Drive large databases, ERP, HPC and other demanding workloads with 4-socket performance, scalable memory and powerful IO.
Intel® Xeon® processor E7-4800 v2 and E7-8800 v2 product families (up to 4);
Intel Xeon processor E7-2800 v2 product family (up to 2)
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 R2 (includes Hyper-V®)
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 (includes Hyper-V)
Novell® SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®
VMware vSphere® ESXi™
Hot-plug hard drives, hot-plug redundant power, hot-plug redundant fans, ECC memory, internal dual SD module
ReadyRails II, the sliding rail system for the R920, provides tool-less support for 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round mounting holes, including all generations of Dell racks. The sliding rail system also supports tooled mounting in 4-post threaded racks.
H: 6.8” (172.6mm)
W: 18.99” (482.4mm)
D: 31.59” (802.3mm) with psu and bezel
D: 29.65” (753mm) without bezel
Broadcom® 5720 QP 1Gb Network Daughter Card
Broadcom 57800 2x10Gb DA/SFP+ + 2x1Gb BT Network Daughter Card
Broadcom 57800 2x10Gb BT + 2x1Gb BT Network Daughter Card
Broadcom 57840S Quad Port 10Gb SFP+ Direct Attach Rack Network Daughter Card
Intel Ethernet I350 QP 1Gb Network Daughter Card
Intel X520 DP 10Gb DA/SFP+, + I350 DP 1Gb Ethernet, Network Daughter Card
Intel Ethernet X540 10Gb BT DP + I350 1Gb BT DP Network Daughter Card
Up to 24 2.5” hot-plug 12Gb/6Gb SAS HDD or SAS/SATA SSD
Up to 8 front-accessible Express Flash NVMe PCIe SSD (PCIe 3.0)
PERC H8106Gbps SAS HBA
Up to 6TB (96 DIMM slots):4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB/64GB DDR3L, RDIMM, LR-DIMM up to 1600MT/s
iDRAC7 with Lifecycle Controller
iDRAC7 Express (default)
iDRAC7 Enterprise (upgrade option)
8GB or 16GB vFlash media (upgrade options)
IPMI 2.0 compliant
Dell OpenManage Essentials
Dell OpenManage Mobile
Dell OpenManage Power Center
Dell OpenManage Integrations:
Dell OpenManage Integration Suite for Microsoft System Center
Dell OpenManage Integration for VMware® vCenter
Dell OpenManage Connections:
HP Operations Manager, IBM Tivoli® Netcool®, and CA Network and Systems Management
Dell OpenManage Plug-in for Oracle Database Manager
Hot-plug redundant PSUs: 750W AC, 1100W AC and DC
Up to 10 PCIe slots; 8 PCIe 3.0, + 1 RAID slot, + 1 NDC slot + 2 optional PCIe slots
24 x 1.2TB HDD or
16 x 1.2TB HDD + 8 x 1.6TB PowerEdge Express Flash NVMe PCIe SSDs
Hot-plug hard drive options:
2.5” SATA/SAS SSD, SAS HDD (15K, 10K), nearline SAS HDD (7.2K)
2.5” PCIe SSDs: Dell PowerEdge NVMe Express Flash PCIe SSD
Matrox® G200 with 8MB memory
Perform more transactions in less time with the massive memory footprint and tremendous caching capacity of the PowerEdge R920, the most powerful rack server in the PowerEdge portfolio. It introduces to the PowerEdge lineup the next generation of Intel® Xeon® processor E7 v2 product family, which combines up to 15 cores per processor with a large memory capacity, high-performing threads and hardware-based advanced reliability features designed to:
The PowerEdge R920 enables you to boost business-application effectiveness, deliver exceptional database performance and efficiently consolidate workloads with large-scale virtualization. The 4-socket, 4U server, with built-in expandability, allows you to grow easily and quickly with:
As a powerful server for large enterprises, the R920 supports centralized business applications, such as customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) with critical databases, and can even provide consolidation of these performance-sensitive applications using large-scale virtualization. It is ideal for mission-critical environments where performance, expandability and reliability are indispensable.
Gain up to 100 percent more IOPS performance than previous-generation PowerEdge servers with the H730P PowerEdge RAID Controller (PERC), a high-performance RAID controller for direct-attached storage (DAS). Taking full advantage of 12Gbps SAS throughput, this PERC enables workload-optimized performance, with RAID6 and RAID60 as standard features. Agentless management through iDRAC7 enables PERC configuration, deployment, updating and monitoring through a simple GUI or command line interface.
Keep your data center running in top condition with the enhanced reliability features of the PowerEdge R920, including:
Managing R920 servers is simplified with intelligent, hardware-driven management that features:
Dell offers a wide range of professional services to simplify the assessment, design, implementation, management and maintenance of your IT environment and to help you transition from platform to platform.
Dell ProSupport offers a suite of support services that enable you to choose support models based on how you use technology and where you want to allocate resources. We recommend Dell ProSupport Plus withSupportAssist for mission-critical systems or Dell ProSupport for premium hardware and software support for your PowerEdge solution. For hyper-scale data centers, we also offer ProSupport Flex for Data Center. Contact your Dell representative today for more information*.
Dell Enterprise Deployment Services
ProDeploy Enterprise Suite* offers a full range of deployment services and professional certifications to help you get more out of your technology starting on day one. Choose ProDeploy Plus for the most complete deployment offer available in the market, ProDeploy for expert configuration and installations, or Basic Deployment for worry-free hardware installations.
Dell Training Services
Dell Education Services offers PowerEdge Server training courses designed to help you achieve more with your hardware investment. The curriculum is designed in conjunction with the server development team, as well as Dell’s technical support team, to ensure that the training delivers the information and practical, hands-on skills you and your team need to confidently deploy, manage and maintain your Dell Server solution. To learn more or register for a class today, click here.
Dell OpenManage Systems Management portfolio
The Dell OpenManage systems management portfolio, including Dell PowerEdge server embedded management feature integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) with Lifecycle Controller, helps IT Administrators efficiently manage Dell servers in physical, virtual, local and remote environments, operating in band or out of band, with or without a systems management software agent. Irrespective of the operating system or hypervisor you deploy, iDRAC with Lifecycle Controller automates the most essential and frequently performed server management tasks to help your IT resources become more productive and your IT environment more cost-effective and well-maintained. Dell OpenManage also integrates and connects to leading third-party systems management solutions you may already own, so you can maintain your single point of control and capitalize on your existing investment.
Solutions and Systems Management
Dell Desktop Virtualization Solutions
|You face an expanding set of challenges for provisioning, managing and supporting end-user computing across your enterprise. Your IT team is not growing, but support requirements are more complex as you plan how best to migrate and update client systems, and secure new “smart” mobile devices.|
With Dell DVS you can create a centralized end-user computing environment that streamlines desktop management and reduces maintenance burden on your IT staff. Now you can focus on important projects to improve IT services. Dell DVS solutions are completely integrated and tested solutions that are powered by advanced Dell PowerEdge rack and blade servers.
|The Value of Dell Storage:|
Dell’s open, standards-based solutions let customers of all sizes integrate new technologies without sacrificing performance or their existing IT investments.
|Direct-Attached Storage: |
The Dell PowerVault MD storage family offers easy and economical expansion for Dell PowerEdge servers enabling high availability and scalability for demanding business applications.
|Disk-to-Disk Backup |
Due to expanding volumes of data that must be backed up and protected along with shrinking backup windows, many IT departments have moved to or added disk-based backups.
|Network-Attached Storage |
NAS is a specialized storage server with its own IP address that is made available to multiple clients and servers on a local area network (LAN) or wide area network (WAN).
|Object-Based Storage |
The Dell DX Object Storage Platform is designed to intelligently access, store, protect and distribute fixed digital content.
|Storage Area Network |
A storage area network (SAN) is a network of shared storage devices, such as disk storage arrays and tape automation
|Tape Backup |
Considered the first and last line of defense against data loss, tape and removable disks can be used for long-term data storage and backup.
|Unified Storage |
Unified Storage is a term that describes the ability to manage both file- and block-level data.
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