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EqualLogic PS6500ES/PS6510ES

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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.

 
 
Dell EqualLogic PS6500ES

 

Product Configurations

  • 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

    Drive capacities
    Seven (7) 400 GB SSDs + Forty-one (41) 2 TB NL-SAS

    System capacities
    84.8 TB (2.8 TB using 400 GGB SSD high performance + 82 TB using 2 TB NL-SAS drives)

Technical Highlights

  • Network interfaces

    PS6500ES:
    Interface ports: Four 1000BASE-T ports per controller, one may be used for management purposes

    PS6510ES:

    Management network: One 100BASE-TX per controller
    Interface ports: Two 10GbE SFP+ for fibre or twin-ax copper cabling

    Snapshots
    512 per volume/up to 10,000 total

    Volumes

    Up to 1024

    OS supported
    Microsoft® 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®

    RAID supported
    RAID 6 Accelerated

    Expansion option

    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

Chassis

  • 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)

Regulatory

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.
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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.

More information on EqualLogic Software can be found here.

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.
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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*.
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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.
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Dell Enterprise Deployment Services
Our end-to-end deployment services ensure your Dell Storage installation, configuration and implementation is completed accurately and quickly- anytime, anywhere - with proven processes based on best practices acquired from thousands of deployments by our highly skilled experts.
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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.More information can be found here.
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