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PowerVault MD3 1GB iSCSI SAN storage array series

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Consolidate data storage with PowerVault™ MD3 1 gigabyte array series, designed for high availability and affordable expansion across Ethernet networks.

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Management

  • 2nd generation multi-protocol Modular Disk Storage Manager, Java based user interface
    Multi-path graphical software provides failover management of redundant data paths between the server and storage array

    MD3200i and MD3220i Standard Features:
    Dynamic Disk Pools*- Optional configuration to RAID disk management
    VAAI support- Available for customers using VMware vStorage APIs for Array Integration,
    vCenter Plugin- Available for customers using VMware vSphere
    VASA- vStorage API for Storage Awareness, available for use in conjunction with the vCenter Plugin
    SRA-Sight Recover Manager, available for use with vCenter Plugin
    ALUA-Active Active LUN Access
    Supports Self Encrypting Drives (SED) that provide an additional level of data protection
    Thin Provisioning- Allocate and consume physical storage capacity as needed
    Try and Buy licensing- 90 day trial license of premium feature software

    MD3260i Standard Features
    Same features as MD3200i
    High Performance Tiering-increases array IO performance
    SSD Cache-accelerates application performance by utilizing SSD drives as extended controller read cache

    Optional Premium Features
    Snapshots: Up to 128 snapshots per virtual disk and 512 per system
    Snapshots Plus Virtual Disk Copy: Up to 512 simultaneous virtual disk copies
    High Performance Tier (HPT)firmware upgrade increases array IO performance*
    Additional Hard Drives - capacity up to 180* or 192* hard drives
    Remote Replication - providing business continuity and disaster recovery
    SSD Cache: accelerates application performance by utilizing SSD drives as extended controller read cache*

Power

  • Wattage-MD3200i and MD3220i support DC power supply
    MD3200i/MD3220i: AC - 600 W peak output; DC – 700 W
    MD3260i: AC - 1755 W

    Heat Dissipation (max)
    MD3200i/MD3220i: 2047 BTU/hr
    MD3260i: 5988 BTU/hr

    Voltage
    MD3200i/MD3220i: 100 to 240 VAC ; 48V DC
    MD3260i: 220V AC, auto ranging, 50 Hz/60Hz

Connectivity

  • Hot Swappable controllers
    Eight 1 Gb Ethernet ports (4 per controller)

    Single Controller Models (MD3200i and MD3220i)
    Supports up to 32 servers when configured with 1Gigabyte iSCSI. Available with 2GB cache controllers.

    Dual Controller Models (MD3220i, MD3220i, and MD3260i)
    Supports up to 32 servers when configured with 1Gigabyte iSCSI. Available with option of 2GB or 4GB cache controllers.

    MD3060e Contains two hot-swappable enclosure management modules (EMMs)

    Controller features
    Each controller contains 2GB or 4GB of battery-backed cache
    Dual controllers operate in an active-active environment mirroring each other’s cache
    Cache protection is provided via flash memory for permanent data protection
    Dynamic Disk Pools* (DDP) eliminates the need for complex RAID management while optimizing data protection, and can be used with existing RAID configurations

    Dual controllers required for the MD3260 dense array

    4GB cache controller option is only available in dual controller configuration

Storage

  • Drives

    Hot swappable drives:
    MD3200i: Up to Twelve (12) 3.5" SAS, NL SAS and SSD
    MD3220i: Up to Twenty-four (24) 2.5" SAS, NL SAS and SSD
    MD3260i: Up to Sixty (60) 2.5’ or 3.5” SAS, NL SAS and SSD

    MD3200i 3.5"--15,000 RPM SAS drives available in 300GB, 450GB and 600GB
    3.5"--7,200 RPM Near-line SAS drives available in 500GB, 1TB, 2TB 3TB and 4TB
    Solid State Drive (SSD) available in 200GB and 400GB and Read Intensive SSD’s in 800GB and 1.6TB (available with 3.5" HDD carriers)

    MD3220i 2.5"--15,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB and 300GB
    2.5"--10,000 RPM SAS drives available in 600GB, 900GB and 1.2TB
    2.5"--7,200 RPM Near-line SAS drives available in 500GB and 1TB
    2.5 -- Solid State Drive (SSD) available in 200GB and 400GB and Read Intensive SSD’s in 800GB and 1.6TB

    MD3260i 3.5" --7,200 RPM Near-line SAS drives available in 500GB, 1TB, 2TB, 3TB and 4TB
    2.5"-- 15,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB and 300GB
    2.5"--10,000 RPM SAS drives available in 300GB, 600GB, 900GB and 1.2TB
    2.5"--7,200 RPM Near-line SAS drives available in 500GB and 1TB
    2.5"--Solid State Drive (SSD) available in 149GB and Read Intensive SSD’s in 800GB and 1.6TB (available with 3.5" HDD carriers)

    MD3060e 3.5" --7,200 RPM Near-line SAS drives available in 500GB, 1TB, 2TB, 3TB and 4TB
    2.5"-- 15,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB and 300GB
    2.5"--10,000 RPM SAS drives available in 300GB, 600GB, 900GB and 1.2TB 
    2.5"--7,200 RPM Near-line SAS drives available in 500GB and 1TB
    2.5"--Solid State Drive (SSD) available in 149GB and Read Intensive SSD’s in 800GB and 1.6TB (available with 3.5" HDD carriers)

    See PowerVault MD3200i/MD3220i Support Matrix for a current list of supported hard drives
    See PowerVault MD3260i Support Matrix for the most current list of supported hard drives on the dense array
    http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/md3260i/

    Expansion Capabilities

    Up to 192 drives with MD1200/MD1220 expansion enclosures (MD3200i and MD3220i)*
    Up to 180 drive with the MD3060e dense enclosure (MD3260i only)*


RAID

  • Support for RAID levels 0, 1, 10, 5, 6
    Up to 192 physical disks per group in RAID 0, 10
    Up to 30 physical disks per group in RAID 5, 6
    Up to 512 virtual disks
    See PERC H810 server compatibility matrix for a list of currently supported servers

Chassis

  • Chassis (height x width x depth)
    MD3200i: 8.68cm (3.42") x 44.63cm (17.57") x 56.1cm (22.09")
    MD3220i:8.68cm (3.42") x 44.63cm (17.57") x 50.8 (20")
    MD3260i:177.80mm(7.0”) x 482.60mm(19.0”) x 85.50mm (32.5”)
    MD3060e: 177.80mm (7.0”) x 482.60mm (19.0”) x 85.50mm (32.5”)

    Weight
    MD3200i: 29.3kg (64.59 lbs.) (maximum configuration)
    MD3220i:24.2kg (53.35 lbs.) (maximum configuration)
    MD3260i:105.23kg(232 lbs.) (maximum configuration)
    MD3060e: 105.23kg (232 lbs.) (maximum configuration)

    Rack Support for MD3200 and MD3220:
    Dell 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
    Operating: 10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F) with a maximum temperature gradation of 10°C per hour
    MD3200i and MD3220i: Supports Fresh Air cooling, up to 35 degrees Celsius

    Relative humidity
    Operating: 20% to 80% (non-condensing) with a maximum humidity gradation of 10% per hour

    Altitude
    MD3200i and MD3220i
    Operating: -16 to 3048 m (-50 to 10,000 ft)
    Note: For altitudes above 2950 feet, the maximum operating temperature is de-rated 1°F/550 ft.

    MD3260i
    Operating: –30.5 m to 3000 m (–100 ft to 9,840 ft)
    Note: For altitudes above 2950 ft, the maximum operating temperature is derated 1.8 ºF/1000 ft.

Regulatory

  • Environmental and Regulatory Standards and Compliance

    PowerVault 3200i Regulatory Model: E03J
    PowerVault 3200i Regulatory Type: E03J001
    PowerVault 3220i Regulatory Model: E04J
    PowerVault 3220i Regulatory Type: E04J001
     
    PowerVault 3260i Regulatory Model: E08J
    PowerVault 3260i Regulatory Type: E08J001

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

    ENERGY STAR®
    The Dell Storage MD3200i, MD3620i, and MD3620f arrays with the MD1200 expansion enclosure have earned the ENERGY STAR Data Center Storage designation.
    The Dell Storage MD3220i, MD3620i, and MD3620f arrays with the MD1220 expansion enclosure have earned the ENERGY STAR Data Center Storage designation.
    The Dell Storage MD3260i and MD3660i 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
Powervault MD3200i
Consolidate with flexible, high-capacity storage
Simplify the challenges of large-data storage, management and access with a Dell™ PowerVault™ MD3 iSCSI array series.
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High density in a smaller footprint with PowerVault MD3260i
High performance with the high density of the 60-drive PowerVault™ MD3260i dense array, you can significantly increase your storage capacity without increasing your data center’s footprint.
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Protect your data with optional PowerVault capabilities
All PowerVault MD3 array series offer premium feature options, including data protection, data replication, encryption and secure data removal.
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The PowerVault MD3 1GB iSCSI array series
MD3200i
Ideal for entry-level storage consolidation that requires high availability, high performance and business continuity with 12 2.5” HDDs.
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MD3260i
The PowerVault MD3260i is a dense array has been designed to scale and meet the needs of applications.
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MD3220i
Effectively consolidate storage to support the value of your existing iSCSI environment using 24 2.5” HDDs to meet the needs of high bandwidth applications with the MD3220i array.
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MD3060e
A 60 drive expansion enclosure specifically designed for the MD3 dense array series.
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Powervault MD3200i
Speed recovery with Dynamic Disk Pools

Restore your data quickly with Dynamic Disk Pools, a new technology that recovers data from failed drives faster than standard RAID-6 configurations.
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Spend less managing your data

Streamline physical and virtual resource management with MD Storage Manager and PowerVault VMware® vCenter™ Plug-In 5.0.
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Global services and support

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.
Powervault MD3200i
Having the right backup solution is key to protecting your critical information. So is having the right support. Dell™ ProSupport™ is a portfolio of globally consistent, customer-driven support services that provides businesses of all sizes with flexible, reliable and easier support solutions.

Dell ProSupport starts with the Dell ProSupport for IT service model designed for IT professionals like you. Dell ProSupport for IT provides:

  • 24x7 Direct access to Dell Expert Centers
  • Fast-track dispatch for Dell-certified technicians
  • Escalation management through Dell’s Global Command Centers
Next, Dell ProSupport Options align to the way you use technology — rapidly responding to your needs, protecting your investment, productivity and sensitive data, and providing enhanced proactive support services to reduce the risk and complexity of managing your infrastructure.

Speed of responseProtectionPremium proactive
Mission Critical* — Perfect for server and storage environments where avoiding unplanned downtime and reducing recovery time through priority response are a must. The package includes priority 4-hour on-site*service or optional 2-hour response with 6-hour hardware repair, Dell’s proven Critical Situation process and emergency dispatch.
Keep your hard drive* — Enables you to control your sensitive data by retaining your hard drive and helps you comply with current data privacy regulations to help mitigate risks associated with regulatory or civil liabilities.Enterprise-wide contract — Provides enhanced proactive capabilities through:
  • Designated Service Delivery Manager
  • Performance benchmarking and custom reporting
  • Planning and assessments

Proactive maintenance
 — Maximizes the availability and stability of your infrastructure proactively. The package includes a detailed system assessment and implementation of driver or firmware updates and upgrades for your server or storage systems.

Remote advisory options — Provides telephone and internet access to technical expertise for specialized applications and solutions such as Microsoft® Exchange, Virtualization and more.

Basic Hardware Warranty*

Basic support
Ideal for nonessential application environments. This service offers business-hour, phone-based support for hardware-only issues with Next Business Day On-Site Service following completion of phone-based troubleshooting.
Training Services                                                                                                                                                                                

Dell Education Services
Decrease downtime, improve utilization and ensure business continuity with storage training from Dell Education Services. A self-paced online training course jump starts the Storage Administrator on managing the PowerVault MD Storage environment.

Additional service offerings 

Comprehensive storage training and certification
Through comprehensive storage training courses, Dell provides expertise in implementing Dell storage into an existing IT infrastructure. If you are interested in validating or maintaining your skill set for company compliance, the Dell-certified Network Storage Networking Professional Certification path is available.

Backup and recovery
To sustain the continued operation of your storage solution, you should engineer availability, security and reliability into every process from the outset. Dell can provide backup and recovery solutions that help ensure adequate procedures are in place to minimize or avoid data loss.

Storage consolidation
Our storage experts analyze existing infrastructure, operational practices and technical readiness to develop a roadmap for conducting a storage consolidation. They will also develop a detailed consolidation deployment plan as well as a validated and refined solution design.
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