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Dell Active System 50

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Easily managed, pre-built converged system with servers, storage and networking for small to midsize data center needs.

Accelerate time-to-value
Accelerate time to value
Rapidly deploy a pre-configured virtualization infrastructure for your small or midsize data center. Everything you need can be provided in one package, including a standard Dell rack with Dell 12th-generation PowerEdge servers, Dell Networking switches, EqualLogic storage and Active System Manager software.
  • Delivered ready-to-run, Active System 50 is preracked, precabled, pretested and preconfigured for quick deployment without extensive design and configuration cycles that require specialized IT skills.
  • Deployment services help ensure that installation is done right the first time.
  • Automated infrastructure discovery, inventory and onboarding coupled with intelligent workload provisioning help deliver what the business needs quickly.
Drive efficiency and help lower risk
Drive efficiency and help lower risk
Expedite demanding workloads with the improved performance of Dell 12th-generation PowerEdge servers and the intelligent management features of Active System Manager.
  • Rely on pre-engineered and prevalidated virtualization solutions from a highly experienced vendor.
  • Automate workload provisioning and infrastructure management, and help improve the utilization of available infrastructure resources using Active System Manager.
  • Depend on Dell ProSupport* Services, an outstanding support organization that provides a single point of accountability.
Provide uncomplicated scalability
Rely on a solution designed to scale with your growing and changing needs. Easily plan for the future with virtualization building blocks that offer you the same sizing, performance and cost for simplified data center expansion.
  • Simplify capacity and performance growth and easily scale virtual machines (VMs) by adding servers, storage arrays or more storage racks while maintaining control through a centralized, role-based management platform.
  • Dynamically change system configuration and initiate new capacity online without disrupting operations or interrupting data access.
Leverage Microsoft or VMware virtualization platforms
Leverage Microsoft or VMware virtualization platforms.
Choose VMware® vSphere® or Microsoft® Hyper-V® virtualization platforms for full-virtualization infrastructure and application hosting. The Microsoft platform features:
  • Microsoft Windows Server® 2012 Datacenter Edition with Hyper-V
  • Dell Management Software, including Active System Manager

The VMware vSphere platform features:
  • Trial licenses for VMware ESXi and VMware vCenter™
  • Dell Management Software, including Active System Manager
The Active System pre-integrated advantage
Take full advantage of additional Active System features as you deploy Active System 50, whether you are initiating a new data center or adding onto your established infrastructure. Begin operations faster, with fewer headaches, less risk and lower cost than with a custom-built solution. Manage your data center efficiently through centralized workload automation and infrastructure management. Benefit from Dell’s expertise and experience in delivering virtualization solutions:
  • Leverage Dell 12th-generation server technology that helps maximize application uptime with automatic failover of redundant hypervisors.
  • Choose Microsoft Hyper-V or VMware ESXi hypervisors.
  • Automate workload provisioning and manage infrastructure efficiently with Active System Manager.
Dell ProSupportDell ProSupport
Choose Dell’s premium support service, ProSupport, for 24X7* direct telephone access to advanced-level technicians based in your region. Whether you have one office or hundreds around the world, protect your investments with this simple yet flexible approach.
Collaborative SupportCollaborative Support
ProSupport’s Collaborative Support feature provides assistance even if you have a problem with non-Dell hardware or software. We will leverage our relationships with over 75 top third-party vendors to act as your single point of contact to help resolve your issue.
工作负载摘要
戴尔针对其Active System产品组合,预测试并验证了特定的工作负载。以下工作负载已经过验证,可在Active System 50上运行。
  • Active System 50:Microsoft® Private Cloud
  • Active System 50:Citrix® XenDesktop®
  • Active System 50:VMware® View™
  • Active System 50:Microsoft VDI
软件摘要
  • 虚拟机管理程序(选项)
    • VMware vSphere® ESXi 5.x
    • Microsoft Windows Server® Hyper-V® 2012
  • 管理
    • Dell Active System Manager
    • VMware vCenter™(VMware版)
    • 适用于VMware vCenter的戴尔管理插件程序(VMware版)- 可选
    • Dell iDRAC 7 Enterprise
    • 适用于vCenter的VMware版Dell EqualLogic主机集成工具(HIT/VE)插件程序(VMware版)- 可选;Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager(Microsoft版)
    • EqualLogic SAN Headquarters
    • Dell OpenManage Server Essentials
管理摘要
Active System Manager可在部署、协调和管理物理及虚拟融合基础架构方面,提供直观、自动化、基于模板的体验。它可以简化整个基础架构和工作负载生命周期(从发现和清点一直到配置、持续维护和淘汰基础架构及工作负载资源)内的管理工作。

利用Active System Manager,组织能够:
  • 快速发现、配置和部署物理及虚拟融合基础架构
  • 使用预构建的可自定义模板,快速轻松地部署应用程序工作负载
  • 通过池化和集中控制服务器、存储及联网资源,高效地分配、优化和管理融合基础架构的利用率
  • 通过自动执行工作流协调和基于模板的简化部署,缩短工作负载和基础架构管理时间并降低成本
  • 通过资源调度和高度可靠的自动配置,随着数据中心的增长,始终如一地提供优质的IT服务
  • 添加新的基础架构和工作负载时,可重复、可扩展并灵活地部署和管理物理和虚拟元素
其他工具,包括Dell OpenManage Essentials、EqualLogic SAN Headquarters和iDRAC 7,可实现更详细的元素管理。可选的工具,包括适用于VMware vCenter的戴尔管理插件程序和适用于VMware vCenter的Dell EqualLogic主机集成工具插件程序,也可为需要其他管理功能的客户提供。

服务器摘要
Dell PowerEdge R620机架式服务器采用双路1U外形规格,可实现集中计算能力,为Active System 50提供核心虚拟化平台。它可以在空间有限的环境中实现最大的计算能力。
  • 标准Active System 50解决方案配置包括两台ESXi虚拟服务器,总共带有32个处理器内核(英特尔®至强®E5-2600产品系列),总内存达128 GB*
  • 双网卡(NIC)可让Active System 50提供完全冗余且高度可用的互连。每个网卡都提供卓越的I/O(输入/输出)能力,具有平衡、可扩展的功能,包括支持第三代PCIe的集成扩展槽和可选的嵌入式网卡技术。
  • Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC 7) Enterprise版提供带外服务器管理。
 其中包含一台虚拟化Dell PowerEdge R420机架式服务器,作为管理工具的主机。

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存储摘要
Dell EqualLogic PS6100X存储阵列提供虚拟化1 Gb iSCSI存储区域网络(SAN)存储,兼具智能化、自动化以及容错功能,可实现简化的管理、快速的部署、无缝可扩展性以及企业级性能和可靠性。

  • 标准配置包括24个热插拔2.5英寸300 GB* 10,000 RPM串行连接SCSI (SAS)硬盘,总系统容量高达7.2 TB。*该系统还支持15,000 RPM SAS硬盘和7,200 RPM NL-SAS硬盘。
  • 通过完全冗余的热插拔组件(双10 GbE控制器、具有热备件的硬盘以及双电源)可支持容错功能。
  • 具有多路径的双控制器可提供高可用性(SPF+和10GBASE-T端口选项)。
联网设备摘要
Dell PowerConnect 7024 GbE交换机是第3层可扩展架顶式交换机,可为您提供强大的功能和灵活性,来满足当前及未来的需求。它们提供多种高级交换功能,包括标准高密度10 GbE上行链路(还支持1 GbE上行链路)、高性能堆叠、高冗余性和可用性,并且可从小型企业扩展到数据中心边缘。Dell Networking 7024的特性:
  • 对于第2层和第3层环境,可实现高达160 Mbps的吞吐量以及高达224 Gbps的数据速率(全双工)。
  • 通过128 Gbps高可用性堆叠体系结构,可从单个IP地址管理多达12台交换机,轻松进行管理并实现可扩展性。可在整个堆栈中共享可升级的10 GbE端口,用于下一网络层的上行链路。
  • 节能的高能效以太网(IEEE 802.3az)端口可降低每个端口的功耗,从而有助于减少电力和冷却成本。
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其他所需集成元素摘要
  • 与VMware vCenter或Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager兼容的数据库
  • 域名系统(DNS)
  • 网络时间协议(NTP)
  • 网络路由
Support services

Dell ProSupport is included with every Active System 50
  • Dell ProSupport* offers Next Business Day On-Site Service After Remote Diagnosis* on each blade chassis, server and switch during the Limited Hardware Warranty* period.
Optional Remote Advisory Service
  • Phone- and internet-based consultation, configuration and management support is available from Dell specialists.
Installation, configuration and deployment services are included with every Active System 50
  • Installation of individual components (servers, storage, network, UPS) into the rack
  • Cabling of all components as per specifications
  • Installation, configuration and knowledge transfer provided for VMware® ESX; VMware vCenter™, Active System Manager and the Dell Management Plug-in for VMware vCenter; Dell EqualLogic Host Integration Tools for VMware Plug-In for vCenter; or Microsoft® Windows Server® Hyper-V® and Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM); and Dell Open Manage Essentials.
  • Installation, configuration and knowledge transfer provided for Dell EqualLogic SAN Headquarters
IT consulting

Active System 50 Assistance and Consulting Service (available for both VMware and Microsoft versions)
  • Design service driven by categorization of source workloads
  • Health check of existing virtualization platform
  • Workload-migration planning and execution
  • Virtualization Operational Readiness Assessment
Efficient Architecture Workshop
  • One-to-one presale consulting with a Dell representative
  • Outlines Dell strategy and reviews your needs
Cloud Strategy Workshop
  • One-to-one presale consulting with a Dell representative
  • Outlines Dell strategy and reviews your needs
Virtualization Readiness Assessment
  • On-site server inventory and infrastructure assessment for virtualization
Physical-to-Virtual (P2V) Accelerator Lite
  • One week on-site training to help reduce platform total cost of ownership (TCO), simplify service administration and increase system availability
  • Includes up to 15 physical-to-virtual migrations
Cloud Roadmap Accelerator (VMware version only)
  • Comprehensive review of your journey to the cloud
Networking Assessment
  • Inventory of networking element asset report
  • Identifying out-of-date network devices and resources
  • Network infrastructure scorecards based on industry best practices, utilization statistics and alternative consolidation scenarios. Also includes a blueprint of your current environment in relation to best practices
  • Recommendations founded on industry trends in data center networking standards and application performance improvement
Customer training

For virtualization
  • Training for VMware software components, where available
  • Training for Microsoft software components, where available
For EqualLogic
  • Dell EqualLogic administration and advanced management training
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