System & Rack Integration.
Custom Hardware Design, Rack & Integration Services
Simplify the deployment of new technology into your environment with Equus’ Integration and Implementation Services. You can count on our certified technicians to perform a wide range of services from software imaging and hardware configuration to complex builds of rack servers and networks in our state-of-the-art ISO 9001:2015 certified integration center.
Types of Designs
Preassembled metal, plastics, PSU, and cabling with backplane are shipped as a kit.
All parts from level 4 attached, cables have been integrated into the chassis and I/O has been tested.
Integration of motherboard into chassis enclosure and power on test.
CPU & RAM
Additional Integration of CPU, RAM and add-on cards (GPU) into server chassis with the ability to test.
Integration of hard drives into server chassis with the ability to test.
Integration of network cards into server chassis with the ability to test.
Final Stage of manufacturing process. Full assembly of server chassis with full system and component-level testing, OS/Firmware, and software integration, delivered as a fully-integrated server solution.
Node-level assembly, testing, OS/Software loading of all server nodes followed by rack integration assembly of nodes into racks with full cable networking with switches and tested as complete solution.
Rack to multi-rack level manufacturing featured in LEVEL 11 incluiding all networking with full software loading, validation and optimization. This may include but is not limited to cluster management, cloud OS (such as OpenStatck) and networking software.
System Integration Capabilities (L4 to L10)
We help our customers overcome their time-to-market constraints with the ability to integrate sub-systems (components) into a single server that meets the customers’ needs.
Component Level Integration
Imaging & Customer Imaging
Firmware Installation (EFUT)
Burn-in Testing (EFUT)
Build Audit Reports (EFUT)
Product development and alignment with the business strategy
Model-Specific Build Documentation
Assembly Instructions, Bios Firmware Update Instructions, Customer Component & imagining instructions, customer packaging/shipping instructions
Source Material, Inventory Management, Serialize & Assemble components and customer supplied components, Set Customer Specific BIOS settings, Set Customer defined revisions
Production Testing Procedures
Ensure all components passes standard component-level testing, Test to customer-acceptance criteria
Production Imaging Procedures
USB, Digital Disk, PXE Server, VPN, API, or Image Capture from Existing System.
Rack Integration Capabilities (L11 & L12)
Save time and effort with our fully populated racks delivered to you completely assembled, racked, stacked, cabled, and labeled. Once your components have been set up, the system can be powered on, tested, and integrated into your environment.
Equus helps you eliminate the labor-intensive tasks required to install new server clusters, storage devices and networking equipment by utilizing our experience delivering scalable rack solutions. You will feel at ease knowing that you’ll get consistency and quality, regardless of the specific requirements for your deployment.
Our rack integration services allow
Near Zero Defects Builds
Increased Configuration Control
Improved Testing Capabilities & Automation
Rack Integration Process
Our process consists of six steps for full rack turnkey solutions.
Network Design Review
Rack & Stack
Network & Power
Cable & Label
Provision Switch & IP Address
OS, Customer Image & Software Load
Full Rack Burn-IN & QA
Full Rack Test Report & Audit Report
End-To-End Performance Report
Crating or Kitting
Specialty Packaging (Air-Ride, Anti Tip)
White Glove Services
Onsite Installation Manual Creation
Installation (Global Smart Hands)
Onsite Troubleshooting and Diagnosis
Full Rack Testing Automation
Functionality testing of all components used in the assembled rack are tested for 100% verification based on expected performance (servers, CPU’s, memory, hard drives, switches, PDUs, NICs, SFP, optical cables, network cables, disk controllers, KVM trays)
The network points will be verified to be communicating between the proper designated source and destination ports and at the expected data speed parameters and the related timing. At-speed network traffic tests incorporate comprehensive testing for packet loss/collisions/framing errors, switch fabric and routing, and other performance issues not detectable using a simple link test.
Automated Test Scripts
Automated test sequencing software and scripts for pass or fail determination ensuring that all tests are properly executed consistently and reliably, reduces human intervention and errors on every component and cable. Verification of the actual hardware configuration against the specified BOM.
Stress testing all major sub-systems of a computer for underlying rack-level issues that may otherwise go undetected (e.g., airflow, thermal performance/analysis, loadGen (CPU/GPU/Storage/Network), power consumption balancing, max power, failover and redundancy testing, etc.
Will create a log file from the functional test that is a critical baseline reference that creates a serialized inventory and captures the performance of the components. This complete traceability record is a critical diagnostic tool for future reference during failure events for lot containment in the field.