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High-speed Fibre Channel storage.

  • Starting Price $4200500
  • Total Savings $1218599
  • Dell Price $2981901
Estimated Ship Date:6 Nov 2014
 
PowerVault MD3660F Storage Array

 

Powervault MD36x0f Series - MD3800f 16Gb Fibre Channel array 

MD3800f 16Gb Fibre Channel array

16Gb Fibre Channel connectivity allows customers to take their Fibre Channel architecture to a higher level of performance and availability. The MD3800f features:

  • Up to twelve 3.5" or 2.5" SAS, near-line SAS and SSD drives in a 2U chassis
  • Support for a maximum of 180 or 192 drives when utilizing the Premium Feature Key to expand beyond the 120 standard configurations
  • Single or dual active/active controllers
  • 4GB cache per controller or 8GB per controller in dual-controller configurations

Powervault MD36x0f Series - MD3820f 16Gb Fibre Channel array 

MD3820f 16Gb Fibre Channel array

16Gb Fibre Channel connectivity allows customers to take their Fibre Channel architecture to a higher level of performance and availability. The MD3820f features:

  • Up to 24x 2.5" SAS, near-line SAS and SSD drives in a 2U chassis
  • Support for a maximum of 180 or 192 drives when utilizing the Premium Feature Key to expand beyond the 120 standard configurations
  • Single or dual active/active controllers
  • 4GB cache per controller or 8GB per controller in dual-controller configurations
 

 Powervault MD36x0f Series - MD3860f 16Gb Fibre Channel array

MD3860f 16Gb Fibre Channel array

16Gb Fibre Channel connectivity allows customers to take their Fibre Channel architecture to a higher level of performance and availability. The MD3860f features:

  • Up to 60-drive configuration (20 HDDs minimum), supporting 2.5" and 3.5" SAS, near-line SAS and SSD drives in a 4U chassis
  • Support for a maximum of 180 or 192 drives when utilizing the Premium Feature Key to expand beyond the 120 standard configurations
  • Standard High Performance Tiering with SSD Cache and Thin Provisioning to optimize performance and capacity
  • Single or dual active/active controllers
  • 4GB cache per controller or 8GB per controller in dual-controller configurations
 

Powervault MD36x0f Series - MD3600f 

MD3600f

Ideal for entry-level storage consolidation that requires high availability, high performance and business continuity without sacrificing ease of use and reliability. The design supports a range of drive types, RAID levels, and versatile software options.

  • Up to twelve 3.5" SAS, near-line SAS, and SSD drives
  • Supports up to 64 hosts
  • Expand capacity with up to eight MD1200 or MD1220 expansion enclosures
  • Single or dual-controller options
 

Powervault MD36x0f Series - MD3620f 

MD3620f

Effectively consolidate storage to support the value of your existing Fibre Channel environment with performance to meet the needs of high bandwidth applications with the MD3620f array. Keep pace with the needs of a virtual environment with optional software features.

  • Up to 24x 2.5" SAS, near-line SAS and SSD drives
  • Supports up to 64 hosts
  • Up to 768TB* of raw capacity when expanding with 192 HDDs* using MD1200 or MD1220 expansion enclosures
  • Single- or dual-controller options
 

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MD3660f

The PowerVault MD3660f is a dense array has been designed to scale and meet the needs of applications that can be used in both general purpose computing and high bandwidth computing environments.

  • Space saving 4U form factor saves power, and cooling costs
  • Options for mix and match of 3.5", 2.5", SED or SSD drives*
  • Scale up to 180 drives in just 12U, providing up to 720TB of raw capacity*
  • Standard High Performance Tiering with SSD Cache and Thin Provisioning to optimize performance and capacity
 

Powervault MD36x0f Series - MD3060e expansion enclosure 

MD3060e expansion enclosure

A 60-drive expansion enclosure specifically designed for the MD3 dense array series, the MD3060e* dense enclosure is an eBOD (expansion bunch of disks), which operate in the same fashion as a JBOD (just a bunch of disks). There are two enclosure management modules (EMM) that allow for management of the expansion drives via the MD3 Dense Array controllers.

  • Up to two expansion enclosures can be daisy chained to an MD3 SAS Dense array
  • Options for mix and match of 3.5", 2.5", SED or SSD drives*
  • Add two MD3060e enclosures (max) for up to 180 drives in just 12U, providing up to 720TB of raw capacity*
  • Dual EMM controller option only, using the enclosure management modules
 

Base

  • PowerVault MD3660f, 8G Fibre Channel, 4U-60 drive dense array, Dual 2G Cache Controller

Hard Drive

  • 3TB 7.2K RPM Near-Line SAS 6Gbps 3.5in Hot-plug Hard Drive

Warranty

  • 3Yr Basic Hardware Warranty Repair: 5x10 HW-Only, 5x10 NBD Parts*

Introducing 16Gb Fibre Channel Technology that delivers high-performance and high-capacity storage

Consolidate your Fibre Channel storage with the PowerVault MD3 Fibre Channel array series. The arrays are ideal for entry-level storage consolidation that requires high availability, high performance and business continuity without sacrificing ease of use and reliability. Featuring the next generation of high-performance 16Gb Fibre Channel models, the MD3 arrays are designed for versatility, supporting a range of drive types, premium software features and a choice of 2U or high-density 4U chassis.
Powervault MD36x0f Series - Introducing 16Gb Fibre Channel Technology that delivers high-performance and high-capacity storage

Get affordable enterprise-level performance

Take advantage of the enhanced features offered on all PowerVault MD3 Fibre Channel arrays, including the latest 16Gb models.  
  • Improved performance: Get up to 2x performance with the new 16Gb FC array*
  • Controller options: Have 16GB total cache* for maximized throughput
  • Dynamic Disk Pools: Improved DDP functionality that supports 20 disk pools, and can support up to 120 SSDs
  • Multi-protocol connectivity from the host: Get 16Gb FC and 12Gb SAS connectivity
  • Thin Provisioning: Allows allocating and consuming physical storage capacity as needed in disk pools
  • SSD Cache: Increases execution speed of applications by caching previously read data (available with High Performance tier only)
  • vStorage APIs for Array Integration (VAAI) support: Allows integration of array commands with VMware in the host environment
  • Try and Buy: Allows 90-day trial software licenses for specific software to determine what premium features suit your environment
Powervault MD36x0f Series - Protect your data

Protect your data

Keep your valuable information safe with these additional PowerVault options:

 

  • Remote Replication: Replicate data to any global location that includes mirroring thin provisioned pools
  • Snapshots: Easily recover files after accidental deletion or alteration with point-in-time copies of data.
  • Virtual Disk Copy (VDC): Enable quick and seamless virtual disk relocation and disk-based backup and recovery with a full, replicated copy of source data.
  • Self-encrypting drives (SEDs): Render data useless to unauthorized users with drive-level encryption, even if the drive has been removed from the enclosure.
  • Instant Secure Erase: Permanently and securely remove data when SEDs are repurposed or decommissioned.

Spend less managing your data

The PowerVault MD3 Fibre Channel array series brings affordability to primary storage and allows you to add capacity and software as needed. It keeps your storage directly attached to your data infrastructure and is compatible with Microsoft® Hyper-V®, Citrix® XenServer® and VMware® ESX. In addition, the MD-series storage arrays support vSphere® Storage APIs for Storage Awareness (VASA).
Simplify physical and virtual resource management with MD Storage Manager and PowerVault VMware vCenter™ Plug-In 5.0.
 Powervault MD36x0f Series - MD Storage Manager Powervault MD36x0f Series - VMware vCenter Plug-In 5.0

MD Storage Manager

With wizard-based array configuration and single-pane management, MD Storage Manager can alert you to problems and launch its recovery guru to automatically help troubleshoot and resolve issues.

 

VMware vCenter Plug-In 5.0

Monitor, manage, provision and optimize storage for performance and availability across your virtual infrastructure. You can also implement Storage Replication Adapters (SRA) to simplify management of disaster recovery with centralized recovery plans and VASA to create profiles that map to volumes and virtual machines. 

Upgrade with the Premium Feature Key bundles that meet your priorities.

Powervault MD Series - Data Protection

Data Protection:

Ensure your data is protected with Snapshot, VDC and Remote Replication.
Powervault MD Series - High Performance

High Performance:

Data is increasing at an alarming rate, but performance should not be impacted. This bundle includes the High Performance tier, SSD cache and the additional drive capacity license.

Speed recovery with Dynamic Disk Pools.

Dynamic Disk Pools (DDP) protect data by dynamically distributing data across pools of drives. In the event of a drive failure, DDP will identify the critical data and dynamically rebalance the data so the array can return to an optimal state faster than it would in the typical RAID environment. DDP can now support up to 20 disk pools and up to 120 SSDs.
Powervault MD36x0f Series - 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.
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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