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New PowerEdge R940 Rack Server

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Demand uncompromising performance

Power your mission-critical applications and make real-time decisions with the 4-socket R940 in just 3U with up to 12 NVMe drives.

 
 
Dell EMC PowerEdge R940

 

Processor

  • Up to four Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, up to 28 cores

Operating System

  • Canonical® Ubuntu® LTS Citrix® XenServer®
    Microsoft Windows Server® with Hyper-V Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
    SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server VMware® ESXi

Memory*

  • 48 DDR4 DIMM slots, Supports RDIMM /LRDIMM, up to 2666MT/s, 6TB max
    Up to 12 NVDIMM, 384 GB Max
    Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only

Drive Bays

  • Front drive bays:
    Up to 24 x 2.5” drives (up to 12 x NVMe)
    Max Storage 122 TB

Dimensions

  • Form factor:
    Rack (3U)

    Chassis depth:
    777.05 mm

Data Protection

  • TPM 1.2/2.0 optional Cryptographically signed firmware
    Secure Boot
    System Lockdown
    Secure erase

Ports

  • Network daughter card options:
    4x 1Gb, 4x 10Gb, 2x 10Gb+2x 1Gb, or 2x 25Gb

    Front ports:
    Video, 2 x USB 3.0, dedicated IDRAC Direct USB

    Rear ports:
    Video, serial, 2 x USB 3.0, dedicated iDRAC network port

    Video card:
    VGA
    Up to 13 x Gen3 slots, (3 x8 + 10 x16)

Chassis

  • Optional LCD or Security bezel

Power

  • Platinum 1100W, 1600W, 2000W, 2400W, 336-
    380VDC 1100W, Gold 48VDC 1100W
    Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy option 8 hot plugs fans with full redundancy

RAID Controllers

  • Internal controllers:
    PERC S140, H330, H730P, H740P Boot optimized Storage Subsystem

    External HBAs (RAID):
    H840

    External HBAs (non-RAID):
    12 Gbps SAS HBA

Management

  • Embedded / At-the-Server
    iDRAC9 with Lifecycle Controller (Express, Enterprise)
    iDRAC Direct
    iDRAC REST API with Redfish

    Consoles
    OpenManage Enterprise (coming soon)
    OpenManage Essentials
    OpenManage Power Center

    Tools
    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

    OpenManage Integrations
    Microsoft® System Center
    VMware® vCenter™
    BMC software (available from BMC)

    OpenManage Connections
    Nagios Core and Nagios XI
    HPE Operations Manager i (OMi)
Maximize application performance and eliminate I/O bottlenecks

Maximize application performance and eliminate I/O bottlenecks

Empower your organization to make the best decisions fast using real-time data and analytics. The PowerEdge R940 supports 50% more NVMe drives than the R930, up to 48 DIMMs (12 of which can be NVDIMMs) and up to 6TB of memory*. Make I/O bottlenecks a thing of the past and keep processor utilization at its peak.

Ideal workloads:
  • In-memory database
  • Analytics
  • Unix to Linux migration
  • ERP, CRM
  • Dense virtualization
Transform IT with Dell EMC PowerEdge

Transform IT with Dell EMC PowerEdge

The R940 is the foundation to transform your data center with modern applications for real-time data and analytics. Its massive resource footprint optimizes application performance and scales to meet your organization’s demands.

  • Maximize storage performance with up to 12 NVMe drives and ensure application performance scales easily.
  • Scale compute resources with Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, delivering a 27% increase in processing cores and 50% increase in bandwidth over previous generation of Xeon processors*.
  • Help eliminate bottlenecks with up to 6TB of memory in 48 DIMMS, 12 of which can be NVDIMMs.
  • Expand with up to 13 PCIe Gen 3 slots.

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Automate productivity with intelligent, embedded management

Automate productivity with intelligent, embedded management

Dell EMC automation and intelligent management mean you spend less time on routine maintenance so you can focus on bigger priorities.
  • Help maximize uptime with proactive diagnostics and automated remediation that increase productivity up to 90%*.
  • Leverage existing management consoles with easy integrations for VMware® vSphere®, Microsoft® System Center and Nagios®.
  • Improve productivity with agent-free Dell iDRAC9 for automated, efficient management.
  • Simplify deployment with OpenManage next-generation console and server profiles to fully configure and prep servers in rapid, scalable fashion.
Fortify your data center with comprehensive protection

Fortify your data center with comprehensive protection

Dell EMC provides a comprehensive, cyber-resilient architecture with security embedded into every server to protect your data.

  • Protect server configuration and firmware from malicious changes with new Configuration Lock-down.
  • Use system erase of local storage to help ensure data privacy when you repurpose or retire servers.
  • Automate updates that check file dependencies and proper update sequence, before deploying them independently from the OS/hypervisor.
  • Take control of your firmware consoles with embedded authentication that is designed to allow only properly designed updates to run.

Dell EMC offers complete end-to-end services

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.
ProSupport Enterprise Suite

ProSupport Enterprise Suite

Gain the freedom to focus on your business transformation with the support expertise and insights Dell EMC 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.
ProDeploy

ProDeploy

ProDeploy Enterprise Suite helps you get more out of technology starting on day one. Trust our experts to lead deployments from basic hardware installations through planning, configuration and complex integrations. Our complete suite of deployment services and professional certifications helps you achieve business outcomes today and tomorrow.
Training and Certification

Training & Certification

Education Services offers an expansive suite of training services with multiple delivery methods, including instructor-led, self-paced online and virtual instructor-led training. With comprehensive and flexible training programs, we make it easy to ensure your staff has the skills they need to successfully manage and utilize your new technology to its full potential.
Consulting

Consulting

Consulting services give expert guidance to help you grow, optimize and transform your IT environment at your own pace and budget. We employ a broad range of certified consultants and engineers, backed by program management teams, who can deliver deep technical expertise. We give you the confidence that your project will be done right and on time.
Financing and leasing

Financing and leasing

Let the wealth of leasing and financing options from Dell Financial Services™ help you find opportunities in your organization regarding capital expenditures, operating expenditures and cash flow.
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