Dell EqualLogic PS6500ES/PS6510ES
Take advantage of high-speed, low-latency solid state drives (SSDs) and high-capacity hard disk drives (HDDs) together in a single array.
- Storage controllers
Dual controllers with 2GB non-volatile memory per controller
Hard disk drives
Seven (7) SSD drives + Forty one (41) NL-SAS hot-pluggable hard disk drives
Seven (7) 400 GB SSDs + Forty-one (41) 2 TB NL-SAS
84.8 TB (2.8 TB using 400 GGB SSD high performance + 82 TB using 2 TB NL-SAS drives)
- Network interfaces
Interface ports: Four 1000BASE-T ports per controller, one may be used for management purposes
Management network: One 100BASE-TX per controller
Interface ports: Two 10GbE SFP+ for fibre or twin-ax copper cabling
512 per volume/up to 10,000 total
Up to 1024
Microsoft® Windows Server® including Hyper-V®
VMware® ESX Server™
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® (RHEL)
SUSE® Enterprise Linux® (SLES)
Mac OS® X
RAID 6 Accelerated
Can be combined with other EqualLogic PS Series arrays in the same SAN group, online. Up to 16 total members per group
Unified storage options
Adding an EqualLogic FS7500, FS7600 or FS7610 NAS appliance to an EqualLogic group enables both block and file storage from a single storage solution
- Height: 17.5 cm / 6.89 in / 4 EIA units
Width: 48.3 cm / 19.01 in / 1EC rack compliant
Depth: 96 cm / 37.8 in
Weight: 74.8 kg / 165 lb (maximum configuration)
Software and Services for a complete SAN solutionDell 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 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
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.
Global services and supportDell 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 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*.
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