• Product: Dell PowerMax NVMe Storage Unit


    Dell PowerMax NVMe Storage

    Intel Innovation Built-in
    • Industry-leading security. Superior storage performance.

      Be ready for anything with the most secure, fully automated, and incredibly dynamic PowerMax. Adapt easily with intelligent automation and ultimate performance at scale. With this software-driven storage solution, your organization saves time and resources giving you ample opportunity to prepare for whatever comes next.


      Experience PowerMax in our virtual lab setting.

    • Explore the PowerMax Family

      Equipped with top-notch adaptability and unbeatable resiliency, the PowerMax portfolio is ready for anything.

    • All-New PowerMax 2500

      The most secure mission-critical storage and first automated end-to-end NVMe/TCP deployment matched with unbeatable speed and adaptability.6 Designed with 7x more capacity in half the footprint compared with previous models.

    • All-New PowerMax 8500

      The first automated end-to-end NVMe/TCP deployment and most secure mission-critical storage matched with unbeatable speed and capacity in half the footprint.7 Refreshed with faster performance and response times than the previous generation.

    • PowerMax 2000

      PowerMax 2000

      Gain end-to-end NVMe, storage class memory, mission-critical availability, and proven data services in an incredibly small footprint with the PowerMax 2000 array.

    • PowerMax 8000

      The industry-leading storage array delivers end-to-end NVMe, storage class memory, and massive consolidation for all your mission-critical workloads.

    • Software-driven storage that’s ready for whatever the future may bring.

      Bring your most critical data to the forefront with the PowerMax family. From secure innovation with comprehensive cyber resiliency to multi cloud-ecosystem flexibility and adaptable architectures, your data is always future-ready.


      Optimize your investment, adapt to the future and turn change into progress.

      Inclusive software subscription8, 3-Year satisfaction guarantee9, hardware investment protection, 4:1 data reduction guarantee (open)10, 3:1 data reduction guarantee (mainframe) Anytime Upgrade11, non-disruptive data-in-place upgrades to next-gen technology.

    • Extend the boundaries of enterprise storage to accelerate your business objectives

    • Secure your critical information with built-in cyber resiliency

      Secure your critical information with built-in cyber resiliency

      In the age of malware and ransomware attacks, companies need secure and resilient IT infrastructure to prevent and recover from aggressive cyberattacks. PowerMax combines storage innovation with advanced security that adheres to stringent government regulations and corporate compliance requirements like FIPS 140-2, U.S. DoD Approved Products List.

    • Expand on-premises storage to the cloud

      Cloud Mobility for Dell PowerMax combines the highest levels of on-prem performance and scalability with the agility and economics of cloud. Customers can create cloud snapshot policies in seconds and securely ship them to their cloud of choice: AWS, Azure, Dell  ECS for long-term retention or archive, thus extending the useful life of your on-premises resources. 

    • Extend the boundaries of enterprise storage to accelerate your business objectives

      Combine unmatched scalability and data resiliency with VMware virtualization

      As customers modernize their infrastructure and move to an application-centric storage approach with VMware vVols, Dell Technologies is delivering the leading storage array for running vVols at scale with the highest data resiliency.

    • PowerMax is true tier-one storage, with guaranteed uptime and consistent performance for our clients whenever needed - regardless of workloads

      "We chose Dell PowerMax to provide blazing fast storage for all of our enterprise applications."


    • Services & Support

    • ProSupport for Enterprise

      Highly trained experts around the clock and around the globe to address your IT needs, minimize disruptions and maintain a high-level of productivity.

    • ProDeploy for Enterprise

      Integrate new technology into existing environments with confidence through extensive planning and validation by expert certified engineers.

    • Dell Financial Services

      Acquire technology on your terms with a variety of flexible payment solutions from Dell Financial Services.**

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    • 1Based on Dell internal analysis of cybersecurity capabilities of Dell PowerMax versus cybersecurity capabilities of competitive mainstream arrays supporting open systems and mainframe storage, March 2022.

      2Based on Dell internal analysis of cybersecurity capabilities of Dell PowerMax compared to Dell’s seven pillars of Zero Trust architectures, March ‘22.

      3Based on  Dell internal analysis of cyber recovery scalability of Dell PowerMax versus cyber recovery scalability of competitive mainstream arrays, April 2022.

      4Based on Dell PowerMax specification of 65 million snaps per PowerMax compared with mainstream high-end storage arrays, March 2022.

      5Based on Dell internal testing using the Sequential Read Hits (128K) GB per second benchmark and IOPS per FC port benchmarks (within a single array) comparing PowerMax 8500 to PowerMax 8000, March 2022. Actual performance will vary. 

      6Based on Dell internal analysis comparing Effective Storage Capacity of the PowerMax 2500 compared with the PowerMax 2000, March 2022. Actual storage capacities will vary. 

      7Based on Dell internal testing using the OLTP benchmark comparing the PowerMax 2500 against the PowerMax 2000, March 2022. Actual response times will vary.

      8 Includes select software needed to store and manage data.

      9 Requires purchase of a 3-year ProSupport agreement. Compliance is based on product specifications. Any refund will be prorated.

      104:1 average rate guaranteed across customer applications. Rates for individual applications may vary. See Future-Proof Program terms and conditions for details.

      11Requires purchase of ProSupport and either “Standard” or “Select” Anytime Upgrade option (where available) at point of sale to qualify. Additional terms and conditions apply.