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EqualLogic PS6210 Array Series | Dell

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Power, simplicity and versatility.

New-generation EqualLogic arrays that streamline storage management and improve and simplify performance for lasting value

 
 

 

 PS6210EPS6210XPS6210XVPS6210SPS6210XS
Hard Disk Drives 24 hot-pluggable 3.5" 7.2K RPM NL-SAS drives 24 hot-pluggable 2.5" 10K RPM SAS drives24 hot-pluggable 2.5" 15K RPM SAS drives24 hot-pluggable 2.5" SSDs7 hot-pluggable 2.5" SSDs and 17 hot-pluggable 2.5" 10K RPM SAS drives
Drive Capacities
2TB, 3TB, 4TB, 6TB600GB, 900GB, and 1.2TB300GB, 600GB400GB, 800GB, 1.6TBCombines 400GB or 800GB SSDs and 600GB or 1.2TB 10K RPM SAS drives
Self Encrypting Drives (SED)4TB 7.2K RPM NL-SAS drives 1.2TB 10K RPM SAS drives 600GB 15K RPM SAS drives  N/AN/A 
System Capacities Up to 144TB (up to 2.3PB with 16 arrays)Up to 28.8TB (up to 460.8TB with 16 arrays)Up to 14.4TB (up to 230.4TB with 16 arrays)Up to 38.4TB (up to 614.4TB with 16 arrays)Up to 26TB (up to 416TB with 16 arrays)
RAID SupportRAID 6, RAID 10 and RAID 50 (for 2 TB drives)*RAID 6, RAID 10 and RAID 50* RAID 6, RAID 10 and RAID 50* RAID 6, RAID 10 and RAID 50* Accelerated RAID 6   
PowerAC voltage: 100-240 VAC ±10% single phase 1080W (max, total), +5V up to 155W; +12V up to 924W;+5Vsb up to 10W

Frequency: 50/60 Hz

Power factor: 0.98 (minimum)

Power supplies: Dual, optional dual 1080W DC-DC
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, optional dual 700W DC-DC
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, optional dual 700W DC-DC 
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, optional dual 700W DC-DC
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, optional dual 700W DC-DC
   
OS SupportedMicrosoft Windows Server® including Hyper-V®
VMware® ESX Server™
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® (RHEL)
SUSE® Enterprise Linux® (SLES)
Oracle® Linux®
Oracle® Solaris™
IBM® AIX®
HP-UX
Mac OS® X
Citrix® XenServer™
Novell® NetWare®

For a complete list of supported OS versions including software initiators, NICs/CNAs & HBAs, please see the EqualLogic Compatibility Matrix.
Physical
Height: 4U / 175 mm (6.87 inches)
Width: 446 mm (17.57 inches)
Depth: 580 mm (22.83 inches)
Weight: 47.1 kg (103.8 lb)**
Height: 2U / 87 mm (3.42 inches)
Width: 446 mm (17.57 inches)
Depth: 546 mm (21.50 inches)
Weight: 26.4 kg (58.3 lb)**
Height: 2U / 87 mm (3.42 inches)
Width: 446 mm (17.57 inches)
Depth: 546 mm (21.50 inches)
Weight: 26.4 kg (58.3 lb)**
Height: 2U / 87 mm (3.42 inches)
Width: 446 mm (17.57 inches)
Depth: 546 mm (21.50 inches)
Weight: 26.4 kg (58.3 lb)**
Height: 2U / 87 mm (3.42 inches)
Width: 446 mm (17.57 inches)
Depth: 546 mm (21.50 inches)
Weight: 26.4 kg (58.3 lb)**
Packaged physical: Length: 905 mm (35.63 inches) Width: 607 mm (23.88 inches) Depth: 521 mm (20.50 inches)
Packaged weight: 66.0 kg (145 lbs)**
Packaged physical: Length: 851 mm (33.50 inches) Width: 616 mm (24.25 inches) Depth: 508 mm (20.00 inches)
Packaged weight: 36.0 kg (79.3 lbs)**
Packaged physical: Length: 851 mm (33.50 inches) Width: 616 mm (24.25 inches) Depth: 508 mm (20.00 inches)
Packaged weight: 36.0 kg (79.3 lbs)**
Packaged physical: Length: 851 mm (33.50 inches) Width: 616 mm (24.25 inches) Depth: 508 mm (20.00 inches)
Packaged weight: 36.0 kg (79.3 lbs)**
Packaged physical: Length: 851 mm (33.50 inches) Width: 616 mm (24.25 inches) Depth: 508 mm (20.00 inches)
Packaged weight: 36.0 kg (79.3 lbs)**

The following specifications apply to all EqualLogic PS6210 series models:

Storage Controllers: Dual controllers with 16GB non-volatile memory per controller

Network Interfaces: Management network: One 100BASE-TX per controller

Interface ports: Two 10GBASE-T with RJ45 and two 10GbE SFP+ for fibre or twin-ax copper cabling

Volumes: Up to 1,024

Snapshots: 512 per volume/up to 10,000 total per group

Volume connections per PS series pool/group: Up to 1024/4096

Host Protocol: Any standards-compliant iSCSI initiator

TCP Network Support: IPv4 SAN and management traffic supported, and IPv6 SAN and in-band management supported

Expansion Option: Can be combined with other EqualLogic PS Series arrays in the same SAN group online; maximum of 16 total arrays per group that can support a maximum of 384 drives and up to 1.536PB with the PS6210 Series. With multigenerational capabilities, you can support up to 10 cross-generation types of controllers with multiple network configurations and drive types in a new or existing EqualLogic SAN resource pool, all managed by a single interface. Maximum number of drives and capacity varies based on configuration model and drive types.

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 Interfaces:
Group Manager (GUI & CLI)
SAN Headquarters multi-group performance and event monitoring tool
Virtual Storage Manager vCenter plugin
Serial console
Ability to configure a separate management network
SNMP, telnet, SSH, HTTP, Web (SSL)
Host scripting, including Windows PowerShell
Multi-administrator support

Security:

CHAP authentication
Access control for iSCSI as well as new Access Control Policies
Access control for management interfaces including Active Directory, LDAP, or RADIUS support

Notification Methods: SAN Headquarters alerting, including Dell SupportAssist,SNMP traps, e-mail, syslog

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.
Operating Relative humidity: 20% to 80% (noncondensing) with a maximum humidity gradation of 10% per hour
Operational shock: Half-sine shock 31G +/- 5% with a pulse duration of 2.6ms +/- 10% in operational orientations only
Operating 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

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


Regulatory information:

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



ENERGY STAR®
The Dell PS6210 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
 

* RAID 5 is also available for non-production data, but is generally not recommended; RAID 50 is similarly not recommended for production data on drives larger than 2TB.
** Actual unit & packaged weights will vary slightly by on drive type and packaging, and over time.
Dell EqualLogic PS6210 Series — Simplified management and performance

Streamline storage management

The Dell EqualLogic PS6210 arrays offer IT generalists the ability to manage more data with fewer resources. The family has the capability to tightly integrate with common application environments and the flexibility to use with various operating systems. The PS6210 Series is designed to:
  • Deploy in virtualized VMware environments, Exchange and SQL server applications and distributed DAS implementations
  • Support block and file data along with the FS Series through a single intuitive interface
  • Support server and desktop virtualization
  • Promote server/storage/network consolidation to ease management of the virtual ecosystem
  • Support multi-way replication for robust disaster recovery

New software that eases management

The Dell Storage PS Series Array Software provides the tools to enable a sound data protection strategy and storage management, virtualization and optimization for the PS Series family of products including the PS6210. The full Dell Storage PS Series software suite also includes:
  • EqualLogic Host Software that extends the functionality of the array-based software to enable cooperation with host operating systems, hypervisors and applications
  • Host Integration Tools for Microsoft®, VMware and Linux® products
  • SAN HQ management software with an interface for monitoring your groups of PS Series arrays to ensure that your storage resources are utilized for maximum benefit and integrated into Dell Services, with SupportAssist
Dell EqualLogic PS6210 Series — Simplified management and performance
Dell EqualLogic PS6210 Series — Simplified management and performance

A new level of performance

EqualLogic PS6210 Array Series provide enhanced storage performance for the small-to-medium enterprise with the simplicity of the PS Series product line. Dell EqualLogic PS6210 arrays can drive up to approximately 2GB/sec of throughput per array for sequential, large-block workloads.* In addition, flash-enabled EqualLogic PS6210 arrays provide up to 3 times the random performance of prior-generation arrays.*The full line of PS6210 Array Series brings 10GbE iSCSI SAN speed and efficiency to real-world applications, featuring:
  • Dual controllers, each with 16GB* non-volatile cache of memory
  • Two 10GBASE-T RJ45 auto-sensing (10Gb/1Gb/100Mb) ports
  • Two 10GbE SFP+ ports for fibre or copper cabling
  • Up to 24 hot-pluggable drives, including SAS, NL-SAS and SSD
  • Model options for 2.5" drives and 3.5" drives
  • Up to 144TB* capacity per array
In a recent IT professional survey, Dell was awarded the ISCSI market leader award for the fifth year in a row.* The PS6210 adds new levels of performance and convenience to the Dell Storage PS Series portfolio, continuing the legacy of excellence.

Enhance the value of your data center

Dell PS Series storage solutions have the lowest total cost of ownership over a five-year period, compared to similar SAN arrays.* The PS6210 Series arrays offer low TCO through a family of solutions that can be tailored to fit your exact needs, and grow with you, simply and cost effectively, with:
  • All-inclusive software functionality
  • No-forklift upgrades
  • Multigenerational compatibility that allows mix-and-match arrays to build tiered storage
  • Seamless rollout or retirement of arrays
Global services and support

Global services and support

Reduce IT complexity, lower costs and eliminate inefficiencies by making IT and business solutions work harder for you. You can count on Dell for end-to-end solutions to maximize your performance and uptime. A proven leader in Servers, Storage and Networking, Dell Enterprise Solutions and Services deliver innovation at any scale. And if you’re looking to preserve cash or increase operational efficiency, Dell Financial Services has a wide range of options to make technology acquisition easy and affordable. Contact your Dell Sales Representative for more information.
Fast and powerful arrays

As a part of the new generation of EqualLogic solutions, the PS6210 Series helps accelerate your most critical business services and application tasks. Powered by the updated firmware, the PS6210 family of high-performance arrays is ideal for virtualization, databases, consolidation and heavy IO applications. Build out and customize your storage system to meet your needs by combining PS6210 arrays and FS76x0 NAS appliances with existing EqualLogic arrays. Create the precise balance of speed and capacity that allows your data center to power through whatever comes next, from massive, complex workloads to everyday business activities, without skipping a beat.

PS6210S ArrayPS6210S Array

All-flash array giving the highest random read IOPS performance and lowest latency in the PS6210 line for the most demanding enterprise applications. The SSD-enabled PS6210 arrays can deliver customers flash at the price of disk with a new level of performance in the EqualLogic family — twice the maximum IOPS as prior models for the most critical applications*. All-flash PS6210S arrays provide load-balanced performance and dense SSD capacity.
• SSD-enabled PS6210 SAN groups can achieve up to 1.2 million random read IOPS with less than 2-millisecond latency*.

• Up to 24 hot-pluggable 2.5" SSDs
• 400GB*, 800GB, 1.6TB SSD options
• Up to 38.4TB* system capacity with 10GbE connectivity
• Dual controllers with 16GB non-volatile memory per controller

PS6210XS ArrayPS6210XS Array

Enables SSD speed and HDD capacity within one array.
• Automated data tiering within a member with hot data placed on SSDs
•SSD-enabled PS6210 SAN groups can achieve over 267K IOPS for an OLTP workload with less than 5 milliseconds of latency*
•Ideal for VDI deployments, important databases and other mixed workloads
•7 hot-pluggable 800GB* SSDs
•17 hot-pluggable 600GB or 1.2TB* 10K RPM SAS drives
• Up to 26TB system capacity with 10GbE connectivity
• Dual controllers with 16GB non-volatile memory per controller
PS6210E ArrayPS6210E Array

Provides both entry-level configurations for affordable capacity and high-capacity configuration for data-intensive applications, highly consolidated environments and collaboration applications, such as Exchange and SharePoint.
• Up to 24 hot-pluggable 7.2K RPM NL-SAS 3.5" HDDs
• 2TB*, 3TB, 4TB and 4TB SED, and 6TB HDD options
• Up to 144TB system capacity with 10GbE connectivity
• Dual controllers with 16GB non-volatile memory per controller
PS6210X ArrayPS6210X Array

Great balance of cost, performance and capacity for enterprise data centers, including virtual server environments and databases.
• Up to 24 hot-pluggable 2.5" 10K RPM SAS HDDs
• 600GB*, 900GB, 900GB SED and 1.2TB* options
• Up to 28.8TB system capacity with 10GbE connectivity
• Dual controllers with 16GB non-volatile memory per controller
PS6210XV ArrayPS6210XV Array

Highest performance HDD system in the PS6210 Series for critical applications.
• Up to 24 hot-pluggable 2.5" 15K RPM SAS HDDs
• 300GB* 600GB, and 600GB SED options
• Up to 14.4TB* system capacity with 10GbE connectivity
• Dual controllers with 16GB non-volatile memory per controller

Software and Services for a complete SAN solution

Dell delivers comprehensive end-to-end solutions with software and services options to help you store and manage your data more efficiently and cost-effectively. Included with your PS Series array purchase are the EqualLogic™ array software and host software — virtually all the tools your organization needs for a complete solution.
Equallogic Array Software

EqualLogic Array Software

  • EqualLogic Group Manager helps to streamline storage and data management.
  • EqualLogic Manual Transfer Utility minimizes downtime when transferring large amounts of data.
  • EqualLogic PS Series Firmware is the foundation of the EqualLogic software family.
  • Dell Storage Update Manager simplifies the upgrade process with guided update management.

Integrated across the entire family of EqualLogic PS arrays, the EqualLogic Firmware is a SAN operating system based on a unique peer storage architecture that:

  • Virtualizes SAN resources
  • Enables peer scalability of up to 16 arrays
  • Provides intelligent data management functionality
  • Automatically adjusts system resources
  • Optimizes performance

Global services and support

Dell offers a wide range of professional services to simplify the assessment, design, implementation, management and maintenance of your IT environment, and to help you transition from platform to platform.
Dell ProSupport
Dell ProSupport Enterprise Suite for PS Series
Dell ProSupport offers a suite of support services that enable you to choose support models based on how you use technology and where you want to allocate resources. We recommend Dell ProSupport Plus with SupportAssist for mission-critical systems or Dell ProSupport for premium hardware and software support for your Dell EqualLogic PS Series solution. Contact your Dell representative today for more information*.
Dell Enterprise
Dell Enterprise Consulting Services
Our proven methodology and tools are derived from years of global field experience that help you design the right storage plan to mitigate risk and decrease costs while optimizing and simplifying your data management.
Dell Deployment
Dell Enterprise Deployment Services
ProDeploy Enterprise Suite* offers a full range of deployment services and professional certifications to help you get more out of your technology starting on day one. Choose ProDeploy Plus for the most complete deployment offer available in the market, ProDeploy for expert configuration and installations, or Basic Deployment for worry-free hardware installations.
Dell Education
Dell Education Services
Decrease downtime, improve utilization and ensure business continuity with storage training from Dell Education Services. Choose from courses designed to introduce Dell Storage and prepare you for more advanced topics to courses that dive into the advanced features included in the storage solution and how to apply best practices. Learn more.

EqualLogic Host Integration Tools

This family of host-based software provides tight integration between the PS Series array and the host. Dell provides host integration tools for Microsoft®, VMware® and Linux® environments to offer comprehensive data protection and reliable performance.

EqualLogic SAN Headquarters

Dell EqualLogic SAN Headquarters (SAN HQ) is a centralized monitoring and reporting tool that gathers and provides in-depth information on performance and capacity and provides alerts across multiple groups of PS Series arrays. SAN HQ with Support Assist further streamlines management and improves productivity with automatic case creation and case tracking.

 

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