Maximized Gen2 PCIe expansion is finally realized within a blade.
The PowerEdge™ M610x full-height two-socket blade server couples all the capabilities of the M610 blade with an expansion module containing x16 PCIe Gen2 expansion slots that can support up to two standard full-length/full-height PCIe cards.
- PowerEdge M610x gives you a proven, reliable blade server to host your full range of PCIe card-based solutions.
- PCIe expansion capabilities bring a new dimension of flexibility and performance to the Dell™ M-series.
- Supplemental power and modular cooling support up to two 250-watt cards or one 300-watt cards.
- Intel® Xeon® processor 5500 and 5600 series
Six-core Intel® Xeon®
Quad-core Intel® Xeon®
- Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2, x86/x64 (x64 includes Hyper-V®)
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, x64 (includes Hyper-V v2)
Microsoft Windows® HPC Server 2008
Novell® SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®
Microsoft Hyper-V through Microsoft Windows Server 2008
VMware® vSphere® ESX™ and ESXi™
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization®
- Intel® 5520
- Up to 192GB (12 DIMM slots) 1GB/2GB/4GB/8GB/16GB DDR3 up to 1333MT/s
Embedded Hypervisor (Optional)
- Citrix XenServer
Microsoft Hyper-V through Microsoft Windows Server 2008
VMware vSphere ESX and ESXi
Hot-plug hard drive options:
2.5" SATA SSD, SAS(15K,10K), nearline SAS(7.2K), SATA(7.2K)
Solid State Storage Cards:
Fusion-io® 160 GB ioDrive PCIe solid state storage card
Fusion-io 640 GB ioDrive Duo PCIe solid state storage card
Fusion-io 320GB ioDrive Mono PCIe solid state storage card
Fusion-io 640GB ioDrive Mono PCIe solid state storage card
Fusion-io 1.28TB ioDrive Duo PCIe solid state storage card
Maximum Internal Disk Storage:
Up to 1.8TB using two 2.5" 900 GB hot-plug SAS hard drives
- Hot-Swap options available:
Up to two 2.5" SAS or SSD drives
PCIe Expansion Bay:
Two 2nd-generation full-length x16 slots with supplemental power for either two cards at 250 watt draws or one card at a 300 watt draw.
NVIDIA® Tesla™ M2050/M2070/M2070Q/M2075/M2090–448/512 core, double-width PCIe card with 3/6GB of ECC memory
ATI FirePro™ v7800P
Dell™ H800 PERC–Dual-port 6Gb/s SAS RAID controller with up to 512MB cache
Dell™ SAS 6/E HBA–Dual-port 6Gb/s SAS HBA
I/O Mezzanine Card Options
- Fully populated mezzanine card slots and switch modules will yield 3 redundant I/O fabrics per blade.
1Gb and 10Gb Ethernet:
Broadcom® Dual Port 1Gb Ethernet with TOE (BCM-5709S)
Intel Quad Port 1Gb Ethernet
Broadcom Quad Port 1Gb Ethernet (BCM-5709S)
Intel Dual Port 10Gb Ethernet
Broadcom Dual Port 10Gb Ethernet (BCM-57711)
QLogic® Dual Port FC8 Host Bus Adapter (HBA) (QME2572)
Emulex® Dual Port FC8 HBA (LPe1205-M)
Emulex 8 or 4 Gb/s FC Pass-Through Module
10Gb Enhanced Ethernet and Converged Network Adapters (CEE/DCB/FCoE):
Intel Dual Port 10Gb Enhanced Ethernet (FCoE Ready for Future Enablement)
Emulex Dual Port CNA (OCM10102-F-M) supports CEE/DCB 10GbE + FCoE
QLogic Dual-Port CNA (QME8142) supports CEE/DCB 10GbE + FCoE
Brocade® BR1741M-k Dual Port Mezzanine CNA
Mellanox® ConnectX®-2 Dual Port, Dual Data Rate (DDR) and Quad Data Rate (QDR) InfiniBand
- PERC H200 Integrated SAS Controller (6Gb/s)
- PERC H700 Modular RAID Controller (6Gb/s) with 512MB battery-backed cache
- Two embedded Broadcom® NetXtreme II™ 5709 Gigabit Ethernet NICs with failover and load balancing.
TOE (TCP/IP Offload Engine) supported on Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003 SP1 or higher with Scalable Networking Pack. iSCSI Offload supported on Windows Server® 2003 SP1 or higher, Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 5, and SUSE® Linux® Enterprise Server 10. Scalable Networking Pack for Windows Server® 2003 is not required.
Boot from SAN (iSCSI and FC) supported
Optional add-in NICs: See I/O Mezzanine Card Options
Optional add-in HBAs: See I/O Mezzanine Card Options
- Supplied by Dell™ PowerEdge™ M1000e Blade Chassis
- The PowerEdge M610x blade server fits in the PowerEdge M1000e blade enclosure. A total of 8 full-height or 16 half-height blades can fit into every M1000e enclosure. Full-height and half-height blades can be mixed in M1000e enclosures with no limitations.
M610x Dimensions and Weight (blade only):
Height: 38.5 cm (15.2 in)
Width: 5 cm (2 in)
Depth: 48.6 cm (19.2 in)
Full-height blade fits inside the M1000e Blade Enclosure
Maximum of 8 per blade chassis
- Dell™ OpenManage™ software tools
- Integration with 3rd party management solutions via Dell’s Certified Partner Program
- BMC, IPMI 2.0 compliant
Designed to help reduce deployment time from hours to minutes
Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC)
Out of Band alerting, status, inventory, and troubleshooting via Secure Web GUI/CLI (telnet/SSH)
vMedia (virtual media) - Map optical or hard drives to the blade from remote workstations over a network
vKVM (virtual KVM) out-of-band remote console redirection-supports Java or ActiveX plug-ins
IPMI 2.0 support
Improve Effectiveness, Operate Efficiently and Recover Valuable TimeWith the feature-rich Chassis Management Controller and flexible PCIe options, you can run business applications with efficient resources, consolidate your data center, ease data management and cut system maintenance times.
Unparalleled PowerEdge FlexibilityThe PowerEdge™ M610x with PCIe expansion module enables you to creatively incorporate a vast array of PCIe-based products into blade deployments, with enough power and cooling to efficiently deploy even the most feature-rich expansion card-based solutions.
- PCIe expansion module includes two full-length x16 PCIe Gen2 slots and two standard blade I/O (input/output) mezzanine cards.
- Supplemental power connectors enable maximum wattage for one 300 W dual-slot card or two 250 W single-slot cards.
- PCIe slots support everything from H-series external RAID controllers to general-purpose graphics processing units (GPGPUs).
Communication between the host system and the Tesla processors is maximized by the x16 PCIe 2.0 bandwidth while the efficient Dell M1000e chassis powers and cools the solution to its maximum 247 W TDP.
Uncompromised PerformanceThe PowerEdge™ M610x is an energy-efficient, optimized full-height two-socket server for virtualization and database applications. Additional manageability features make it easy to use, manage and deploy.
- Ideal PCIe host server that features the reliability of two 2.5 inch serial attached SCSI (SAS) or solid-state drive (SSD) hot-swappable hard drives and the I/O (input/output) production of a dual-port embedded gigabit network interface card (NIC) and two additional network daughter cards.
Intel® Xeon® processor 5600 series plus up to 192GB/s of Double Data Rate 3 (DDR3) memory offer high performance with low power consumption for a variety of dense-environment workloads.
Efficiently powered and modularly cooled PCIe expansion module delivers up to 8GB/s of application production.
With the addition of the PCIe expansion module, the PowerEdge™ M610x blade server is an ideal solution for organizations that need maximum flexibility, performance and reliability.
Simplified System ManagementThe Chassis Management Controller (CMC) and embedded-system management features on the PowerEdge M610x enable you to spend more time on your business and less on maintaining your IT.
- Automated discovery — CMC automates configuration of new hardware through a one-to-many relationship and enables pre-provisioning of local area network/storage area network (LAN/SAN) resources.
- One-to-many deploy and update — CMC and Virtual Media File Share enables customers to quickly and simply deploy OS images and updates to one or many blades in a chassis without agents, additional software or using Pre-Boot eXecution Environment (PXE).
- Proactive management — CMC provides immediate access to system status, issues and alerts through a single, easy-to-use interface plus one-click access to key functions to help quickly resolve any issues.
Only Dell M-Series provides complete, snap-in FlexIO scalability down to the switch interconnects. FlexIO technology is the foundation of the M1000e I/O subsystem and delivers the flexibility to design the solution to meet your requirements today, and the scalability to add or change options as warranted by your data center or future technologies in the future.
The M-Series enclosure supports a broad set of modular Ethernet blade switches including PowerConnect and Cisco Catalyst.
Dell's fully-modular PowerConnect switches provide great flexibility with choices in models from 1Gb to 10GbE speeds, flexible modular uplinks of varying media types, and many other valuable features. The PowerConnect portfolio, including the M6220 and M8024, offers a selection of switches for a variety of needs.
Spanning entry-level GbE to GbE with stacking and 10GbE uplinks – Cisco models include the Catalyst 3032, 3130G, and 3130X. The 3130 switches feature Cisco's Virtual Blade Switch functionality, enabling customers to interconnect up to 9 switches to create a single logical switch, thereby simplifying the manageability of their data center.
Learn More about Ethernet Blade Switches
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Brocade 4Gb and 8Gb Fibre Channel Switches provide powerful connectivity to fibre channel SANs, such as those offered by Dell/EMC. Models currently available include the M4424 and M5424.
For heterogeneous integration into any Fibre Channel network, these Brocade FC Switches can be configured as in Access Gateway mode. Based on NPIV functionality, Access Gateway mode delivers the cable aggregation benefits and cost savings offered by Dell’s M-Series blade solution.
Learn More about Fibre Channel Blade Switches
Learn More about Ethernet Blade Mezzanine Cards
For High-Performance Computing (HPC) or other environments requiring the highest bandwidth and lowest latency available, the M-Series offers two levels of InfiniBand switches. The industry’s first chassis-integrated Quad Data Rate IB switch is available in the Mellanox M3601Q, with speeds of up to 40Gbps. For Dual Data Rate (DDR) InfiniBand infrastructures, the M-Series can be equipped with Cisco M7000E or Mellanox M2401G switches. Each switch features 16 ports in and 8 ports out to ensure the availability and redundancy needed for the most demanding applications.
Learn More about InfiniBand Blade Switches
Learn More about InfiniBand Blade Mezzanine Cards
FlexIO for M-Series: Delivering the speed you need, when you need it
Learn More about M-Series Blade I/O Options
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