Ideal for virtualization workloads or core applications, the PowerEdge™ M910 offers an excellent blend of performance, reliability and scalability in a high-density form factor.
Powerful, Scalable and Compact
- The PowerEdge™ M910 was designed to meet the needs of nearly any IT environment. Built with Intel® Xeon® processors and advanced systems management capabilities, the M910 is ideal for the demanding applications at the core of most data centers.
- Dell™ FlexMem Bridge technology allows the M910 to seamlessly scale from 4GB to 1TB of DDR3 RAM in either two-socket or four-socket configurations. This patent-pending technology allows Dell to deliver a unique platform that can grow as your needs dictate.
- By delivering these capabilities in a blade server, Dell allows your organization to add significant performance in an exceptionally energy-efficient and easily managed form factor. With 8 four-socket servers per 10U of rack space, the M910 offers more than three times the density of traditional 4U rack-optimized four-socket servers.
Focused on Quality and Reliability
The PowerEdge™ M910 utilizes the redundant power, cooling and networking infrastructure provided by the Dell M1000e blade enclosure. The PowerEdge M910 itself incorporates additional features designed for maximum protection against potential downtime, such as the ability to support three fully redundant fabrics per blade and the inclusion of a dual-media redundant embedded hypervisor.
The PowerEdge M910 also utilizes Intel Xeon processors that are designed to automatically monitor, report and recover from hardware errors to maintain data integrity and keep mission-critical services online.
Like all Dell PowerEdge servers, the M910 is manufactured with our one-touch factory-build process. This process is designed to ensure that just one person is responsible for the entire server build, resulting in greater quality control. In addition, every fully configured Dell server is tested (and retested) before it leaves the factory to ensure maximum reliability.
Simplified Systems ManagementThe next generation Dell OpenManage™ suite offers advanced operations and standards-based commands designed to integrate with existing systems for effective control.
- TheDell Management Console, powered by Altiris from Symantec, delivers a single view and a common data source into the entire infrastructure. Dell Management Console is built on the Symantec™ Management Platform (formerly Altiris® Notification Server), an easily extensible, modular foundation that can provide basic hardware management or more advanced functions such as asset and security management. Dell Management Console helps reduce manual processes so less time and money can be spent keeping the lights on and more time can be spent on strategic uses of technology.
- Lifecycle Controller is the engine for advanced systems management integrated on the server. Lifecycle Controller is designed to simplify administrator tasks to perform a complete set of provisioning functions such as system deployment, system updates, hardware configuration and diagnostics from a single intuitive interface called Unified Server Configurator (USC) in a pre-OS environment. This can eliminate the need to use and maintain multiple pieces of disparate CD/DVD media.
- The Dell Unified Server Configurator delivers a single access point for secure, efficient and user-friendly infrastructure management. Embedded and integrated into the system, it provides quick and consistent access, excellent flexibility and advanced capabilities. With built-in driver installations, firmware updates, hardware configuration and diagnostics, the USC tool is a one-stop shop for operating system deployment.
- Intel® Xeon® processor 7500 and 6500 series
Six-core Intel® Xeon®
Eight-core Intel® Xeon®
2 or 4
- Microsoft® Windows® Essential Business Server 2008
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 SP2, x86/x64 (x64 includes Hyper-V™)
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2, x64 (includes Hyper-V™ v2)
Microsoft® Windows® HPC Server 2008
Novell® SUSE® Linux® Enterprise Server
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®
Microsoft® Hyper-V™ via Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008
VMware® vSphere™ 4.1 (including VMware ESX® 4.1 or VMware ESXi™ 4.1)
For more information on the specific versions and additions, visit www.dell.com/OSsupport.
Virtualization OS Options
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008, with Hyper-V™
VMware® vSphere™ Version 4.0 (including ESX v4.0/ ESXi v4.0)
Embedded Hypervisor (Optional)
- VMware vSphere ESX and ESXi
- Hot-plug Hard Drive Options:
2.5" SAS SSD, SATA SSD, SAS (15K, 10K), nearline SAS (7.2K)
- Hot-Swap options available:
Up to two 2.5" SAS or SSD drives
I/O Mezzanine Card Options
- Fully populated mezzanine card slots and switch modules will yield 3 highly available, redundant I/O fabrics per blade.
1Gb and 10Gb Ethernet:
Broadcom® Dual Port 1Gb Ethernet with TOE (BCM-5709S)
Intel® Quad Port 1Gb Ethernet
Broadcom Quad Port 1Gb Ethernet (BCM-5709S)
Intel Dual Port 10Gb Ethernet
Broadcom Dual Port 10Gb Ethernet (BCM-57711)
10Gb Enhanced Ethernet and Converged Network Adapters (CEE/DCB):
Intel Dual Port 10Gb Enhanced Ethernet (FCoE Ready for Future Enablement)
Emulex® Dual Port Converged Network Adapter (OCM10102-F-M)—Supports CEE/DCB 10GbE + FCoE
QLogic® Dual Port Converged Network Adapter (QME8142)—Supports CEE/DCB 10GbE + FCoE
QLogic Dual Port Converged Network Adapter (QME8242-k)—Supports 10GbE + NPAR
Brocade® BR1741M-k Dual-Port Mezzanine CNA
QLogic Dual Port FC16 HBA (QME2662)
Emulex Dual Port FC16 HBA (LPm16002B-D)
QLogic Dual Port FC8 HBA (QME2572)
Emulex Dual Port FC8 HBA (LPe1205-M)
Emulex 8 or 4 Gb/s Fibre Channel Pass-Through Module
Mellanox® ConnectX®- 3 Dual Port FDR10
Mellanox ConnectX-2 Dual-Port QDR
- PERC H200 Modular (6Gb/s)
PERC H700 Modular (6Gb/s) with 512MB battery-backed cache
- Two embedded Broadcom NetExtreme II Dual Port 5709S Gigabit Ethernet NICs with failover and load balancing.
TOE (TCP/IP Offload Engine) supported on Microsoft Server 2003 SP1 or higher with Scalable Networking Pack. iSCSI Offload supported on Windows Server 2003 SP1 or higher, Red Hat Linux Enterprise 5, and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10. Scalable Networking Pack for Windows 2003 is not required. Boot from SAN (iSCSI and FC) supported.
Optional add-in NICs: See I/O Mezzanine Card Options
Optional add-in HBAs: See I/O Mezzanine Card Options
- Supplied by Dell’s M1000e Blade Chassis
- Matrox G200eW w/ 8MB memory
- Rack Support
Supplied by Dell’s M1000e Blade Chassis
Hot-plug hard drives, ECC memory, redundant embedded hypervisor, Intel Xeon 7500 & 6500 series processors with enhanced RAS features
- Dell™ OpenManage™ software tools
Dell Management Console Integration with 3rd party management solutions via Dell’s Certified Partner Program
Altiris® Deployment Solution for Dell Blade Servers
Designed to help reduce deployment time from hours to minutes
Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC)
Out of Band alerting, status, inventory, and troubleshooting via Secure Web GUI / CLI (telnet/SSH)
vMedia (virtual media) - Map optical or hard drives to the blade from remote workstations over a network
vKVM (virtual KVM) out-of-band remote console redirection-supports Java or ActiveX plug-ins IPMI 2.0 support
Environmental Operating Conditions
Operating: 10º C to 35º C (50º F to 96º F)*
Storage: -40º C to 65º C (-40º F to 149º F)
Operating: 20% to 80% (non-condensing)
Storage: 5% to 95% (non-condensing)
Operating: 0.26 Grms at 5-350Hz in operational orientations
Storage: 1.54 Grms at 10-250Hz in all orientations
Operating: Half sine shock in all operational orientations of 31 G +/- 5% with a pulse duration of 2.6ms +/- 10%
Storage: Half sine shock on all six sides of 71 G +/- 5% with a pulse duration of 2 ms +/- 10%
Operating: -15.2m to 3048 m (-50 to 10,000 ft)
Storage: -16 to 10,600m (-50 ft 35,000 ft)
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