Adaptable and intelligent block Storage as-a-Service

    Build and maintain your storage to support dynamically changing workloads and requirements.

    Intel® Innovation Built-in

      Data-centric storage made simple

      Dell APEX Data Storage Services Block makes purchasing, deploying, and maintaining block storage seamless. With our enterprise-class features, you can quickly accommodate new workloads and simplify block storage management, all while safeguarding your company and data. 

    • Support for all workloads

      Support a wide range of traditional and modern workload requirements.

    • Robust security options

      Safeguard your company with Data at Rest Encryption via self-encrypting drives, role-based access control, and authentication.

    • Ecosystem integration

      Improve ease of use and seamlessly integrate with leading vendors like VMware and Microsoft.

    • Start small and grow

      Accommodate for new or unpredictable workloads with the ability to utilize and grow capacity on an as-needed basis.

    • Centralize your as-a-Service journey with the Dell APEX Console

      With the Dell APEX Console, you can deploy your Dell APEX solutions wherever you choose and easily monitor costs and capacity forecasts using proactive monitoring tools. The Console enables you to optimize your solutions from a single location to meet demanding business needs.


    • Accelerating adoption of Azure Arc-enabled data services

      Azure Arc-enabled data services provide a version of SQL that can now be deployed on the validated infrastructure of Dell Technologies. Always up-to-date with the current version of SQL, there are no more migrations, no more upgrades, and no more end-of-support.

    • Optimizing your Oracle data infrastructure

      As Oracle database systems become more intelligent and complex, it's essential to maintain optimal performance, all while controlling costs. Dell APEX Data Storage Services Block delivers the benefits of block storage for Oracle databases in an as-a-Service model without the performance and capacity challenges associated with traditional Oracle infrastructure management.

    • Powering up your databases

      Generate value from all your database workloads and eliminate data center planning activities, accelerate your multicloud strategy, and put your data as close as possible to your applications with flexible storage services.

    • Streamlining storage for analytics

      Utilize a flexible storage consumption model without the capacity limitations and performance headaches associated with traditional data infrastructure management for analytics workloads and applications.

    • Demos and Resources

    • Dell APEX vs. Amazon EBS io2 Block

      Learn how Dell APEX Data Storage Services performed vs. cloud storage from AWS in this competitive analysis by Principled Technologies.

    • Dell APEX vs. "Vendor C"

      See how Dell APEX Data Storage Services compares to a key competitor during the course of purchasing, deploying, and one year of service delivery. To learn more, click the link in the summary below and explore the full story.

    • Dell APEX vs. HPE Greenlake

      Dell APEX Data Storage Services provided faster time-to-value and a smoother overall experience compared to HPE Greenlake. Click the link to the summary below to learn more about the key takeaways.

    • Dell APEX vs. Amazon EC2 instances

      Discover how a solution using Dell APEX Data Storage Services Block and Dell APEX Private Cloud outperformed comparable Amazon EC2 instances on a decision-support workload.

    • Looking for more storage choices?

      Learn how Dell APEX Data Storage Services can simplify transitioning to a to an as-a-Service model.