Dell EqualLogic PS6010X iSCSI storage array supporting 10GbE
Virtualised iSCSI SAN with a powerful balance of performance and capacity for business-critical applications with 10K SAS drives.
- Highly available and reliable storage for mainstream enterprise applications
- Virtualised scale-out architecture, ideal for server virtualisation and storage consolidation
- Increased throughput performance from 10GbE technology
- Robust backup and recovery through application integration and automation
- Scalable, self-managing storage that grows with your business
Exceptional Ease of Use
MODULAR DESIGN WITH ENTERPRISE RELIABILITY
ENTERPRISE DATA SERVICES WITHOUT ADDITIONAL COST
With built-in storage features once available only to top-tier data centers, the PS6010X enables best practice storage for every size organization.
EqualLogic PS Series arrays include the following enterprise data services and software features with no additional software licensing fees
- PS Group Manager
- SAN HeadQuarters Multi-SAN Historical Performance Monitoring
- Rapid Provisioning
- Remote Setup Wizard
- Roles-Based Administration
- Volume Management
- Auto-Stat Disk Monitoring System
- E-mail Home
- Enclosure Monitoring System
- Performance Monitoring
Data Protection, Availability and Recovery
- Auto-Replication, Multi-Way
- Instant Volume Restore
- Multi-Path I/O*
- Multi-Volume, Writeable Snapshots
- Snapshot and Auto-Replication Scheduler
- Volume Cloning
- Volume Consistency Sets
Server Management and Protection Integration
- Array Evacuation
- Automatic Load Balancing
- Automatic or Manual Storage Tiering
- Complete SAN Virtualization
- Online Data and Volume Movement
- RAID Load Balancing
- Storage Pools
- Thin Provisioning
FLEXIBILITY WITH LOW COST OF OWNERSHIPThe EqualLogic PS Series arrays represent a breakthrough in storage economics, from purchase and setup to operation and upgrades. The PS Series scales on-demand and online allowing storage growth without disrupting applications. As a result, EqualLogic arrays provide exceptional flexibility at a low total cost of ownership.
Whether consolidating a direct-attached storage (DAS) infrastructure, migrating data from an existing SAN or NAS system, streamlining data protection processes, or simply adding storage capacity, the EqualLogic PS Series from Dell offers a family of proven, high-performance, self-managing storage arrays designed to meet the requirements of today’s critical datacenter environments.
Grow confidently with new firmware features
Not only does EqualLogic’s latest (v5.1) firmware release meet your current business needs, but also it can help you meet future demands from the growing era of virtualization.
- Data Center Bridging: Enhance Ethernet capabilities for an end-to-end Dell solution from host adapters to Internet SCSI target (available on 10GbE arrays only).
- Load balancer enhancements: Balance data by auto-tiering hot and cold sub-volume data.
- Thin Provisioning awareness: With VMware Thin Provisioning awareness for vSphere™ v4.1, you can mitigate your risk of data loss and facilitate graceful data recovery.
- Storage Controllers
Dual 10GbE controllers with a total of 4GB* battery-backed memory
Battery-backed memory provides up to 72 hours of data protection
Hard Disk Drives
Eight (8) or Sixteen (16) SAS hot-pluggable hard disk drives
10,000 RPM SAS drives available in 600GB
4.8TB* using eight (8)600GB SAS disk drives
9.6TB using sixteen (16) 600GB SAS disk drives
Up to 1,024
512 per volume / up to 10,000 total
Hosts Accessing PS Series Group
Up to 1,024 per pool / 4,096 per group
Any standards compliant iSCSI initiator
Operating Systems Supported
Windows® 2000 Server
Windows Server® 2003
Windows Server® 2008, including Hyper-V™
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2, including Hyper-V™
VMware® ESX Server 3 / 3.5 / 4 / 4.1 / 5, ESXi 3.5 / 4 / 4.1
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®
SUSE® Linux Enterprise
Mac OS® X
Automatic RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, and RAID 50
10 GbE Network Interfaces
Two (2) SFP+ per controller
TCP Network Support
IPv4, IPv6 core support
Can be combined with other EqualLogic PS Series arrays in the same SAN group, online. Up to 16 total members per group.
- Redundant, hot-swappable controllers, power supplies / cooling fans, and disks
Individual disk drive slot power control
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
- SAN HeadQuarters multi-group performance and event monitoring tool
SNMP, telnet, SSH, HTTP, Web (SSL), host scripting
Ability to configure a separate management network
- CHAP authentication
Access control for iSCSI
Access control for management interfaces including RADIUS support
- SNMP traps, e-mail, syslog
- AC voltage: 100-240 VAC ±10% single phase
Frequency: 47-63 Hz
Power factor: 0.98 (minimum)
Power consumption: 520 VA, 540 Peak VA (operating maximum)
Heat dissipation: 1,776 BTU per hour (maximum)
Power supplies: Dual 440W DC
- Height: 5.12" (13 cm) / 3 EIA units
Width: 19.0" (48.26 cm) / 1EC Rack Compliant
Depth: 21.7" (55.1 cm)
Weight: 36 kg / 79.6 lb (maximum configuration)
Environmental Operating Conditions
- Temperature range: 5 to 35 °C / 41 to 95 °F
Storage temperature: -20 to 60 °C / -22 to 140°F
Altitude: -70 to 3,048 m operational / -305 to 12,192 m non-operational
Relative humidity: 20 to 80% non-condensing operational / 5 to 95% non-condensing non-operational
Shock: 5 g 10 ms ½ sine operational / 30 g 10 ms ½ sine non-operational
Vibration: Random .21 grms @ 5-500Hz operational / Random 1.04 grms 2-200Hz non-operational
Acoustics: Sound Power Operating: < 5.8 db LpA @ 20°C
Air Quality: Airborne contaminant level of G2 or lower as defined by ISA-S71.04-1985
|EqualLogic Array Software|
Each EqualLogic array ships with a powerful set of software features that help you manage, protect and optimize your data. The EqualLogic Group Manager helps streamline storage and data management across both PS Series SAN arrays and FS Series NAS appliances. EqualLogic PS Series Firmware is the foundation of the EqualLogic software family. Integrated across the entire family of EqualLogic PS arrays, the EqualLogic PS Series Firmware is a SAN operating system based on a unique peer storage architecture that:
Also included in the firmware is the EqualLogic Manual Transfer Utility that provides a non-network replication capability to minimize the time required to transfer large amounts of data between replication partners.
EqualLogic’s latest firmware (release 7.0) includes enhanced functions for PS Series arrays such as:
|EqualLogic Host Integration Tools|
This family of host-based software provides tight integration between the EqualLogic array and the host. Dell provides host integration tools for Microsoft®, VMware® and Linux® environments, providing customers with the following benefits:
|EqualLogic SAN Headquarters|
Dell EqualLogic SAN Headquarters (SAN HQ) is a centralized monitoring and reporting tool that gathers and provides in-depth information on performance, capacity and alerts across multiple groups of EqualLogic PS arrays, helping improve performance and effective allocation of group resources.
With Dell SupportAssist functionality, SAN HQ 3.0 (available early 2014) can automatically create support cases based on system faults, and it allows you to view your open Dell Support cases for EqualLogic arrays monitored by SupportAssist.
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