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VxBlock System 350

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Built with the all-flash and hybrid-flash Dell EMC Unity storage platform, the VxBlock System 350 is optimized for price performance at low latency.

Exceptionally Agile

The VxBlock System 350 is based on a dual active/active scale-up architecture. As workloads increase, you can cost-efficiently extend resources to increase performance and capacity.

Highly Resilient

The enterprise-class VxBlock System 350, is durable and fully redundant, ensuring the highest levels of availability for critical applications and resources.

Tech Specs
Feature Description
Dell EMC Storage Dell EMC Unity 350F, 450F, 550F and 650F all flash arrays and Dell EMC Unity 300, 400, 500 and 600 hybrid flash arrays
Storage capacity Up to 10PB raw
Min/Max Blades/Rack Servers 2 to 256 Blade Servers
VxBlock Systems Specifications

System

VxBlock 350

VxBlock 540

VxBlock 740

VxBlock 1000

Compute

Cisco UCS Server Chassis
Cisco UCS B-Series M4 and M5 Blade Servers
Cisco UCS 2204XP/2208XP Series Fabric Extenders
Cisco UCS 6246/6296UP Fabric Interconnects
Cisco USC Virtual Interface Card (VIC) 1227, 1240, 1280, 1340 and 1380

Cisco UCS Server Chassis
Cisco UCS B-Series M4 and M5 Blade Servers
Cisco UCS 2204XP/2208XP Series Fabric Extenders
Cisco UCS 6246/6296UP Fabric Interconnects
Cisco USC Virtual Interface Card (VIC) 1227, 1240, 1280, 1340 and 1380

Cisco UCS Server Chassis
Cisco UCS B-Series M4 and M5 Blade Servers
Cisco UCS 2204XP/2208XP Series Fabric Extenders
Cisco UCS 6246/6296UP Fabric Interconnects
Cisco USC Virtual Interface Card (VIC) 1227, 1240, 1280, 1340 and 1380

Cisco UCS Server Chassis
Cisco UCS B-Series M4 and M5 Blade Servers
Cisco UCS C-Series M4 and M5 Rack Servers (M5 soon)
Cisco UCS 2304XP and Nexus 2348UPQ Fabric Extenders
Cisco UCS 6332-16UP Fabric Interconnects
Cisco USC Virtual Interface Card (VIC) 1225, 1227, 1340, 1380, 1385, 1387

Min/Max Chassis

2 to 32

2 to 24

2 to 64

2 to 50

Min/Max Blades/Rack Servers

2 to 256 Blade Servers

2 to 256 Blade Servers

2 to 512 Blade Servers

2 to 400 Blade Servers
2 to 800 Rack Servers

Network

Nexus 9396
Nexus 93180YC-EX
Nexus 3172TQ
MDS 9148S Multilayer Fabric Switch or MDS 9396S or MDS 9706 Multilayer Director
VMware VDS and NSX 6.2

Nexus 9396
Nexus 93180YC-EX
Nexus 5548UP or 5596UP
Nexus 3172TO
MDS 9148S Multilayer Fabric Switch MDS 9396S or MDS 9706 Multilayer Director
VxBlock Systems also support VMware VDS and NSX 6.2

Nexus 9396
Nexus 93180YC-EX
Nexus 5548UP or 5596UP
Nexus 3172TO
MDS 9148S Multilayer Fabric Switch MDS 9396S or MDS 9706 Multilayer Director
VxBlock Systems also support VMware VDS and NSX 6.2

Cisco Nexus 93180YC-FX and 93180LC-EX
Cisco MDS 9148S, 9396S, 9706, 9710
VMware VDS
VMware NSX (soon)

Dell EMC Storage

Dell EMC Unity All-Flash 350F, 450F, 550F, 650F
Dell EMC Unity Hybrid Flash 300, 400, 500, 600

XtremIO X1
1, 2, 4, 6, or 8 X-Brick Cluster

VMAX 250F and 950F

Dell EMC Unity All-Flash 350F, 450F, 550F, 650F
VMAX All Flash 250F/FX, 950F/FX
XtremIO X2S, X2R (soon)
Isilon All-Flash, Hybrid and Archival F800, H600, H500, H400, A200, A2000

Storage Capacity

Up to 10 PB raw (15 PB effective)

1.6PB (effective)

Up to 4PB

Designed to support up to 10 arrays

Virtualization

VMware vSphere 6.0 and 6.5

VMware vSphere 6.0 and 6.5

VMware vSphere 6.0 and 6.5

VMware vSphere 6.5

Management

Dell EMC Vision Intelligent Operations
Secure Remote Support
Cisco UCS Manager
Cisco Data Center Network Manage
VMware vSphere
VMware vSphere Distributed Switch (VDS)
VMware NSX Virtual Networking
Native VMAX storage software

Dell EMC Vision Intelligent Operations
Secure Remote Support
Cisco UCS Manager
Cisco Data Center Network Manage
VMware vSphere
VMware vSphere Distributed Switch (VDS)
VMware NSX Virtual Networking
Native VMAX storage software

Dell EMC Vision Intelligent Operations
Secure Remote Support
Cisco UCS Manager
Cisco Data Center Network Manage
VMware vSphere
VMware vSphere Distributed Switch (VDS)
VMware NSX Virtual Networking
Native VMAX storage software

Dell EMC Vision Intelligent Operations
Unisphere storage management
Nativer array based software
InsightIQ (Isilon)
Secure Remote Services (ESRS)
Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) for LAN and SAN
Microsoft Windows Server
Cisco UCS Manager
VMware Vsphere (including vSphere Distributed Switch (VDS))
VMware NSX Virtual Networking (coming soon)
Avamar V
Dell EMC data protection software where applicable

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VxBlock System 540

All-Flash Based Convergence

The VxBlock System 540 delivers superb all-flash efficiencies for copy friendly and data reduction workloads like VDI and Test and Dev workloads.

Maximum IOPS

The innovative VxBlock System 540 enables the consolidation of multiple workloads without compromising performance or availability.

Next-gen, Today

Powered by Cisco Unified Computing System and Dell EMC XtremIO storage.

Tech Specs
Feature Description
Dell EMC Storage Dell EMC XtremIO X1 1, 2, 4, 6, or 8 Xbrick Cluster
Storage capacity Up to 1.6PBe
Min/Max Blades/Rack Servers 2 to 256 Blade Servers
VxBlock Systems Specifications

System

VxBlock 350

VxBlock 540

VxBlock 740

VxBlock 1000

Compute

Cisco UCS Server Chassis
Cisco UCS B-Series M4 and M5 Blade Servers
Cisco UCS 2204XP/2208XP Series Fabric Extenders
Cisco UCS 6246/6296UP Fabric Interconnects
Cisco USC Virtual Interface Card (VIC) 1227, 1240, 1280, 1340 and 1380

Cisco UCS Server Chassis
Cisco UCS B-Series M4 and M5 Blade Servers
Cisco UCS 2204XP/2208XP Series Fabric Extenders
Cisco UCS 6246/6296UP Fabric Interconnects
Cisco USC Virtual Interface Card (VIC) 1227, 1240, 1280, 1340 and 1380

Cisco UCS Server Chassis
Cisco UCS B-Series M4 and M5 Blade Servers
Cisco UCS 2204XP/2208XP Series Fabric Extenders
Cisco UCS 6246/6296UP Fabric Interconnects
Cisco USC Virtual Interface Card (VIC) 1227, 1240, 1280, 1340 and 1380

Cisco UCS Server Chassis
Cisco UCS B-Series M4 and M5 Blade Servers
Cisco UCS C-Series M4 and M5 Rack Servers (M5 soon)
Cisco UCS 2304XP and Nexus 2348UPQ Fabric Extenders
Cisco UCS 6332-16UP Fabric Interconnects
Cisco USC Virtual Interface Card (VIC) 1225, 1227, 1340, 1380, 1385, 1387

Min/Max Chassis

2 to 32

2 to 24

2 to 64

2 to 50

Min/Max Blades/Rack Servers

2 to 256 Blade Servers

2 to 256 Blade Servers

2 to 512 Blade Servers

2 to 400 Blade Servers
2 to 800 Rack Servers

Network

Nexus 9396
Nexus 93180YC-EX
Nexus 3172TQ
MDS 9148S Multilayer Fabric Switch or MDS 9396S or MDS 9706 Multilayer Director
VMware VDS and NSX 6.2

Nexus 9396
Nexus 93180YC-EX
Nexus 5548UP or 5596UP
Nexus 3172TO
MDS 9148S Multilayer Fabric Switch MDS 9396S or MDS 9706 Multilayer Director
VxBlock Systems also support VMware VDS and NSX 6.2

Nexus 9396
Nexus 93180YC-EX
Nexus 5548UP or 5596UP
Nexus 3172TO
MDS 9148S Multilayer Fabric Switch MDS 9396S or MDS 9706 Multilayer Director
VxBlock Systems also support VMware VDS and NSX 6.2

Cisco Nexus 93180YC-FX and 93180LC-EX
Cisco MDS 9148S, 9396S, 9706, 9710
VMware VDS
VMware NSX (soon)

Dell EMC Storage

Dell EMC Unity All-Flash 350F, 450F, 550F, 650F
Dell EMC Unity Hybrid Flash 300, 400, 500, 600

XtremIO X1
1, 2, 4, 6, or 8 X-Brick Cluster

VMAX 250F and 950F

Dell EMC Unity All-Flash 350F, 450F, 550F, 650F
VMAX All Flash 250F/FX, 950F/FX
XtremIO X2S, X2R (soon)
Isilon All-Flash, Hybrid and Archival F800, H600, H500, H400, A200, A2000

Storage Capacity

Up to 10 PB raw (15 PB effective)

1.6PB (effective)

Up to 4PB

Designed to support up to 10 arrays

Virtualization

VMware vSphere 6.0 and 6.5

VMware vSphere 6.0 and 6.5

VMware vSphere 6.0 and 6.5

VMware vSphere 6.5

Management

Dell EMC Vision Intelligent Operations
Secure Remote Support
Cisco UCS Manager
Cisco Data Center Network Manage
VMware vSphere
VMware vSphere Distributed Switch (VDS)
VMware NSX Virtual Networking
Native VMAX storage software

Dell EMC Vision Intelligent Operations
Secure Remote Support
Cisco UCS Manager
Cisco Data Center Network Manage
VMware vSphere
VMware vSphere Distributed Switch (VDS)
VMware NSX Virtual Networking
Native VMAX storage software

Dell EMC Vision Intelligent Operations
Secure Remote Support
Cisco UCS Manager
Cisco Data Center Network Manage
VMware vSphere
VMware vSphere Distributed Switch (VDS)
VMware NSX Virtual Networking
Native VMAX storage software

Dell EMC Vision Intelligent Operations
Unisphere storage management
Nativer array based software
InsightIQ (Isilon)
Secure Remote Services (ESRS)
Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) for LAN and SAN
Microsoft Windows Server
Cisco UCS Manager
VMware Vsphere (including vSphere Distributed Switch (VDS))
VMware NSX Virtual Networking (coming soon)
Avamar V
Dell EMC data protection software where applicable

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VxBlock System 740

All-Flash Storage

For large scale, mixed workload consolidation with rich data services for your mission-critical requirements.

Maximum Resiliency

The system’s highly available infrastructure is architected for zero downtime, featuring intelligent hardware and software delivering world-class business continuity and disaster recovery.

Enterprise Speed, Simplified

Simplicity is built in, allowing you to rapidly provision components based on changing workloads or service objectives.

Tech Specs
Feature Description
Dell EMC Storage Dell EMC VMAX 250F 950F all-flash arrays
Storage capacity Up to 4PB
Min/Max Blades/Rack Servers 2 to 512 Blade Servers
VxBlock Systems Specifications

System

VxBlock 350

VxBlock 540

VxBlock 740

VxBlock 1000

Compute

Cisco UCS Server Chassis
Cisco UCS B-Series M4 and M5 Blade Servers
Cisco UCS 2204XP/2208XP Series Fabric Extenders
Cisco UCS 6246/6296UP Fabric Interconnects
Cisco USC Virtual Interface Card (VIC) 1227, 1240, 1280, 1340 and 1380

Cisco UCS Server Chassis
Cisco UCS B-Series M4 and M5 Blade Servers
Cisco UCS 2204XP/2208XP Series Fabric Extenders
Cisco UCS 6246/6296UP Fabric Interconnects
Cisco USC Virtual Interface Card (VIC) 1227, 1240, 1280, 1340 and 1380

Cisco UCS Server Chassis
Cisco UCS B-Series M4 and M5 Blade Servers
Cisco UCS 2204XP/2208XP Series Fabric Extenders
Cisco UCS 6246/6296UP Fabric Interconnects
Cisco USC Virtual Interface Card (VIC) 1227, 1240, 1280, 1340 and 1380

Cisco UCS Server Chassis
Cisco UCS B-Series M4 and M5 Blade Servers
Cisco UCS C-Series M4 and M5 Rack Servers (M5 soon)
Cisco UCS 2304XP and Nexus 2348UPQ Fabric Extenders
Cisco UCS 6332-16UP Fabric Interconnects
Cisco USC Virtual Interface Card (VIC) 1225, 1227, 1340, 1380, 1385, 1387

Min/Max Chassis

2 to 32

2 to 24

2 to 64

2 to 50

Min/Max Blades/Rack Servers

2 to 256 Blade Servers

2 to 256 Blade Servers

2 to 512 Blade Servers

2 to 400 Blade Servers
2 to 800 Rack Servers

Network

Nexus 9396
Nexus 93180YC-EX
Nexus 3172TQ
MDS 9148S Multilayer Fabric Switch or MDS 9396S or MDS 9706 Multilayer Director
VMware VDS and NSX 6.2

Nexus 9396
Nexus 93180YC-EX
Nexus 5548UP or 5596UP
Nexus 3172TO
MDS 9148S Multilayer Fabric Switch MDS 9396S or MDS 9706 Multilayer Director
VxBlock Systems also support VMware VDS and NSX 6.2

Nexus 9396
Nexus 93180YC-EX
Nexus 5548UP or 5596UP
Nexus 3172TO
MDS 9148S Multilayer Fabric Switch MDS 9396S or MDS 9706 Multilayer Director
VxBlock Systems also support VMware VDS and NSX 6.2

Cisco Nexus 93180YC-FX and 93180LC-EX
Cisco MDS 9148S, 9396S, 9706, 9710
VMware VDS
VMware NSX (soon)

Dell EMC Storage

Dell EMC Unity All-Flash 350F, 450F, 550F, 650F
Dell EMC Unity Hybrid Flash 300, 400, 500, 600

XtremIO X1
1, 2, 4, 6, or 8 X-Brick Cluster

VMAX 250F and 950F

Dell EMC Unity All-Flash 350F, 450F, 550F, 650F
VMAX All Flash 250F/FX, 950F/FX
XtremIO X2S, X2R (soon)
Isilon All-Flash, Hybrid and Archival F800, H600, H500, H400, A200, A2000

Storage Capacity

Up to 10 PB raw (15 PB effective)

1.6PB (effective)

Up to 4PB

Designed to support up to 10 arrays

Virtualization

VMware vSphere 6.0 and 6.5

VMware vSphere 6.0 and 6.5

VMware vSphere 6.0 and 6.5

VMware vSphere 6.5

Management

Dell EMC Vision Intelligent Operations
Secure Remote Support
Cisco UCS Manager
Cisco Data Center Network Manage
VMware vSphere
VMware vSphere Distributed Switch (VDS)
VMware NSX Virtual Networking
Native VMAX storage software

Dell EMC Vision Intelligent Operations
Secure Remote Support
Cisco UCS Manager
Cisco Data Center Network Manage
VMware vSphere
VMware vSphere Distributed Switch (VDS)
VMware NSX Virtual Networking
Native VMAX storage software

Dell EMC Vision Intelligent Operations
Secure Remote Support
Cisco UCS Manager
Cisco Data Center Network Manage
VMware vSphere
VMware vSphere Distributed Switch (VDS)
VMware NSX Virtual Networking
Native VMAX storage software

Dell EMC Vision Intelligent Operations
Unisphere storage management
Nativer array based software
InsightIQ (Isilon)
Secure Remote Services (ESRS)
Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) for LAN and SAN
Microsoft Windows Server
Cisco UCS Manager
VMware Vsphere (including vSphere Distributed Switch (VDS))
VMware NSX Virtual Networking (coming soon)
Avamar V
Dell EMC data protection software where applicable

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VxBlock System 1000

Greater Business Agility

Applying the right mix of IT resources and data services that evolving applications require—when they need them. Mix four types of storage arrays (Dell EMC Unity, VMAX, XtremIO, and Isilon), Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers and B-Series Blade Servers, Cisco Networking with integrated Dell EMC data protection options all in one system.

Improved Data Center Efficiency

Pool resources to maximize system use preventing stranded capacity and increasing return on investment. With pooling of diverse resources in a single system, you can allocate and re-allocate pooled compute, storage and data protection resources to specific applications, as business and workload requirements change.

Better Operational Simplicity

Deliver a turnkey, engineered system with lifecycle assurance that frees up IT staff to focus on innovation. The VxBlock 1000’s native support for mixed technologies offers improved simplicity for physical infrastructure, infrastructure administration and lifecycle management.

Tech Specs
Feature Description
Dell EMC Storage Dell EMC Unity All Flash 350F, 450F, 550F, 650F, Dell EMC VMAX All Flash 250F/FX, 950F/FX, Dell EMC XtremIO X2S, X2R (coming soon), Isilon All Flash, Hybrid and Archival F800, H600, H500, H400, A200, A2000
Storage capacity Designed to support up to 10 arrays
Min/Max Blades/Rack Servers 2 to 400 Blade Servers, 2 to 800 Rack Servers
VxBlock Systems Specifications

System

VxBlock 350

VxBlock 540

VxBlock 740

VxBlock 1000

Compute

Cisco UCS Server Chassis
Cisco UCS B-Series M4 and M5 Blade Servers
Cisco UCS 2204XP/2208XP Series Fabric Extenders
Cisco UCS 6246/6296UP Fabric Interconnects
Cisco USC Virtual Interface Card (VIC) 1227, 1240, 1280, 1340 and 1380

Cisco UCS Server Chassis
Cisco UCS B-Series M4 and M5 Blade Servers
Cisco UCS 2204XP/2208XP Series Fabric Extenders
Cisco UCS 6246/6296UP Fabric Interconnects
Cisco USC Virtual Interface Card (VIC) 1227, 1240, 1280, 1340 and 1380

Cisco UCS Server Chassis
Cisco UCS B-Series M4 and M5 Blade Servers
Cisco UCS 2204XP/2208XP Series Fabric Extenders
Cisco UCS 6246/6296UP Fabric Interconnects
Cisco USC Virtual Interface Card (VIC) 1227, 1240, 1280, 1340 and 1380

Cisco UCS Server Chassis
Cisco UCS B-Series M4 and M5 Blade Servers
Cisco UCS C-Series M4 and M5 Rack Servers (M5 soon)
Cisco UCS 2304XP and Nexus 2348UPQ Fabric Extenders
Cisco UCS 6332-16UP Fabric Interconnects
Cisco USC Virtual Interface Card (VIC) 1225, 1227, 1340, 1380, 1385, 1387

Min/Max Chassis

2 to 32

2 to 24

2 to 64

2 to 50

Min/Max Blades/Rack Servers

2 to 256 Blade Servers

2 to 256 Blade Servers

2 to 512 Blade Servers

2 to 400 Blade Servers
2 to 800 Rack Servers

Network

Nexus 9396
Nexus 93180YC-EX
Nexus 3172TQ
MDS 9148S Multilayer Fabric Switch or MDS 9396S or MDS 9706 Multilayer Director
VMware VDS and NSX 6.2

Nexus 9396
Nexus 93180YC-EX
Nexus 5548UP or 5596UP
Nexus 3172TO
MDS 9148S Multilayer Fabric Switch MDS 9396S or MDS 9706 Multilayer Director
VxBlock Systems also support VMware VDS and NSX 6.2

Nexus 9396
Nexus 93180YC-EX
Nexus 5548UP or 5596UP
Nexus 3172TO
MDS 9148S Multilayer Fabric Switch MDS 9396S or MDS 9706 Multilayer Director
VxBlock Systems also support VMware VDS and NSX 6.2

Cisco Nexus 93180YC-FX and 93180LC-EX
Cisco MDS 9148S, 9396S, 9706, 9710
VMware VDS
VMware NSX (soon)

Dell EMC Storage

Dell EMC Unity All-Flash 350F, 450F, 550F, 650F
Dell EMC Unity Hybrid Flash 300, 400, 500, 600

XtremIO X1
1, 2, 4, 6, or 8 X-Brick Cluster

VMAX 250F and 950F

Dell EMC Unity All-Flash 350F, 450F, 550F, 650F
VMAX All Flash 250F/FX, 950F/FX
XtremIO X2S, X2R (soon)
Isilon All-Flash, Hybrid and Archival F800, H600, H500, H400, A200, A2000

Storage Capacity

Up to 10 PB raw (15 PB effective)

1.6PB (effective)

Up to 4PB

Designed to support up to 10 arrays

Virtualization

VMware vSphere 6.0 and 6.5

VMware vSphere 6.0 and 6.5

VMware vSphere 6.0 and 6.5

VMware vSphere 6.5

Management

Dell EMC Vision Intelligent Operations
Secure Remote Support
Cisco UCS Manager
Cisco Data Center Network Manage
VMware vSphere
VMware vSphere Distributed Switch (VDS)
VMware NSX Virtual Networking
Native VMAX storage software

Dell EMC Vision Intelligent Operations
Secure Remote Support
Cisco UCS Manager
Cisco Data Center Network Manage
VMware vSphere
VMware vSphere Distributed Switch (VDS)
VMware NSX Virtual Networking
Native VMAX storage software

Dell EMC Vision Intelligent Operations
Secure Remote Support
Cisco UCS Manager
Cisco Data Center Network Manage
VMware vSphere
VMware vSphere Distributed Switch (VDS)
VMware NSX Virtual Networking
Native VMAX storage software

Dell EMC Vision Intelligent Operations
Unisphere storage management
Nativer array based software
InsightIQ (Isilon)
Secure Remote Services (ESRS)
Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) for LAN and SAN
Microsoft Windows Server
Cisco UCS Manager
VMware Vsphere (including vSphere Distributed Switch (VDS))
VMware NSX Virtual Networking (coming soon)
Avamar V
Dell EMC data protection software where applicable

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Converged Technology Extensions

Converged Technology Extensions provide an innovative way to expand and enhance your deployed converged system quickly and easily by adding compute or storage outside of the original system.

Converged Technology Extensions for storage provides multiple storage array options to expand the value of existing VxBlock Systems.

Converged Technology Extension for compute provides a simple way to integrate technologies—such as graphics acceleration cards for high-performance graphics rendering or server-side cache for database workloads—into a VxBlock System.

Feature Description
Dell EMC Storage Dell EMC Unity, XtremIO X1 and X2, VMAX and Isilon
Compute Cisco UCS

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