Enterprise-Class Server with the Right Balance of Performance and Value
Departmental Web servers, mail servers, SAN proxy server, DHCP server, video streaming, security, appliance servers and file server.
- Intel® Xeon® X3400 series processors
Intel® Xeon® L3400 series processors
Intel® Core i3-500 series processor
Intel® Pentium® G6950
Intel® Celeron® G1101
- Microsoft® SQL Server 2008 R2
Microsoft® Windows® Small Business Server 2008
Microsoft Windows® Server 2008 SP2, x86/x64 (x64 includes Hyper-V™ )
Microsoft Windows® Server 2008 R2, x64 (includes Hyper-V™ v2)
Novell® SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
Virtualization OS Options:
Citrix® XenServer® Enterprise 5.6 x86-64
VMware® vSphere™ Version 4.0 (including ESX v4.0.1/ ESXi v4.0.1, ESX 3.5.5/ESXi 3.5.5)
- Intel 3420
- Up to 48GB (6 DIMM slots): 1GB/2GB/4GB/8GB up to 1333MT/s
- Hard Drives:
3.5” cabled SATA (7.2K RPM): 160GB*, 250GB*, 500GB*, 1000GB*, 2000GB*
3.5” cabled Near Line SAS (7.2K RPM): 500GB*, 1000GB*, 2000GB*
3.5” hot-swap SAS (15K RPM): 146GB*, 300GB*, 450GB*, 600GB*, (10K RPM) 600GB*
3.5" hot swap SAS (10K RPM) 600GB*
3.5" 6Gps SAS (7.2K): 2TB*
2.5” hot-swap SAS (10K RPM): 146GB*, 300GB*
2.5” hot-swap SSD 50GB*, 100GB*
Maximum Internal Storage:
Up to 8TB*
- Cabled or Hot-Swap options available:
Cabled HD options:
Up to four 3.5" SAS or SATA drives
Hot-Swap HD options:
Up to four 3.5” SAS or SATA or 2.5” SAS or SSD drives
- 2 PCIe G2 slots:
One x8 slot
One x1 slot
- Internal Controllers:
PERC H200 (6Gb/s)
PERC H700 (6Gb/s) with 512MB battery-backed cache; 512MB, 1G Non-Volatile battery-backed cache
PERC S100 (software based)
PERC S300 (software based)
External HBAs (non-RAID)
PERC H800 (6Gb/s) with 512MB of battery-backed cache;512MB, 1G Non-Volatile battery-backed cache
6Gb/s SAS HBA
- Broadcom 5716 Gigabit Ethernet controller
- Intel Gigabit ET Quad Port Server Adapter
Intel Gigabit ET Dual Port Server Adapter
Broadcom NetExtreme II 5709 Dual-Port Gb Ethernet TOE Server Adapter
Broadcom NetExtreme II 5709 Dual-Port Gb Ethernet TOE/iSCSI Offload Server Adapter
Intel PRO/1000 PT Single Port Server Adapter
Brocade® CNA Dual-port adapter
Optional add in HBAs:
QLE2562 FC8 Dual Channel HBA
LPe12002 FC8 Dual Channel HBA
QLE2560 FC8 Single Channel HBA
LPe12000 FC8 Single Channel HBA
Brocade® FC4 and 8 GB HBAs
- Hot-plug hard drives
hot-plug redundant power supplies
DDR3 ECC memory
quad-pack LED or an interactive LCD display screen
- Matrox G200eW w/ 8MB
- R310 physical dimensions:
42.4 x 434.0 x 610 (mm) ( w/o bezel)
1.67” H x 17.10” W x 24.00” D (in)
ReadyRails™ sliding rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes, with support for optional tool-less cable management arm
ReadyRails™ static rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded and 2-post (Telco) racks
- Dell™ OpenManage™
BMC, IPMI 2.0 compliant
Optional: iDRAC6 Express, iDRAC6 Enterprise, and vFlash
Easy to ManageThe Dell PowerEdge R310 lets you focus on running your business. The optional advanced embedded management engine, the optional Lifecycle Controller, automates common management tasks and enables zero-media, low-touch deployment that is efficient, secure, and user-friendly.
- The optional Dell Lifecycle Controller is integrated on the server and can simplify administrate tasks by performing a complete set of provisioning functions such as system deployment, system updates, hardware configuration and diagnostics from a single intuitive interface called Unified Server Configurator in a pre-OS environment. This eliminates the need to use and maintain multiple pieces of disparate CD/DVD media.
- With Dell Lifecycle Controller server deployment automation, the R310 is up and running fast. Also part of the Dell OpenManage portfolio is the Dell Management Console, which is included with every Dell server and provides IT administrators with a consolidated console view of their IT infrastructure.
Business ValueYou are serious about your business and you need a server that can handle serious business. The PowerEdge R310 rack server has the right balance of performance, enterprise-class features and business value to meet the needs of small to midsized businesses and branch offices alike.
- The PowerEdge R310 has price/performance that includes options for full redundancy in power supplies and hot-swap hard drives.
- The processor options and memory configurations are balanced to run typical business applications such as Windows® Small Business Server, SQL Workgroup/Standard, Oracle® 11g Standard, VMware® , Active Directory® , SharePoint® , and file/print.
- Keep your data safe with multiple RAID options and up to four 2.5 or 3.5 inch hard drives.
Customer-Inspired DesignBy listening to and focusing on the details, we have delivered on our customers’ inspiration: simplicity of operations married with innovative design features. We see the Dell design as a revolution of system commonality and customer-inspired usability.
- All external ports, power supplies and LED lights/LCD screens are in the same location for familiar user experience as well as easy installation and deployment.
- Robust, metal hard drive carriers and organized cabling are designed to improve component access and airflow across the server
- The PowerEdge R310 streamlined design also provides quiet acoustics and an optional interactive LCD screen positioned on the front of the server for ease of monitoring.
Learn about the storage technology Dell offers that can enable you to derive maximum value from your information infrastructure.
|Storage Area Network (SAN): |
A network of shared storage resources
|Network Attached Storage (NAS): |
A storage server that connects to a network
|Disk Storage Arrays: |
Disk enclosures that connect to a server or network
|Disk Backup : |
Disk-based backup and data protection
|Tape Automation: |
Automated tape systems for consolidated backup
|Tape Drives and Removable Disk Drives: |
Tape and removable disk drive devices used to back up and restore information
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 ROI and free up resources to obtain competitive advantage. The result is 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 onsite installation services for servers make efficient use of your employees' time by helping to speed up activities like configuration, customisation and deployment, enabling delivery of systems that are ready to work right out of the box.
Operate: Dell can help optimise 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, freeing up IT resources.
Protect: Dell Data Center Backup Management services are available to assist you with reporting to help refine 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 organisation. Choose support models based on how you use technology and where you want to allocate resources. From the desktop to the datacenter, address everyday IT challenges such as unplanned downtime, mission critical needs, data and asset protection, support planning, resource allocation, software application management and more. Optimise your IT resources by prescribing the right support model.
|LifeCycle Controller Embedded Management|
The optional Lifecycle Controller is the engine for advanced embedded management and is delivered as part of the iDRAC Express or optional iDRAC Enterprise in the PowerEdge R310. The Lifecycle Controller is in the server and helps to simplify administrator tasks by performing a comprehensive set of provisioning functions such as system deployment, system updates, hardware configuration and diagnostics from a single intuitive interface called Unified Server Configurator (USC) in a pre-OS environment. This eliminates the need to use and maintain multiple pieces of disparate CD/DVD media.
Dell Management Console
Open, flexible, integrated — manage your infrastructure, not your management consoles. With the introduction of Dell™ Management Console powered by Altiris® from Symantec™, Dell is doing for systems management what it did for computer hardware — taking a complex, proprietary industry technology and transforming it by delivering a simple, streamlined, modular solution easily adapted to your specific management needs.
|Microsoft® Exchange 2010 |
Does your business depend on robust messaging capabilities? Microsoft® Exchange 2010 is the right tool for the job and Dell is the right partner to deliver a comprehensive user to datacenter solution. Microsoft® Exchange 2010 running on Dell's innovative hardware platform provides you a superb messaging and collaboration solution.
Optimize for Oracle Database 11g
Dell works in hand-in-hand with Oracle engineers to help ensure compliance with IT best practices. We provide solutions that integrate software, systems management, services, and storage from some of the leaders in the industry: Dell, Oracle® and EMC®. The entire solution stack is pre-engineered, tested and validated. Oracle database solutions are available with Red Hat Linux® and Microsoft® Windows® Server 2008 operating systems
|Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008: Workgroup Edition, Standard and Standard X64|
Dell partners with Microsoft to provide tested and validated solutions. Microsoft® SQL Server 2008 Standard is a comprehensive data management and business intelligence platform providing state-of-the-art ease of use and manageability for running departmental applications. Microsoft® SQL Server 2008 Workgroup is a reliable data management and reporting platform that delivers secure, remote synchronization and management capabilities for running branch applications. It includes the core database features of the SQL Server product line and is easy to upgrade to Standard or Enterprise.