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PowerEdge R940 Rack Server

Intel® Xeon™
Save up to 38% on new PowerEdge server configurations here.

Demand uncompromising performance

Power your mission-critical applications and make real-time decisions with the 4-socket R940 in just 3U with up to 12 NVMe drives.

  • Starting Price $1557705
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  • Subtotal $934623
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Dell EMC PowerEdge R940

 

Processor

  • Up to four 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors
    with up to 28 cores per processor

Memory*

  • DIMM Speed
    Up to 2933MT/s

    Memory Type
    RDIMM
    LRDIMM
    DCPMM (Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory)

    Memory Module Slots
    48 DDR4 DIMM slots (12 NVDIMM or 24 DCPMM slots)
    Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only

    Maximum RAM
    RDIMM 3TB
    LRDIMM 6TB
    NVDIMM 384GB
    DCPMM 12.28TB (15.36 with LRDIMM)

Storage Controllers

  • Internal Controllers
    PERC H730P, H740P, H330, HBA330

    Software RAID
    S140

    External HBAs (non-RAID)
    12Gbps SAS HBA

    External PERC (RAID)
    H840

    Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem
    HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 240GB or 480GB

Power Supplies

  • 1100W 48VDC Gold
    1100W Platinum
    1100W 380VDC Platinum
    1600W Platinum
    2000W Platinum
    2400W Platinum
    Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy option
    Up to 8 hot plugs fans with full redundancy

Dimensions & Weight

  • Height
    130.3mm (5.13")

    Width
    434.mm (17.08")

    Depth
    777.05mm (30.6")

    Weight
    49.9kg (110lbs.)
    *Dimensions do not include bezel

Bezel

  • Optional LCD bezel or 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

I/O and Ports

  • Network Options
    4 x 1GbE
    4 x 10GbE,
    2 x 10GbE + 2x 1GbE
    2 x 25GbE

Supported Operating Systems

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

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.

Storage

  • Front Bays
    Up to 24 x 2.5” drives with up to 12NVMe PCie SSDs max 184.32TB

Slots

  • PCIe
    13 x Gen3 slots (3 x 8 slots + 10x 16 slots)

    Video Card
    1 x VGA

Management

  • Embedded / At-the-Server
    iDRAC9
    iDRAC RESTful API with Redfish
    iDRAC Direct
    Intel® Active Management Technology 12.0
    Intel® Standard Manageability
    Quick Sync 2 BLE/wireless module

    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
    VMware® vCenter
    Red Hat Ansible Modules

    OpenManage Connections
    IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus
    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).
CS Test - Maximize application performance and eliminate I/O bottlenecks

Maximize application performance and eliminate I/O bottlenecks

Empower your organization to make the best decisions fast using real-time data and analytics. The PowerEdge R940 supports 50% more NVMe drives than the R930, up to 48 DIMMs (24 of which can be Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory DCPMMs) and up to 15.36TB of memory*. Make I/O bottlenecks a thing of the past and keep processor utilization at its peak.

Ideal workloads:
  • In-memory and large, complex databases
  • Unix to Linux migration
  • ERP, CRM
  • Dense virtualization
Transform IT with Dell EMC PowerEdge

Transform IT with Dell EMC PowerEdge

The R940 is the foundation to transform your data center with modern applications for real-time data and analytics. Its massive resource footprint optimizes application performance and scales to meet your organization’s demands.

  • Maximize storage performance with up to 12 NVMe drives and ensure application performance scales easily.
  • Scale compute resources with 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors and tailor performance based on your unique workload requirements. 
  • Drive data-intensive workloads like SQL and SAP HANA databases with Intel Optane DC persistent memory.
  • Expand with up to 13 PCIe Gen 3 slots.
Automate productivity with intelligent, embedded management

Automate productivity with intelligent, embedded management

Dell EMC automation and intelligent management mean you spend less time on routine maintenance so you can focus on bigger priorities.
  • Help maximize uptime and reduce the IT effort to resolve issues by up to 72%* with ProSupport Plus and SupportAssist.
  • Leverage existing management consoles with easy integrations for VMware® vSphere®, Microsoft® System Center and Nagios®.
  • Improve productivity with agent-free Dell iDRAC9 for automated, efficient management.
  • Simplify deployment with OpenManage next-generation console and server profiles to fully configure and prep servers in rapid, scalable fashion.
Fortify your data center with comprehensive protection

Fortify your data center with comprehensive protection

Dell EMC provides a comprehensive, cyber-resilient architecture with security embedded into every server to protect your data.

  • Protect server configuration and firmware from malicious changes with new Configuration Lock-down.
  • Use system erase of local storage to help ensure data privacy when you repurpose or retire servers.
  • Automate updates that check file dependencies and proper update sequence, before deploying them independently from the OS/hypervisor.
  • Take control of your firmware consoles with embedded authentication that is designed to allow only properly designed updates to run.

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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