Tower or 5U rack enclosure
48.4cm (19.1in) H with system feet x 31.0cm (12.2in) W with system feet opened x 73.0cm (28.7in) D
Weight (empty) = 31.7kg (69.7lb)
Weight (maximum) = 74.8kg (164.9lb)
21.9cm (8.6in) H x 48.2cm (19.0in) W x 73.0cm (28.7in) D
Weight (empty) = 24.7kg (54.5lb)
Weight (maximum) = 68.7kg (151.5lb)
Server node options:
PowerEdge M630, M640 and M830 server nodes
Redundant power supply units:
Supports up to four 1100W or 1600W AC power supply units (PSU) in 3+1 and 2+2 redundant configurations
VRTX comes standard with six hot-pluggable, redundant fan modules and four blower modules:
Based on Dell Energy Smart Technologies, VRTX fans and blowers are a breakthrough in power and cooling efficiency. Fans and blowers deliver low-power consumption and use next-generation fan technologies to ensure the lowest possible amount of fresh air is consumed to cool the enclosure.
Single shared PERC8 with optional second redundant shared PERC8 available
Up to 12 x 3.5in NLSAS, SAS, or SAS SSD hot-plug drives or
Up to 25 x 2.5in NLSAS, SAS, or SAS SSD hot-plug drives
Optional FIPS 140-2 certified self-encrypting drives (SED)
Integrated Ethernet Switch
Internal 1GbE 8-port pass-through module
Internal 1GbE 24-port switch
Internal 10GbE switch
8 flexible PCIe slots:
3 full-height/full-length slots (150W) with double-wide card support (225W)
5 low-profile/half-length slots (25W)
Delivers comprehensive functionality yet simple and easy to use:
Uses Chassis Management Controller (CMC) to manage all resources (server nodes, storage, networking, and power) with a unified management tool, presented in a single console
Monitors up to nine VRTX chassis from a single, consolidated CMC console
Offers both Local and Remote management
Is available with either Enterprise or Express CMC licensing for CMC
Redundant Chassis Management Controller is available
Server nodes each contain proven iDRAC7 with Lifecycle Controller for agent-free systems
Management that are fully supported within the OpenManage product portfolio
ReadyRails™ II sliding rails for 4-post racks with square, round, or threaded holes
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 SP2, x64, x86,
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, SP1
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Novell® SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®
VMware® vSphere ESXi
VMware vCenter Server 6.5
Also supports Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft SharePoint Server.
As the first integrated IT solution designed specifically for remote-office and small-office environments, the award-winning* PowerEdge VRTX offers a “data center under your desk” with office-optimized dimensions, acoustics, simplified management and security.
Key features introduce even more functionality with enhanced versatility and improved efficiency, including:
Rapidly deploy VRTX to consolidate and manage business applications in up to four server nodes with shared storage and integrated networking. Ideal for remote offices and branch offices of large enterprises and organizations as well as small- and medium-business offices, it offers:
Employing the latest PowerEdge technology and high-availability features, VRTX can help you gain fast application response times, run multiple applications that need performance or low latency, power through peak processing periods and scale for future business growth.
Performance and availability features include:
All server nodes have access to the low-latency internal shared storage, which is essential for clustering and virtualization, including vMotion. This also helps enable efficient processing through peak periods and can improve server-use flexibility.
The integrated network switch eliminates the need to acquire, cable, power and manage an external networking switch. Users requiring higher networking performance can choose from multiple networking options for PowerEdge VRTX, including:
Full-functioned unified system management takes much of the time and effort out of systems administration and control. Deploy, monitor, update and maintain through a unified browser-based console that covers servers, storage and networking. Dell OpenManage together with Chassis Management Controller (CMC) and Geographic View for VRTX enables you to keep an eye on everything in your VRTX platforms, anywhere on your network, allowing:
VRTX systems management is integrated with major third-party management tools, protecting your installed investments and allowing you to use what you already know. This allows you to:
Optimizing the IT lifecycle is vital. We have expert services* for all lifecycle phases that save you time and resources, reduce effort, and improve your IT experience.
Gain the freedom to focus on your business transformation with the support expertise and insights Dell is known for across the globe. Choose the right support based on the criticality of specific systems with available automated predictive analysis, collaborative third-party assistance and service account management.
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