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Dell Compellent Storage Center

Dell Compellent Storage Center

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  Storage Capacity
1,920TB with SAS drives, 1,760TB with SATA drives or 739TB of raw storage capacity with Fibre Channel drives per system.
 
  Scalability
Each system supports up to 1,232 Fibre Channel drives, 880 SATA drives or 960 SAS drives in the storage array.
Each 3.5" Fibre Channel enclosure holds up to 16 Fibre Channel or 14 SSD drives (with a FC drive in bay 1 and bay 16).
Each 3.5" SATA enclosure holds up to 16 SATA drives.
Each 3.5" SAS enclosure holds up to 12 SAS or NLSAS drives.
Each 2.5" SAS enclosure holds up to 24 SAS or NLSAS drives.
 
  Controller Processors
2.53 GHz Quad-core (Series 40), 3.0 GHz Dual-core (Series 30)
 
  Cache
Maximum cache per controller 4 GB (Series 40), 3.5 GB (Series 30)
Battery-less (Series 40), Battery-backed cache (Series 30)
 
  RAID Levels
Supports RAID 0, 5, 6 and 10
Any combination of RAID levels can exist on a single Storage Center SAN
Multiple RAID levels can exist on the same storage tier within an array
 
  OS Support
Microsoft Windows Server, Solaris, HP-UX, Linux, IBM AIX, Novell NetWare, Apple, Tru64, VMware
 
  Number of Controllers
1 or 2 per system
 
  I/O Expansion Slots
6 PCI-E (Series 40)
1 PCI-X and 4 PCI-E (Series 30)
 
  Front-End Connectivity
Fibre Channel (4Gb, 8Gb), iSCSI (1Gb, 10Gb), FCoE (10Gb)
Simultaneous interface support
 
  Maximum Front-End Ports
22 (Fibre Channel), 10 (iSCSI), 10 (FCoE) per controller
A switch is recommended for all configurations and required for clustered controller configurations
 
  Back-end Connectivity
Fibre Channel (4Gb), SATA (2Gb), SAS (3Gb, 6Gb)
Simultaneous interface support
 
  Maximum Back-End Ports
22 (Fibre Channel), 22 (SATA), 20 (SAS) per controller
 
  Maximum Back-End Loops/Chains
11 (Fibre Channel), 11 (SATA) and 10 (SAS)
7 (Fibre Channel), 5 (SATA), 8 (SAS) enclosures per loop/chain
 
  Drive Interfaces
FC, SATA, NL-SAS and SAS drives
Different drive types, transfer rates and rotational speeds can be mixed in same system
 
  Disk Drives Available
SSD
146 GB
200GB* SAS*
 
Fibre Channel
300GB* 15K RPM
450GB* 15K RPM
600GB* 15K RPM
450GB* 10K RPM
 
SATA* (upgrade drives available through October)
1TB* 7.2K RPM
2TB* 7.2K RPM
 
SAS
146GB* 15K RPM*
450GB* 15K RPM
600GB* 15K RPM
600GB* 10K RPM*
1TB* 7.2K RPM
2TB* 7.2K RPM
 
*2.5" drive
 
  Storage Center Core Software
Disk Virtualization: Manage disks as a single pool and present disk resources to any server.
Port Virtualization: Increase port capacity, disk bandwidth and I/O connectivity while enhancing failover.
Server Mapping: Rapidly map hundreds of virtual servers simultaneously.
Disk Optimizer: Intelligently restripes data as disks are added to optimize performance.
Thin Import: Convert data from legacy systems into thin provisioned volumes on a Dell/Compellent SAN.
Application Optimizer: Set the size of data transfers within the SAN to match I/O performance for different applications.
Copy-Mirror-Migrate: Make copies or mirrors and migrate volumes without impacting users.
Boot from SAN: Allow diskless servers to share storage resources and boot from the SAN.
Heterogeneous OS: Support any number of simultaneous operating systems.
LUN Masking: Hide unassigned LUN/ID numbers for secure storage domains.
Performance Monitoring: Real-time reports to identify and optimize performance and utilization.
Unified User Interface: Enterprise-level functionality through a common intuitive user interface.
System Administration: Operate from any standard browser. Create unique user profiles with administrator configured privileges.
Remote Monitoring/Phone Home: Remotely report status and automatically trigger service responses.
PowerShell Script Pack: Enables PowerShell scripting for Compellent Storage Center Arrays.
Storage Center Management Pack for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM): Enables monitoring of Storage Center devices from the Microsoft SCOM console.
Microsoft VDS support, VDS Manager for MS : creation and management of Storage Center volumes from a single Windows interface.
Multipath IO (MPIO) Manager for IBM AIX Servers: Enables AIX servers to use multiple paths to Compellent volumes for failover and load balancing.
VMware SRA for SRM: Plugin for VMware Site Recovery Manager.
Plug-in for VMware Virtual Center: Plugin for VMware vSphere enabling management of Compellent arrays through native VMware vSphere management utility.
  Storage Center Applications
Data Instant Replay: Create space-efficient Replays (snapshots) that restore data instantaneously while ensuring the integrity of enterprise application data spanning multiple volumes (Consistency Groups).
Remote Instant Replay: Create space-efficient Replays (snapshots) of data at multiple locations and expedite initial synchronization (Portable Volume).
Dynamic Capacity: Allocate space based on actual data written (Thin Provisioning).
Data Progression: Automate tiered storage between storage classes based on user-defined rules.
Fast Track: Place active data on the outer tracks of a disk.
Dynamic Controllers: Cluster storage controllers to increase system availability and performance.
Enterprise Manager: Comprehensive monitoring, reporting and remote replication management.
Multipath Manager for Microsoft Servers: Failover and load balancing for Microsoft Servers (MPIO).
Replay Manager for Microsoft Servers: Non-disruptive Replays for Microsoft Servers (VSS).
Live Volume: Online migration of volumes between storage systems.
  Dimensions
Storage Controller
Rack size: 3U
Height: 5.2 in. (13.2 cm), 3 EIA units
Width: 17.2 in. (43.7 cm)
Depth: 25.5 in. (64.8 cm)
Weight: 75 lb. (34.1 kg)
 
Fibre Channel Enclosure (3.5" Disks)
Rack size: 3U
Height: 5.12 in. (13.0 cm), 3 EIA units
Width: 19.0 in. (48.2 cm)
Depth: 19.7 in. (50.0 cm)
Weight: 78 lb. (35 kg)
 
SATA Enclosure (3.5" Disks)
Rack size: 3U
Height: 5.12 in. (13.0 cm), 3 EIA units
Width: 17.6 in. (44.7 cm)
Depth: 21.7 in. (55.1 cm)
Weight: 81 lb. (36.7 kg)
 
SAS Enclosure (3.5" Disks)
Rack size: 2U
Height: 3.46 in. (8.79 cm), 2 EIA units
Width: 19 in. (48.2 cm)
Depth: 24.8 in. (63.0 cm)
Weight: 57 lb. (25.8 kg)
 
SAS Enclosure (2.5" Disks)
Rack size: 2U
Height: 3.46 in. (8.79 cm), 2 EIA units
Width: 19 in. (48.2 cm)
Depth: 24.8 in. (63.0 cm)
Weight: 53 lb. (24 kg)
 
  Operating Environment
Controller
Power Consumption: 400W
Power Supplies: Dual (redundant)
Heat Dissipation: 1,365 BTU/hour
Temperature: 50-95 degrees F (10-35 degrees C)
Relative Humidity: 8% to 90% (non-condensing)
Inlet Type: NEMA 5-15/CS22.2, n°42
 
Fibre Channel Enclosure (3.5" Disks)
Power Consumption: 450W
Power Supplies: Dual (redundant)
Heat Dissipation: 1,540 BTU/hour
Temperature: 41-104 degrees F (5-40 degrees C)
Relative Humidity: 20% to 80% (non-condensing)
Inlet Type: NEMA 5-15/CS22.2, n°42
 
SATA Enclosure (3.5" Disks)
Power Consumption: 450W
Power Supplies: Dual (redundant)
Heat Dissipation: 1,540 BTU/hour
Temperature: 41-104 degrees F (5-40 degrees C)
Relative Humidity: 20% to 80% (non-condensing)
Inlet Type: NEMA 5-15/CS22.2, n°42
 
SAS Enclosure (3.5" Disks)
Power Consumption: 410W
Power Supplies: Dual (redundant)
Heat Dissipation: 1,725 BTU/hour
Temperature: 41-104 degrees F (5-40 degrees C)
Relative Humidity: 8% to 80% (non-condensing)
Inlet Type: NEMA 5-15/CS22.2, n°42
 
SAS Enclosure (2.5" Disks)
Power Consumption: 425W
Power Supplies: Dual (redundant)
Heat Dissipation: 1,785 BTU/hour
Temperature: 41-104 degrees F (5-40 degrees C)
Relative Humidity: 8% to 80% (non-condensing)
Inlet Type: NEMA 5-15/CS22.2, n°42
 
  Emissions/Safety
Controller
FCC Class A; EN55022 Class A; EN 61000-3-2/-3-3; CISPR 22 Class A; EN55024/CISPR 24; (EN 61000-4-2, EN 61000-4-3, EN 61000-4-4, EN 61000-4-5, EN 61000-4-6, EN 61000-4-8, EN 61000-4-11); EN60950/IEC 60950 Compliant
UL Listed (USA), CUL Listed (Canada), TUV Certified (Germany), CE Marking (Europe)
 
Fibre Channel Enclosure
UL and cUL listed. Tested to UL/IO/EN 60950. Certified Body Certificate and Report to IEC60950. CE marked to the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive 73/23/EEC and the Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive 89/336/EEC. FCC Class A.
EMC: EN55022/EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3
 
SATA Enclosure
UL and cUL listed. Tested to UL/IO/EN 60950. Certified Body Certificate and Report to IEC60950.
CE marked to the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive 73/23/EEC and the Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive 89/336/EEC. FCC Class A.
EMC: EN55022/EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3
 
SAS Enclosure
EMC FCC pt15B Class A, EN55022 Class A, CISPR 22 Class A, EN 55024, CISPR24, aEN61000-3-2/3, CNS13438 Safety EN/IEC/UL 60950-1, CNS14336
CB report: CE, UL, cUL, FCC, BSMI
 
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