Engineers set up all the components inside the hyper-converged VxBlocks including hardware, network and fiber cabling and products like Cisco's Unified Computing System (UCS). The team builds the system exactly how the customer will utilize it inside its own data center. "They have all those boxes of components in front of them and elevate those to where they need to be with each one of the racks," said Osborne. "Some of that stuff is standard like your Cisco UCS -- we are typically always going to put that on the bottom, there's hardware you put in a specific order -- but then there's the customization part of it. They'll actually modify the build depending on what each customer wants."