PowerEdge R720 Rack Server

PowerEdge R720 Rack Server

Dell PowerEdge R720 Rack Server

Next-generation power and flexibility in a 2S/2U rack server.
Keep pace with the exponential change of the virtual age using the state-of-the-art feature flexibility of the DellTM  PowerEdgeTM  R720

  • Gain exceptional virtualization and complex workload performance with Intel®  Xeon®  E5-2600 processors and up to 24 DIMMs.
  • Enhance data IOPS performance and simplify maintenance with optional hot-plug, front-access PCIe SSDs.
  • Take advantage of flexible I/O and networking options with PCIe Gen3-enabled expansion slots and your choice of vendor and embedded NIC technologies.
Intel®  Xeon®  processor E5-2600 product family

Intel®  C600

  Processor Sockets
  Internal Interconnect
2 x Intel QuickPath Interconnect (QPI) links; 6.4 GT/s; 7.2 GT/s; 8.0 GT/s
Up to 768GB* (24 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® 
  Hard Drives
Hot-plug hard drive options:
Self-Encrypting Drives available

Maximum Internal Storage:

  Drive Bays
Up to eight 3.5" drives or up to sixteen 2.5" drives

  I/O Slots
7 PCIe slots:
One x16 full-length, full-height
Three x8 full-length, full-height
Three x8 half-length, half-height

  RAID Controllers
Internal Controllers:

External HBAs (RAID):

External HBAs (non-RAID):

  Power Supply
Titanium efficiency, hot-plug redundant 750W power supply
Platinum efficiency, hot-plug redundant 495W, 750W or 1100W power supplies
Auto-ranging power supplies

High-efficiency, hot-plug, redundant power supplies; hot-plug drive bays; TPM; dual internal SD support; hot-plug redundant fan; optional bezel; luggage-tag; ECC memory, interactive LCD screen; extended thermal support; ENERGY STAR®  compliant, extended power range; switch agnostic partitioning (SWAP)

  Embedded NIC
Broadcom®  Quad Port 1GbE BASE-T (no TOE or iSCSI offload)
Intel Quad Port 1GbE BASE-T (no TOE or iSCSI offload)
Intel Dual Port 10GbE BASE-T with 2 x 1GbE (FCoE capability enabled on the 10GbE ports)
Broadcom®  Dual Port 10GbE SFP+ with 2 x 1GbE (TOE and iSCSI offload available on 10GbE ports)

Form Factor
2U rack

  Rack Support
ReadyRails II sliding rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded hole racks, with support for optional tool-less cable management arm
ReadyRails static rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded and 2-post (Telco) racks

Remote Management
iDRAC7 with Lifecycle Controller
iDRAC7 Express (default), iDRAC7 Enterprise (upgrade option)
8GB vFlash media (upgrade option), 16GB vFlash media (upgrade optional)

Systems Management
IPMI 2.0 compliant
Dell OpenManageTM  Essentials and Dell Management Console
Dell OpenManage Power Center
Dell OpenManage Connections:
   Dell 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
Regulatory Model: E06S
Regulatory Type: E06S001