At a Glance
DellTM PowerVaultTM MD1200 direct-attached storage array offers versatility and high-capacity storage for mainstream applications, with optimal performance in sequential (streaming) applications.
Expansion for Mainstream and Capacity-Intensive Single Server Applications
DellTM PowerVaultTM MD1200 direct-attached storage array is the second generation of Dell’sTM low-cost, high-capacity expansion enclosure that improves density, versatility and performance over previous generation to enhance support for mainstream and capacity-intensive applications.
The PowerVaultTM MD1200 offers seamless expansion for DellTM PowerEdgeTM servers with the and provides you with the most drive flexibility of any Dell direct-attach storage arrays.
Easily Expand Your Server Capacity: The PowerVaultTM MD1200 is engineered to seamlessly expand the capacity of DellTM PowerEdgeTM servers. This expansion array can support twelve, 3.5- or 2.5-inch SAS hard-disk drives (HDDs) or solid-state drives (SSDs) in a 2U array and expands up to 8 arrays behind a single .
Versatility and Flexibility to Meet Most Business Needs: The PowerVaultTM MD1200 is Dell’sTM most versatile direct-attached storage array. Featuring support for 2.5 inch drives, as well as the ability to mix 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch enclosures behind a single PERC H800 Host-RAID adapter, PowerVaultTM MD1200 delivers capacity and performance to support most customer deployments.
Leveraging the PERC H800 RAID Controller
The PowerVaultTM MD1200 leverages the with the latest PCI Express 2.0 interface, offering excellent performance for enterprise.
- The configuration of the PERC H800 Host-RAID adapter helps to increase reliability and fault tolerance by enabling the software to recognize the entire array as a single unit, regardless of how many disks are activated for storage in the array. With the PERC H800, customers can choose the RAID option that supports their application. The PERC H800 supports RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50 and 60.
- DellTM PowerVaultTM MD1200 storage array is engineered to work optimally with Dell PowerEdgeTM servers. DellTM OpenManageTM Storage Manager Software can manage both the external array and internal storage within the server itself.
- Streamlining storage management through a single, common interface helps reduce resource load on the system, and is easier to navigate for the user as well. The PowerVaultTM MD1200 utilizes the same 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch drives as 11th Generation PowerEdgeTM servers, and the same power supplies and fans as the PowerVaultTM MD1220, helping to reduce the number of spares required.
- The PowerVaultTM MD1220 is supported behind the following servers: R210,T310,T410,R410,R510,R610,T610,R710,T710,R910,R810. See PERC H800 server compatability matrix for a list of currently supported servers.