Equus to Present Open-Hardware Servers at Intel VMworld 2018 Booth

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Equus Compute Solutions (http://www.equuscs.com) announced that David Arndt, Director, Virtualization Solutions will be presenting an Intel Tech Talk at the VMworld 2018 show in Las Vegas, NV on Wednesday, August 29th from 12:00 – 12:30 pm in the Intel booth #1212. Arndt’s Tech Talk topic is titled “Open-Hardware Platforms for Cost-Optimized Data Centers.” The presentation will describe how to use Intel® Xeon® Scalable CPU-based open-hardware servers and storage platforms to optimize costs in data center and hyper-converged infrastructures.

VMworld attendees will learn how to customize open-hardware platforms for high-performing VMware virtualization solutions, V-sphere hybrid cloud workloads, and cost-effective vSAN software defined data center configurations. Open-hardware servers provide new levels of security and control using OpenBMC and LinuxBoot. These servers utilize OCP slots that support multivendor cards including Intel Ethernet Converged Network Adapters and SSD/NVMe storage modules. OCP networking supports NC-SI based in-band network management that reduces costs, cabling, complexity, and separate Ethernet switches. Leveraging the open-hardware experience of Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, and other “big guys”, organizations of all sizes can now use these platforms to meet their exact requirements while optimizing their spend.

More information about open-hardware servers and storage platforms can be found on the Equus Compute Solutions WHITEBOX OPEN™ webpage: https://www.equuscs.com/servers/whitebox-open/

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Equus Compute Solutions customizes white box servers and storage solutions to enable flexible software-defined infrastructures. Delivering low-cost solutions for the enterprise, software appliance vendors, and cloud providers, Equus is one of the leading white-box systems and solutions integrators. Over the last 29 years, we have delivered more than 3.5 million custom-configured servers, software appliances, desktops, and notebooks throughout the world. Our advanced systems support software-defined storage, networking, and virtualization that enable a generation of hyper-converged scale-out applications and solutions. From components to complete servers purchased online through ServersDirect.com, to fully customized fixed-configurations, white box is our DNA. Custom cost-optimized compute solutions is what we do, and driving successful customer business outcomes is what we deliver. Find out how to use open-hardware to enable your software-defined world at http://www.equuscs.com.

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