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Dell EqualLogic PS6500E iSCSI SAN

Dell EqualLogic PS6500E iSCSI SAN

Dell EqualLogic PS6500E iSCSI SAN
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Hugely Scalable iSCSI SAN
High density: 48TB in 4U


EqualLogicTM  virtualized architecture combines with dense SATA package for affordable, enterprise-capable tiered storage

  • Scales seamlessly up to 1.5PB in a single SAN group
  • Low total cost of ownership with excellent cost-per-GB and comprehensive SAN management and protection software
  • Help save money, space, and energy by consolidating with the PS6500E
  • Improved sequential performance over previous generation

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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 SATA hot-pluggable hard disk drives
 
Drive Capacities
7,200 RPM SATA II drives available in 500GB , 1TB or 2TB
 
System Capacities
24TB* using forty-eight (48) 500GB SATA disk drives
48TB* using forty-eight (48) 1TB SATA disk drives
96TB* using forty-eight (48) 2TB* SATA disk drives
 
  Technical Highlights
Volumes
Up to 1,024
 
Snapshots
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®  2008 R2, including Hyper-VTM 
VMware®  ESX Server 3 / 3.5 / 4 / ESXi 3.5
Citrix®  XenServerTM 
Red Hat®  Enterprise Linux® 
SUSE®  Linux Enterprise
SunTM  SolarisTM 
IBM®  AIX
HP-UX® 
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; PS6500E can only be in a pool with other PS5500E,PS6500X and/or PS6500E systems
 
  Reliability
Redundant, hot-swappable controllers, power supplies / cooling fans, and disks
Individual disk drive slot power control
 
  Enclosure Monitoring System
Automatic spare configuration and utilization
SMART
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
 
  Security
CHAP authentication
Access control for iSCSI
Access control for management interfaces including RADIUS support
 
  Notification Methods
SNMP traps, e-mail, syslog
 
  Power
AC voltage: 100-240 VAC ±10% single phase
Frequency: 47-63 Hz
Power factor: 0.95 (minimum)
Power consumption: 1400 VA, 1,400 Peak VA (operating maximum)
Heat dissipation: 3,400 BTU per hour (maximum)
Power supplies: Three 440W dc
 
  Physical
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

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