Dell PowerEdge M915

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Processor-dense, cost-effective blade server with outstanding bandwidth

  • Subtotal $000

Help increase your data center efficiency, performance and flexibility with the PowerEdge™ M915 full-height blade server, with AMD processing, maximized bandwidth and enterprise-class manageability.

  • Outstanding processor performance and value: Achieve tremendous computational horsepower with up to 64 cores of AMD processors and 32 DIMMs of DDR3 memory.
  • Maximized bandwidth and flexibility: 10GbE networking options with all six I/O cards provide up to 12 ports of high-speed bandwidth delivery for maximized throughput.
  • Enterprise-class manageability: Intuitive chassis management enables time-saving one-to-many functionality for dense server deployments.

PowerEdge M915 Blade Server

Maximum workload performance

Input, process, analyze and report data on the same platform. Consolidate servers and scale-up during peak workloads. The PowerEdge™ M915 has the high-density core power you need for your most demanding tasks.
PowerEdge M915 - powerhouse computing

Powerhouse computing

Enhance your data center performance with the PowerEdge M915 blade server. Up to 64 processor cores per blade give you the power to:
  • Quickly and confidently execute your mission-critical business applications
  • Run robust virtual machines (VMs) to help reap all the benefits of consolidation
  • Help increase database performance by running more tasks simultaneously

Boost business performance

Consolidate your data center with powerful AMD technology that is designed to:

  • Deliver 64-processor cores for optimal 4S performance with 2S value and provide the essential features needed to operate your consolidated infrastructure efficiently 
  • Allow you to monitor power and thermals at the processor level to assist with platform efficiency
Deploy vast pools of processor cores that can be directly assigned to virtualized servers. A PowerEdge M1000e blade enclosure, fully loaded with eight PowerEdge M915s, employing up to 16-core AMD Opteron™ 6100, 6200 and 6300 series processors, can help achieve an impressive 512 cores per chassis or 51.2 cores per U.
PowerEdge M915 - throughput, throughput, throughput

Throughput, throughput, throughput

Unleash the potential of your consolidated VMs with more I/O throughput.
  • Maximizing both 10GbE and 1GbE port counts provides your virtualized applications with the dedicated bandwidth they need in input/output (I/O)-intensive environments.
  • Enabling a choice of fabric and vendor can enhance your flexibility to adopt and deploy networks at your own pace.
  • Up to six dual-port 10GbE network cards can bring the total aggregate throughput into a single server to an amazing 120 Gbps.
An integrated, flexible network daughter-card enables a choice of embedded network adaptors. Select either 1GbE network interface cards (NICs) or 10GB converged network adaptors (CNAs) to attach to M1000e I/O modules, such as the Dell™ M8428-k converged network switch. I/O traffic can then flow to your existing Dell or 3rd-party switching infrastructure.

Enterprise-class manageability and efficiency

Spend more time creating business value and less time planning, deploying and managing IT. You can also cut your power and cooling costs without forfeiting any performance.

PowerEdge M915 - enterprise-class manageability and efficiency

One-to-many updating

Chassis Management Controller and Lifecycle Controller simplify the update process for BIOS, firmware and drivers on a one-to-many basis, without additional software. Multi-chassis management provides one-console access to several blade enclosures.

Industry-leading power and cooling

Up to 92+ percent efficient*, fully redundant power supplies utilize minimal power without compromising productivity. High-efficiency fans and intuitive chassis airflow ducting drive enterprise-class cooling with minimal power draw.

Enterprise-class availability

Safeguard your organization from IT loss or corruption with data-protective redundancy through optional dual fail-safe embedded hypervisors and hard-drive fault tolerance, which is enabled by a hardware RAID (PERC) controller.

Flexibility Redefined

Only Dell M-Series provides complete, snap-in FlexIO scalability down to the switch interconnects. FlexIO technology is the foundation of the M1000e I/O subsystem that has the flexibility you need to design today’s solution and the scalability you require to add or change data center options to meet future demands.



The M-Series enclosure supports a broad set of modular gigabit Ethernet (GbE), 10GbE and Enhanced Ethernet blade switches. 

Dell's fully modular Ethernet switches provide great flexibility, with choices of 1Gb to 10Gb speeds, flexible modular uplinks of varying media types, and many other valuable features. This portfolio offers a selection of switches that can meet even the most extreme networking demands.

Fibre Channel

Brocade 16Gb Fibre Channel Switches provide powerful connectivity to Fibre Channel SANs, such as those offered by Dell/EMC. The M6505 includes 16 internal and 8 external fabric port options as well as a performance pack for enhanced features and management.

For heterogeneous integration into any Fibre Channel network, the Brocade M5424 8Gb Fibre Channel switch can even be enabled in Access Gateway mode. Based on N_Port ID Virtualization (NPIV) functionality, Access Gateway mode delivers the cable aggregation benefits and cost savings offered by Dell’s M-Series blade solutions without separate management or configuration requirements.

Fibre Channel

poweredge M1000e - InfiniBand


For high-performance computing (HPC) or other environments requiring the highest bandwidth and lowest latency available, the M-Series offers InfiniBand™ switches and adapter cards. Dell offers chassis-integrated fourteen data rate (FDR) InfiniBand switches from Mellanox, with speeds of up to 56Gbps. Each switch features 16 internal ports and 8 external ports to ensure the availability and redundancy needed for the most demanding applications.

FlexIO for M-Series: Delivering the speed you need, when you need it.

Dell offers a wide range of professional services to simplify the assessment, design, implementation, management and maintenance of your IT environment and to help you transition from platform to platform.

Dell ProSupport
Dell ProSupport offers a suite of support services that enable you to choose support models based on how you use technology and where you want to allocate resources. We recommend Dell ProSupport Plus withSupportAssist for mission-critical systems or Dell ProSupport for premium hardware and software support for your PowerEdge solution. For hyper-scale data centers, we also offer ProSupport Flex for Data Center. Contact your Dell representative today for more information*.

Dell Enterprise Deployment Services
ProDeploy Enterprise Suite* offers a full range of deployment services and professional certifications to help you get more out of your technology starting on day one. Choose ProDeploy Plus for the most complete deployment offer available in the market, ProDeploy for expert configuration and installations, or Basic Deployment for worry-free hardware installations.

Dell Training Services
Dell Education Services offers PowerEdge Server training courses designed to help you achieve more with your hardware investment. The curriculum is designed in conjunction with the server development team, as well as Dell’s technical support team, to ensure that the training delivers the information and practical, hands-on skills you and your team need to confidently deploy, manage and maintain your Dell Server solution. To learn more or register for a class today, click here.
Dell OpenManage Systems Management portfolio

The Dell OpenManage systems management portfolio, including Dell PowerEdge server embedded management feature integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) with Lifecycle Controller, helps IT Administrators efficiently manage Dell servers in physical, virtual, local and remote environments, operating in band or out of band, with or without a systems management software agent. Irrespective of the operating system or hypervisor you deploy, iDRAC with Lifecycle Controller automates the most essential and frequently performed server management tasks to help your IT resources become more productive and your IT environment more cost-effective and well-maintained. Dell OpenManage also integrates and connects to leading third-party systems management solutions you may already own, so you can maintain your single point of control and capitalize on your existing investment.

Solutions and Systems Management

Dell Desktop Virtualization Solutions
Dell Desktop Virtualization SolutionsYou face an expanding set of challenges for provisioning, managing and supporting end-user computing across your enterprise. Your IT team is not growing, but support requirements are more complex as you plan how best to migrate and update client systems, and secure new “smart” mobile devices.

With Dell DVS you can create a centralized end-user computing environment that streamlines desktop management and reduces maintenance burden on your IT staff. Now you can focus on important projects to improve IT services. Dell DVS solutions are completely integrated and tested solutions that are powered by advanced Dell PowerEdge rack and blade servers.

Dell’s purpose-built DVS solutions combine the performance, memory capacity and embedded hypervisor options in Dell PowerEdge servers with desktop virtualization software in optimized configurations. DVS solutions simplify deployments and accelerate your time-to-value. Dell DVS solutions deliver:

Storage Options

With Dell Compellent, Dell EqualLogic and Dell PowerVault, we have created a comprehensive and innovative portfolio of storage products, all of which are easy to deploy, manage and grow. Whether you use network attached storage (NAS), direct attached storage (DAS), internet SCSI (iSCSI) or Fibre Channel (FC), Dell has a product that can meet your business needs and reduce the cost and complexity of storage.

ValueThe Value of Dell Storage:

Dell’s open, standards-based solutions let customers of all sizes integrate new technologies without sacrificing performance or their existing IT investments.
Direct-Attached Storage Direct-Attached Storage:

The Dell PowerVault MD storage family offers easy and economical expansion for Dell PowerEdge servers enabling high availability and scalability for demanding business applications.
Disk backup Disk-to-Disk Backup

Due to expanding volumes of data that must be backed up and protected along with shrinking backup windows, many IT departments have moved to or added disk-based backups.
Network-Attached Storage Network-Attached Storage

NAS is a specialized storage server with its own IP address that is made available to multiple clients and servers on a local area network (LAN) or wide area network (WAN).
Object-Based Storage Object-Based Storage

The Dell DX Object Storage Platform is designed to intelligently access, store, protect and distribute fixed digital content.
Storage Area Network Storage Area Network

A storage area network (SAN) is a network of shared storage devices, such as disk storage arrays and tape automation
Tape Backup Tape Backup

Considered the first and last line of defense against data loss, tape and removable disks can be used for long-term data storage and backup.
Unified Storage Unified Storage

Unified Storage is a term that describes the ability to manage both file- and block-level data.