The Dell PowerVault MD3000i can consolidate up to sixteen (16) fully redundant servers, expand to support up to 45TB of data and provides wizard based installation, intuitive management, and advanced data protection software.
It’s Simple: Simple enough for non-IT experts to deploy and manage
It’s Capable: Capable of scaling and protecting your data
It’s Affordable: Affordable, so that cost doesn’t prohibit you from storing your critical business data.
Built for Availability
The Dell PowerVault MD3000i provides a level of availability and protection that many competitors have chosen to leave out of their entry level storage solutions.
Redundant components: Supports redundant active/active controllers, management ports and power/cooling to provide real security at the hardware level.
Automated drive failure detection: Capable of automatically rebuilding a failed drive using an available hot-spare drive.
Premium management functionality: Optional snapshot and virtual-disk copy capabilities that support hourly, real-time backups of your entire data environment.
Advanced Data Management
For advanced availability, the PowerVaultTM MD3000i offers optional backup and data protection features; Snapshot and Virtual Disk Copy (VDC).
Snapshots are point in time copies of the data, so if a file is accidentally altered of deleted it can be recovered easily by reverting to a previous state. Snapshots can be taken instantaneously, minimizing application downtime.
Virtual Disk Copy (VDC) is a full, replicated copy of a source data taken at a discrete point in time, enabling quick and seamless virtual disk relocation, and disk based backup and recovery.