PowerEdge M420 Blade Server

PowerEdge M420 Blade Server

Dell PowerEdge M420 Blade Server

Up to 32 blades in just 10U of rack space
Help improve efficiency and business continuity and finish work fast with the exceptional computing density of the PowerEdge M420 quarter-height blade.

Intel®  Xeon®  processor E5-2400 product family

Intel®  C600

M1000e Blade Enclosure
  Internal Interconnect
Intel QuickPath Interconnect (QPI): 6.4 GT/s; 7.2 GT/s; 8.0 GT/s
Up to 6 DIMM slots and 4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB DDR3 up to 1600MHz

2.5MB per core; core options: 4, 6, 8

  Operating Systems

Virtualization options:
Citrix®  XenServer® 
VMware®  vSphere®  ESXTM  and ESXiTM 
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization® 

  Embedded hypervisor
Two internal SD cards for hypervisor, redundant hypervisor and/or vFlash media support

  Hard Drives
Hot-plug hard drive options:
External Storage:
For information about Dell external storage options, visit Dell.com/Storage.
  USB Ports
2 front

  I/O mezzanine card options
Broadcom 5719 Quad Port 1Gb
Intel I350 Quad Port 1Gb

1Gb/10Gb adapters:
Brocade®  BR1741M-k Dual Port 10Gb CNA
QLogic®  QME8262-k Dual Port 10Gb KR CNA
Broadcom 57810S-k Dual Port 10Gb KR
Intel Ethernet X520-x/k Dual Port 10Gb
Intel I350 Quad Port 1Gb
Broadcom 5719 Quad Port 1Gb

Fibre Channel:
QLogic QME2662 (FC16)
Emulex LPm16002B-D (FC16)
QLogic QME2572 (FC8)
Emulex® LPe1205-M (FC8)

Mellanox®  ConnectX® -3 Dual Port FDR10

  I/O Slots
Fully populated mezzanine card slots and switch modules yield two redundant I/O fabrics per blade.
  RAID Controllers
Internal Controllers:

  Power supplies and fans
Supplied by DellTM  PowerEdgeTM  M1000e Blade Enclosure

Form Factor
Quarter-height blade

Remote Management
iDRAC7 with Lifecycle Controller for Blades (default)
iDRAC7 Enterprise with Lifecycle Controller (upgrade option)

Systems Management
IPMI 2.0 compliant
Dell OpenManageTM  Essentials and Dell Management Console
Dell OpenManage Power Center
Dell OpenManage Connections:
   OpenManage Integration Suite for Microsoft®  System Center
   Dell plug-in for VMware®  vCenterTM 
   HP Operations Manager, IBM Tivoli®  Netcool® , and CA Network and Systems Management

  Environmental and Regulatory Compliance