Phenomenal performance and scalability
Power through tough workloads in dense data center environments with the exceptional performance and scalability of the 4-socket PowerEdge™ M820 blade.
Harness the exceptional processing power of the Intel® Xeon® processor E5-4600 product family in the 4-socket, full-height PowerEdge™ M820 blade. Designed for high-end databases and dense data center environments, the Intel® Xeon® processor is at the heart of a flexible and efficient solution that enables you to quickly resolve your most demanding tasks.
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Intelligent systems management
Simplify deploying,updating,monitoring and maintaining your PowerEdge servers with the Dell™Open Manage™ portfolio.
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Enhanced I/O capabilities
The M820’s flexible Select Network Adapter and mezzanine card NIC options enable you to link to the networking technologies that serve your data center applications best.
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Wield tremendous computing power and flexibility for your critical core business applications or consolidated workloads with the PowerEdge M820.
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Efficient and reliable
Help ensure maximum availability and extended uptime for your blade systems with the M820’s redundant features and hot-swappable components.
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Versatile M1000e blade enclosure
Take advantage of the shared power, cooling and networking infrastructure of the M1000e blade enclosure with Dell Chassis Management Controller to manage your M820 blades.
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The new-generation PowerEdge experience
Make IT the engine for your business success. The newest generation PowerEdge™ family is engineered with the right combination of features and performance scalability to handle tough workloads for both large and small data center environments.
Improve operational efficiency with enhanced systems management
Global services and support
- Intel® Xeon® processor E5-4600 product family
Intel QuickPath Interconnect (QPI): 6.4 GT/s; 7.2 GT/s; 8.0 GT
2.5MB per core; core options: 4, 6, 8
- Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, x64 (includes Hyper-V® v2)
Novell® SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®
VMware® vSphere® ESX™ and ESXi™
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization®
- Intel C600 series
- Up to 1.5TB (48 DIMM slots) 2GB/4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB DDR3 up to 1600MT/s
Embedded Hypervisor (Optional)
- Two internal SD cards dedicated for hypervisor
One dedicated for vFlash media support
Hot-plug hard drive options:
Up to four 2.5” SAS,SSD,or up to two Express Flash PCIe SSD
I/O Mezzanine Card Options
- Dell Select Network Adapter (NDC) options:
Broadcom® 57810S-k Dual Port 10Gb KR blade NDC
Intel X520-k Dual Port 10Gb KR blade NDC
QLogic® QMD8262-k Dual Port 10Gb NDC
Brocade® BR1741M-k Dual Port 10Gb CNA
QLogic QME8262-k Dual Port 10Gb KR CNA
Broadcom 57810S-k Dual Port 10Gb KR
Intel Ethernet X520-K Dual Port 10Gb
Intel I350 Quad Port 1Gb
Broadcom 5719 Quad Port 1Gb
QLogic QME2662 (FC16)
Emulex LPm16002B-D (FC16)
QLogic QME2572 (FC8)
Emulex® LPe1205-M (FC8)
Mellanox® ConnectX®- 3 Dual Port FDR10
- Internal controllers:
- Supplied by Dell™ PowerEdge™ M1000e Blade Chassis
- USB ports
Fully populated mezzanine card slots and switch modules yield three redundant I/O fabrics per blade.
- Remote management
iDRAC7 Express for Blades with Lifecycle Controller (default), iDRAC7 Enterprise with Lifecycle Controller (upgrade option)
IPMI 2.0 compliant
Dell OpenManage™ Essentials and Dell Management Console
Dell OpenManage Power Center
Dell OpenManage Connections:
OpenManage Integration Suite for Microsoft® System Center
Dell plug-in for VMware® vCenter™
HP Operations Manager, IBM Tivoli® Netcool® , and CA Network and Systems Management
Only Dell M-Series provides complete, snap-in FlexIO scalability down to the switch interconnects. FlexIO technology is the foundation of the M1000e I/O subsystem that has the flexibility you need to design today’s solution and the scalability you require to add or change data center options to meet future demands.
The M-Series enclosure supports a broad set of modular gigabit Ethernet (GbE), 10GbE and Enhanced Ethernet blade switches.
Dell's fully modular PowerConnect™ and Dell Force10™ switches provide great flexibility, with choices of 1Gb to 10Gb speeds, flexible modular uplinks of varying media types, and many other valuable features. The PowerConnect and Dell Force10 portfolio offers a selection of switches that can meet even the most extreme networking demands.
For Cisco Catalyst customers, Dell provides models that span from simple, no frills GbE to more capable models with stacking or even 10GbE uplinks. The more advanced switches feature Cisco's Virtual Blade Switch functionality, enabling you to interconnect up to nine switches to create a single logical switch, thereby simplifying data center management.
Brocade 8Gb Fibre Channel Switches provide powerful connectivity to Fibre Channel SANs, such as those offered by Dell/EMC. The M5424 includes 12-port and 24-port configurations as well as a performance pack for enhanced features and management.
For heterogeneous integration into any Fibre Channel network, the Brocade M5424 Fibre Channel switch can even be enabled in Access Gateway mode. Based on N_Port ID Virtualization (NPIV) functionality, Access Gateway mode delivers the cable aggregation benefits and cost savings offered by Dell’s M-Series blade solutions without separate management or configuration requirements.
For high-performance computing (HPC) or other environments requiring the highest bandwidth and lowest latency available, the M-Series offers InfiniBand™ switches and adapter cards. Dell offers chassis-integrated quad data rate (QDR) and fourteen data rate (FDR) InfiniBand switches from Mellanox, with speeds of up to 56Gbps. Each switch features 16 internal ports and 8 external ports to ensure the availability and redundancy needed for the most demanding applications.
FlexIO for M-Series: Delivering the speed you need, when you need it.
Dell Global Services include a wide, customizable range of choices to simplify the assessment, design, implementation, management and maintenance of your IT environment and to help you transition from platform to platform.
Depending on your current business requirements and the level of service you want, we can provide you with factory, on-site, remote, modular and specialized services that fit your needs and budget. We’ll help you with a little or a lot — your choice — and provide you with access to our global resources such as our Global Command Centers.
Dell IT Consulting Services
Dell Global Infrastructure Consulting Services utilize skilled solution architects, innovative tools, automated analysis and our own intellectual property to give customers rapid insight into the root causes of unnecessary complexity. We seek better answers than traditional service models, based on our belief that solving problems should not need armies of people. Our strategy is to help customers quickly identify high-impact, short-duration projects that deliver returns on investment (ROI) and free up resources to obtain competitive advantage. The results are practical, action-oriented plans with specific, predictable, measurable outcomes. From Data Center optimization to server virtualization to Systems Management, our consulting services help you build a more efficient enterprise.
Dell Managed Services
Dell Managed Services are a modular set of lifecycle services designed to help customers automate and centrally configure, deploy and manage their day-to-day data center operations. These services extend a customer’s existing on-premise IT infrastructure with off-premise cloud services designed to better address challenges with mobility, highly distributed organizations, security, compliance, business continuity and disaster preparedness.
Deploy: Our factory, remote and on-site installation services for servers make efficient use of your employees' time by helping to speed up activities, such as configuration, customization and deployment, enabling delivery of systems that are ready to work right out of the box.
Operate: Dell can help optimize your data center operations, including storage, backup and virtual environments by focusing on remote monitoring, reporting and alerts, along with full remote management for storage and backup environments, to free up IT resources.
Protect: Dell Data Center Backup Management Services are available to assist you with reporting to help refine service-level agreement (SLA) requirements, to provide monitoring to improve process efficiency or for the full management of your backup environment.
Recovery and Recycling: Dell Asset Recovery and Recycling Services help you recover and dispose of owned or leased computer equipment, in a manner that follows EPA guidelines.
Dell ProSupport is a suite of support services that enable you to build the solution that’s right for your organization. Choose support models based on how you use technology and where you want to allocate resources. From the desktop to the data center, address everyday IT challenges, such as unplanned downtime, mission-critical needs, data and asset protection, support planning, resource allocation, software application management and more. From basic support to remote support services, optimize your IT resources by prescribing the right support model.
|The Dell OpenManage™ systems management portfolio, including Dell PowerEdge™ server embedded management feature integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) with Lifecycle Controller, helps IT Administrators efficiently manage Dell servers in physical, virtual, local and remote environments, operating in-band or out-of-band, with or without a systems management software agent. Irrespective of the operating system or hypervisor you deploy, iDRAC with Lifecycle Controller automates the most essential and frequently performed server management tasks to help your IT resources become more productive and your IT environment more cost effective and well maintained. Dell OpenManage also integrates and connects to leading 3rd party systems management solutions you may already own, so you can maintain your single point of control and capitalize on your existing investment.|
OEM-Ready Version Available
| OEM ready for custom branding and XL program for enhanced stability and lifecycle predictability on select servers with ProSupport™ f|
Solutions and Systems Management
|With Dell Compellent™, Dell EqualLogic™ and Dell PowerVault™, we have created a comprehensive and innovative portfolio of storage products, all of which are easy to deploy, manage and grow. Whether you use network attached storage (NAS), direct attached storage (DAS), internet SCSI (iSCSI) or Fibre Channel (FC), Dell has a product that can meet your business needs and reduce the cost and complexity of storage.|
|The Value of Dell Storage: |
Dell’s open, standards-based solutions let customers of all sizes integrate new technologies without sacrificing performance or their existing IT investments.
|Direct-Attached Storage: |
The Dell™ PowerVault™ MD storage family offers easy and economical expansion for Dell PowerEdge™ servers enabling high availability and scalability for demanding business applications.
|Disk-to-Disk Backup |
Due to expanding volumes of data that must be backed up and protected along with shrinking backup windows, many IT departments have moved to or added disk-based backups.
|Network-Attached Storage |
Network attached storage (NAS) is a specialized storage server with its own IP address that is made available to multiple clients and servers on a local area network (LAN) or wide area network (WAN).
|Object-Based Storage |
The Dell DX Object Storage Platform is designed to intelligently access, store, protect and distribute fixed digital content.
|Storage Area Network |
A storage area network (SAN) is a network of shared storage devices, such as disk storage arrays and tape automation
|Tape Backup |
Considered the first and last line of defense against data loss, tape and removable disks can be used for long-term data storage and backup.
|Unified Storage |
Unified Storage is a term that describes the ability to manage both file- and block-level data.