Options for Intel® Data Center Blocks Express Ship offers pre-assembled systems built with tested and validated Intel® hardware that usually ships in 3 days or less. These limited supply Intel® Data Center Block configurations are straightforward to order from a list of in-stock system builds that are ready to ship today. See offerings available for Express Ship here.

Stock Visibility Options for Intel® DCB offers customers three different options: prebuilt, pre-configured, or configure-to-order with available components that may be customized and scaled to meet the customers' needs. Available options are based upon the status of configuration and assembly of Intel's in-stock components. With visibility to what is immediately available, customers are able to speed up time-to-market. Shipping times usually range from 3 days to 3 weeks, depending upon the option selected.

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  • Faster time-to-market
  • Predictability with predetermined shipping times
  • Configurations with In-Stock components are ready to ship usually in 3 days to 3 weeks depending upon the option selected
  • Trusted high-quality fully validated Intel® Data Center Blocks that feature Intel's latest technologies

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Let Intel Build It for You

Configure Your Own Intel® Data Center Blocks (Intel® DCB)

Intel® Data Center Blocks (Intel® DCB) can be configured to order (CTO) to meet specific needs. Intel can help streamline the complicated and time consuming task of integrating and validated the system, leaving customers and partners more time to customize and differentiate.

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CTO Tool Overview

This slide presentation provides a summary of the CTO Tool with screen shots of it in use.

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Get answers to the most common questions about the CTO Tool and the new quoting process.

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Intel® Technology Provider Promotions

Intel® Technology Providers (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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Support and Warranty Information

Product Support

Find manuals and drivers for Intel® Data Center Blocks (Intel® DCB) including HPC, Cloud, Business, and Networking.

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Intel® Data Center Blocks (Intel® DCB) come with a standard three-year warranty, with the option to extend coverage for select components to five years.

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Technical Advisories

Find technical advisories for Intel® Server Boards, Intel® Server Systems, and Intel Accelerators.

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