EqualLogic PS6500X iSCSI SAN

EqualLogic PS6500X iSCSI SAN

Dell EqualLogic PS6500X iSCSI SAN
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High-Performance, High-Density iSCSI SAN
For Capacity Intensive Primary Applications

High performance DellTM  EqualLogicTM  iSCSI array that meets the needs of large data storage requirements.

  • High-density SAS 10K RPM array with up to 43.2TB of SAS storage in a dense 4U chassis.
  • When compared with a similarly configured SAN*, The high-density PS6500X requires less power at peak and releases fewer BTUs per hour, requiring less cooling
  • Scales up to 691.2TB under a single, intuitive management interface

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  Product Configurations
Storage Controllers
Dual controllers with a total of 4GB* battery-backed cache memory per array
Battery-backed cache provides up to 72 hours of data protection
Hard Disk Drives
48 SAS hot-pluggable hard disk drives
Drive Capacities
10,000 RPM SAS drives available in 600GB*
10,000 RPM SAS drives available in 900GB*
System Capacities
28.8TB* using forty-eight (48) 600GB* SAS disk drives
43.2TB* using forty-eight (48) 900GB* SAS disk drives
  Technical Highlights
Up to 1,024
512 per volume / up to 10,000 total
Hosts Accessing PS Series Group
Up to 1,024 per pool / 4,096 per group
Host Protocol
Any standards compliant iSCSI initiator
Operating Systems Supported
Windows®  2000 Server
Windows Server®  2003
Windows Server®  2008, including Hyper-VTM 
Windows Server®  2008R2, including Hyper-VTM 
VMware®  ESX Server 3 / 3.5 / ESXi 3.5 / 4 / 4.1
Citrix®  XenServerTM 
Red Hat®  Enterprise Linux® 
SUSE®  Linux Enterprise
SunTM  SolarisTM 
Mac OS®  X
Novell®  Netware® 

RAID Support
RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, RAID 50
GbE Network Interfaces
Four (4) copper per controller
TCP Network Support
IPv4, IPv6 core support including JITC
Expansion Option
Can be combined with other EqualLogic PS Series online in the same SAN group; PS6500X can only be in a pool with other PS5500E, PS6500E and/or PS6500X systems
Redundant, hot-swappable controllers, power supplies / cooling fans, and 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
SNMP, telnet, SSH, HTTP, Web (SSL), host scripting
Serial console
Multi-administrator support
Ability to configure a separate management network
CHAP authentication
Access control for iSCSI
Access control for management interfaces including RADIUS support
  Notification Methods
SNMP traps, e-mail, syslog
AC voltage: 100-240 VAC ±10% single phase
Frequency: 47-63 Hz
Power factor: 0.95 (minimum)
Power consumption: 1000 VA, 1200 Peak VA (operating maximum)
Heat dissipation: 3,400 BTU per hour (maximum)
Power supplies: Three 440W dc
Temperature range: 5 to 35°C / 41 to 95°F
Storage temperature: -20 to 60°C / -22 to 140°F
Altitude: -70 to 3,000 m operational / -305 to 12,192 m non-operational
Relative humidity: 20 to 80% non-condensing operational / 5 to 95% non-condensing non-operational
Shock: 5 g 10 ms ½ sine operational / 20g 10 ms ½ sine, Z axis only non-operational
Vibration: Random .21 grms @ 5-500Hz operational / Random 1.04 grms 2-200Hz non-operational
Acoustics: LwA 6.6 Bels
Air Quality: Airborne contaminant level of G2 or lower as defined by ISA-S71.04-1985
Height: 17.5 cm / 6.89 in / 4 EIA units
Width: 48.3 cm / 19.01 in / 1EC Rack Compliant
Depth: 96 cm / 37.8 in
Weight: 74.8 kg / 165 lb
  Regulatory and Environmental Compliance
Regulatory Model: E02J
Regulatory Type: E02J001

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