• PowerMax 8500 Storage

    POWERMAX 8500

    Introducing future-ready and cyber-resilient storage.

    Intel® Innovation Built-in
    • Features


      The PowerMax 8500 is the flagship of the PowerMax family combining the richest data services with ultimate scalability. It offers the highest levels of performance for the most demanding mission-critical workloads. Get the utmost in security with the world’s most secure mission-critical storage, designed for Zero Trust security environments. Not only does PowerMaxOS software update in under 6 seconds, it also supports 65M secure snapshots and the most granular cyber recovery at scale to optimize RPO. 

      The 8500 incorporates automated performance optimization (AI/ML) and is the industry’s first automated end-to-end NVMe/TCP deployment solution powered by the breakthrough dynamic fabric architecture. The 8500 not only has a 4:1 data reduction guaranteed but also is the industry’s first array to use REST API storage provisioning for block, file, and mainframe environments. PowerMax 8500 delivers up to 2x faster performance, under 60 microseconds read response times, and up 2x faster rebuild times compared with previous models. The PowerMax 8500 is intuitive and resilient, adapting as your organization grows.

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  • Specifications


    Response Times (Reads)
    Effective Capacity per Array
    Data Reduction Guarantee
    Nodes per Array (for Scale Out)
    Max. Front-End Host Ports per Array
    Use Case
    Data Type
    Max. Number of Devices (LUNs)
    Max. Numbers of Secure Snaps
    Dell PowerMax 8500
    Under 60 microseconds
    13 TBu - 18 PBe
    4:1 data reduction (Open) 3:1 data reduction (Mainframe)
    Enterprise plus storage, massive consolidation, transactional workloads
    Open systems, mainframe, File, IBM i, and virtualized apps
    Dell PowerMax 2500
    Under 60 microseconds
    13TBe - 8 PBe
    4:1 data reduction (Open) 3:1 data reduction (Mainframe)
    Midmarket and enterprise storage, consolidation, transactional workloads
    Open systems, mainframe, File, IBM i, and virtualized apps
  • PowerMax 8500 Resources
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PowerMax 8500

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