PowerEdge M710 Blade Server

PowerEdge M710 Blade Server

 Choose PowerEdge M710

Intel®  Xeon®  5500 and 5600 series
Six-core Intel®  Xeon® 
Quad-core Intel®  Xeon® 
Intel 5520

Up to 288GB* (18 DIMM Slots): 1GB/2GB/4GB/8GB/16GB ECC DDR3
Up to 1333MHz

  Operating Systems

Virtualization Options:
Citrix®  XenServerTM 
Microsoft®  Hyper-VTM  through Microsoft®  Windows Server®  2008
VMware®  vSphereTM  4.1 (including VMware ESX®  4.1 or VMware ESXiTM  4.1)
  Storage Options
Hot-plug Hard Drive Options:
  Drive Bays
Hot-Swap options available:
Up to four 2.5” SAS or SSD drives

  I/O Mezzanine Card Options
Fully populated mezz card slots and switch modules will yield 3 highly available, redundant I/O fabrics for each blade.
Available options:
1Gb & 10Gb Ethernet:
  • Dual-Port Broadcom Gb Ethernet w/ TOE (BCM-5709S)
  • Quad-Port Intel Gb Ethernet (82576)
  • Quad-Port Broadcom Gb Ethernet (BCM-5709S)
  • Dual-Port Broadcom 10Gb Ethernet (BCM-57711)
  • Brocade®  BR1741M-k Dual-Port Mezzanine CNA
10Gb Enhanced Ethernet & Converged Network Adapters (CEE/DCB):
  • Dual-Port Qlogic®  Converged Network Adapter (QME8142) - Supports CEE/DCB 10GbE + FCoE
  • Dual-Port Qlogic®  Converged Network Adapter (QME8242-k) - Supports 10GbE + NPAR
  • Brocade®  BR1741M-k Dual-Port Mezzanine CNA
Fibre Channel:
  • Dual-Port QLogic FC8 Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter (HBA) (QME2572)
  • Dual-Port Emulex FC8 Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter (HBA) (LPe1205-M)
  • Emulex®  8 or 4 Gb/s Fibre Channel Pass-Through Module
  • Dual-Port Mellanox ConnectX Quad Data Rate (QDR) InfiniBand
  • Dual-Port Mellanox ConnectX Dual Data Rate (DDR) InfiniBand
  RAID Controllers

Four embedded Broadcom®  NetXtreme IITM  5709 Gigabit Ethernet NICs with failover and load balancing TOE (TCPIP Offload Engine) supported on Microsoft® Windows Server 2003, SP1 or higher with Scalable Networking Pack. iSCSI Offload supported on Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP1 or higher, Red Hat® Linux® Enterprise 5, and SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 10. Scalable Networking Pack for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 is not required.
Boot from SAN (iSCSI and FC) supported

Optional add-in NICs:
Dual Port 10GB Enhanced Intel Ethernet Server Adapter X520-DA2 (FcoE Ready for Future Enablement)
See I/O Mezzanine Card Options
Intel®  Gigabit ET Dual Port Server Adapter
Intel®  Gigabit ET Quad Port Server Adapter

Optional add in HBAs:
See I/O Mezzanine Card Options
Fully populated mezz card slots and switch modules will yield 3 highly available, redundant I/O fabrics for each blade.

Supplied by Dell’s M1000e Blade Chassis

Matrox G200 with 8MB of cache

The PowerEdge M710 blade server only fits in the M1000e blade enclosure. A total of 8 x M710/M805/M905’s or 16 x M600/M610/M605’s can fit into every M1000e enclosure. Full height and half height blades can be mixed in M1000e enclosures with no limitations.

M710 Dimensions and Weight (blade only):
Height: 38.5cm (15.2in)
Width: 5cm (2in)
Depth: 48.6cm (19.2in)
Weight (Maximum Configuration): 11.1kg (24.5lb)

Full height blade fits inside the M1000e Blade Enclosure
Maximum of 8 per blade chassis

DellTM  OpenManageTM 
Lifecycle Controller
iDRAC6 Enterprise
Microsoft®  System Center Essential (SCE) 2010 v2

  Regulatory and Environmental Compliance
Regulatory Model: FHB
Regulatory Type: FHB001


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