EqualLogic PS6100E – Next Generation Storage Solution

EqualLogic PS6100E – Next Generation Storage Solution

Build up your capacity with powerfully simple storage


Enhance storage capacity and performance for your mid-tier iSCSI SAN with high-capacity EqualLogic™ PS6100E next generation GbE iSCSI SAN arrays.

  • Maximum capacity: Deploy up to 96TB in a single 4U chassis.
  • Optimized scalability: Take advantage of highly virtualized peer storage for linear performance and capacity scalability.
  • Management flexibility: Manage both file and block storage protocols through one console with EqualLogic Group Manager.

EqualLogic PS6100E Storage Array

Dell Equallogic ps6100e

  Product Configurations
Storage Controllers
Dual controllers with a total of 8 GB? backup cache data to flash memory for data protection
Hard Disk Drives
Twenty-four (24) NL-SAS hot-pluggable hard disk drives (Twelve (12) drive configuration available. Please contact your Dell Sales Representative for details)
Drive Capacities
3.5" 7,200 RPM NL-SAS drives available in 500 GB, 1TB, 2TB, or 3 TB(3 TB drive coming soon)
System Capacities
12 TB using twenty-four (24) 500 GB? NL-SAS disk drives
24 TB using twenty-four (24) 1 TB? NL-SAS disk drives
48 TB using twenty-four (24) 2 TB? NL-SAS disk drives
72 TB using twenty-four (24) 3 TB?(3 TB drive coming soon) NL-SAS disk drives
  Technical Highlights
Up to 1,024
512 per volume / up to 10,000 total per group
Volume connections per PS series group
Up to 1,024
Host Protocol
Any standards-compliant iSCSI initiator
Operating Systems Supported
Windows®  2000 Server
Windows Server®  2003
Windows Server®  2008, including Hyper-VTM 
Windows Vista® 
Windows Server®  2008 R2 including Hyper-VTM 
Windows XP® 
Red Hat®  Enterprise Linux® 
SUSE®  Linux®  Enterprise
SunTM  SolarisTM 
Mac OS®  X
VMware®  ESX Server 3 / 3.5 / 4 / 4.1 / 5
ESXi 3.5 / 4 / 4.1
Citrix®  XenServerTM 
Novell®  NetWare® 

RAID Support
RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, and RAID 50
GbE Network Interfaces
Four (4) copper per controller + One (1) dedicated management port
TCP Network Support
IPv4, IPv6 core support
Expansion Option
Can be combined with other EqualLogic PS Series arrays in the same SAN group, online. Up to 16 total members per group.
Vertical port failover
Redundant, hot-swappable controllers; power supplies / cooling fans, and hot-swappable disks
Individual disk drive slot power control
  Enclosure Monitoring System
Automatic spare configuration and utilization
Automatic bad block replacement
Auto-Stat Disk Monitoring System (ADMS) to monitor health of data on disk drives
  Management Interfaces
SAN HeadQuarters multi-group performance and event monitoring tool
Serial console
Ability to configure a separate management network
SNMP, telnet, SSH, HTTP, Web (SSL), host scripting
Multi-administrator support
CHAP authentication
Access control for iSCSI
Access control for management interfaces including Active Directory, LDAP, or RADIUS support
  Notification Methods
SNMP traps, e-mail, syslog
AC voltage: 100-240 VAC ±10% single phase
1080W (max, total), +5V up to 155W; +12V up to 924W;+5Vsb up to 10W
Frequency: 50/60 Hz
Power factor: 0.98 (minimum)
Power supplies: Dual 1080 W
Temperature range: 5° to 40°C (41° to 104°F) with a maximum temperature gradation
Storage temperature: -40° to 65°C (-40° to 149°F) with a maximum temperature
For altitudes above 2950 feet, the maximum operating temperature is derated 1ºF/550 ft
Operating Relative humidity: 20% to 80% (noncondensing) with a maximum humidity gradation of 10% per hour
Operational shock: Half-sine shock 31G +/- 5% with a pulse duration of 2.6ms +/- 10% in operational orientations only
Operating Vibration: 0.26 Grms (5 to 350 Hz) for 5 minutes in operational orientations
Acoustics Category 4:   <=7.2 bels at 23C +/- 2C
Airborne contaminant level of G1 or lower as defined by ISA-S71.04-1985
Height: 4U / 17.5 cm (6.89 inches)
Width: 44.63 cm (17.57 inches)
Depth: 57.5 cm (22.6 inches)
Weight: 44.45 kg (98 lb)
  Packaged Physical
Length: 905 cm (35.63")
Width: 616 cm (24.25")
Depth: 508 cm (20")
  Packaged Weights
53.5238 kg (118lbs)
  Regulatory and Environmental Compliance