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PowerEdge R540 Rack Server 1:29

Smart Value PowerEdge R540 Server Basic

Flexible by design

Adapt to a variety of application demands with a 2-socket, 2U rack server that offers an ideal balance of resources and affordability.

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€1,554.90
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Smart Value PowerEdge R540 Server Basic

HARDWARE AND SERVICE OPTIONS

Base

PowerEdge R540 Server
Included in price

Chassis

+ €54.69
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€0.00
+ €91.38

Trusted Platform Module (TPM)

€0.00
€0.00
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Processor

+ €247.46
+ €40.69
+ €849.76
+ €548.28
+ €1,251.96
+ €1,225.95
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+ €220.11
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+ €466.90
+ €696.35
+ €1,094.55
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+ €1,043.19
+ €1,580.13
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Additional Processor

+ €452.24
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Processor Thermal Configuration

Thermal for non 1x FH Riser
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Memory Configuration Type

€0.00
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Memory DIMM Type and Speed

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€0.00
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Memoryi

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€254.00 /ea.

Operating System

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Secondary OS

OS Media Kits

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Internal SD Module

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+ €58.03
+ €84.71
+ €136.07
+ €116.06
+ €169.42
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Boot Optimized Storage Cards

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+ €849.76
+ €849.76
+ €543.60
+ €516.26
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Additional Virtual Machines

€0.00 /ea.
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Licenses

Virtualization software and Support

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RAID

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RAID Controller

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+ €13.34
Included in price
+ €253.46

Hard Drive

Please note the following restrictions: VMware does not yet support AF (Advanced Format) hard drives. AF drives are also labeled as 512e or 4Kn. 4Kn hard drives are only supported on Win 2012 or later using UEFI boot & some Linux distros. 512e hard drives are only supported with Win2008R2 or greater & some Linux distros.
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Hard Drives for 2nd RAID Container

Hard Drives (PCIe SSD/Flex Bay)

Power Management BIOS Settings

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€0.00
€0.00

Advanced System Configurations

€0.00
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Power Supply

+ €333.50
Included in price
+ €30.02
+ €208.11
+ €156.08
+ €90.71
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Power Cords

€17.00 /ea.
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€9.00 /ea.
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PCIe Riser

+ €81.37
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ADDITIONAL HARDWARE OPTIONS

Embedded Systems Management

€0.00
+ €121.39
+ €407.54
+ €152.74
+ €170.08
+ €280.14
+ €450.22
For customers purchasing digitally delivered software, a high-speed internet connection is recommended.
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Additional Network Cards

€459.00 /ea.
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+ €407.54
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Fibre Channel Adapters/Converged Network Adapter

€1,279.00 /ea.
€1,931.00 /ea.
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€1,376.00 /ea.
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Additional PCIe Cards

€2,089.00 /ea.
€280.00 /ea.
€930.00 /ea.
€6,890.00 /ea.

Bezel

+ €24.67
+ €54.68
Included in price

Quick Sync

Included in price
+ €138.74

Rack Rails

+ €72.70
+ €104.05
+ €72.70
+ €48.02
Included in price
+ €72.70
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Server Accessories

€61.00 /ea.
€372.00 /ea.
€1,256.00 /ea.
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€1,333.00 /ea.
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ISDM and VFlash Card Reader

Included in price
+ €11.34
+ €136.07
+ €58.03

Password

€0.00
€0.00
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iDRAC Server Manager

Included in price
€0.00
€0.00

Group Manager

€0.00
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Systems Management Upgrades

€0.00
€0.00
€0.00
€0.00
€0.00

Internal Optical Drive

Included in price
+ €40.69
+ €40.69

OPERATING SYSTEM AND ADDITIONAL LICENSE OPTIONS

MS SQL Server

Included in price
+ €8,496.25
+ €2,243.12
+ €8,496.25
+ €8,496.25
+ €2,243.12
+ €8,496.25
+ €2,243.12
+ €2,243.12
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+ €2,243.12
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Client Access Licenses

€1,732.00 /ea.
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€846.00 /ea.
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BACKUP SOLUTIONS AND SOFTWARE OPTIONS

System Documentation

Included in price
+ €29.35

Shipping Material

PowerEdge R540 Shipping Material
Included in price

Regulatory

PowerEdge R540 CE,CCC,BIS Marking
Included in price

SHIPPING

PowerEdge R540 Shipping EMEA1 (English/French/German/Spanish/Russian/Hebrew) V2
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EXTENDED SERVICES AND INSTALLATION OPTIONS

Warranty

Basic Next Business Day 36 Months, 36 Month(s)
Included in price

Dell Services: Extended Service

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+ €8.64
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The maximum term is 5 year(s)
+ €363.30
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The maximum term is 7 year(s)
+ €955.92
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The maximum term is 7 year(s)
+ €669.21
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The maximum term is 7 year(s)
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Services - Keep your Components

Included in price
+ €74.70

GCP/OEM PM for 14G PowerEdge Servers

+ €3.33

Diagnosis On-Site Service - OSD

Included in price
+ €212.75
+ €439.66

Dell Services: Deployment Services

Included in price
+ €0.67
+ €514.89
+ €1,918.19
+ €6,779.81
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Dell Education Services

+ €12,176.75
+ €1,962.98
+ €590.29

Additional Deployment Services

€0.00
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Smart Value PowerEdge R540 Server Basic
Original Price
€2,331.19
€776.29
Dell Price
€1,554.90
Support & Services prices are dependent on hardware and OS selections
Ships in 3–4 business days
Order Code per5401b

Features and Design

Achieve performance at scale with the PowerEdge portfolio

Achieve performance at scale with the PowerEdge portfolio

Our modern compute platforms are built to scale easily and take advantage of technologies that lift application performance. The PowerEdge R540 rack server combines affordably and versatility, so you can adapt to a variety of applications and meet future demands.
  • Scale compute resources with 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors and tailor performance based on your unique workload requirements.
  • Optimize application performance with one-button tuning.
  • Enable storage flexibility with up to 14 x 3.5" drives.
  • Free up storage with boot-optimized M.2 SSDs.
Power your applications with a versatile 2-socket rack server

Power your applications with a versatile 2-socket rack server

Satisfy a variety of applications with the flexible PowerEdge R540. Its balanced combination of resources, expandability and affordability adapt to the changing demands of a modern data center. Optimize your application performance with one-button tuning. Scale for future requirements with up to 14 x 3.5" drives. Embedded diagnostics and SupportAssist help to maximize uptime without added effort, in a worry-free environment.

Ideal for:
  • Virtualization
  • Mail
  • Messaging
  • Video streaming
The New Generation of PowerEdge Servers 1:27
The New Generation of PowerEdge Servers
Gain productivity with intelligent, embedded management

Gain productivity with intelligent, embedded management

Dell EMC OpenManage intelligent automation enables you to spend less time on routine maintenance so you can focus on business-critical 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 EMC iDRAC9 for automated management.
  • Simplify deployment with OpenManage next-generation console and server profiles to configure and prep servers rapidly and scalably.
Fortify your data center with comprehensive protection

Fortify your data center with comprehensive protection

A comprehensive, cyber-resilient architecture with security embedded into every server helps 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 signed updates to run.

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