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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.
Optimized performance and efficiency

Optimized performance and efficiency

The Dell Storage SC8000 offers high performance for midsize to large deployments with enterprise processing power and advanced software. The SC8000 can dynamically scale to meet a wide range of business requirements while offering all the efficiencies of the SC Series line.

  • Self-optimizing architecture responds to real-time data use
  • Advanced multi-tier SSD capability that can revolutionize your all-flash and hybrid flash performance*
  • Performance levels over 300,000 IOPS for sequential reads* and over 100,000 IOPS with sub-millisecond latency on OLTP workloads*
  • Multi-array federation capability included with base product
  • Native auto-failover for business continuity
  • Intelligent deduplication and compression
  • Enhanced virtualization and encryption
  • Cross-platform replication and shared management with PS Series arrays

Scalable and flexible enterprise storage

Experience the combined benefits of Dell Storage SC Series architecture and a resilient Dell hardware design that allows you to grow your data center without forklift upgrades.

• 2U rack chassis with dual six-core Intel® Xeon® processors and up to 128GB total cache per dual controller system
• Simultaneous iSCSI, Fibre Channel (FC) and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) front-end interconnects
• Single console monitoring, scaling up to 960 SAS drives in multiple enclosures (SC200, SC200, SC280) per controller system and scaling out to many systems across numerous sites
• Included Live Migrate “storage hypervisor” feature lets you move volumes non-disruptively between arrays without remapping hosts
• Seamless integration with the optional FS8600 NAS appliance for fully interoperable block and file storage 
Enhanced software protects and powers your data

Enhanced software protects and powers your data

The latest Dell Storage Center OS builds on the SC Series legacy with even better efficiency and flexibility including:

  • Deeper intelligence and efficiency drives real cost savings you can reinvest in your business, with intelligent compression and deduplication for all drive types, dynamic RAID tiering and pervasive “thin” methods.
  • Enhanced storage virtualization and control lets you map resources to business priorities, meeting Service Level Agreements (SLAs) for mission-critical apps with QoS and VVols support.
  • Unprecedented levels of flexibility and investment protection allows SC arrays to coexist and replicate in PS Series environments.
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