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Increase storage scalability and performance with up to 24 NVMe drives and a total of 32 x 2.5” or 18 x 3.5”drives in a 2U dual-socket platform.
Up to two Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, up to 28 cores per processor
Canonical® Ubuntu® LTS Citrix® XenServer®
Microsoft Windows Server® with Hyper-V Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server VMware® ESXi
Optional LCD or Security bezel
Titanium 750W, Platinum 495W, 750W, 1100W,
1600W, and 2000W
48VDC 1100W, 380HVDC 1100W, 240HVDC 750W
Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy Up to 6 hot plugs fans with full redundancy High performance fans available
24 DDR4 DIMM slots, Supports RDIMM /LRDIMM, speeds up to 2666, 3TB max
Up to 12 NVDIMM, 192 GB Max
Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only
Up to 24 x 2.5” SAS/SSD/NVMe, max 153TB Up to 12 x 3.5” SAS, max 120TB
Up to 4 x 3.5” drives , max 40TB Up to 4 x 2.5” SAS/SSD/NVMe, max 25TB
Up to 4 x 2.5” max 25TB
Up to 2 x 3.5” max 20TB
Network daughter card options:
4 x 1GE or 2 x 10GE + 2 x 1GE or 4 x 10GE or 2 x 25GE
VGA, 2 x USB 2.0, dedicated IDRAC Direct Micro-USB
VGA, Serial, 2 x USB 3.0, dedicated iDRAC network port
Up to 8 x Gen3 slots, Up to 4 x16
Embedded / At-the-Server
iDRAC9 with Lifecycle Controller (Express, Enterprise)
iDRAC REST API with Redfish
Quick Sync 2 BLE/wireless module
OpenManage Power Center
iDRAC Service Module
OpenManage Server Administrator
OpenManage Storage Services
Dell EMC Repository Manager
Dell EMC System Update
Dell EMC Server Update Utility
Dell EMC Update Catalogs
Microsoft® System Center
BMC software (available from BMC)
Nagios Core and Nagios XI
HPE Operations Manager i (OMi)
IBM Tivoli® Netcool/OMNIbus
IBM Tivoli® Network Manager IP Edition
TPM 1.2/2.0 optional Cryptographically signed firmware
PERC H330, H730p, H740p, Software RAID (SWRAID) S140
Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem:
HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 120GB, 240 GB
External PERC (RAID):
12Gbps SAS HBAs (non-RAID):
External- 12Gbps SAS HBA (non-RAID)
Internal- HBA330 (non-RAID)
Benefit from scalable storage performance and data set processing with the PowerEdge R740xd server. This 2U, 2-socket platform brings you scalability and performance to adapt to a variety of applications. Choose up to 24 NVMe drives, or a total of 32 x 2.5” or 18 x 3.5” drives. As you scale your deployments, scale your productivity with embedded intelligence and automation from iDRAC9 and the entire OpenManage portfolio designed to simplify the IT lifecycle from deployment to retirement.
Transform your data center for modern applications and operations with the help of the R740xd. Storage performance and flexibility create the perfect balance for software-defined storage or data set processing and analytics.
Dell EMC automation and intelligent management mean you spend less time on routine maintenance so you can focus on bigger priorities.
Dell EMC provides a comprehensive, cyber-resilient architecture with security embedded into every server to protect your data.
Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd: 'Editor's Choice' award
"It's the perfect choice for data centres that want maximum processing power and storage performance in their rack cabinets." — ITPro
Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd: ‘Editor’s Choice’ Award
"The PowerEdge R740xd is the most complete server offering we've seen to date in terms of build quality, system design, storage flexibility, performance, and ease of management." — StorageReview
Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd: IT Pro Product Of The Year Awards, 'Best 2U Server' Winner
"Its sheer processing power is tough to beat." — IT Pro
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