2-Socket High Memory Rack Server
Scale-out datacenter environments where memory and storage density are critical: Hadoop, Map/Reduce, Web analytics, database and cloud, where high availability predominantly resides in the software layer.
- 2-socket, 4 or 6 cores per processor
Intel® Xeon® 5500/5600 product family with L2/L3 cache: 4MB/8MB/12MB
- Novell® SUSE® Linux® Enterprise Server 11 SP2 x64
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2 Enterprise SP1 and HPC Server 2008 R2 x64 SP1
- Intel® 5500
- 2GB/4GB/8GB/16GB DDR3 (1333 MT/s), 18 DIMM slots for up to 192GB SDDC, ECC
4GB/8GB/16GB low-volt DDR3 Samsung® Green Memory available
Embedded Hypervisor (Optional)
- Citrix® XenServer®
VMware® ESXi ™
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Hyper-V®
- 12 x 3.5” or 24 x 2.5” hot-plug hard drives
2 additional internal 2.5” SATA HDD or SSD (optional)
2.5” 6GB SAS (15K): 146GB, 300GB
2.5” 6GB SAS (10K): 300GB, 600GB, 900GB
2.5” NL SAS (7.2K): 500GB, 1TB
2.5” SATA (7.2K RPM): 250GB, 500GB, 1TB
2.5” SSD (MLC NAND): 100GB, 200GB
3.5” SATA (7.2K): 500GB, 1TB, 2TB
3.5” SAS (15K): 300GB, 450GB, 600GB
3.5” NL SAS (7.2K): 1TB, 2TB, 3TB
Maximum Internal Storage:
26TB SATA or 38TB NL SAS
- 4 PCIe G2 slots:
2 x 8 PCI Express Gen2 slot
1 proprietary mezzanine for dual port 10GbE daughtercard
1 proprietary mezzanine for LSI 2008 SAS daughtercard
- Internal Controllers:
LSI® 2008 SAS daughtercard
LSI MegaRAID® SAS 9260-8i
- Onboard: Intel 82576 – 2 x Gb Ethernet and 1 x 100Mb Ethernet dedicated management port
Add-in: 1Gb and 10Gb Ethernet card options
QDR InfiniBand card options
- Dual hot-plug redundant high-efficiency 750W power supplies or single high-efficiency 750W power supply
Auto-switching universal 110/220 volts
- Hot-plug hard drives
Hot-plug redundant power
Single device data correction (SDDC)
- Integrated AST2050 with 8MB VGA memory
- C2100 physical dimensions:
2U Rack-mountable chassis
Height 87.5 cm (3.44")
Width 43.74 cm (17.22")
Depth 72.2 cm (28.42")
Weight (maximum configuration) 28.5 kg (62.8 lb)
Weight (empty) 12 kg (26.5 lb)
4-post (Dell rack), sliding rails
- Services (Availability varies by region. Please contact your sales representative for details.)
Infrastructure Consulting Services
Rack Integration (U.S. only)
Basic Support, ProSupport for IT 4-Hour Support
Keep Your Hard Drive
Enterprise Wide Contract
Specialized Onsite Services
Embedded BMC with IPMI 2.0 support
Intel® Intelligent Power Node Manager compliant
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V®
Maximum flexibility and throughputThe Dell™ PowerEdge C2100 gives you a purpose-built, cost-efficient solution for managing the volume and frequency of data generated in scale-out environments.
- Choose from high-capacity 3.5" or 2.5" SATA, or high-performance serial attached SCSI (SAS), or solid-state drives (SSDs) on the front loaded drives and, 2.5" SATA or enterprise-class single-level cell (SLC) SSDs on the internal drives for the optimal storage solution (up to 38TB) to support your applications.
- Drive configuration options include 12 hot-plug 3.5" or 24 hot-plug 2.5" front-loaded hard drive slots, plus two internal 2.5" hard disk (HDDs) for added storage.
- Support for 6Gb/s SAS gives you the future-ready scalability and performance needed in high-performance file operations.
The power-efficient Intel® Xeon® Processor 5500 Series and Intel® Xeon® Processor 5600 Series more than doubles your memory capacity over previous Intel® generations, providing up to 18 DDR3 DIMM sockets for a maximum of 144GB.
In addition to supporting extremely large memory capacity, the PowerEdge C2100 supports lower-cost memory configurations by allowing for the use of smaller DIMMs.
Everything You Need, Nothing You Don'tWith the PowerEdge C line of servers, Dell has leveraged its expertise in custom-built hyperscale computing and high-volume production to bring ultra-dense, high-performance, efficient solutions to high performance computing, Web 2.0 and cloud builders.
We've designed PowerEdge C servers for rack deployments in large, homogenous cloud/cluster application environments where the software stack predominantly provides platform availability and resiliency. We didn't add the extra features you don't need to get the job done, such as extensive systems management, broad enterprise storage or same-day support.
Dell Services and SupportDell is dedicated to simplifying IT, and Dell Services can help you manage the complexities of growing and maintaining your hyperscale, high-performance and cloud computing environments. Dell’s broad portfolio of planning, implementation and maintenance services can help accelerate your IT initiatives and grow your business.
Dell Services can be tailored to complement how you manage your environment. Options include, but are not limited to, infrastructure consulting services to help you optimize your data center, custom rack integration to quickly add racks of compute capacity and expert level tech-to-tech phone support with fast-track dispatch. Whatever the situation, Dell can help you break through complexity with services and solutions tailored to your needs.
Dell ProConsult Infrastructure Consulting ServicesDell global infrastructure consulting services utilize skilled solution architects, innovative tools, automated analysis and our own intellectual property to give you 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-orientated plans with specific, predictable, measurable outcomes.
Suggested Dell ProConsult services for the PowerEdge C server line:
- Cloud Workshop
- Cloud Assessment
- Cloud Enablement
Dell ProManage Managed ServicesDell ProManage services don't follow the traditional one-size-fits-all approach. They're modular so you get to choose what you need for your business. Through features like flexible deployment options and asset recovery services, we've got what you need, when you need it.
Our factory, remote and on-site installation services for servers make efficient use of your employees' time by helping to speed up activities like configuration and deployment, allowing them to focus more on improving your business.
Dell Asset Recovery and Recycling Services help you recover and dispose of owned or leased computer equipment, in a manner that follows EPA guidelines.
Suggested Dell ProManage services for the PowerEdge C server line:
- On-Site Deployment
- Rack Integration
Dell ProSupport ServicesDell ProSupport is a comprehensive, configurable suite of support services designed to simplify and optimize your IT environment. From desktop to data center, Dell ProSupport addresses everyday and unique IT challenges through options such as next-business-day support, asset and data protection, specialized on-site services, proactive maintenance and parts management, and remote advisory services — backed by global command centers and expert centers around the world.
- Basic Support
- Dell ProSupport for IT
- Enterprise Wide Contract
- Self Parts Dispatch/Warranty Parts Direct
- Keep Your Hard Drive
- Specialized On-Site Services
- Remote Advisory Services for Virtualization