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Racklive delivers purpose-built servers, storage, and networking solutions that are cost effective and built specifically to customer workloads and data center environments. We offer turnkey rack, row, and Data Center Infrastructure coupled with Service and Support on a Global scale

Racklive, Formed in 2011, an ISO 9001:2015 certified company, is the data-center rack-level solutions focused division of ASA Computers, founded in 1989. At Racklive, we have assembled a team of top mechanical, electrical, and system engineers, production and project managers who work cohesively on datacenter projects from pre-deployment data center site surveys through field (post-shipment) deployment services to customizable customer support options. We’ve been building unique digital products, platforms, and experiences for the past 6 years.

For companies that want to control their own infrastructure and build their own clouds then there is no better Design & Build-to-Order company to take you to that last mile. Racklive is headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley, providing us with not only the close proximity to our key technology partners, but also the access to many of the brightest and most experienced employees available.

Our unique relationship with ASA Computers provides us with a vast wealth of solid experience and best practices in the areas of systems integration, engineering, and manufacturing. We maintain the Racklive Lab at our Silicon Valley headquarters to be able to build, test, and stress new designs and configurations for our customers, and to create “Gold Standard” copies of key builds that customers deploy with us for future testing. Additionally, we currently operate at two facilities at both the headquarters location and in Santa Clara, providing over 100,000 square feet of production space.

We are an ISO 9001:2015 certified company.
ISO 9001:2015 Certification
October 3rd, 2017

Racklive has achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification on 3rd October, 2017. Achievment of this certification shows our company's well-documented process, high quality and customer satisfaction.

48761 Kato Road
Fremont, CA 94538

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What Customers Say About Us!

Jonathan Shipman – Customer TestimonialTwitch, EVP Engineering Operations

" Racklive's turnkey 'roll-in-rack' product, combined with their sourcing, design, build, deploy, and support capabilities have enabled us to scale infrastructure efficiently while remaining focused on core application and technology development."

Meet our Management Team
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  • Arvind began his career in 1983 as an ECL chip designer for Amdahl Corporation, a mainframe computer designer and manufacturer while working on the 5870 Mainframe for nearly 6 years. In 1988 he joined Super Mini Computers at Elxsi Corp, designing boards with off the shelf chips. Realizing the opportunity and huge gap in the PC market, Arvind founded ASA Computers Inc. Over a period of 25 years, ASA transformed from a PC company exporting 1000s of PCs worldwide to an x86 Server company that sold the first Intel-based BSDI Server, then becoming the first partner of Red Hat Inc. In 2010, Chris Terry (former Rackable Systems) assisted Arvind in creating RackLive, a full Systems division of ASA. Arvind holds a BSEE and MSEE from Purdue University and enjoys coding and business incubation during his spare time.

    Arvind Bhargava

  • Since inception in 1989, Anu has supervised revenue generation, expenditures, department budgets and strategic planning for the company. As general manager, she also collaborates with the finance department in management of financial and operational performance, forecasting and financial objectives, and human resources. Anu graduated with a BS, MS, and M Phil from Jabalpur University (India) and loves volunteering her time to community service. She attended San Jose State University pursuing her masters degree and currently volunteers as a role model at 10 Books a Home and at the Foundation for Excellence

    Anu Bhargava

  • Chris began his early career as a serial entrepreneur and general manager of several transportation-related businesses. In 1996, Chris transitioned his effort towards the startup, Rackable Systems, joining the 3 founders in ramping the Business Development efforts as pioneers of x86 Data Center products. After successful growth funding in 2002, Chris and Rackable steadily grew the business though its IPO in 2006 and later acquisition of SGI in 2008. Chris exited Rackable, Inc. in 2010 with a vision to repeat a similar strategy here at Racklive.

    Chris Terry

  • Joel Wineland serves ASA/Racklive as Chief Technology Officer. While perhaps most at home on a console or holding a screwdriver in the test lab or data center, he now spends much of his time leading technology strategy, manufacturing automation and product engineering for ASA / Racklive. In his more than 17 years in the computer hardware industry, Joel has been honored to serve in a range of leadership, product development, data center support and engineering roles for companies such as Dell, Avnet and Rackspace Managed Hosting. His experience has afforded the opportunity to function as both consumer and supplier across a spectrum of functions including field professional services, customer support, project leadership, product development and technology strategy. Joel is "fanatical" concerning the value of openness, transparency and collaboration in technology and in business. Whether in his role as a founding member of the Open Compute Incubation Committee, or while designing and validating the first OpenStack Swift and "Nova" hardware platforms for the Rackspace Cloud, Joel has had the opportunity to see first hand that such "Openness" leads to diverse and impactful innovation and distinctive value. As a member of the ASA/Racklive family, Joel is proud to serve his team and many of the worlds most distinctive data center consumers, helping to build world class solutions and lasting relationships on a foundation of open collaboration and innovative thinking.

    Joel Wineland

  • Jas Dhillon has over twenty years of comprehensive leadership experience in production operations management, plant operations, quality assurance, resource allocation, and strategic forecasting in diverse manufacturing environments. His approach in process, assembly, testing, and new product introduction (NPI) projects in a various industries including semiconductors, medical devices, fiber optics, and pharmaceuticals has always been results-driven. He has successfully managed operations. He earned a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from California State University, Fresno. He has solid background in a variety of top quality programs, including ISO 9001, ISO 13485, AS9100, TL9000, TQM, SPC, QSR, Kaizen, ESD regulations, and FDA guidelines. His ability to meet strict deadlines, greatly increase productivity levels, reduce operating costs, and ensure regulatory compliance in highly complex conditions.

    Jas Dhillon