Affordable ME4 Series, purpose-built and optimized for SAN/DAS simplicity and accelerated performance.
Intel® 2-core, 2.2GHz
Microsoft® Windows® 2019, 2016 and 2012 R2, RHEL 8.0, 7.4, 6.9, SLES 12.3, VMware® 6.7 U2, 6.5, 6.0, Microsoft Hyper-V®, Citrix XenServer 7.1.0, 7.6.0
Storage Enclosure Weight (Maximum):
ME4012: 32 kg (71 lbs)
ME4024: 30 kg (66 lbs)
ME4084: 135 kg (298 lbs)
Storage Enclosure Height:
ME4012: 8.79 cm (3.46 inches)
ME4024: 8.79 cm (3.46 inches)
ME4084: 22.23 cm (8.75 inches)
Storage Enclosure Width:
ME4012: 44.3 cm (17.44 inches)
ME4024: 44.3 cm (17.44 inches)
ME4084: 44.45 cm (17.50 inches)
Storage Enclosure Depth:
ME4012: 57.6 cm (22.71 inches)
ME4024: 57.6 cm (22.71 inches)
ME4084: 89.22 cm (35.12 inches)
ME4012: 580W, 1980 BTU, 100-240 VAC, 7.6-3.0A (x2), 50/60 Hz
ME4024: 580W, 1980 BTU, 100-240 VAC, 7.6-3.0A (x2), 50/60 Hz
ME4084: 2200W, 7507 BTU, 200-240 VAC, 11.07-9.23A (x2), 50/60 Hz
ME412: 580W, 1980 BTU, 100-240 VAC, 7.6-3.0A (x2), 50/60 Hz
ME424: 580W, 1980 BTU, 100-240 VAC, 7.6-3.0A (x2), 50/60 Hz
ME484: 2200W, 7507 BTU, 200-240 VAC, 11.07-9.23A (x2), 50/60 Hz
PowerVault Manager HTML5 GUI, OME 3.2, CLI
Configures from 0 to 100% flash
Support for VMware vCenter Plugin 6.7 to manage the ME4 arrays through vCenter
Supported with PowerVault NX Series Windows NAS appliance
Support for SRM 8.1.x
16Gb Fibre Channel
Multiprotocol: 16Gb Fibre Channel SFP+ / 10Gb iSCSI SFP+
NLSAS: 7.2K 3.5" – 4TB, 8TB, 10TB, 12TB, 12TB SED
NLSAS: 7.2K 2.5" – 2TB, 2TB SED
SAS: 10K 2.5" – 1.2TB, 1.8TB, 2.4TB, 2.4TB SED
SAS: 15K 2.5" – 900GB, 900GB SED
SSD: 480GB, 960GB, 1.92TB, 1.92TB SED, 3.84TB
SDD / HDD: FIPS-certified SEDs
PowerVault ME4 Series provides simplified, all-inclusive software licensing, including:
- ADAPT (Distributed RAID): (like Dynamic Disk Pooling) reduces drive rebuild times
- Thin Provisioning: Allocate and consume physical storage capacity as needed in disk pools. Thin is virtual mode only.
- SSD Read Cache: Increase execution speed of applications by caching previously read data
- IP & FC Remote Replication: Safely replicate data to any global location that includes mirroring thin provisioned pools
- Snapshots: Easily recover files after accidental deletion or alteration with Redirect on Write snaps
- 3 Level Tiering: Get great performance with less hardware expense
- Volume Copy/Clones: Enable seamless volume relocation and disk-based backup and recovery with a full, replicated copy of source data
- Encryption (SEDs): Render data useless to unauthorized users with drive-level encryption, even if the drive has been removed from the enclosure (internal key management included)
- Virtualization Integrations: VMware vSphere, vCenter SRM, Microsoft Hyper-V
- SupportAssist: Provides enhancements enabling automated maintenance capabilities
ME412: 2U 12 x 3.5" drive bays (12Gb SAS)
ME424: 2U 24 x 2.5" drive bays (12Gb SAS)
ME484: 5U 84 x 3.5" drive bays (12Gb SAS)
All-in-one (single/dual controllers, internal drive bays, networking) with expansion options
ME4012: 2U 12 x 3.5” drive bays (2.5” drive carriers supported)
ME4024: 2U 24 x 2.5” drive bays
ME4084: 5U 84 x 3.5” drive bays (2.5” drive carriers supported)
Consolidate your storage with the new PowerVault ME4 Series storage for entry-level SAN and DAS workloads. The ME4 Series is ideal for accelerated performance for HPC, Exchange, backup, VDI and many more applications. Designed for versatility, the ME4 Series supports a variety of drive types, multi-protocols, all-inclusive software features and a choice of two 2U or a high density 5U base systems with expansion enclosure options.
PowerVault ME4 Series provides features that simplify tasks such as system installation, configuration, and serviceability enabling IT generalists to manage resources more efficiently and focus on the bigger picture.
PowerVault ME4 Series storage arrays deliver all the software you’ll need to store, manage, and protect your data:
PowerVault ME4 Series is purpose-built and optimized for SAN and DAS virtualized workloads. Connecting the PowerVault ME4 Series to a Dell PowerEdge Server to address the challenges of server capacity expansion or to a SAN for flexibility and scalability ensures that business applications will always get high-speed and reliable access to their data – without compromise.
Keep your valuable information safe with these PowerVault ME Series features:
PowerVault ME Series storage is simple, fast, and affordable. With dual core Intel Broadwell processors, active-active controllers, more drives and a faster back end, ME Series storage delivers:
The PowerVault ME4 Series brings radical simplicity and exceptional affordability to the entry market. It’s simple to install and configure, comes with all-inclusive software and includes an intuitive web-based HTML5 GUI for “anywhere” management. ME4 Series storage flexibly configures as DAS or SAN, all flash or hybrid, and you can mix HDD and SSD drives in the configuration. It also includes built-in compatibility with Microsoft and VMware hypervisors simplifying physical and virtual resource management.
This web-based management GUI simplifies ME4 configuration tasks, alerts you to problems and provides a recovery guru to automatically help troubleshoot and resolve issues.
VMware vCenter Plug-In 6.7
Monitor, manage, provision and optimize storage for performance and availability across your virtual infrastructure. You can also implement Storage Replication Adapters (SRA) to simplify management of disaster recovery with centralized recovery plans.
PowerVault ME4 Series ADAPT software protects data by dynamically distributing it across pools of drives. In the event of a drive failure, ADAPT will identify the critical data and dynamically rebalance the data so the array can return to an optimal state faster than it would in the typical RAID environment.
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