Performance per watt and efficiency that can't be beaten
Environments needing to consolidate computing resources to maximize efficiency. Ultra dense servers, easy to deploy and manage, while minimizing energy and cooling consumption
A new era for blade serversHelp reduce the cost and complexity of managing blade resources with the PowerEdge™ M1000e blade enclosure.
Take charge of your blade environment with the integrated management tools that help make the M1000e one of the most effective blade-server products in the industry.
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Flexible remote management
Tailor your PowerEdge™ blade management with the Chassis Management Controller to best suit your needs over your entire blade infrastructure, in a single data center or around the world.
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Help increase capacity, lower operating costs and deliver better performance per watt with the PowerEdge™ M1000e.
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Grow with easeExpand your data center with a flexible and scalable system designed to support future generations of blade technologies.
Meet your growing data center performance demands with the advanced input/output (I/O) functionality and flexible scalability of the PowerEdge™ M1000e Blade Enclosure.
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Simplified product integration
Limit your downtime with Dell™ FlexAddress, which can greatly streamline the process of integrating new servers and other components into the enclosure.
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The new-generation PowerEdge experience
Make IT the engine for your business success. The newest generation PowerEdge™ family is engineered with the right combination of features and performance scalability to handle tough workloads for both large and small data center environments.
Improve operational efficiency with enhanced systems management
Global Services and Support
- External Storage Options:
For information about Dell external storage options, visit Dell.com/Storage.
Enclosure I/O Modules
- Up to six total I/O modules for three redundant fabrics, featuring Ethernet FlexIO Switches providing
on demand stacking and uplink scalability.
PowerConnect™ M6220 Ethernet Switch
Includes 4 x fixed copper 10/100/1000Mb Ethernet uplinks plus 2 of the following optional modules:
2 x 24Gb Stacking Ports
2 x 10Gb Optical (XFP-SR/LR) uplinks
2 x 10Gb copper CX4 uplinks
Standard Features include
Layer 3 routing (OSPF, RIP, VRRP)
Layer 2/3 QoS
Access Control Lists
Dell Ethernet Pass-Through Module
Supports 16 x 10/100/1000Mb copper RJ45 connections
Only Ethernet Pass-through module on the market that supports full range of 10/100/1000Mb operation
Brocade® M4424 SAN I/O Module
Access Gateway Mode or FC Switch
Access Gateway Mode enables NPIV functionality on external ports which delivers enhanced fabric interoperability, simplified set up, and doesn’t consume an FC domain
12 or 24 port versions with 4 or 8 x FC 1/2/4Gb SFPs respectively
4Gb Fibre Channel Pass-Through Module
16 x FC 1/2/4Gb SFP ports
- Brocade Switch M5424
- Up to six 3000W high-efficiency power supplies, six 2700W high-efficiency power supplies or up to six -48V DC 2700W power supplies.
Based on Dell’s Energy Smart technologies, the M1000e power supplies deliver greater levels of efficiency, even at low levels of utilization. Supported power supply configurations include:
- 3+3 and 2+2 (grid redundancy)
- 2+1, 3+1, 4+2, and 5+1 (power supply redundancy)
- 2+0 and 3+0 (non-redundant mode)
- Form Factor: 10U modular enclosure holds up to sixteen half-height blade servers
44.0cm(17.3”)H x 44.7cm(17.6”)W x 75.4cm(29.7”)D
Empty Chassis only – 98lbs (44.5kg)
Chassis w/ all rear modules (IOMs, PSUs, CMCs, KVM) - 176lbs (79.8kg)
Max Fully loaded w/ blades and rear modules - 394lbs (178.7kg)
M1000e Chassis comes standard with 9 hot pluggable, redundant fan modules
Based on Energy Smart Technologies, M1000e fans are a breakthrough in power and cooling efficiency.
The fans deliver low power consumption, but also use next generation “low flow” technology to ensure the
lowest possible amount of fresh air is consumed to cool the enclosure
Front Control Panel with interactive Graphical LCD
Supports initial configuration wizard
Local server blade, enclosure, and module information and troubleshooting
Two USB Keyboard/Mouse connections and one Video connection (requires the optional Avocent iKVM switch
to enable these ports) for local front “crash cart” console connections that can be switched between blades
- 1 (standard) or optional 2nd (redundant) Chassis Management Controller(s) (CMC) that provide:
- Single secure interface for inventory, configuration, monitoring, and alerting for the chassis and all components
- Multi-chassis management capability allows up to nine chassis and 288 servers to be managed from a single, embedded, agent-less interface
- Enables automated and embedded one-to-many blade BIOS and firmware updates, independent of the OS through iDRAC
- Allows one-to-many blade server BIOS capture and replication
- Real-Time Power/Thermal Monitoring and Management
- Real-Time System AC Power Consumption with resettable peak and minimum values
- System-level power limiting and slot-based power prioritization
- Manages Dynamic Power Engagement functionality that can help to lower overall system power consumption by ensuring power supplies run at their optimal efficiency points
- Manages fan speed control using Dell’s enhanced efficiency technologies to ensure fans are delivering optimal cooling while minimizing power consumption and airflow
- Secure Web (SSL) and Command Line (Telnet/SSH) interfaces
- Supports multiple levels of user roles and permissions, including integration into Microsoft® Active Directory® Services and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) services for authentication
- 2 x 10/100/1000Mb Ethernet ports + 1 serial port
- Provides single point of connection from management network to iDRAC on each of the blades and the management interfaces on the integrated I/O modules
- 2nd Ethernet port supports daisy chaining of CMCs for improved cable management
Optional Integrated Avocent® keyboard, video and mouse (iKVM) switch
Enables USB keyboard/mouse and video port on front control panel
Dell OpenManage™ Systems Management
Dell OpenManage Server Administrator—monitoring agents and 1:1 management utilities
Dell OpenManage Essentials—discover, inventory, monitor, and update M1000e chassis and blades
Integration with third-party management solutions through Dell’s Certified Partner Program
Flexibility RedefinedOnly 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 that has the flexibility you need to design today’s solution and the scalability you require to add or change data center options to meet future demands.
Dell's fully modular Ethernet switches provide great flexibility, with choices of 1Gb to 10Gb speeds, flexible modular uplinks of varying media types, and many other valuable features. This portfolio offers a selection of switches that can meet even the most extreme networking demands.
Brocade 16Gb Fibre Channel Switches provide powerful connectivity to Fibre Channel SANs, such as those offered by Dell/EMC. The M6505 includes 16 internal and 8 external fabric port options as well as a performance pack for enhanced features and management.
For heterogeneous integration into any Fibre Channel network, the Brocade M5424 8Gb Fibre Channel switch can even be enabled in Access Gateway mode. Based on N_Port ID Virtualization (NPIV) functionality, Access Gateway mode delivers the cable aggregation benefits and cost savings offered by Dell’s M-Series blade solutions without separate management or configuration requirements.
For high-performance computing (HPC) or other environments requiring the highest bandwidth and lowest latency available, the M-Series offers InfiniBand™ switches and adapter cards. Dell offers chassis-integrated fourteen data rate (FDR) InfiniBand switches from Mellanox, with speeds of up to 56Gbps. Each switch features 16 internal ports and 8 external ports to ensure the availability and redundancy needed for the most demanding applications.
FlexIO for M-Series: Delivering the speed you need, when you need it.
Transform your data center. We can help.
When you buy a Dell server, you get more than just hardware. You get access to IT solutions end to end. From the onboard iDRAC with Lifecycle Controller in each server — to a huge array of complementary technologies, software, and services — we help you develop data center solutions that advance the goals of your business or organization, for now, and for the future.
Among an array of innovative technologies, you’ll find state-of-the-art solutions for systems management, storage, networking and so much more.
State-of-the-art systems management
You can improve the performance, productivity and availability of your data center resources with our cutting edge portfolio of systems management solutions. Get anytime anywhere mobile access to your hardware, agent-free embedded management, extensive automation, and connections to third-party management solutions you may already use.
Innovative storage solutions
Improve security and performance while you store more data on less hardware across your data center. Our storage server portfolio brings you technologies like our industry-leading deduplication and compression algorithms, our patented high-performance Dell Fluid File System (FluidFS), and advanced, intelligent autotiering.
You can optimize and modernize your network infrastructure, and evolve beyond proprietary architectures with our open, standards-based networking solutions, and ready paths to software defined networking (SDN). We’ve been delivering high-performance, reliable networking solutions for over a decade, and today we power some of the world’s most demanding enterprise and Cloud/Web 2.0 environments.
And so much more
Servers, storage and networking solutions are just the tip of the iceberg of technologies we can help you develop, manage and optimize. When you visit our solutions pages, you’ll find insights and resources for the following technologies, and many more:
Visit our Solutions site for details, or talk to a Dell expert for one-on-one expertise.