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Expandable Storage Consolidation

PowerVault MD32x0i

PowerVault MD3200i iSCSI SAN Storage Array

Consolidate data storage with PowerVault™ MD3 1 gigabyte array series, designed for high availability and affordable expansion across Ethernet networks.

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PowerVault MD36x0i

MD3 10Gb iSCSI Arrays

Consolidate and manage data over your network with simple, affordable and reliable enterprise-level 10GbE iSCSI technology.

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Integrating high-capacity Ethernet storage into existing rack enclosures while simplifying data management, protection and recovery.

Large and mid-sized data centers that require 10GbE throughput and easy scalability along with streamlined data management, protection and recovery.

RAID

Support for RAID levels 0, 1, 10, 5, 6
Up to 192 physical disks per group in RAID 0, 10
Up to 30 physical disks per group in RAID 5, 6
Up to 512 virtual disks
See PERC H810 server compatibility matrix for a list of currently supported servers

Hot Swappable controllers

Single Controller Models (MD3800i and MD3820i)
Supports up to 64 servers when configured with a Fibre Channel switch

Dual Controller Models (MD3800i, MD3820i and MD3860i)
Supports up to 64 servers when configured with Fibre Channel switches
MD3060e Contains two hot-swappable enclosure management modules (EMMs)

RAID Levels
Support for RAID levers 0, 1, 10, 5, 6
Up to 192/180* physical disks per group in RAID 0, 10
Up to 30 physical disks per group in RAID 5, 6
Up to 512 virtual disks
(DDP)*

Storage

Drives

Hot swappable drives:
MD3200i: Up to Twelve (12) 3.5" SAS, NL SAS and SSD
MD3220i: Up to Twenty-four (24) 2.5" SAS, NL SAS and SSD
MD3260i: Up to Sixty (60) 2.5’ or 3.5” SAS, NL SAS and SSD

MD3200i 3.5"--15,000 RPM SAS drives available in 300GB, 450GB* and 600GB*
3.5"--7,200 RPM Near-line SAS drives available in 500GB, 1TB*, 2TB*, 3TB*, 4TB*, 6TB
3.5” -- 10K RPM SAS: 600GB
Solid State Drive (SSD) available in 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6T (RI) (available with 3.5" HDD carriers)

MD3220i
2.5"--15,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB*, 300GB*, 600GB*, 1.2TB
2.5"--10,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB, 300GB*, 600GB*, 900GB*, 1.2TB*, 1.8TB
2.5"--7,200 RPM NL-SAS drives available in 500GB*, 1TB*, 2TB
2.5"--SSD available in 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI)

MD3260i 3.5" --7,200 RPM Near-line SAS drives available in 500GB, 1TB*, 2TB*, 3TB*, 4TB*, 6TB
2.5"-- 15,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB*, 300GB*, 600GB*, 1.2TB
2.5"--10,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB, 300GB*, 600GB*, 900GB*, 1.2TB*, 1.8TB
2.5"--7,200 RPM Near-line SAS drives available in 500GB*, 1TB*, 2TB
2.5"-- SSD available in 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI) (available with 3.5" HDD carriers)

MD3060e 3.5" --7,200 RPM Near-line SAS drives available in 500GB, 1TB*, 2TB*, 3TB*, 4TB*, 6TB
2.5"-- 15,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB*, 300GB*, 600GB*, 1.2TB
2.5"--10,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB, 300GB*, 600GB*, 900GB*, 1.2TB*, 1.8TB
2.5"--7,200 RPM Near-line SAS drives available in 500GB*, 1TB*, 2TB
2.5"-- SSD available in 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI) (available with 3.5" HDD carriers)

See the Dell PowerVault MD Series Support Matrix that outlines support for PowerVault MD 34xx/38xx Series RAID Controller Firmware Version 08.20.09.60 at
http://downloads.dell.com/Manuals/Common/MDseries_SupportMatrix_EN.pdf

Expansion Capabilities

Up to 192 drives with MD1200/MD1220 expansion enclosures (MD3200i and MD3220i)*
Up to 180 drive with the MD3060e dense enclosure (MD3260i only)*


Drives
Hot swappable drives:
MD3800i: Up to twelve (12) 3.5" SAS, NL-SAS, SSD, SED
MD3820i: Up to twenty-four (24) 2.5" SAS, NL-SAS, SSD, SED 
MD3860i: Up to sixty (60) 2.5’ or 3.5” SAS, NL-SAS, SSD, SED

MD3800i
3.5"--15,000 RPM SAS drives available in 300GB, 450GB*, 600GB*
3.5"--7,200 RPM NL-SAS drives available in 500GB, 1TB*, 2TB*, 3TB*, 4TB*, 6TB
3.5” -- 10K RPM SAS: 600GB
Solid-State Drive (SSD) available in 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI) (available with 3.5" HDD carriers)

MD3820i
2.5"--15,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB*, 300GB*, 600GB*, 1.2TB
2.5"--10,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB, 300GB*, 600GB*, 900GB*, 1.2TB*, 1.8TB
2.5"--7,200 RPM NL-SAS drives available in 500GB*, 1TB*, 2TB
2.5"--SSD available in 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI)

MD3860i
3.5"--7,200 RPM NL-SAS drives available in 500GB, 1TB*, 2TB*, 3TB*, 4TB* , 6TB
2.5"--15,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB*, 300GB*, 600GB*, 1.2TB 
2.5"--10,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB, 300GB*, 600GB*, 900GB*, 1.2TB*, 1.8TB
2.5"--7,200 RPM Near-line SAS drives available in 500GB*,1TB*, 2TB
2.5"--SSD available in 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI) (available with 3.5" HDD carriers)

MD3060e
3.5" --7,200 RPM NL-SAS drives available in 500GB, 1TB*, 2TB*, 3TB*, 4TB*, 6TB
2.5"--15,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB*, 300GB*, 600GB*, 1.2TB 
2.5"--10,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB, 300GB*, 600GB*, 900GB*, 1.2TB*, 1.8TB
2.5"--7,200 RPM NL-SAS drives available in 500GB*, 1TB*, 2TB
2.5"--SSD available in 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI) (available in 3.5” HDD carriers)

See the Dell PowerVault MD Series Support Matrix that outlines support for PowerVault MD 34xx/38xx Series RAID Controller Firmware Version 08.20.09.60 at
www.dell.com/support

Expansion Capabilities
Up to 192 drives with MD1200/MD1220 expansion enclosures (MD3800i, MD3820i)*
Up to 180 drive with the MD3060e dense enclosure (MD3860i only)*

Connectivity

Hot Swappable controllers
Eight 1 Gb Ethernet ports (4 per controller)

Single Controller Models (MD3200i and MD3220i)
Supports up to 32 servers when configured with 1Gigabyte iSCSI. Available with 2GB cache controllers.

Dual Controller Models (MD3220i, MD3220i, and MD3260i)
Supports up to 32 servers when configured with 1Gigabyte iSCSI. Available with option of 2GB or 4GB cache controllers.

MD3060e Contains two hot-swappable enclosure management modules (EMMs)

Controller features
Each controller contains 2GB or 4GB of battery-backed cache
Dual controllers operate in an active-active environment mirroring each other’s cache
Cache protection is provided via flash memory for permanent data protection
Dynamic Disk Pools* (DDP) eliminates the need for complex RAID management while optimizing data protection, and can be used with existing RAID configurations

Dual controllers required for the MD3260 dense array

4GB cache controller option is only available in dual controller configuration
Two 10GBASE-T Ethernet ports per controller

MD34x0 and MD38x0x controllers are not compatible with the older generation arrays (MD32x0x and MD36x0x).

Single Controller Models
MD3800i and MD3820i: Support up to 64 servers when configured with 10Gb iSCSI. Available with 4GB cache controllers.

Dual Controller Models
MD3800i, MD3820i, MD3860i: Support up to 64 servers when configured with 10Gb iSCSI. Available with option of 4GB or 8GB cache controllers.

Controller features:
Each controller contains 4GB or 8GB of battery-backed cache
Dual controllers operate in an active-active environment mirroring each other’s cache
Cache protection is provided via flash memory for permanent data protection
Dynamic Disk Pools* (DDP) eliminates the need for complex RAID management while optimizing data protection, and can be used with existing RAID configurations

Dual controllers required for the MD3860i dense arrays

Management

2nd generation multi-protocol Modular Disk Storage Manager, Java based user interface
Multi-path graphical software provides failover management of redundant data paths between the server and storage array

MD3200i and MD3220i Standard Features:
Dynamic Disk Pools*- Optional configuration to RAID disk management
VAAI support- Available for customers using VMware vStorage APIs for Array Integration,
vCenter Plugin- Available for customers using VMware vSphere
VASA- vStorage API for Storage Awareness, available for use in conjunction with the vCenter Plugin
SRA-Sight Recover Manager, available for use with vCenter Plugin
ALUA-Active Active LUN Access
Supports Self Encrypting Drives (SED) that provide an additional level of data protection
Thin Provisioning- Allocate and consume physical storage capacity as needed
Try and Buy licensing- 90 day trial license of premium feature software

MD3260i Standard Features
Same features as MD3200i
High Performance Tiering-increases array IO performance
SSD Cache-accelerates application performance by utilizing SSD drives as extended controller read cache

Optional Premium Features
Snapshots: Up to 128 snapshots per virtual disk and 512 per system
Snapshots Plus Virtual Disk Copy: Up to 512 simultaneous virtual disk copies
High Performance Tier (HPT)firmware upgrade increases array IO performance*
Additional Hard Drives - capacity up to 180* or 192* hard drives
Remote Replication - providing business continuity and disaster recovery
SSD Cache: accelerates application performance by utilizing SSD drives as extended controller read cache*
2nd generation multi-protocol Modular Disk Storage Manager, Java based user interface
Multi-path graphical software provides failover management of redundant data paths between the server and storage array

MD3800i, MD3820i Standard Features
Dynamic Disk Pools (DDP):* Optional configuration to RAID disk management
VAAI support: Available for customers using VMware vStorage APIs for Array Integration,
vCenter Plug-in: Available for customers using VMware vSphere
VASA: vStorage API for Storage Awareness, available for use in conjunction with the vCenter Plugin
SRA: Sight Recover Manager, available for use with vCenter Plugin
ALUA: Active-Active LUN Access
Self Encrypting Drives (SED): Provide an additional level of data protection
Thin Provisioning: Allocate and consume physical storage capacity as needed
Try and Buy licensing: 90-day trial license of premium feature software

MD3860i Standard Features
Same features as MD3800i
High Performance Tiering: Increases array I/O performance
SSD Cache: Accelerates application performance by utilizing SSD drives as extended controller read cache

Optional Premium Features
Snapshots: Up to 128 snapshots per virtual disk and 512 per system
Snapshots Plus Virtual Disk Copy: Up to 512 simultaneous virtual disk copies
HPT firmware upgrade increases array IO performance*
Additional Hard Drives: Capacity up to 180* or 192* hard drives
Remote Replication: Asynchronous and synchronous
SSD Cache: Accelerates application performance by utilizing SSD drives as extended controller read cache*

Back-Panel Connectors

Back-Panel Connectors
Four RJ-45 1Gb Ethernet for host connectivity,
One 6Gb SAS for drive expansion,
One RJ-45 1Gb Ethernet for remote management;
One PS/2 Serial service
Host Connectivity
Two RJ-45 10Gb Ethernet

Expansion Connectivity
One x4 6Gb SAS (8088 mini connector)

Remote Management
One RJ-45 1Gb Ethernet

Service Management
One PS/2 Serial

Power

Wattage-MD3200i and MD3220i support DC power supply
MD3200i/MD3220i: AC - 600 W peak output; DC – 700 W
MD3260i: AC - 1755 W

Heat Dissipation (max)
MD3200i/MD3220i: 2047 BTU/hr
MD3260i: 5988 BTU/hr

Voltage
MD3200i/MD3220i: 100 to 240 VAC ; 48V DC
MD3260i: 220V AC, auto ranging, 50 Hz/60Hz
Wattage – MD3800i and MD3820i support DC power supply
MD3800i/MD3820i: AC - 600W peak output; DC 700W
MD3860i: AC - 1755W

Maximum Heat Dissipation
MD3800i/MD3820i: 2047 BTU/hr
MD3860i: 5988 BTU/hr

Voltage
MD3800i/MD3820i: 100V to 240V AC; 48V DC
MD3860i: 220V AC, auto ranging, 50Hz/60Hz

Frequency Range
50/60 Hz

Chassis

Chassis (height x width x depth)
MD3200i: 8.68cm (3.42") x 44.63cm (17.57") x 56.1cm (22.09")
MD3220i:8.68cm (3.42") x 44.63cm (17.57") x 50.8 (20")
MD3260i:177.80mm(7.0”) x 482.60mm(19.0”) x 85.50mm (32.5”)
MD3060e: 177.80mm (7.0”) x 482.60mm (19.0”) x 85.50mm (32.5”)

Weight
MD3200i: 29.3kg (64.59 lbs.) (maximum configuration)
MD3220i:24.2kg (53.35 lbs.) (maximum configuration)
MD3260i:105.23kg(232 lbs.) (maximum configuration)
MD3060e: 105.23kg (232 lbs.) (maximum configuration)

Rack Support for MD3200 and MD3220:
Dell ReadyRails™ II static rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded-hole racks
Height x Width x Depth
MD3800i: 8.68cm (3.42") x 44.63cm (17.57") x 60.20cm (23.7")
MD3820i: 8.68cm (3.42") x 44.63cm (17.57") x 54.90cm (21.61")
MD3860i: 17.78cm (7.0") x 48.26cm (19.0") x 82.55cm (32.5")
MD3060e: 17.78cm (7.0") x 48.26cm (19.0") x 82.55cm (32.5")

Weight
MD3800i: 29.30kg (64.6 lbs) (maximum configuration)
MD3820i: 24.22kg (53.4 lbs) (maximum configuration)
MD3860i: 105.20kg (232.0 lbs) (maximum configuration)
MD3060e: 105.23kg (232 lbs) (maximum configuration)

Rack Support for MD3800i, MD3820i
Dell ReadyRails™ II static rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded-hole rack

Environmental Operating Conditions

Temperature
Operating: 10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F) with a maximum temperature gradation of 10°C per hour
MD3200i and MD3220i: Supports Fresh Air cooling, up to 35 degrees Celsius

Relative humidity
Operating: 20% to 80% (non-condensing) with a maximum humidity gradation of 10% per hour

Altitude
MD3200i and MD3220i
Operating: -16 to 3048 m (-50 to 10,000 ft)
Note: For altitudes above 2950 feet, the maximum operating temperature is de-rated 1°F/550 ft.

MD3260i
Operating: –30.5 m to 3000 m (–100 ft to 9,840 ft)
Note: For altitudes above 2950 ft, the maximum operating temperature is derated 1.8 ºF/1000 ft.
Temperature
Operating: 10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F) with a maximum temperature gradation of 10°C per hour
MD3800i/MD3820i: Supports Fresh Air cooling, up to 35°C

Relative Humidity

Operating: 20% to 80% (non-condensing) with a maximum humidity gradation of 10% per hour

Altitude
MD3800i/MD3820i:
Operating: -16 to 3048 m (-50 to 10,000 ft)
Note: For altitudes above 2,950 ft, the maximum operating temperature is de-rated 1°F/550 ft.

MD3860i:
Operating: -30.5 m to 3,000 m (-100 ft to 9,840 ft)
Note: For altitudes above 2,950 ft, the maximum operating temperature is de-rated 1.8°F/1,000 ft.

Operating System

Microsoft® Windows® , Linux, VMware® , Microsoft Hyper-V®
See PowerVault MD3200i/MD3220i Support Matrix for a list of currently supported operating systems
Microsoft® Windows® , Linux, VMware® , Microsoft Hyper-V®
See PowerVault MD3600i/MD3620i Support Matrix for a list of currently supported operating systems

Regulatory

PowerVault 3200i Regulatory Model: E03J
PowerVault 3200i Regulatory Type: E03J001
PowerVault 3220i Regulatory Model: E04J
PowerVault 3220i Regulatory Type: E04J001

Product Safety, EMC and Environmental Datasheets
Dell Regulatory Compliance Home Page
Dell and the Environment
PowerVault 3800i Regulatory Model: E03J
PowerVault 3800i Regulatory Type: E03J001
PowerVault 3820i Regulatory Model: E04J
PowerVault 3820i Regulatory Type: E04J001
PowerVault 3860i Regulatory Model: E08J
PowerVault 3860i Regulatory Type: E08J001

Product Safety, EMC and Environmental Datasheets
Dell Regulatory Compliance Home Page
Dell and the Environment

ENERGY STAR®
The Dell Storage MD3200i, MD3400, MD3800i and MD3800f arrays with the MD1200 expansion enclosure have earned the ENERGY STAR Data Center Storage designation.
The Dell Storage MD3220i, MD3420, MD3820i and MD3820f arrays with the MD1220 expansion enclosure have earned the ENERGY STAR Data Center Storage designation.
The Dell Storage MD3260i, MD3860i and MD3860f arrays have earned the ENERGY STAR Data Center Storage designation.
Click Here to learn more about the ENERGY STAR Storage 1.0 designation.
ENERGY STAR
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