Enterprise-class server with the right balance of performance and value
The PowerEdge™ R310 is an Intel® processor-based enterprise-class 1-socket rack server that provides advanced systems management and redundancy options for web, email, SAN proxy, DHCP server, video streaming, security and file/print services.
Easy to ManageThe Dell™ PowerEdge™ R310 helps you focus on running your business. The optional advanced embedded management engine, the 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 administrator 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 the automation of the Lifecycle Controller server deployment, the R310 is up and running fast.
- The Dell™ OpenManage™ portfolio also includes the Dell™ Management Console, which is included with every Dell™ server and which provides IT administrators with a consolidated console view of their IT infrastructure.
By 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.
- 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.
- Robust, metal hard drive carriers and organized cabling are designed to improve component access and airflow across the server
- One Dual-core Intel® Celeron® G1101
One Dual-core Intel® Pentium® G6950
One Dual-core Intel® Core™ i3 500 Series Processor
One Quad-core Intel® Xeon® 3400 series processor
- Microsoft® Windows® Small Business Server 2011
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 SP2, x86/x64 (x64 includes Hyper-VTM )
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2 SP1, x64 (includes Hyper-VTM v2)
Microsoft® Windows® HPC Server 2008
Novell® SUSE® Linux® Enterprise Server
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®
Oracle® Solaris 10 05/10 (update 10) x86-64
Citrix® XenServer® 5.6 x86-64
VMware® vSphere™ 4.1 (including VMware ESX® 4.1 or VMware ESXi™ 4.1)
For more information on the specific versions and additions, visit www.dell.com/OSsupport.
- Intel 3420
- Up to 48GB (6 DIMM slots): 1GB/2GB/4GB/8GB up to 1333MT/s
- Hard Drives:
9 cm (3.5") cabled SATA (7.2K RPM): 160GB*, 250GB*, 500GB*, 1000GB*, 2000GB*
9 cm (3.5") cabled Near Line SAS (7.2K RPM): 500GB*, 1000GB*, 2000GB*
9 cm (3.5") hot-swap SAS (15K RPM): 146GB*, 300GB*, 450GB*, 600GB*, (10K RPM) 600GB*
6 cm (2.5") hot-swap SAS (10K RPM): 146GB*, 300GB*
3.5" (9 cm) 6Gps SAS (7.2K): 2TB*
6 cm (2.5") hot-swap SSD 50GB*, 100GB*
Maximum Internal Storage:
Up to 12TB*
- 4 hard drive chassis: 9 cm (3.5") SAS, SATA drives, or 6 cm (2.5") SAS, 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, 1GB Non-Volatile battery-backed cache
PERC S100 (software based)
PERC S300 (software based)
PERC H800 (6Gb/s) with 512MB of battery-backed cache;512MB, 1GB Non-Volatile battery-backed cache
External HBAs (non-RAID)
6Gbps 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)
4 cm (1.67") H x 43 cm (17.10") W x 61 cm (24.00") D
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
No other company knows more about storing and protecting information on Dell servers and storage arrays—than Dell. Direct feedback from customers--fueled by the Dell direct model--drives the design and development of a broad range of storage products for organizations of all sizes. Upon consulting with you to understand your operational objectives, Dell can design and deploy a custom storage solution and become a primary contact to assist you with your enterprise applications and information.
|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
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 Training ServicesDell Education Services offers PowerEdge Server training courses designed to help you achieve more with your hardware investment. The curriculum is designed in conjunction with the server development team, as well as Dell’s technical support team, to ensure that the training delivers the information and practical, hands-on skills you and your team need to confidently deploy, manage and maintain your Dell Server solution.To learn more or register for a class today, visit learndell.com/server
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.
|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 an innovative hardware platform from Dell provides you with 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.
Dell Management Plug-in for VMware vCenter™
What if you could manage your physical infrastructure from your virtual console?
What if you could rapidly and consistently provision hardware and deploy virtual machines from within VMware vCenter?
What if you could reduce the number of steps needed to deploy virtual infrastructure?
With the Dell Management Plug-In for VMware vCenter installed in your VMware environment, you can:
The combination of the Dell Management Plug-In for VMware vCenter and the revolutionary embedded management features offered by Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) with Lifecycle Controller in Dell PowerEdge servers gives you an unmatched level of integration between vCenter and your server hardware.