Ready Solutions for Microsoft Windows Server Software-Defined
Dell EMC Ready Solutions for Microsoft WSSD provide the confidence and convenience of configurations that are tested and validated by Dell EMC and Microsoft. Ready Solutions for Microsoft WSSD are delivered with the ease of solution-level support so you can spend less time troubleshooting with and between multiple vendors. Choose ProSupport Plus for a dedicated technology service manager who serves as a single point of contact for your Dell EMC Ready Solutions for Microsoft WSSD.
With Dell EMC Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct Ready Nodes, you can leverage Dell EMC hyper-converged infrastructure that can be purchased and deployed quickly. Integrated features like caching, storage tiers and erasure coding, together with support for the latest hardware innovations — like RDMA networking and NVMe drives — deliver unrivaled efficiency and performance. Microsoft WSSD-validated Dell EMC Networking for management and top of rack (TOR) make connectivity easier than ever, while contributing to the reliability and performance of the solution.
Ready Solution for Microsoft Windows Server Software-Defined
Microsoft WSSD hyper-converged infrastructure that provides the confidence, convenience and customer support businesses demand
The Dell EMC S5048-ON switch is an innovative, future-ready Top-of-Rack (ToR) open networking switch providing excellent capabilities and cost effectiveness for the enterprise, mid-market, Tier2 cloud and NFV service providers with demanding compute and storage traffic environments.
1RU high-density 25/10/1 GbE ToR switch with up to forty eight ports of native 25 GbE (SFP28) ports supporting 25 GbE without breakout cables
Multi-rate 100GbE ports support 10/25/40/50/100 GbE
6 Tbps (full-duplex) non-blocking, store and forward switching fabric delivers line-rate performance under full load*
Scalable L2 and L3 Ethernet switching with QoS and a full complement of standards-based IPv4 and IPv6 features, including OSPF and BGP routing support
L2 multipath support via Virtual Link Trunking (VLT) and multiple VLT (mVLT) multi-chassis link aggregation technology
VRF-lite enables sharing of networking infrastructure and provides L3 traffic isolation across tenants
Open Automation Framework adding automated configuration and provisioning capabilities to simplify the management of network environments
Jumbo frame support for large data transfers
128 link aggregation groups with up to eight members per group, using enhanced hashing
Redundant, hot-swappable power supplies and fans
I/O panel to power supply airflow or power supply to I/O panel airflow
Tool-less enterprise ReadyRails™ mounting kits reducing time and resources for switch rack installation
Power-efficient operation up to 45°C helping reduce cooling costs in temperature-constrained deployments (Dell EMC Fresh Air 2.0 compliant)
Converged network support for DCB and ECN capability
Supports the open source Open Network Install Environment (ONIE) for zero touch installation of alternate network operating systems
This open networking platform is built for high performance, software-defined data centers and provides the features to run traditional workloads and the flexibility to deploy new workloads such as Hadoop, SDS and Big Data.
Four SFP+ 10GbE ports for maximum flexibility and investment protection
I/O panel to PSU airflow or PSU to I/O panel airflow
Redundant, hot-swappable power supplies and fans
VRF-lite enables sharing of networking infrastructure and provides L3 traffic isolation across tenants (including support for multicast and IPv6 routing)
Enhanced automation capabilities (puppet agent, REST API extensions)
Supports jumbo frames for high-end performance in virtualized environments and IP storage/server communication
User port stacking support for up to six units managed as one logical device
Embedded Open Automation Framework adds VM awareness automated configuration and provisioning capabilities to simplify the management of virtual network environments
S3048-ON 1000BASE-T, 48 x 1000BASE-T, 4 x SFP+, 1 x AC PSU, 3 x Fans, IO I/O Panel to PSU Airflow S3048-ON 1000BASE-T, 48 x 1000BASE-T, 4 x SFP+, 1 x AC PSU, 3 x Fans,, PSU to I/O Panel Airflow S3048-ON 1000BASE-T, 48 x 1000BASE-T, 4 x SFP+, 1 x AC PSU, 3 x Fans, I/O Panel to PSU Airflow, TAA S3048-ON 1000BASE-T, 48 x 1000BASE-T, 4 x SFP+, 1 x AC PSU, 3 x Fans, PSU to I/O Panel Airflow, TAA
Redundant power supplies
S3048-ON 1000BASE-T, AC Power Supply, I/O Panel to PSU Airflow S3048-ON 1000BASE-T, AC Power Supply, PSU to IO I/O Panel Airflow
S3048-ON 1000BASE-T fan module, I/O Panel to PSU Airflow S3048-ON 1000BASE-T fan module, PSU to I/O SR4 Panel Airflow
Transceiver, SFP, 100BASE-FX, 1310nm wavelength, up to 2km reach Transceiver, SFP, 1000BASE-T Transceiver, SFP, 1000BASE-SX, 850nm wavelength, up to 550m reach Transceiver, SFP, 1000BASE-LX, 1310nm wavelength, up to 10km reach Transceiver, SFP, 1000BASE-ZX, 1550nm wavelength, up to 80km reach Transceiver, SFP+, 10GbE, LRM, 1310nm wavelength, up to 220m reach Transceiver, SFP+, 10GbE, SR, 850nm wavelength, up to 300m reach Transceiver, SFP+, 10GbE, LR, 1310nm wavelength, up to 10km reach Transceiver, SFP+, 10GbE, ER, 1550nm wavelength, up to 40km reach Transceiver, SFP+, 10GbE, ZR, 1550nm wavelength, up to 80km reach
Dell Networking cable, SFP+ to SFP+, 10GbE, copper twinax direct attach cable, 0.5m Dell Networking cable, SFP+ to SFP+, 10GbE, copper twinax direct attach cable, 1m Dell Networking cable, SFP+ to SFP+, 10GbE, copper twinax direct attach cable, 3m Dell Networking cable, SFP+ to SFP+, 10GbE, copper twinax direct attach cable, 5m Dell Networking cable, SFP+ to SFP+, 10GbE, copper twinax direct attach cable, 7m Dell Networking Cable, SFP+ to SFP+, 10GbE, Active Optical Cable, 15m
Software, Dell Networking OS9.X, Note: In-field change of airflow direction not supported. *Ordered separately
The scalable system architecture behind the R740xd with up to 24 NVMe drives creates the ideal balance between scalability and performance. The R740xd versatility is highlighted with the ability to mix any drive type to create the optimum configuration of NVMe, SSD and HDD for either performance, capacity or both. The R740xd is the platform of choice for software defined storage and is the foundation for ScaleIO, VSAN or the PowerEdge XC.
Maximize storage performance with up to 24 NVMe drives and ensure application performance scales to meet demands.
Free up storage space using internal M.2 SSDs optimized for boot.
Simplify and accelerate ScaleIO or VMware vSAN™ deployments with validated, pre-bundled and tailored Ready Nodes.
Accelerate workloads with up to 3 double-width 300W GPUs, up to 6 single-width 150W GPUs or up to 4 FPGAs.
Maximize storage performance with up to 24 NVMe drives and ensure application performance scales to meet demands. • Free up storage space using internal M.2 SSDs optimized for boot. • Simplify and accelerate ScaleIO or VMware vSAN™ deployments with validated, pre-bundled and tailored Ready Nodes. • Accelerate workloads with up to 3 double-width 300W GPUs, up to 6 single-width 150W GPUs or up to 4 FPGAs.
Automate system management with OpenManage
Dell EMC PowerEdge servers with OpenManage™ technology work at peak efficiency for PowerEdge servers, delivering intelligent, automated management of routine tasks. Combined with unique agent-free management capabilities, the R740xd is simply managed, freeing up time for high profile projects.
Simplify management with the New OpenManage Enterprise console, with customized reporting and automatic discovery.
Take advantage of QuickSync 2 capabilities and gain access to your servers easily through your phone or tablet.
Ensure server security from factory to you
Every PowerEdge server is designed as part of a cyber resilient architecture, integrating security into the full server life cycle. The R740xd leverages new security features built-into every new PowerEdge server strengthening protection so you can reliably and securely deliver accurate data to your customers no matter where they are. By considering each aspect of system security, from design to retirement, Dell EMC ensures trust and delivers a worry-free, secure infrastructure without compromise.
Rely on a secure component supply chain to ensure protection from factory to the data center.
Maintain data safety with cryptographically signed firmware packages and Secure Boot.
Prevent unauthorized or malicious change with Server Lockdown.
Wipe all data from storage media including hard drives, SSDs and system memory quickly and securely with System Erase.
Up to two Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, up to 28 cores per processor
24 DDR4 DIMM slots, Supports RDIMM /LRDIMM, speeds up to 2666MT/s, 3TB max
Up to 12 NVDIMM, 192 GB Max
Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only
Internal controllers: PERC H730P, H740P, Software RAID (SWRAID) S140
Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem: HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 120GB or 240 GB
External PERC (RAID): H840
12Gbps SAS HBAs (non-RAID): External-12Gbps SAS HBA (non-RAID): Internal- HBA330 (non-RAID)
Front bays: Up to 24 x 2.5” SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD), NVMe SSD max 153TB or up to 12 x 3.5” SAS/SATA HDD max 144TB
Mid bay: Up to 4 x 2.5”, max 25TB SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD), NVMe SSD max 25TB or up to 4 x 3.5”, max 48TB
Rear bays: Up to 4 x 2.5”, max 25TB SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD), NVMe SSD or up to 2 x 3.5” max 24TB SAS/SATA HDD
Titanium 750W, Platinum 495W, 750W, 1100W, 1600W, and 2000W
48VDC 1100W, 380HVDC 1100W, 240HVDC 750W Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy Up to 6 hot plugs fans with full redundancy
HP Operations Manager,
IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus,
IBM Tivoli® Network Manager,
CA Network and Systems Management
TPM 1.2/2.0 optional
Cryptographically signed firmware
I/O & Ports
Network daughter card options
4 x 1GE or 2 x 10GE + 2 x 1GE or 4 x 10GE or 2 x 25GE
Front ports: VGA, 2 x USB 2.0, dedicated IDRAC Direct Micro-USB
Rear ports: VGA, Serial, 2 x USB 3.0, dedicated iDRAC network port
Video card: VGA
Riser options with p to 8 PCIe Gen 3 slots, maximum of 4 x 16 slots
Canonical® Ubuntu® LTS
Microsoft Windows Server® with Hyper-V
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
For specifications and interoperability details see Dell.com/OSsupport
OEM-ready version available
From bezel to BIOS to packaging, your servers can look and feel as if they were designed and built by you. For more
information, visit Dell.com/OEM.
Dell ProSupport Plus for critical systems or Dell ProSupport for premium hardware and software support for your PowerEdge solution. Consulting and deployment offerings are also available. Contact your Dell representative today for more information.
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