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)
Keep pace with your changing data-storage needs and make efficient use of your IT resources.
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Hyper enable your virtual environment
Manage multiworkload applications that have critical data sets and huge user shares.
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Scale without fail
Simultaneously add capacity and computing power to your SAN environment without disruption through EqualLogic’s peer-scaling architecture.
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Automatically virtualize and optimize storage resources with EqualLogic Array Software.
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Work efficiently with your VMware infrastructure
Host Integration Tools for VMware (HIT/VMware) empower you to work seamlessly with your VMware applications and operating platforms.
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Assimilate with your Microsoft platforms
Host Integration Tools for Microsoft (HIT/Microsoft) tightly integrate EqualLogic arrays with your Microsoft operating system and applications.
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Dell™ Services can help reduce IT complexity, lower costs and eliminate inefficiencies by making IT and business solutions work harder for you. The Dell Services team delivers distinctive capabilities, including full data migration solutions to facilitate consolidation from multiple file systems. Dell takes a holistic view of your needs and designs solutions for your environment and business objectives, and uses established delivery methods, local talent and in-depth domain knowledge to help lower your total cost of ownership.
End-to-end servicesDell offers a wide range of professional services and tools to simplify the assessment, design, implementation, management and maintenance of your PS Series environment, including Dell ProSupport and SupportAssist.
Dell Services storage experts go beyond everyday administration to help you improve the performance and utilization of your Dell Storage systems. The Dell Storage Services portfolio provides system installation and implementation as well as training. From disaster recovery planning to physical relocation, the Dell Services team is available to provide professional assistance when you need it.
Comprehensive, proactive supportWith Dell ProSupport, you get the most out of your investment with the support expertise and insights Dell is known for across the globe. Dell ProSupport doesn’t just extend your IT team, it offers a single point of contact for all your hardware and software issues. Innovative tools like SupportAssist offer proactive issue notification and automated case creation to help streamline your support experience.
We recommend Dell ProSupport Plus with SupportAssist for mission-critical systems or Dell ProSupport for comprehensive hardware and software support for your Dell Storage PS Series solution. Contact your Dell representative today for more information*.
Implement fast. Implement correctly. Implement once.Dell ProDeploy Enterprise Suite* can reduce costs and relieve your IT department of time-consuming implementation tasks that otherwise divert valuable IT resources from business-critical activities. We bring two unmatched values to every Dell Storage implementation: deep knowledge of our products and broad experience from performing thousands of deployments every year, in just about every type of customer environment. 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.
Start on the right path with Dell Education ServicesGain the skills and knowledge necessary to simplify administration, optimize resources and improve disaster recovery with Dell Storage training. Choose from online courses designed to introduce Dell Storage to hands-on training that dive into the advanced features and best practices to prepare for a successful implementation right from the start. Learn more about the right classes for your organization.
Transform your data centerDell Storage Consulting Services can help you meet your complex storage infrastructure and data management needs while optimizing resources and budgets. Consulting services can help with:
- Storage infrastructure consolidation and risk-managed migration for both PS and SC Series systems
- Storage infrastructure optimization for virtual environments
- Data protection process development and backup/restore policies
- Data archiving to address long-term data retention, access and regulatory compliance
- Classification and categorization of data for storage tiering and archival
- Storage high availability and disaster recovery planning, design and implementation
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.