Deliver fast response times and help maximize uptime for streaming media and other data-intensive workloads in a high-capacity 2U design.
Up to two 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors with up to 22 cores per processor
Canonical® Ubuntu® LTS
Microsoft® Windows Server® LTSC with Hyper-V
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
Optional security bezel
Up to 2666MT/s
Memory Module Slots
16 DDR4 RDIMM slots
Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only
Embedded / At-the-Server
iDRAC RESTful API with Redfish
OpenManage Power Center
Dell EMC RACADM CLI
Dell EMC Repository Manager
Dell EMC System Update
Dell EMC Server Update Utility
Dell EMC Update Catalogs
iDRAC Service Module
OpenManage Server Administrator
OpenManage Storage Services
Microsoft® System Center
RedHat® Ansible® Modules
IBM Tivoli® Netcool/OMNIbus
IBM Tivoli® Network Manager IP Edition
Micro Focus® Operations Manager I
Cryptographically signed firmware
Silicon Root of Trust
System Lockdown (requires OpenManage Enterprise)
TPM 1.2/2.0, TCM 2.0 optional
PERC H730P, H330, HBA330
12 Gbps SAS HBA
Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem (BOSS):
HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 240GB or 480GB
Internal Dual SD Module*
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*
Up to 2 x 3.5” SAS/ SATA (HDD) max 32TB
Up to 2 x 2.5” SAS/SATA (SSD) drives max 15.36TB*
750W 240VDC Platinum
1100W 380VDC Platinum
Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy option
Up to 6 hot plugs fans with N +1 redundancy
2 x 1GbE BaseT LOM
2 x 1Gb BaseT
2 x 10GbE SFP+
2 x 10GbE BaseT
2 x 25GbE SFP+
2 x 16Gb Fibre Channel
1 x Dedicated iDRAC direct micro-USB
1 x USB 3.0
1 x iDRAC dedicated LAN
1 x Serial
2 x USB 3.0
1 x VGA
1 x USB 3.0
Up 5 PCIe slots (3 x16 + 2 x4)
1 x VGA
2U Rack Server
ReadyRails™ sliding rails with optional cable management arm for 4-post racks (optional adapter brackets required for threaded hole racks).
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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.
The R740xd2 addresses increasing capacity and business demands with flexible storage and performance resources in a space-saving design.
Reduce the time required to manage mid-to-large scale environments.
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.
PowerEdge R740xd2 Rack Server / Computer Rack Server
2020 iF Product Design Award
Best Server Hardware: Gold Winner
Channel Pro Reader's Choice Awards 2019
2019 Market Leader: Rackmount Servers
IT Brand Pulse Servers Brand Leader Awards
Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd2: Editor's Choice
"The PowerEdge R740xd2 puts Dell EMC ahead of the pack in the storage game as no other blue-chip has anything that comes close to this." — ITPro
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