Simple expansion enclosure
The PowerVault™ MD1120 is a rack-dense direct attached storage solution designed to deliver outstanding performance while consuming less power.
- Ideal solution for performance hungry applications
- Expands to 144 drives
- Now supports Nearline Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) drives — giving you the performance of SAS with the capacity of Serial ATA (SATA)
Configuration and Expansion — Up to 144 DrivesThe modular design of the PowerVault MD1120 direct attached storage array is engineered for easy expansion — giving you more room to store data from your server. Up to six PowerVault MD1120 24-drive expansion enclosures can be connected to a dual port PERC6/E, giving you between 24 and 144 disk drives options. To keep management simple, the PowerVault MD1120 connects to and can be controlled by a single PERC 6/E RAID controller equipped PowerEdge™ server. Configure the specific combination of storage resources you need now and add more storage volume later, quickly and easily.
Don't sacrifice capacity for performance. The PowerVault MD1120 now supports the new 7,200 rpm 500 GB* SAS — making it ideal for customers who need performance but can’t sacrifice capacities.
Hot SwappableThe hot-swappable technology of the PowerVault MD 1120 direct attached storage array allows you to remove and replace drives even when your system is operating, no need to turn it off, and no need to reboot - new drives are available right away. The unique combination Small Form Factor SAS drive technology and high spindle count in one modular form gives the PowerVault MD1120 external RAID storage array it's edge over the MD1000 for fast access storage when your applications need it.
Maximize EfficiencyThe small form factor of the PowerVault MD1120 helps manage power, heat, and space consumption in your data center. In fact, 2.5-inch disks consume up to 50 percent less power and 70 percent less space than 3.5-inch drives. Additionally, the MD1120 uses high-efficiency power supplies and variable speed, temperature controlled fans to help minimize power consumption.
PowerEdge RAID ControllerThe PowerVault MD1120 leverages the PowerEdge RAID controller with the best available in-class PCI Express interface, offering excellent performance for enterprise. The configuration of the PowerEdge RAID controller enables the software to recognize the entire array as a single unit, regardless of how many disks you have activated for storage in the array — helping to increase reliability and fault tolerance. With the PERC 6/E customers can choose the RAID option that supports their application. The PERC 6/E supports RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50 and 60.
Dell PowerVault storage is engineered to work optimally with Dell PowerEdge servers. Dell OpenManage™ Storage Manager Software can manage both the external array and internal storage within the server itself. Streamlining storage management through a single, common interface helps reduce resource load on the system, and is easier to navigate for the user as well.
- Support for either of the following configurations:
Unified mode (single path) for daisy chaining of up to 6 enclosures per PERC 6/E controller (3 enclosures per port, single path)
Unified mode (redundant path) for daisy chaining up to 3 enclosures per PERC 6/E controller (3 enclosures connected to both ports via redundant path cabling)
Split mode for single enclosure, direct connectivity to drives 0 though 11 and a separate connectivity to drives 12 through 23
- Refer to the PERC RAID Card details for supported Operating Systems
- Height: 8.60 cm (3.375 inches)
Width: 44.50 cm (17.5 inches)
Depth: 46.40 cm (18.25 inches)
Weight: 23.60 kg (52 lb) (maximum configuration)
- Wattage: 485W maximum continuous; 604W peak
Heat dissipation: 200W
Voltage: 100-240V rated (actual 90-264V)
Amperage: 7.5A at 90V, 3.75A at 180V
Available Hard Drive Power (per slot)
Support hard-drive power: up to 0.5A at +12V
Consumption continuous: up to 1.2A at +5V
1 or 2 modules
A second EMM provides redundant enclosure management capability
Environmental Operating Conditions
Operating: 10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F)
Storage: -40° to 65°C (-40° to 149°F)
Operating: 20% to 80% (non-condensing)
Storage: 5% to 95% (non-condensing)
Operating: -16 to 3048 m (-50 to 10,000 ft)
Storage: -16 to 10,600 m (-50 to 35,000 ft)
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