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PowerEdge R740xd2 Rack Server

Intel® Xeon™
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Enterprise Content Server

Deliver fast response times and help maximize uptime for streaming media and other data-intensive workloads in a high-capacity 2U design.

  • Starting Price $469566
  • Instant Savings $237477
  • Subtotal $232089
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PowerEdge R740xd2 Rack Server

 

Processor

  • Up to two 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors with up to 22 cores per processor

Operating System

  • Canonical® Ubuntu® LTS
    Citrix® Hypervisor
    Microsoft® Windows Server® LTSC with Hyper-V
    Oracle® Linux
    Red Hat® Enterprise Linux

Memory*

  • DIMM Speed
    Up to 2666MT/s
     
    Memory Type
    RDIMM
     
    Memory Module Slots
    16 DDR4 RDIMM slots
    Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only
     
    Maximum RAM
    RDIMM 512GB

Storage Controllers

  • Internal Controllers
    PERC H730P, H330, HBA330
     
    Software RAID
    S140

    External HBAs (non-RAID)
    12 Gbps SAS HBA
     
    Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem
    HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 240GB or 480GB

Power Supplies

  • 750W Platinum
    750W 240VDC Platinum
    1100W Platinum
    1100W 380VDC Platinum
    Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy option
    Up to 6 hot plugs fans with N +1 redundancy

Dimensions & Weight

  • Height
    86.8mm (3.4”)

    Width*
    448.0mm (17.6”)
     
    Depth*
    810.0mm (31.9")

    Weight
    40.0kg (88.2lbs)

Bezel

  • Optional security bezel

Security

  • Cryptographically signed firmware
    Secure Boot
    Secure Erase
    Silicon Root of Trust
    System Lockdown (requires OpenManage Enterprise)
    TPM 1.2/2.0, TCM 2.0 optional

Recommended Support

  • Choose Dell ProSupport Plus for critical systems or Dell ProSupport for premium hardware and software support for your PowerEdge solution. Consulting and deployment offerings are also available. Contact your Dell representative today for more information. Availability and terms of Dell Services vary by region.

Ports

  • Network Options
    2 x 1GbE BaseT LOM
    2 x 1Gb BaseT
    2 x 10GbE SFP+
    2 x 10GbE BaseT
    2 x 25GbE SFP+

    Front Ports
    1 x Dedicated iDRAC direct micro-USB
    1 x USB 3.0

    Rear Ports
    1 x iDRAC dedicated LAN
    1 x Serial
    2 x USB 3.0
    1 x VGA

    Internal Ports
    1 x USB 3.0

Storage

  • Front Bays
    Up to 24 x 3.5” SAS/ SATA (HDD) max 384TB
    Up to 16 x 3.5” SAS/SATA (HDD) plus up to 8 x 2.5” SAS/SATA (SSD) max 317.44TB*

    Rear Bays
    Up to 2 x 3.5” SAS/ SATA (HDD) max 32TB
    Up to 2 x 2.5” SAS/SATA (SSD) drives max 15.36TB*

Slots

  • PCIe
    Up 5 PCIe slots (3 x16 + 2 x4)

    Video Card
    1 x VGA

Management

  • Embedded / At-the-Server
    iDRAC9
    iDRAC RESTful API with Redfish
    iDRAC Direct

    Consoles

    OpenManage Enterprise
    OpenManage Power Center

    Mobility
    OpenManage Mobile

    Tools
    Dell EMC RACADM CLI
    Dell EMC Repository Manager
    Dell EMC System Update
    Dell EMC Server Update Utility
    Dell EMC Update Catalogs
    iDRAC Service Module
    IPMI Tool
    OpenManage Server Administrator
    OpenManage Storage Services

    OpenManage Integrations
    BMC® Truesight
    Microsoft® System Center
    RedHat® Ansible® Modules
    VMware® vCenter™

    OpenManage Connections
    IBM Tivoli® Netcool/OMNIbus
    IBM Tivoli® Network Manager IP Edition
    Micro Focus® Operations Manager I
    Nagios® Core
    Nagios® XI

Rack Support

  • ReadyRails™ sliding rails with optional cable management arm for 4-post racks (optional adapter brackets required for threaded hole racks).
Respond effectively to data growth

Respond effectively to data growth

The Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd2 helps you plan for future growth with large internal storage and cost-efficient drive capacities. Deliver two-socket compute performance with flash and fast networking options to meet streaming demands. Simplify management of large data sets with automated administration and front-serviceable drives. The R740xd2 lets you keep your data safely on-premise with built-in security, even as you scale capacity. 

Ideal workloads:
  • Video surveillance
  • Content delivery network (CDN)
  • Microsoft Storage Spaces (S2D) and vSAN
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Hadoop
Bring compute closer to storage

Bring compute closer to storage

The R740xd2 addresses increasing capacity and business demands with flexible storage and performance resources in a space-saving design.

  • Scale up to 26 3.5” drives (364TB) in a 2U rack server and scale out up to 520 3.5” drives (7.2PB) in a 42U rack.
  • Deliver two-socket performance with up to two 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors and up to 44 cores.
  • Tier data with a combination of 2.5” SSDs and 3.5” HDDs in a hybrid configuration*.
  • Help eliminate bottlenecks with fast networking options and up to 16 DIMMS of memory.
  • Easily expand with up to 5 PCIe slots.
Streamline management across your data center

Streamline management across your data center

Reduce the time required to manage mid-to-large scale environments.
  • Automate and unify server and internal storage management across your PowerEdge infrastructure with OpenManage Enterprise.
  • Rapidly deploy configurations matching unique workload requirements on multiple bare-metal servers.
  • Provide full lifecycle management including health status, firmware updates and automated issue resolution.
  • Use OpenManage Integrations to manage within VMware vCenter, Microsoft System Center, and BMC Truesight.
  • Easily deploy OpenManage Ansible Modules utilizing Red Hat Ansible.
Deliver uptime and data security

Deliver uptime and data security

Fortify server operations with high availability features and a cyber-resilient architecture. Easily protect, detect and recover from cyber attacks with layers of security embedded in every server.
  • Minimize disruptions with 24 front-serviceable, hot-swappable, validated drives that offer enterprise-class reliability and extensive warranty options.
  • Protect your data or media from theft or unauthorized access with secure passwords, alerts and event logging.
  • Help ensure that only authenticated, signed firmware is running on the server including storage drives and RAID controllers.

Dell EMC offers complete end-to-end services

Optimizing the IT lifecycle is vital. We have expert services* for all lifecycle phases that save you time and resources, reduce effort, and improve your IT experience.
ProSupport Enterprise Suite

ProSupport Enterprise Suite

Gain the freedom to focus on your business transformation with the support expertise and insights Dell EMC is known for across the globe. Choose the right support based on the criticality of specific systems with available automated predictive analysis, collaborative third-party assistance and service account management.
ProDeploy

ProDeploy

ProDeploy Enterprise Suite helps you get more out of technology starting on day one. Trust our experts to lead deployments from basic hardware installations through planning, configuration and complex integrations. Our complete suite of deployment services and professional certifications helps you achieve business outcomes today and tomorrow.
Training and Certification

Training & Certification

Education Services offers an expansive suite of training services with multiple delivery methods, including instructor-led, self-paced online and virtual instructor-led training. With comprehensive and flexible training programs, we make it easy to ensure your staff has the skills they need to successfully manage and utilize your new technology to its full potential.
Consulting

Consulting

Consulting services give expert guidance to help you grow, optimize and transform your IT environment at your own pace and budget. We employ a broad range of certified consultants and engineers, backed by program management teams, who can deliver deep technical expertise. We give you the confidence that your project will be done right and on time.
Financing and leasing

Financing and leasing

Acquiring the latest IT solutions shouldn’t be as complicated as running your business. With Dell Financial Services you can finance and purchase in the same place**. It’s quick, it’s easy and most important, it lets you keep the “flow” in your cash flow.
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