Stone Equinox

Innovative hyper-converged platform that evolves with you as your organisation grows


Key Features:

  • Utilise new features such as Intel® Advanced Vector Extension 512 (Intel® AVX-512) and workload-optimized performance
  • Faster data compression and cryptography with integrated Intel® QuickAssist Technology
  • Server & Storage appliance designed around Microsoft’s industry leading Hyper-V / Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) platform
  • Available in a 2-Node design, or 3-Node option for large scale environments
  • Utilising Integrated RDMA switching & NVMe technologies, the Equinox delivers a benchmark of over 2 million IOPs*
  • 5 Years Next Business Day Warranty as standard with options to upgrade up to a 7 Years 12 month
  • Stone VSS (Virtualisation Support Services) Contract supplied as standard
  • Perfect Server & SAN replacement

The Stone Equinox is our hyper-converged virtualisation platform and service designed for the expanding and evolving education, public and private sectors, particularly for secondary schools and growing businesses. Stone Equinox uses the latest Intel® technologies to bring you a hyper-converged solution, at a fraction of the cost of most competing solutions, whilst giving you the edge with our value-added services. Our Equinox platform is also available with Virtualisation Support Services (VSS), allowing you to offload the ongoing configuration, maintenance and management of the platform, freeing up your IT manager to concentrate on more focused service delivery tasks, rather than the nuts and bolts of the underlying system.

Technical Specifications

Form Factor

  • 2x 2U / 3x 2U depending on configuration
  • 430mm x 709.9mm x 87.3 mm (D x W x H)
  • 16.93" x 27.95" x 3.44"


  • (2) Intel® Xeon® Scalable Family Processor family per node


  • Intel® C624 Chipset


  • (24) DDR4 ECC RDIMM/LRDIMM 2666 MHz slots per node


  • Equinox is available in 8TB, 16TB, and 32TB
  • More options available

PCIe expansion slot

  • (2) PCIe Gen 3 x8 riser slot

Hardware Management Port

  • IPMI 2.0 Compliant BMC with Dedicated RJ45 Port

Integrated Graphics

  • AST2500 BMC is a VGA-compliant controller with 2D hardware acceleration and full bus master support. 16Mb of memory

Rear I/O

  • (8) USB ports (USB revision 2.0 + 3.0)
  • (1) VGA port
  • (2) Serial ports

Power Supply

  • Dual 1100Watt or 1300Watt PSU options

OS Supported

  • Windows Server 2016 Datacentre


  • Yes