More capacity and performance
Increase capacity and improve performance with an ultra-dense array for midsized deployments.
|Hard Disk Drives||42 x 2TB, 4TB, or 6TB or 84 x 4TB or 6TB hot-pluggable 3.5” 7.2K RPM NL-SAS drives||84 x 600GB, or 42 or 84 x 900GB or 1.2TB hot-pluggable 2.5” 10K RPM SAS drives||14 hot-pluggable 2.5” SSDs and|
70 hot-pluggable 3.5” 7.2K RPM NL-SAS drives
|Drive Capacities||2TB, 4TB, 6TB NL-SAS drives||600GB, 900GB, 1.2TB SAS drives||400GB, 800GB SSD and|
2TB, 4TB NL-SAS drives
|System Capacities||Up to 504TB||Up to 100.8TB||Up to 291.2TB|
|4TB NL-SAS SEDs in the 84 drive configuration||1.2TB SAS SEDs in the 84 drive configuration||NA|
|RAID Support||RAID 6, RAID 10||RAID 6, RAID 10||RAID 6 Accelerated|
The below specs apply to all PS6610 Series models:
Dual controllers with 32GB non-volatile memory per controller
Management network: One 100BASE-TX dedicated management per controller
Interface ports: Two 10GBASE-T with RJ45 and two 10GbE SFP+ for fibre or twin-ax copper cabling
512 per volume / up to 10,000 total per group
Volume connections per PS series group
Up to 1024 per pool / 4,096 per group
Any standards-compliant iSCSI initiator
Operating systems and hypervisors
Microsoft® Windows Server® including Hyper-V®
VMware® ESX Server™
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® (RHEL)
SUSE® Enterprise Linux® (SLES)
For a complete list of supported OS versions including software initiators, NICs/CNAs, and HBAs, please see the Dell Storage Compatibility Matrix: http://en.community.dell.com/dell-groups/dtcmedia/m/mediagallery/20438558.
TCP Network Support
IPv4, IPv6 compliant. USGv6 certified.
Can be combined with other PS Series arrays in the same SAN group, online. Up to 16 total arrays per group. Additionally, PS and SC Series offer common management and cross-platform replication capabilities between arrays, providing PS Series customers the flexibility to add SC Series arrays to their environment, if and when they choose.*
Redundant hot-swappable controllers
Hot-swappable disks and power supplies
Adding an FS7600 or FS7610 NAS appliance to PS Series group enables both block and file storage from a single storage solution.
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
Dell Storage Manager (DSM): Allows you to perform day-to-day tasks across SC and PS Series arrays from a single management interface*
PS Series Group Manager
SAN Headquarters multi-group performance and event monitoring tool
Ability to configure a separate management network
SNMP, telnet, SSH, HTTP, Web (SSL), host scripting
Access control for iSCSI
Access control for management interfaces including Active Directory, LDAP, or RADIUS support
SAN Headquarters alerting including Dell SupportAssist, SNMP traps, email, syslog
Dual 2800W, 200-240VAC, 50/60Hz (high AC line power source only)
Environmental Operating Conditions
Temperature range: 10 to 35°C / 50 to 95°F
Storage temperature: -40 to 65°C / -40 to 149°F
Altitude: maximum altitude of 12,000m (39,370ft)
Inlet type: 0 to 3,048m (0 to 10,000ft)
NOTE: Up to 35°C / 95°F maximum temperature is reduced by 1°C/300m (1°F/547ft) above 950m (3,117ft)
Operating relative humidity: 10% to 80% (noncondensing) with 29°C (84.2°F) maximum dew point
Non-operating relative humidity: 5% to 95% (noncondensing) with 33°C (91°F) maximum dew point
Operational shock: 5g 10ms ½ sine operational –done for XYZ axis
Non-operational shock: 20g 10ms ½ sine, for X and Y axis
Non-operational shock: 30g 10ms ½ sine for Z axis only
Vibration: Random 21grms @ 5-500Hz operational / Random 1.04grms 2-200Hz non-operational
Acoustics: LwA 8.0Bels
Air Quality: Airborne contaminant level of G2 or lower as defined by ISA-S71.04-1985
Height: 5U / 22.23cm (8.8in)
Width: 48.26cm (19in)
Depth: 91.44cm (36in)
Weight: 130.7kg (287.5lb) (max config)
Dell support and optional storage service offerings
Dell ProSupport Plus for critical systems or Dell ProSupport for premium hardware and software support are recommended to provide you the right support services for your PS Series solution. Contact your Dell representative today for more information.
Product Safety, EMC and Environmental Datasheets
Dell Regulatory Compliance Home Page
Dell and the Environment
The Dell PS6610 Series arrays have earned the ENERGY STAR Data Center Storage designation. Click Here to learn more about the ENERGY STAR Storage 1.0 designation.
High-performing, ultra-dense arraysThe Dell Storage PS6610 arrays combine next-generation powerful controllers and an updated dense storage architecture to meet large data repository requirements. PS and SC Series latest software releases offer common management and cross-platform replication, allowing you to leverage existing investments while taking advantage of new functionality.*
The PS6610 can scale out to over 8PB in a group of 16 arrays with improved density, memory and performance than the previous generation.
- Cooperation with host operating systems, hypervisors and applications
- Microsoft®, VMware® and Linux® product integration
- Storage resource automation, case creation and tracking through SAN HQ management software and Dell SupportAssist
- Support for block and file data along with Dell FS Series NAS through a single intuitive interface
- Compression of snapshots and replicas up to 50 percent to optimize disk space*
Flexible, high-capacity options
Dell Storage PS6610 Series arrays include three different models that provide high capacity and space savings in your data center with the simplicity and reliability of the Dell Storage PS Series product line. Bring speed and efficiency to your applications with:
- Dual controllers, each with 32GB non-volatile cache
- Two 10GBASE-T RJ45 auto-sensing (10Gb/1Gb/100Mb) ports including auto-negotiation from 1Gb to 10Gb
- Two 10GbE SFP+ ports for fibre or copper cabling
- Up to 42 or 84 hot-pluggable drives, including SAS, NL-SAS, SSD and SED
- Model options for 2.5" drives and 3.5" drives
- Up to 504TB capacity per array
Enhance the value of your data centerDell Storage PS Series customers achieved up to a 513 percent return on investment in 6.2 months on average.* The PS6610 Series arrays offer low TCO through a family of solutions that can be tailored to fit your exact needs and grow with you simply and cost effectively with:
- All-inclusive software functionality
- No forklift upgrades
- Multigenerational compatibility that allows mix-and-match arrays to build tiered storage
- Seamless rollout or retirement of arrays
- Long-term investment protection with PS Series and SC Series coexistence*
Dell ProSupportChoose Dell’s premium support service, ProSupport, for 24/7* direct telephone and online access to advanced-level technicians based in your region. Whether you have one office or hundreds around the world, protect your investments with this simple yet flexible approach.
Global services and supportReduce IT complexity, lower costs and eliminate inefficiencies by making IT and business solutions work harder for you. You can count on Dell for end-to-end solutions to maximize your performance and uptime. A proven leader in servers, storage and networking, Dell Enterprise Solutions and Services deliver innovation at any scale. And if you’re looking to preserve cash or increase operational efficiency, Dell Financial Services has a wide range of options to make technology acquisition easy and affordable. Contact your Dell Sales Representative for more information.
Performance and density without compromisePowered by 8.0 firmware, the PS6610 family of dense arrays is ideal for customers with large data repository requirements.
Hybrid array that optimizes SSD speed and HDD capacity within one array to support mission-critical workloads such as warehousing and online transactional databases.
Affordable high capacity configurations for data-intensive workloads such as Archival/Secondary storage and Video Surveillance.
Balances cost, performance and capacity for consolidating mixed workloads such as Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint.
Enterprise power with everyday simplicityDell Storage PS Series software helps you store and manage your data more efficiently and cost-effectively. PS Series array, host and management software are included in your storage array purchase — virtually all the tools your organization needs for a complete solution. PS Series software virtualizes and simplifies your environment to help protect business-critical data, optimize storage performance and streamline operations. Additionally, the latest SC and PS Series software releases offer common management and cross-platform replication capabilities between SC and PS Series storage arrays, allowing you to take advantage of new functionality while leveraging existing investments.*
Simplified management and data protection deliver lasting valueDell Storage PS Series Array Software, including PS Series Firmware, Group Manager and the Manual Transfer Utility, delivers advanced Storage Area Network (SAN) functions that automatically virtualize and optimize storage resources while providing advanced data protection and SAN management. Integrated across the entire family of PS Series arrays, the PS Series Firmware is a SAN operating system based on a unique peer storage architecture that automatically adjusts system resources. In addition, Dell Storage Update Manager simplifies the firmware upgrade process.
Advanced cross-platform capabilities and streamlined managementIf you are adding an SC Series array to your environment, Dell Storage Manager (DSM) provides a common management tool for PS and SC Series day-to-day activities. You can also initiate volume replication between PS and SC Series with DSM,* and easily configure and monitor replication task. To simplify migration, you can import data from PS to SC Series using the Thin Import feature.*
Data center automation with integration and monitoring toolsThis family of host-based software provides tight integration between the PS Series array and the host. Dell Storage PS Series Host Integration Tools (HIT) for Microsoft®, VMware® and Linux® environments offer comprehensive data protection and reliable performance.
Dell Storage PS Series SAN Headquarters (SAN HQ) is a centralized monitoring and reporting tool that gathers and provides in-depth performance and capacity information and provides alerts across multiple groups of PS Series arrays. SAN HQ with SupportAssist further streamlines management and improves productivity with automatic case creation and case tracking.
End-to-end servicesDell offers a wide range of professional services and tools to simplify the assessment, design, implementation, management and maintenance of your PS Series environment, including Dell ProSupport and SupportAssist.
Dell Services storage experts go beyond everyday administration to help you improve the performance and utilization of your Dell Storage systems. The Dell Storage Services portfolio provides system installation and implementation as well as training. From disaster recovery planning to physical relocation, the Dell Services team is available to provide professional assistance when you need it.
Comprehensive, proactive supportWith Dell ProSupport, you get the most out of your investment with the support expertise and insights Dell is known for across the globe. Dell ProSupport doesn’t just extend your IT team, it offers a single point of contact for all your hardware and software issues. Innovative tools like SupportAssist offer proactive issue notification and automated case creation to help streamline your support experience.
We recommend Dell ProSupport Plus with SupportAssist for mission-critical systems or Dell ProSupport for comprehensive hardware and software support for your Dell Storage PS Series solution. Contact your Dell representative today for more information*.
Implement fast. Implement correctly. Implement once.Dell ProDeploy Enterprise Suite* can reduce costs and relieve your IT department of time-consuming implementation tasks that otherwise divert valuable IT resources from business-critical activities. We bring two unmatched values to every Dell Storage implementation: deep knowledge of our products and broad experience from performing thousands of deployments every year, in just about every type of customer environment. Choose ProDeploy Plus for the most complete deployment offer available in the market, ProDeploy for expert configuration and installations, or Basic Deployment for worry-free hardware installations.
Start on the right path with Dell Education ServicesGain the skills and knowledge necessary to simplify administration, optimize resources and improve disaster recovery with Dell Storage training. Choose from online courses designed to introduce Dell Storage to hands-on training that dive into the advanced features and best practices to prepare for a successful implementation right from the start. Learn more about the right classes for your organization.
Transform your data centerDell Storage Consulting Services can help you meet your complex storage infrastructure and data management needs while optimizing resources and budgets. Consulting services can help with:
- Storage infrastructure consolidation and risk-managed migration for both PS and SC Series systems
- Storage infrastructure optimization for virtual environments
- Data protection process development and backup/restore policies
- Data archiving to address long-term data retention, access and regulatory compliance
- Classification and categorization of data for storage tiering and archival
- Storage high availability and disaster recovery planning, design and implementation