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Dell Compellent Storage Center

Dell Compellent Storage Center

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Dell Compellent SC4020
Dell Compellent SC280
Dell Compellent Flash Optimized Solutions
Dell Compellent SC200/SC220
Dell Compellent Storage Center
Dell Compellent SC8000
Dell Compellent FS8600
Dell Compellent SC4020
Award-winning Copilot Support with enterprise-class storage for small to mid-size deployment
Dell Compellent SC280
The best rack unit density of any major storage solution.
Dell Compellent Flash Optimized Solutions
High-performance, low-latency solutions for data-intensive enterprise applications
Dell Compellent SC200/SC220
Flexible storage expansion enclosures for Dell Compellent Storage Center
Dell Compellent Storage Center
Multi-protocol Enterprise storage for virtualized data centers and the cloud that's efficient, agile, and resilient
Dell Compellent SC8000
High-performance, efficient and scalable Dell Compellent SAN
Dell Compellent FS8600
Bring enhanced FluidFS to the Dell Compellent Storage Center.
HIGHLIGHTS
Internal Storage
24 x 2.5” drive bays
Supported expansion enclosures
Dell SC200: 12 x 3.5” drive bays
Dell SC220: 24 x 2.5” drive bays
Maximum drive count
120 (24 internal, plus 96 external)
Total storage capacity
408TB based on maximum number of drives (120) and current largest capacity supported drives
HIGHLIGHTS
Up to 336TB of storage in a 5U chassis
Up to 2PB* (usable) storage per 48U rack with two Dell Compellent Storage Center systems
Available with either 42 or 84 x 4TB* 7200 rpm drives
6Gbps SAS connectivity
HIGHLIGHTS
ReadyRailsTM  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.
HIGHLIGHTS
Options for 12x 3.5" drives (SC200) or 24x 2.5" drives (SC220)
Support for a mix of drive speed and capacity in any slot within each enclosure with energy-efficient power supplies and Fresh Air technology
Each 3.5" SAS enclosure holds up to 12 SAS drives or up to 84 drives in each dense enclosure. Each 2.5" SAS enclosure holds up to 24 SAS drives.
SAS and FC drive technologies, including write-intensive,single-level cell (SLC) and read-intensive, multi-level cell (MLC) SSDs.
HIGHLIGHTS
Brings multi-protocol connectivity with NAS, Fibre Channel, Fibre Channel over Ethernet, and iSCSI from the same array
Delivers scalability up to nearly 2,000 TB across a range of disk types and performance levels
Data is optimized automatically to be in the right place at the right time for the right cost
Seamless, dynamic adaptation to meet changing business needs
HIGHLIGHTS
Array controller with latest Intel®  architecture delivers enhanced performance and efficiency in a 2U footprint
Multiprotocol front end offers mixed, simultaneous use of iSCSI, Fibre Channel and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) connections
Supports current and next-gen Dell Compellent drive expansion enclosures
HIGHLIGHTS
Unify block and file storage using Dell Compellent’s extremely agile shared infrastructure.
Extend the efficiency and agility of the Dell Compellent architecture to the file environment.
Protect your data with enhanced backup and security features.
Chassis
2U
Chassis
N/A
Chassis
N/A
Chassis
2U
Chassis
NAS is 1U, total storage with disk is at least 6U
Chassis
2U
Chassis
2U
Processor
Intel®  Xeon®  Processor E3-1265L v2, 2.50GHz, 4 cores
Processor
N/A
Processor
2 x 2.5 GHz six-core (Sandy Bridge) IntelTM  processors per controller
Processor
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Processor
Up to 2 Quad-Core Xeon E5540 (2.53 GHz), 64-bit
Processor
Two 2.5 GHz Six-Core (Sandy Bridge) IntelTM  processors per controller
Processor
Dual Intel E5620 4 core / 12MB L3/ 80W / 2.4GHz
Internal Storage
24 x 2.5" drive bays
Internal Storage
N/A
Internal Storage
N/A
Internal Storage
N/A
Internal Storage
Boot from SAN. Supports SSD, FC, SAS and SATA hard disks on storage array
Internal Storage
N/A
Internal Storage
N/A
External Storage
N/A
External Storage
N/A
External Storage
N/A
External Storage
N/A
External Storage
Up to 1.92PB using 2TB NLSAS drives. Supports a wide range of drive types, form factors and capacities
External Storage
Each system supports up to 960 SAS drives. The maximum usable capacity supported by a system varies based on configuration.
External Storage
N/A
Hardware Redundancy
N/A
 
 
Hardware Redundancy
Dual, Redundant 700W 80 Plus®  Silver-certified power supplies
Hardware Redundancy
Hot pluggable drives
Redundant power supplies
Active/active NAS clustering
Hardware Redundancy
Dual, Redundant 750W 80 Plus®  Platinum-certified power supplies
 
Bundled Software
N/A
Bundled Software
N/A
Bundled Software
Microsoft®  Windows Server® 
Oracle®  Solaris
HP® -UX
Oracle Linux
IBM®  AIX® 
Novell®  NetWare
SLES
Apple
HPTru64
VMware®  Citrix XenServer
RedHat
 
Bundled Software
Windows Storage Server 2008
or
OpenSolaris ZFS
Bundled Software
Microsoft®  Windows Server® 
Oracle®  Solaris
HP® -UX
Oracle Linux
IBM®  AIX® 
Novell®  NetWare
SLES
Apple
HPTru64
VMware®  Citrix Xen-Server
RedHat
Bundled Software
Enterprise Manager 2014 R1 and FluidFS v3 CLI
 
 
 
Operating System
Dell Compellent Storage Center 6.2 or later
 
 
 
Great For
Small to mid-sized organizations with large amounts of data. Those who need scalable, enterprise-class storage priced and sized for small to mid-sized organizations.
Great For
Large-scale G500 and government deployments, co-location deployments and file workflows, such as radiology, life sciences and media archival.
Great For
Enhancing performance in enterprise applications as well as gaining improved throughput and lowering latency for VDI environments.
Great For
Growing enterprise and midsize business SANs that require an efficient, flexible storage solution with nondisruptive capacity scaling for data center expansion.
Expanding capacity without platform replacement.
Great For
Organizations seeking efficient, agile and resilient storage that dynamically adapts to meet changing business needs.
Organizations seeking optimized, specific Windows NAS and/or Unix/Linux NAS
Organizations seeking automated data tiering to minimize the costs of unified storage
Great For
Enterprise SANs that need enhanced efficiency and performance as well as non-disruptive capacity scaling for future data center requirements.
Great For
Efficiently managing file storage for media, surveillance, medical imaging, user shares, home directories and other use cases.
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