New-generation Dell Storage PS Series arrays streamline storage management and improve and simplify performance for lasting value.
Dual controllers with 16GB non-volatile memory per controller
Automatic spare configuration and utilization
Automatic bad block replacement
Auto-Stat Disk Monitoring System (ADMS) to monitor health of data on disk drives
The Dell PS6210 series arrays have earned the ENERGY STAR Data Center Storage designation. Click Here to learn more about the ENERGY STAR Storage 1.0 designation.
5° to 40°C (41° to 104°F)
–40° to 65°C (–40° to 149°F)
For altitudes above 2950 feet, the maximum operating temperature is derated 1ºF/550 ft.
Operating Relative humidity:
20% to 80% (noncondensing) with a maximum humidity gradation of 10% per hour
Half-sine shock 31G +/- 5% with a pulse duration of 2.6ms +/- 10% in operational orientations only
0.26 Grms (5 to 350 Hz) for 5 minutes in operational orientations
Acoustics Category 4:
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Can be combined with other PS Series arrays in the same SAN group online; maximum of 16 total arrays per group that can support a maximum of 384 drives and up to 1.536PB with the PS6210 Series. With multigenerational capabilities, you can support up to 10 cross-generation types of controllers with multiple network configurations and drive types in a new or existing PS Series SAN resource pool, all managed by a single interface. Maximum number of drives and capacity varies based on configuration model and drive types. Additionally, PS and SC Series offer common management and cross-platform replication capabilities between arrays, providing PS Series customers the flexibility to add SC Series arrays to their environment, if and when they choose.
Hard Disk Drives:
24 hot-pluggable 3.5" 7.2K RPM NL-SAS drives
24 hot-pluggable 2.5" 10K RPM SAS drives
24 hot-pluggable 2.5" 15K RPM SAS drives
24 hot-pluggable 2.5" SSDs
7 hot-pluggable 2.5" SSDs and 17 hot-pluggable 2.5" 10K RPM SAS drives
Self Encrypting Drives (SED):
4TB 7.2K RPM NL-SAS drives
1.2TB 10K RPM SAS drives
600GB 15K RPM SAS drives
2TB, 3TB, 4TB, 6TB
600GB, 900GB, and 1.2TB
400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB
Combines 400GB or 800GB SSDs and 600GB or 1.2TB 10K RPM SAS drives
Up to 144TB (up to 2.3PB with 16 arrays)
Up to 28.8TB (up to 460.8TB with 16 arrays)
Up to 14.4TB (up to 230.4TB with 16 arrays)
Up to 38.4TB (up to 614.4TB with 16 arrays)
Up to 26TB (up to 416TB with 16 arrays)
Dell Storage Manager (DSM):
Allows you to perform day-to-day tasks across SC and PS Series arrays from a single management interface
Group Manager (GUI & CLI)
SAN Headquarters multi-group performance and event monitoring tool
Virtual Storage Manager
Ability to configure a separate management network
SNMP, telnet, SSH, HTTP, Web (SSL)
Host scripting, including Windows PowerShell
SAN Headquarters alerting, including Dell SupportAssist, SNMP traps, email, syslog
TCP Network Support:
IPv4, IPv6 compliant. USGv6 certified.
Management network: One 100BASE-TX per controller
4U / 175 mm (6.87 inches)
446 mm (17.57 inches)
580 mm (22.83 inches)
47.1 kg (103.8 lb)*
905 mm (35.63 inches)
607 mm (23.88 inches)
521 mm (20.50 inches)
66.0 kg (145 lbs)*
PS6210X, PS6210XV, PS6210S, PS6210XS:
2U / 87 mm (3.42 inches)
446 mm (17.57 inches)
546 mm (21.50 inches)
26.4 kg (58.3 lb)*
851 mm (33.50 inches)
616 mm (24.25 inches)
508 mm (20.00 inches)
36.0 kg (79.3 lbs)*
Access control for iSCSI as well as new Access Control Policies
Access control for management interfaces including Active Directory, LDAP, or RADIUS support
Common Criteria Certification with FW 7.1.1
100-240 VAC ±10% single phase 1080W (max, total), +5V up to 155W; +12V up to 924W; +5Vsb up to 10W
Dual, optional dual 1080W DC-DC
PS6210X, PS6210XV, PS6210S, PS6210XS:
100-240 VAC ±10% single phase, 700 W (max, total), +5V up to 155W; +12V up to 624W; +5Vsb up to 10W
Dual, optional dual 700W DC-DC
ReadyRails™ II static rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded-hole racks
Redundant hot-swappable controllers with vertical port sharing Hot-swappable disks and power supplies
Two 10GBASE-T with RJ45 and two 10GbE SFP+ for fibre or twin-ax copper cabling
Up to 1,024
512 per volume/up to 10,000 total per group
Volume connections per PS series pool/group:
Up to 1024/4096
Any standards-compliant iSCSI initiator
Microsoft Windows Server®
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® (RHEL)
SUSE® Enterprise Linux® (SLES)
The Dell EqualLogic PS6210 array allows you to manage more data with fewer resources, and integrate with common application environments and various operating systems. In addition, the latest Dell Storage PS and SC Series software releases provide common management and cross-platform replication capabilities, allowing you to take advantage of new functionality while utilizing existing investments. The PS6210 Series is designed to:
Manage day-to-day tasks, replicate volumes and initiate migration from PS Series to SC Series arrays with the latest software releases, which include Dell Storage Manager (DSM). The Dell Storage PS Series Array Software helps you store, protect, virtualize and optimize data on the PS6210. The full Dell Storage PS Series software suite also includes:
The Dell EqualLogic PS6210 Series arrays provide enhanced, simplified performance for the small-to-medium enterprise. Dell EqualLogic PS6210 arrays can drive up to approximately 2GB/sec of throughput per array for sequential, large-block workloads.* In addition, flash-enabled PS6210 arrays provide up to three times the random performance of prior-generation arrays.* The full line of PS6210 Series arrays brings 10GbE iSCSI SAN speed and efficiency to real-world applications, featuring:
Dell Storage PS Series customers achieved up to a 513 percent return on investment in 6.2 months on average.* The PS6210 Series arrays offer low TCO through a family of solutions that can be tailored to fit your exact needs, and grow with you, simply and cost effectively, with:
As a part of the new generation of EqualLogic solutions, the PS6210 Series helps accelerate your most critical business services and application tasks. Powered by the updated firmware, the PS6210 family of high-performance arrays is ideal for virtualization, databases, consolidation and heavy IO applications. Build out and customize your storage system to meet your needs by combining PS6210 arrays and FS76x0 NAS appliances with existing EqualLogic arrays. Create the precise balance of speed and capacity that allows your data center to power through whatever comes next, from massive, complex workloads to everyday business activities, without skipping a beat.
All-flash array giving the highest random read IOPS performance and lowest latency in the PS6210 line for the
most demanding enterprise applications. The SSD-enabled PS6210 arrays can deliver customers flash at the
price of disk with a new level of performance in the EqualLogic family — twice the maximum IOPS as prior models
for the most critical applications*. All-flash PS6210S arrays provide load-balanced performance and dense SSD
Enables SSD speed and HDD capacity within one array.
Provides both entry-level configurations for affordable capacity and high-capacity configuration for data-intensive
applications, highly consolidated environments and collaboration applications, such as Exchange and SharePoint.
Great balance of cost, performance and capacity for enterprise data centers, including virtual server
environments and databases.
Dell Storage PS Series software helps you store and manage your data more efficiently and cost-effectively. PS Series array, host and management software are included in your storage array purchase — virtually all the tools your organization needs for a complete solution. PS Series software virtualizes and simplifies your environment to help protect business-critical data, optimize storage performance and streamline operations. Additionally, the latest SC and PS Series software releases offer common management and cross-platform replication capabilities between SC and PS Series storage arrays, allowing you to take advantage of new functionality while leveraging existing investments.
Dell Storage PS Series Array Software, including PS Series Firmware, Group Manager and the Manual Transfer Utility, delivers advanced Storage Area Network (SAN) functions that automatically virtualize and optimize storage resources while providing advanced data protection and SAN management. Integrated across the entire family of PS Series arrays, the PS Series Firmware is a SAN operating system based on a unique peer storage architecture that automatically adjusts system resources. In addition, Dell Storage Update Manager simplifies the firmware upgrade process.
If you are adding an SC Series array to your environment, Dell Storage Manager (DSM) provides a common management tool for PS and SC Series day-to-day activities. You can also initiate volume replication between PS and SC Series with DSM, and easily configure and monitor replication task. To simplify migration, you can import data from PS to SC Series using the Thin Import feature.*
This family of host-based software provides tight integration between the PS Series array and the host. Dell Storage PS Series Host Integration Tools (HIT) for Microsoft®, VMware® and Linux® environments offer comprehensive data protection and reliable performance.
Dell Storage PS Series SAN Headquarters (SAN HQ) is a centralized monitoring and reporting tool that gathers and provides in-depth performance and capacity information and provides alerts across multiple groups of PS Series arrays. SAN HQ with SupportAssist further streamlines management and improves productivity with automatic case creation and case tracking.
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