PowerEdge M520 Blade Server

PowerEdge M520 Blade Server

Dell PowerEdge M520 Blade Server

Power, density and efficiency
Deliver extremely capable performance and exceptional value for your business applications with no-compromise enterprise-class features with the PowerEdge M520.

Intel®  Xeon®  processor E5-2400 product family

Intel®  C600 series

M1000e Blade Enclosure
  Internal Interconnect
Intel QuickPath Interconnect (QPI): 6.4 GT/s; 7.2 GT/s; 8.0 GT/s
Up to 384GB* (12 DIMM slots): 2GB/4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB DDR3 up to 1600MHz

2.5MB per core; core options: 2, 4, 6, 8

  Operating Systems

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

  Embedded hypervisor
Two internal SD cards dedicated for hypervisor
One dedicated for 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, 1 internal (with optional RIPS card)

  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 QME2572 (FC8)
Emulex®  LPe1205-M (FC8)

Mellanox®  ConnectX®-3 Dual Port FDR10
Mellanox ConnectX-3 Dual Port QDR

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

  Power supplies and fans
Supplied by DellTM  PowerEdgeTM  M1000e Blade Chassis

Form Factor
Half-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