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PowerEdge R740xd Rack Server

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Optimized scalability and performance

Increase storage scalability and performance with up to 24 NVMe drives and a total of 32 x 2.5” or 18 x 3.5”drives in a 2U dual-socket platform.

 
PowerEdge R740xd Rack Server

 

Processor

  • Up to two Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, up to 28 cores per processor

Operating System

  • Canonical® Ubuntu® LTS Citrix® XenServer®
    Microsoft Windows Server® with Hyper-V Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
    SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server VMware® ESXi

Memory*

  • 24 DDR4 DIMM slots, Supports RDIMM /LRDIMM, speeds up to 2666, 3TB max
    Up to 12 NVDIMM, 192 GB Max
    Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only

Drive Bays

  • Front bays:
    Up to 24 x 2.5” SAS/SSD/NVMe, max 153TB Up to 12 x 3.5” SAS, max 120TB

    Mid bay:
    Up to 4 x 3.5” drives , max 40TB Up to 4 x 2.5” SAS/SSD/NVMe, max 25TB

    Rear bays:
    Up to 4 x 2.5” max 25TB
    Up to 2 x 3.5” max 20TB

Dimensions

  • Form factor:
    Rack (2U)

    Max depth:
    715.5 mm

Data Protection

  • TPM 1.2/2.0 optional Cryptographically signed firmware
    Secure Boot
    System Lockdown
    Secure erase

Ports

  • Network daughter card options:
    4 x 1GE or 2 x 10GE + 2 x 1GE or 4 x 10GE or 2 x 25GE

    Front ports:
    VGA, 2 x USB 2.0, dedicated IDRAC Direct Micro-USB

    Rear ports:
    VGA, Serial, 2 x USB 3.0, dedicated iDRAC network port

    Video card:
    VGA
    Up to 8 x Gen3 slots, Up to 4 x16

Chassis

  • Optional LCD or Security bezel

Power

  • Titanium 750W, Platinum 495W, 750W, 1100W,
    1600W, and 2000W
    48VDC 1100W, 380HVDC 1100W, 240HVDC 750W
    Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy Up to 6 hot plugs fans with full redundancy High performance fans available

RAID Controllers

  • Internal controllers:
    PERC H730p, H740p, HBA330, Software RAID (SWRAID) S140

    Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem:
    HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 120GB, 240 GB

    External PERC (RAID):
    H840

    External HBAs (non-RAID):
    12 Gbps SAS HBA

Management

  • Embedded / At-the-Server
    iDRAC9 with Lifecycle Controller (Express, Enterprise)
    iDRAC Direct
    iDRAC REST API with Redfish
    Quick Sync 2 BLE/wireless module

    Consoles
    OpenManage Enterprise
    OpenManage Essentials
    OpenManage Power Center

    Mobility
    OpenManage Mobile

    Tools
    iDRAC Service Module
    OpenManage Server Administrator
    OpenManage Storage Services
    Dell EMC Repository Manager
    Dell EMC System Update
    Dell EMC Server Update Utility
    Dell EMC Update Catalogs

    OpenManage Integrations
    Microsoft® System Center
    VMware® vCenter™
    BMC software (available from BMC)

    OpenManage Connections
    Nagios Core and Nagios XI
    HPE Operations Manager i (OMi)
    IBM Tivoli® Netcool/OMNIbus
    IBM Tivoli® Network Manager IP Edition
Poweredge R740XD - Optimize flexibility and density

Optimize flexibility and density

Benefit from scalable storage performance and data set processing with the PowerEdge R740xd server. This 2U, 2-socket platform brings you scalability and performance to adapt to a variety of applications. Choose up to 24 NVMe drives, or a total of 32 x 2.5” or 18 x 3.5” drives. As you scale your deployments, scale your productivity with embedded intelligence and automation from iDRAC9 and the entire OpenManage portfolio designed to simplify the IT lifecycle from deployment to retirement.

Ideal workloads:

  • Software-defined storage
  • Big data server
  • Data analysis
  • Service providers: data tier

Accomplish IT transformation with Dell EMC PowerEdge servers

Transform your data center for modern applications and operations with the help of the R740xd. Storage performance and flexibility create the perfect balance for software-defined storage or data set processing and analytics.

  • Simplify deployment and easily scale from 3 to 1000+ nodes for software-defined storage with Dell EMC Ready Node for ScaleIO. 
  • Maximize storage performance with up to 24 NVMe drives and ensure application performance scales to meet demands.
  • Scale compute resources with Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, delivering a 27% increase in processing cores and 50% increase in bandwidth over previous generation of Xeon processors*.
PowerEdge R740XD - Automate productivity with intelligent, embedded management

Automate productivity with intelligent, embedded management

Dell EMC automation and intelligent management mean you spend less time on routine maintenance so you can focus on bigger priorities.

  • Help maximize uptime with proactive diagnostics and automated remediation that increase productivity up to 90%*.
  • Leverage existing management consoles with easy integrations for VMware® vSphere®, Microsoft® System Center and Nagios®.
  • Help improve productivity with agent-free Dell EMC iDRAC9 for automated, efficient management.
  • Simplify deployment with OpenManage next-generation console and server profiles to fully configure and prep servers in rapid, scalable fashion.
PowerEdge R740XD - Fortify your data center with comprehensive protection

Fortify your data center with comprehensive protection

Dell EMC provides a comprehensive, cyber-resilient architecture with security embedded into every server to protect your data.

  • Protect server configuration and firmware from malicious changes with new Configuration Lock-down.
  • Use system erase of local storage to help ensure data privacy when you repurpose or retire servers.
  • Automate updates that check file dependencies and proper update sequence, before deploying them independently from the OS/hypervisor.
  • Maintain control of server updates with intelligent, embedded authentication designed to allow only properly signed updates.

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Optimizing the IT lifecycle is vital. We have expert services* for all lifecycle phases that save you time and resources, reduce effort, and improve your IT experience.
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