|Hard Disk Drives||12 hot-pluggable 3.5" 7.2K NL-SAS||24 hot-pluggable 2.5" 10K SAS||24 hot-pluggable 2.5" 15K SAS||7 hot-pluggable 2.5" SSDs plus 17 hot-pluggable 2.5” 10K RPM SAS drives|
|Drive Capacities||2TB, 3 TB, 4TB, 6TB||600GB, 900GB, 1.2TB||300GB, 600GB||400GB SSD plus 600GB SAS|
|System Capacities||Up to 72TB per array (up to 144TB with 2 arrays)||Up to 28.8TB (up to 57.6TB with 2 arrays)||Up to 14.4TB (up to 28.8TB with 2 arrays)||Up to 13TB (up to 26TB with 2 arrays)|
|RAID Support||RAID 6, RAID 10, and RAID 50*||RAID 6, RAID 10, and RAID 50*||RAID 6, RAID 10, and RAID 50*||Accelerated RAID 6 |
The below specs apply to all PS4210 series models:
Dual controllers with 16GB non-volatile memory (8GB per controller)with up to 32GB non-volatile memory in a group of 2 arrays
Management network: One 100BASE-TX per controller; 10GbE connectivity
Two 10GBASE-T with RJ45 or 2 x 10GbE SFP+ for
128 per volume / up to 2,048 total per group
Volume connections per PS series group
Up to 512 per pool / 1024 per group
Any standards-compliant iSCSI initiator
Operating systems and hypervisors
Microsoft® Windows Server® including Hyper-V®
VMware® ESX Server
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® (RHEL)
SUSE® Enterprise Linux® (SLES)
For a complete list of supported OS versions including software initiators, NICs/CNAs, and HBAs, please see the Dell Storage Compatibility Matrix://en.community.dell.com/dell-groups/dtcmedia/m/mediagallery/20438558.
TCP Network Support
IPv4, IPv6 compliant. USGv6 certified.
Can be combined with other PS Series arrays in the same SAN group, online with a maximum of 16 total arrays per group that can support up to 2 PS4xxx arrays and 14 PS6xxx arrays. A maximum of two arrays can be in a group of PS4xxx series with up to 144TB. Additionally, PS and SC Series offer common management and cross-platform replication capabilities between arrays, providing PS Series customers the flexibility to add SC Series arrays to their environment, if and when they choose.
Redundant hot-swappable controllers with vertical port sharing
Hot-swappable disks and power supplies
Enclosure Monitoring System
CHAP authentication; Access control lists for iSCSI as well as Access Control Policies; Access control for management interfaces including Active Directory, LDAP, or RADIUS support
Dell Storage Manager (DSM): Allows you to perform day-to-day tasks across SC and PS Series arrays from a single management interface
PS Series Group Manager
SAN Headquarters multi-group performance and event monitoring tool
Ability to configure a separate management network
SNMP, telnet, SSH, HTTP,
Access control for iSCSI
Access control for management interfaces including RADIUS support
Common Criteria Certification with FW 7.1.1
SNMP traps, email,
AC voltage: 100-240 VAC +10% single phase
700W (max, total), +5V up to 155W; +12V up to 624W; +5Vsb up to 10W
Frequency: 50/60 Hz
Power factor: 0.98 (minimum)
Power supplies: Dual 700W
Environmental Operating Conditions
Temperature range: 5° to 40°C (41° to 104°F)
Storage temperature: –40° to 65°C (–40° to 149°F)
Altitude: For altitudes above 2950 feet, the maximum operating temperature is derated 1ºF/550 ft.
Operating Relative humidity: 20% to 80% (noncondensing) with a maximum humidity gradation of 10% per hour
Operational shock: Half-sine shock 31G +/- 5% with a pulse duration of 2.6ms +/- 10% in operational orientations only
Operating Vibration: 0.26 Grms (5 to 350 Hz) for 5 minutes in operational orientations
Acoustics Category 4: <=7.2>=7.2>
Air Quality: Airborne contaminant level of G1 or lower as defined by ISA-S71.04-1985
Height: 2U/8.68 cm (3.41 in)
Width: 44.63 cm (17.57 in)
Depth: 59.4 cm (23.4 in)
Weight: 29.2 Kg (64.4 lb)
Dell support and optional storage service offerings
Dell ProSupport Plus for critical systems or Dell ProSupport for premium hardware and software support are recommended to provide you the right support services for your PS Series solution. Contact your Dell representative today for more information.
Product Safety, EMC and Environmental Datasheets
Dell Regulatory Compliance Home Page
Dell and the Environment
The Dell PS4210 series arrays have earned the ENERGY STAR Data Center Storage designation. Click Here to learn more about the ENERGY STAR Storage 1.0 designation.
* RAID 5 is also available for non-production data, but is generally not recommended; RAID 50 is similarly not recommended for production data on drives larger than 2TB.
** Actual unit & packaged weights will vary slightly by on drive type and packaging, and over time
The Dell Storage PS4210 10GbE iSCSI arrays increase performance and connectivity options for small- to mid-sized businesses. With the latest software releases, PS and SC Series offer common management and cross-platform replication capabilities between arrays, allowing you to take advantage of new functionality while leveraging existing investments. As part of the PS Series line, the Dell Storage PS4210 arrays provide tight integration in common application environments while offering:
Manage day-to-day tasks, replicate volumes and initiate migration from PS Series to SC Series arrays with the latest software releases, which include Dell Storage Manager (DSM). Dell Storage PS Series Array Software enables sound strategies for data protection, storage management, virtualization and optimization for the Dell Storage PS4210 arrays. The easy-to-use PS Series software includes:
Dell Storage PS4210 Series includes four models that retain the simplicity and reliability of the EqualLogic PS Series product line but are right-sized and priced for small to medium businesses. The PS4210XS hybrid-flash array enables high performance and HDD capacity in a single array by automatically tiering hot data to SSDs and colder data to HDDs. The hybrid array is ideal for mission-critical workloads such as VDI and OLTP deployments.
The full line of PS4210 Array Series brings 10GbE iSCSI SAN speed and efficiency to real-world applications, featuring:
Dell Storage PS Series storage customers achieved up to a 513 percent ROI and earned back their investment in 6.2 months on average*. What’s more, the PS4210 Series arrays can be tailored to fit your exact needs, and grow with you, simply and cost effectively, with:
The new generation of Dell Storage PS4210 Series offers self-managing storage arrays designed to meet the requirements of your small or midsize business or enterprise branch office with your choice of performance and capacity configurations. Build out and customize your storage system to meet your needs by combining new PS4210 arrays and FS76x0 NAS appliances with existing EqualLogic arrays. The PS4210 series offers four models, including a hybrid array that combines the low-latency advantage of SSD storage with high HDD capacity in a single array to optimize workloads in your datacenter.
Provides entry-level options with
Great balance of cost,
Dell Storage PS Series software helps you store and manage your data more efficiently and cost-effectively. PS Series array, host and management software are included in your storage array purchase — virtually all the tools your organization needs for a complete solution. PS Series software virtualizes and simplifies your environment to help protect business-critical data, optimize storage performance and streamline operations. Additionally, the latest SC and PS Series software releases offer common management and cross-platform replication capabilities between SC and PS Series storage arrays, allowing you to take advantage of new functionality while leveraging existing investments.
Dell Storage PS Series Array Software, including PS Series Firmware, Group Manager and the Manual Transfer Utility, delivers advanced Storage Area Network (SAN) functions that automatically virtualize and optimize storage resources while providing advanced data protection and SAN management. Integrated across the entire family of PS Series arrays, the PS Series Firmware is a SAN operating system based on a unique peer storage architecture that automatically adjusts system resources. In addition, Dell Storage Update Manager simplifies the firmware upgrade process.
If you are adding an SC Series array to your environment, Dell Storage Manager (DSM) provides a common management tool for PS and SC Series day-to-day activities. You can also initiate volume replication between PS and SC Series with DSM, and easily configure and monitor replication task. To simplify migration, you can import data from PS to SC Series using the Thin Import feature.*
This family of host-based software provides tight integration between the PS Series array and the host. Dell Storage PS Series Host Integration Tools (HIT) for Microsoft®, VMware® and Linux® environments offer comprehensive data protection and reliable performance.
Dell Storage PS Series SAN Headquarters (SAN HQ) is a centralized monitoring and reporting tool that gathers and provides in-depth performance and capacity information and provides alerts across multiple groups of PS Series arrays. SAN HQ with SupportAssist further streamlines management and improves productivity with automatic case creation and case tracking.
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