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EqualLogic PS4100 Series

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Next-generation GbE iSCSI SAN arrays designed for growing environments

PS4100E

PS4100E

Empower your small or midsize business with storage capacity and performance in the cost-effective EqualLogic™ PS4100E next-generation GbE iSCSI SAN arrays.

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GREAT FOR

Small and midsize businesses seeking cost-effective, high-capacity GbE iSCSI SAN arrays for their growing storage needs.

Product Configurations

Storage Controllers
Dual controllers with 4GB non-volatile memory per controller

Hard Disk Drives
Twelve (12) NL-SAS hot-pluggable hard drives.

Drive Capacities
3.5" 7.2K RPM NL-SAS drives available in 1TB, 2TB, 3TB, 4TB 

System Capacities
12TB* using twelve (12) 1TB NL-SAS disk drives
24TB using twelve (12) 2TB NL-SAS disk drives
36TB using twelve (12) 3TB NL-SAS disk drives
48TB using twelve (12) 4TB NL-SAS disk drives

Technical Highlights

Volumes
Up to 256

Snapshots
128 per volume / up to 2,048 total per group

Volume Connections
Up to 512 per pool / 1024 per group

Host Protocol
Any standards-compliant iSCSI initiator

Operating Systems Supported

Microsoft® Windows Server® including Hyper-V®
VMware® ESX Server™
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® (RHEL)
SUSE® Enterprise Linux® (SLES)
Oracle® Linux
Citrix® XenServer®

For a complete list of supported OS versions including software initiators, NICs/CNAs, and HBAs, see the Dell Storage Compatibility Matrix on http://en.community.dell.com/dell-groups/dtcmedia/m/mediagallery/20438558.

RAID Support
RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, and RAID 50*

GbE Network Interfaces
Management network: One 100BASE-TX per controller
Interface ports: Two 1000BASE-T ports per controller

TCP Network Support
IPv4, IPv6 compliant. USGv6 certified.

Expansion Option
Can be combined with other PS Series arrays in the same SAN group, online. A maximum of two (2) PS4x00 arrays can be in a group. Additionally, PS and SC Series offer common management and cross-platform replication capabilities between arrays, providing PS Series customers the flexibility to add SC Series arrays to their environment, if and when they choose.*

Reliability

Redundant hot-swappable controllers with vertical port sharing
Hot-swappable disks and power supplies

Enclosure Monitoring System

Automatic spare configuration and utilization
SMART
Automatic bad block replacement
Auto-Stat Disk Monitoring System (ADMS) to monitor health of data on disk drives

Management

Dell Storage Manager (DSM): Allows you to perform day-to-day tasks across SC and PS Series arrays from a single management interface*
PS Series Group Manager
SAN Headquarters multi-group performance and event monitoring tool
Serial console
Ability to configure a separate management network
SNMP, telnet, SSH, HTTP, Web (SSL), host scripting
Multi-administrator support

Security

CHAP authentication
Access control for iSCSI
Access control for management interfaces including RADIUS support

Notification Methods

SNMP traps, e-mail, syslog

Power

AC voltage: 100-240 VAC ±10% single phase
700 W (max, total), +5V up to 155W; +12V up to 624W; +5Vsb up to 10W
Frequency: 50/60 Hz
Power factor: 0.98 (minimum)
Power supplies: Dual 700 W

Chassis

Height: 2U / 87 mm (3.42 inches)
Width: 446 mm (17.57 inches)
Depth: 600 mm (23.62 inches)
Weight: 29.3 kg (64.6 lbs)


Packaged physical: Length: 851 mm (33.50 inches) Width: 629 mm (24.75 inches) Depth: 395 mm (15.56 inches)
Packaged weight: 39.54 kg (87.17 lbs)

Rack Support
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

Environmental Operating Conditions

Temperature range: 5° to 40°C (41° to 104°F)
Storage temperature: –40° to 65°C (–40° to 149°F)
Altitude: For altitudes above 2950 feet, the maximum operating temperature is derated 1ºF/550 ft.
Relative humidity: 20% to 80% (noncondensing) with a maximum humidity gradation of 10% per hour
Shock: Half-sine shock 31G +/- 5% with a pulse duration of 2.6ms +/- 10% in operational orientations only
Vibration: 0.26 Grms (5 to 350 Hz) for 5 minutes in operational orientations
Acoustics Category 4: <=7.2 bels at 23C +/- 2C
Air Quality: Airborne contaminant level of G1 or lower as defined by ISA-S71.04-1985

Regulatory

Regulatory Model: E03J
Regulatory Type: E03J001

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


ENERGY STAR®
The Dell PS4100 series 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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