Why Intequus

Customer Case Study

Netflix Selects Intequus as Systems Integrator for Open Connect


Intequus, a custom computing solution provider and division of Equus® Computer Systems, was selected as the Systems Integrator best able to develop a server solution suited to the distinctive solution requirements of Netflix. Through close partnership and strategic alignment with Intequus, Netflix deployed a custom 4U solution using common off-the-shelf components as the backbone of their Open Connect Content Delivery Network.

Open Connect Appliance – Bill of Materials

  • 1 x Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2650L
  • 4 x 8-port HBAs
  • 8 x 8GB RAM (64GB total)
  • 2 x 2-port 10Gig fiber network cards
  • 36 x 4TB hard drives (144TB total)
  • Custom 20″ deep 4U rack chassis
  • 6 x 512GB SSDs (3,072GB total)
  • Redundant AC/DC hot-swappable power supplies

Learn how data center appliances designed and manufactured by Intequus enable Netflix to stream its most popular movies and television content to more than 23 million subscribers.

Learn how we use our partners’ worldclass components to build customized solutions for ISVs, OEMs and Datacenters.


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Customers like Netflix know exactly what they want and it’s our job to get our hands dirty and apply our hardware design and integration skills to consistently deliver on those requirements.”

David Guzzi General Manager Intequus


Customized hardware for

  ISV, OEM, and datacenter solutions.