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.

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 Quick Builds for Intel® Data Center Blocks – Usually Ships within 14 Days!1

Introducing “Quick Builds*,” the first new feature under the Stock Visibility Options for Intel® Data Center Blocks (Intel® DCBs). Quick Build systems are built and usually ship in 14 days or less. We are offering a basic and an enhanced configuration packaged in a 1U rack server form factor or with more flexibility for post-purchase configuration in a 2U rack server form factor. Configurations are assembled with tested and validated Intel® Data Center Blocks (Intel® DCBs) components.

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  • Faster time-to-market
  • Predictable delivery with pre-determined shipping times
  • Extendable configurations that you can build
  • Quick Build offerings usually ship in 14 days or less

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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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Explore Intel® Data Center Blocks (Intel® DCB)

Intel® Data Center Blocks for Business (Intel® DCB for Business)

Fully-validated server systems designed for the needs of business IT.

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Intel® Data Center Blocks for Cloud (Intel® DCB for Cloud)

Purpose-built systems designed to accelerate cloud deployments.

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Intel® Data Center Blocks for Networking (Intel® DCB for Networking)

Featuring the latest Intel® technologies and configured for optimal network performance.

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Product and Performance Information


Stock availability and shipping lead times are based on best estimates; only available while supplies last.