Manage data overload and expanding virtual environments with the extreme processing power and massive memory density of the Dell™ PowerEdge™ R820.
Intel® Xeon® processor E5-4600 product family
2 x Intel QuickPath Interconnect (QPI) links; 6.4 GT/s; 7.2 GT/s; 8.0 GT/s
2.5MB per core; core options: 4, 6, 8
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, x64 (includes Hyper-V®)
Novell® SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®
VMware® vSphere® ESXi ™
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization®
High-efficiency, hot-plug, redundant power supplies; hot-plug drive bays; TPM; dual internal SD support; hot-plug
redundant fans; optional bezel; luggage-tag; ECC memory, interactive LCD screen; extended thermal support;
ENERGY STAR® compliant, extended power range; Switch Agnostic Partitioning (SWAP)
Broadcom® 5720 quad-port 1GbE Base-T (no TOE or iSCSI offload)
Intel I350 quad-port 1GbE Base-T (no TOE or iSCSI offload)
Intel X540 dual-port 10GbE Base-T with 2 x 1GbE (FCoE capability enabled on the 10GbE ports)
Broadcom 57800S dual-port 10GbE Base-T with 2 x 1GbE (TOE and iSCSI offload available on 10GbE ports)
Broadcom 57800S dual-port 10GbE SFP+ with 2 x 1GbE (TOE and iSCSI offload available on 10GbE ports)
Broadcom 57840S quad-port 10GbE SFP+ Rack NDC (NPAR1.0, SRIOV, DCB, iSCSI and FCoE offloads and CEM)
Up to sixteen 2.5” hot-plug SAS, SATA, or SSD
Hot-plug hard drive options:
2.5” PCIe SSD, SAS SSD, SATA SSD, SAS (15K, 10K), nearline SAS (7.2K), SATA (7.2K), SAS 512e (15K)
Self-Encrypting drives available
Up to 3TB (48 DIMM slots) 4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB/64GB DDR3 up to 1866MT/s
iDRAC7 Express (default) or iDRAC7 Enterprise (upgrade option), both with Lifecycle Controller
8GB or 16GB vFlash media (upgrade options)
IPMI 2.0 compliant
Dell OpenManage™ Essentials
Dell OpenManage Power Center
Dell OpenManage Connections:
• Dell OpenManage Integration Suite for Microsoft® System Center
• Dell plug-in for VMware® vCenter™
• HP Operations Manager, IBM Tivoli® Netcool®, and CA Network and Systems Management
Titanium efficiency, hot-plug redundant 750W power supply
Platinum efficiency, hot-plug redundant 750W or 1100W power supplies
Auto-ranging power supplies
ReadyRails II sliding rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded hole racks, with support for optional tool-less cable management arm
ReadyRails static rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded and 2-post (Telco) racks
External HBAs (RAID):
External HBAs (non-RAID):
6Gbps SAS HBA
7 PCIe slots:
Two x16 half-length, full-height
One x8 half-length, full-height
Three x8 half-length, half-height
One x8 half-length, full-height for the RAID controller
Maximum internal storage
Enhance data center application capacity by expanding your virtual environment using the massive memory footprint, I/O (input/output) options, processing power and flexible fabric choices of the PowerEdge™ R820.
Peak server performance
Tap the improved, state-of-the-art processing power of the Intel® Xeon® processor E5-4600 and E5-4600 v2 product families and hyper-dense, 48-DIMM memory. Built using 22-nanometer process technology with up to twelve cores per processor, the Intel Xeon processor is designed for super-fast performance for compute-intensive tasks.
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Advanced I/O and virtualization
Help enhance your data center performance with the balanced, scalable I/O (input/output) capabilities of the PowerEdge™ R820 that include integrated PCIe Gen3-capable expansion slots.
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Flexible and scalable networking
Tailor your network throughput to match your application needs with features like switch independent partitioning that allow you to take full advantage of your additional I/O performance.
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Unleash your most demanding virtualization and scalable database applications with the efficient and easily managed PowerEdge R820 rack server.
Powerful systems management
Enjoy easy lifecycle manageability with intelligent hardware-driven systems administration, extensive power management and other innovative management tools.
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Improved operational efficiency
Help ensure high-level data center productivity, security and maintenance with next-generation reliability, availability and serviceability (RAS) features throughout the R820’s design.
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Versatile storage capacity and performance
Keep pace with exponential data growth and effectively manage your assets with flexible I/O (input/output) and storage options, including Express Flash PCIe technology in the PowerEdge R820 rack server.
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Optimizing the IT lifecycle is vital. We have expert services* for all lifecycle phases that save you time and resources, reduce effort, and improve your IT experience.
Gain the freedom to focus on your business transformation with the support expertise and insights Dell EMC is known for across the globe. Choose the right support based on the criticality of specific systems with available automated predictive analysis, collaborative third-party assistance and service account management.
ProDeploy Enterprise Suite helps you get more out of technology starting on day one. Trust our experts to lead deployments from basic hardware installations through planning, configuration and complex integrations. Our complete suite of deployment services and professional certifications helps you achieve business outcomes today and tomorrow.
Education Services offers an expansive suite of training services with multiple delivery methods, including instructor-led, self-paced online and virtual instructor-led training. With comprehensive and flexible training programs, we make it easy to ensure your staff has the skills they need to successfully manage and utilize your new technology to its full potential.
Consulting services give expert guidance to help you grow, optimize and transform your IT environment at your own pace and budget. We employ a broad range of certified consultants and engineers, backed by program management teams, who can deliver deep technical expertise. We give you the confidence that your project will be done right and on time.
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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