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New PowerEdge R740

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Accelerate your applications

Maximize application performance with the optimal mix of accelerator cards, storage and compute power in a 2U, 2-socket platform optimized for VDI.

 
PowerEdge R740 Rack Server

 

Processor

  • Up to two Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, up to 28 cores per processor

Operating System

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

Memory*

  • 24 DDR4 DIMM slots, Supports RDIMM /LRDIMM, speeds up to 2666, 3TB max
    Up to 12 NVDIMM, 192 GB Max
    Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only

Drive Bays

  • Front drive bays:
    Up to 16 x 2.5” SAS/SATA/SSD, max 60TB
    Up to 8 x 3.5” SAS/SATA, max 80TB

Dimensions

  • Form factor:
    Rack (2U)

    Chassis depth:
    715.5 mm

Ports

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

    Front ports:
    Video, 2 x USB 2.0, available USB 3.0, dedicated IDRAC

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

    Video card:
    VGA

    PCIe:
    Up to 8 x Gen3 slots, Up to 4 x16

Chassis

  • Optional LCD or Security bezel

Power

  • Titanium 750W, Platinum 495W, 750W, 1100W, 1600W, and 2000W
    48VDC 1100W, 380HVDC 1100W, 240HVDC 750W (China/Japan)
    Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy Up to 6 hot plugs fans with full redundancy High performance fans available

RAID Controllers

  • Internal controllers:
    PERC H330, H730p, H740p, HBA330, Software RAID (SWRAID) S140

    Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem:
    HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 120GB, 240 GB

    External PERC (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
    Quick Sync 2 BLE/wireless module

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

    Mobility
    OpenManage Mobile

    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)
    IBM Tivoli® Netcool/OMNIbus (coming soon)
    IBM Tivoli® Network Manager IP Edition (coming soon)
General-purpose workhorse optimized for workload acceleration

General-purpose workhorse optimized for workload acceleration

Maximize your application performance with the PowerEdge R740 server, which brings you the perfect balance of accelerator cards, storage and compute resources in a 2U, 2-socket platform. With up to three 300W accelerator cards or six 150W cards, the R740 has the versatility to adapt to virtually any application and provides the optimum platform for VDI deployments. The R740 offers up to 16 x 2.5” or 8 x 3.5” drives and iDRAC9, so you can scale to meet demands and simplify the entire IT lifecycle.

Ideal workloads:
  • VDI
  • Private cloud
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Machine learning
Achieve IT transformation with the Dell EMC PowerEdge portfolio

Achieve IT transformation with the Dell EMC PowerEdge portfolio

The R740 is a general-purpose workhorse optimized for workload acceleration. With its versatility, the R740 can help you transform your data center for VDI, artificial intelligence and software-defined storage (SDS).

  • Simplify and accelerate VMware vSAN™ deployments with validated, pre-bundled and tailored Ready Nodes.
  • 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.*
  • Scale your VDI deployments with 3 double-width GPUs, supporting up to 50% more users when compared to R730.*
  • Free up storage space using internal M.2 SSDs optimized for boot.

Achieve IT transformation with the Dell EMC PowerEdge portfolio

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®.
  • Help improve productivity with agent-free Dell EMC 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

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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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