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Dell Compellent SC8000 Controller Details — Data Center SAN

Dell Compellent SC8000 Controller Details — Data Center SAN

Dell Compellent SC8000

High-performance, efficient and scalable Dell Compellent SAN.
Enhance storage performance, efficiency and scalability with the next-generation Dell Compellent SC8000 Storage Center Controller.
  Scalability
Each system supports up to 960 SAS drives in the storage array.
Each 3.5" SAS enclosure holds up to 12 SAS drives.
Each 2.5" SAS enclosure holds up to 24 SAS drives
 
  Processor
Two 2.5 GHz Six-Core (Sandy Bridge) IntelTM  processors per controller
 
  Front-End Connectivity
Fibre Channel (4Gb, 8Gb), iSCSI (1Gb, 10Gb), FCoE (10Gb)
Simultaneous interface support
 
  Maximum Front-End Ports
16 (Fibre Channel), 10 (1Gb iSCSI), 10 (10Gb iSCSI), 10 (FCoE) per controller. NOTE: SC8000 controller can support up to 16 FC front-end ports with 4-port low-profile SAS back-end IO option.
 
  Back-end Connectivity
SAS (6Gb & 3Gb), Fibre Channel (2Gb, 4Gb, 8Gb)
 
  Maximum Back-End Ports
16 (Fibre Channel*), 20 (SAS) per controller – NOTE: No SATA ports, FC and SATA enclosures are connected to FC8 IO card.
 
  Storage
Drive Interfaces
SAS and NL-SAS drives. Also backwards compatible with existing Compellent Fibre Channel and SATA drives. Different drive types, transfer rates and rotational speeds can be mixed in same system
  RAID
Any combination of RAID levels can exist on a single Storage Center
Multiple RAID levels can exist on the same storage tier within an array
 
  Host Support
Product Operating System
Storage Center 6.1 or later
Host Support
Microsoft®  Windows®  Server, Solaris, HP-UX, Linux, IBM AIX, Novell NetWare, Apple, Tru64, VMware® 
 
  Memory
16GB or 64GB per controller. 32GB or 128GB per controller pair.
 
  Chassis
Storage Controller
Rack size: 2U
Height: 87.3 mm (3.44 inch)
Width: 482.4 mm (18.98 inch) with rack latches, 444 mm (17.08 inch) without rack latches
Depth: 755.8 mm (29.75 inch) with bezel
Weight: 19.73 kg (43.5 lbs))
 
Rack Support
ReadyRailsTM  II static rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded-hole racks
  Environmental Operating Conditions
SC8000 Controller
Power: Dual, Redundant 750W 80 plus® Platinum certified power supplies
Maximum Power: 425W
Max Heat Dissipation: 1,450 BTU/hr
 
Operating Temperature: 50 - 95°F (10 - 35°C)
Non-Operating Temperature: -40 - 149°F (-40 - 65°C)
Operating Humidity Ranges (non-condensing): Operating, 20% to 80%
Non-Operating Humidity (non-condensing): 5% to 95%
Inlet Type: NEMA 5-15/CS22.2, n°42
  Regulatory and Emissions/Safety
Controller
FCC Class A; EN55022 Class A; EN 61000-3-2/-3-3; CISPR 22 Class A; EN55024/CISPR 24; (EN 61000-4-2, EN 61000-4-3, EN 61000-4-4, EN 61000-4-5, EN 61000-4-6, EN 61000-4-8, EN 61000-4-11); EN60950/IEC 60950 Compliant UL Listed (USA), CUL Listed (Canada), TUV Certified (Germany), CE Marking (Europe)
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