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EqualLogic PS4110X 10GbE iSCSI Array

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High-performance, high-capacity storage

Enhance your remote and branch office data centers with high-performance, high-capacity and cost-effective Dell™ EqualLogic™ PS4110X 10GbE iSCSI arrays.

 

 

Product Configurations

  • Storage Controllers
    Dual controllers, each with 4GB* memory for PS-series firmware. Each controller provides cache to flash for data protection.

    Hard Disk Drives
    Twenty-four (24) 10K SAS hot-pluggable hard disk drives

    Drive Capacities
    2.5" 10,000 RPM SAS drives available in 300 GB, 600 GB and 900 GB

    System Capacities
    7.2 TB* using twenty-four (24) 300 GB 10,000 SAS disk drives
    14.4 TB using twenty-four (24) 600 GB 10,000 SAS disk drives
    21.6 TB using twenty-four (24) 900 GB 10,000 SAS disk drives

Technical Highlights

  • Volumes
    Up to 256

    Snapshots
    128 per volume / up to 2,048 total per group

    Volume Connections
    Up to 512 per pool / 1024 per group

    Host Protocol
    Any standards-compliant iSCSI initiator

    Operating Systems Supported
    Windows® 2000 Server, Windows Server® 2003, Windows Server® 2008, including Hyper-V™, Windows Vista®, Windows Server® 2008 R2 including Hyper-V™, Windows XP®, Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®, SUSE® Linux® Enterprise, Sun™ Solaris™, IBM® AIX®, HP-UX, Mac OS® X, VMware® ESX Server 3 / 3.5 / 4 / 4.1 / 5, ESXi 3.5 / 4 / 4.1 / 5, Citrix® XenServer™, Novell® NetWare®

    RAID Support
    RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, and RAID 50

    10GbE Network Interfaces
    10GbE connectivity with one (1) 10GBASE-T with RJ45, one (1) 10GbE SFP+ for fiber or twin-ax copper cabling, and one (1) 100BASE-TX dedicated management port per controller

    TCP Network Support
    IPv4, IPv6 core support

    Expansion Option
    Can be combined with other EqualLogic PS Series arrays in the same SAN group, online. A maximum of two (2) PS4xx0 arrays can be in a group.

Reliability

  • Vertical port sharing
    Redundant hot-swappable controllers, power supplies / cooling fans, and hot-swappable disks
    Individual disk drive slot power control
    Cache-to-flash

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

  • 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

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: 700 W (max, total), +5V up to 155W; +12V up to 624W; +5Vsb up to 10W
    Frequency: 50/60 Hz
    Power factor: 0.98 (minimum)
    Power supplies: Dual 700 W

Chassis

  • Height: 2U / 87 mm (3.42 inches)
    Width: 446 mm (17.57inches)
    Depth: 546 mm (21.50 inches)
    Weight: 24.1 kg (53.0 lbs)

    Packaged physical: Length: 851 mm (33.50 inches) Width: 629 mm (24.75 inches) Depth: 395 mm (15.56 inches)
    Packaged weight: 29.48 Kg (65 lbs)

    Rack Support
    ReadyRails™ II static rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded-hole racks

Environmental Operating Conditions

  • Temperature range: 5° to 40°C (41° to 104°F)
    Storage temperature: –40° to 65°C (–40° to 149°F)
    Altitude: For altitudes above 2950 feet, the maximum operating temperature is derated 1ºF/550 ft.
    Relative humidity: 20% to 80% (noncondensing) with a maximum humidity gradation of 10% per hour
    Shock: Half-sine shock 31G +/- 5% with a pulse duration of 2.6ms +/- 10% in operational orientations only
    Vibration: 0.26 Grms (5 to 350 Hz) for 5 minutes in operational orientations
    Acoustics Category 4: <=7.2 bels at 23C +/- 2C
    Air Quality: Airborne contaminant level of G1 or lower as defined by ISA-S71.04-1985
Enterprise power with everyday simplicity

Master your data-hungry tasks in remote and branch-office data centers with EqualLogic PS4110X — powerful performance, fast 10GbE connectivity and easy, flexible management.
Dell EqualLogic PS4110x Storage System
Enterprise features for smaller deployments

Ideal for your growing storage needs, the PS4110X 10GbE iSCSI array is a Dell Fluid Data™ solution that offers a virtualized architecture, enterprise software and easy administration at an affordable price
  • Leverage your existing infrastructure with 10GbE SFP+ or build out your network with new, cost-effective 10GBASE-T (both supported).
  • Use the EqualLogic virtualized scale-out architecture for server consolidation and virtualization.
  • Integrate full snapshot, replication and application integration for data protection and disaster recovery.
  • Cut management time and costs with self-optimizing performance and automation.
  • Manage your remote and branch-office EqualLogic SAN with EqualLogic SAN Headquarters (SANHQ).
  • Easily grow your EqualLogic SAN by adding other PS Series arrays to scale capacity and performance.

The EqualLogic PS4110X is a performance-focused array that will help provide optimal IOPS/U for your smaller deployments.
Dell EqualLogic PS4110x Storage System
Performance-focused flexibility

Build more capacity and performance into your data center using PS4110X arrays. With 24 SAS 2.5” drives and up to 21.6TB* of capacity, the PS4110X is an effective, high-performance and high-capacity storage solution that can help you move the right data to the right place at the right time, efficiently. 
  • Dual 10GbE controllers and dual power supplies designed for built-in redundancy
  • Dedicated 10/100 management port per controller
  • 6G SAS backplane
  • 24 hot-swappable 10K SAS drives
  • Cache-to-flash memory de-staging
  • Peer-scaling architecture that scales performance linearly
  • Vertical Port Sharing, designed to enable you to maintain full bandwidth if a networking port fails
  • Group Manager, which integrates all management into one console for both file and block storage protocols
  • EqualLogic Host Software that extends the functionality of the array-based software to enable cooperation with the host
  • Host Integration Tools for Microsoft®, VMware® and Linux® products as well as EqualLogic SAN Headquarters management software
 
Dell EqualLogic PS4110x Storage System

Grow confidently with advanced firmware features

Meet your current storage needs and future data management requirements with EqualLogic firmware.
  • Data Center Bridging
    Improve Ethernet quality of service and greatly reduce dropped packets for an end-to-end Dell solution, from host adapters to iSCSI target
  • Enhanced load balancing
    Optimize storage pool performance with sub-volume auto-tiering and enhanced load balancing.
  • Thin Provisioning awareness
    With VMware Thin Provisioning awareness for vSphere™ v5, you can mitigate your risk of data loss and facilitate graceful data recovery.
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