Dell PowerEdge M915

Dell PowerEdge M915

 Choose PowerEdge M915

  Processor Sockets
2 or 4
AMD OpteronTM  6100, 6200, and 6300 series processors
AMD (SR5670 and SP5100)

Up to 512GB (32 DIMM slots): 1GB/2GB/4GB/8GB/16GB DDR3 up to 1333MHz

  Operating Systems

Virtualization Options:
Citrix®  XenServer® 
Microsoft Hyper-V through Microsoft Windows Server 2008
VMware®  vSphere®  ESXTM  and ESXiTM 
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization® 
  Storage Options
Hot-plug Hard Drive Options:
2.5" SATA SSD, SAS (15K, 10K)

2 x 1GbE dual Broadcom BCM5709S
2 x 10GbE Broadcom BCM57712
Optional add-in NICs and HBAs: See I/O Mezzanine Card Options

  RAID Controllers

  Drive Bays
Hot-Swap options available:
Up to two 2.5” SAS or SSD drives

  I/O Mezzanine Card Options
Fully populated mezzanine card slots and switch modules will yield 3 highly available, redundant I/O fabrics per blade.
Broadcom®  Dual Port Gb Ethernet with TOE (BCM-5709S)
Intel®  Dual Port 10Gb Ethernet
Broadcom Dual Port 10Gb Ethernet (BCM-57711)

10Gb Enhanced Ethernet:
Intel Dual Port 10Gb Enhanced Ethernet (10Gb Enhanced Ethernet—FcoE Ready)
QLogic®  Dual Port CNA QME8142 (10Gb Enhanced Ethernet + FCoE)
Broadcom Dual Port 57712-k Converged Network Daughter Card (NDC)—Supports CEE/DCB 10GbE + NPAR + FCoE + iSCSI-TLV
Brocade® BR1741M-k Dual Port Mezzanine CNA

Fibre Channel:
QLogic Dual Port FC16 HBA (QME2662)
Emulex® Dual Port FC16 HBA (LPm16002B-D)
QLogic Dual Port FC8 HBA (QME2572)
Emulex Dual Port FC8 HBA (LPe1205-M)
Emulex 8 or 4 Gb/s Fibre Channel Pass-Through Module

Mellanox®  ConnectX® -3 Dual Port FDR10
Mellanox ConnectX-2 Dual-Port QDR

  Power Supply
Supplied by Dell’s M1000e Blade Chassis

Hot-plug hard drives, ECC memory, redundant embedded hypervisor

Integrated Matrox G200eW w/ 8MB memory

The PowerEdge M915 blade server fits in the PowerEdge M1000e blade enclosure. A total of 8 full-height or 16 half-height blades can fit into every M1000e enclosure. Full-height and half-height blades can be mixed in M1000e enclosures with no limitations

M915 Dimensions & Weight (blade only)
Height: 38.5 cm (15.2 in)
Width: 5 cm (2 in)
Depth: 48.6 cm (19.2 in)

  Remote Management
iDRAC6 Enterprise (standard)

  Systems Management
BMC, IPMI 2.0 compliant
DellTM  OpenManageTM 
Unified Server Configurator
Lifecycle Controller
iDRAC6 Enterprise with optional vFlash
Chassis Management Controller

  Rack Support
Supplied by Dell’s M1000e Blade Chassis

  Regulatory and Environmental Compliance
Regulatory Model: FHB
Regulatory Type:FHB002


PowerEdge Workloads Brochure

PowerEdge M915 Spec Sheet

PowerEdge Server Portfolio Brochure

Optimizing QoS for VMware 4.1 with Intel 10Gb NICs and Dell PowerEdge Servers

PowerEdge M-Series Competitive Power Report

PowerEdge M1000e Technical Guidebook

Dell vs HP 6GB Performance Comparison conducted by Principled Technologies

Dell Internal Dual SD Module

PowerEdge Energy Smart Brochure

Solid State Drive (SSD) Whitepaper

Unified Server Configurator Overview White Paper

Unified Server Configurator Security White Paper

Systems Management Simplified

Implementing Best Practices: The Dell Management Console and ITIL

Migrating to the new Dell Management Console

Managing Operating Systems and Applications with the New Dell Management Console

DDR3 Memory White Paper

Understanding Acoustical Data and Causes of Sound in Dell Enterprise Products