Managing a server lab is a demanding job because the environment is in constant flux with many different stakeholders. The customer team needed a way to quickly and automatically build working deployments from bits and pieces of infrastructure. Not only was speed important, but creating a multi-tenant interface was essential. Lab users wanted full control including being able to reprovision and customize their equipment without calling lab technicians. RackN provided all the features of a metal as a service (MaaS) system with the benefits of integrated application deployment.