• Product: Dell PowerMax NVMe Storage Unit


    Dell PowerMax NVMe Storage

    Intel Innovation Built-in
    • Industry-leading security. Superior storage performance.

      Be ready for anything with the most secure, fully automated, and incredibly dynamic PowerMax. Adapt easily with intelligent automation and ultimate performance at scale. With this software-driven storage solution, your organization saves time and resources giving you ample opportunity to prepare for whatever comes next. 


      Experience PowerMax in our virtual lab setting.

    • Explore the PowerMax Family

      Equipped with top-notch adaptability and unbeatable resiliency, the PowerMax portfolio is ready for anything.

    • All-New PowerMax 2500

      The most secure mission-critical storage and first automated end-to-end NVMe/TCP deployment matched with unbeatable speed and adaptability.6 Delivers 7x more capacity in half the footprint compared with previous models.

    • All-New PowerMax 8500

      The first automated end-to-end NVMe/TCP deployment and most secure mission-critical storage matched with unbeatable speed and capacity in half the footprint.7 Offers faster performance and response times than the previous generation.

    • PowerMax 2000

      PowerMax 2000

      Gain end-to-end NVMe, storage class memory, mission-critical availability, and proven data services in an incredibly small footprint with the PowerMax 2000 array.

    • PowerMax 8000

      The industry-leading storage array delivers end-to-end NVMe, storage class memory, and massive consolidation for all your mission-critical workloads.

    • Experience PowerMax

      • Competitive Advantage

      • Interactive Infographic

      • Explore the power of software innovation through this PowerMax interactive infographic.

      • 3D Demo

      • Learn more about the next-generation PowerMax hardware design and the latest software innovations.

      • Interactive Management Demo

    • Software-driven storage that’s ready for whatever the future may bring.

      Bring your most critical data to the forefront with the PowerMax family. From secure innovation with comprehensive cyber resiliency to multi cloud-ecosystem flexibility and adaptable architectures, your data is always future-ready.


      Optimize your investment, adapt to the future and turn change into progress.

      Inclusive software subscription8, 3-Year satisfaction guarantee9, hardware investment protection, 4:1 data reduction guarantee (open)10, 3:1 data reduction guarantee (mainframe), and non-disruptive data-in-place upgrades.

    • Extend the boundaries of enterprise storage to accelerate your business objectives

    • Secure your critical information with built-in cyber resiliency

      Secure your critical information with built-in cyber resiliency

      In the age of malware and ransomware attacks, companies need secure and resilient IT infrastructure to prevent and recover from aggressive cyberattacks. PowerMax combines storage innovation with advanced security that adheres to stringent government regulations and corporate compliance requirements like FIPS 140-2, U.S. DoD Approved Products List.

    • Combine Dell’s next-gen PowerMax NVMe scale-out architecture with NVIDIA BlueField DPU technology to expand your possibilities

      The latest generation of PowerMax 2500/8500 models are the first mission-critical storage systems to integrate the NVIDIA BlueField DPU (data processing unit) technology into the architecture.  This milestone is a testament to the long-standing relationship between Dell Technologies and NVIDIA.

    • Extend the boundaries of enterprise storage to accelerate your business objectives

      Discover unmatched scalability and data resiliency with VMware virtualization

      As customers modernize their infrastructure and move to an application-centric storage approach with VMware vVols, Dell Technologies is delivering the leading storage array for running vVols at scale with the highest data resiliency.

    • "For Salesforce, trust is our number one value, and PowerMax has been a key part of that in terms of availability, reliability, and performance."

      Pete Robinson, Director of Infrastructure Engineering, @Salesforce

      • Customer Stories

      • Customer Story: Tgen Genomics

        Customer Story: Tgen Genomics

        Cutting-edge genetic research saves lives

        PowerMax storage simplifies complex research, allowing TGen to translate genomic discoveries into treatments for cancer,  Parkinson’s, and other deadly diseases. 

      • Customer Story: World Wide Technology


        Game-Changing Primary Storage Innovation

        One of the world’s largest technology service providers partners with Dell Technologies on next-generation PowerMax hardware and software innovation. Dell Technologies has made PowerMax even simpler to manage and Unisphere 10 takes it yet a step further. 

      • Customer Story: Three Mobile

        Customer Story: Three Mobile

        Digital transformation drives new mobile products and services

        Three, one of Ireland’s leading mobile operators called on PowerMax and other Dell Technologies solutions to complete a major digital transformation to meet subscriber demand for the latest 5G products and services.

      • Customer Story: Boston Scientific

        Customer Story: Boston Scientific

        PowerMax is the crown jewel of Boston Scientific’s storage environment

        Boston Scientific discusses data consolidation, increased efficiency, and enhanced agility in their most critical applications, with PowerMax.

    • Services & Support

    • ProSupport for Enterprise

      Highly trained experts around the clock and around the globe to address your IT needs, minimize disruptions and maintain a high-level of productivity.

    • ProDeploy for Enterprise

      Integrate new technology into existing environments with confidence through extensive planning and validation by expert certified engineers.

    • Dell Financial Services

      Acquire technology on your terms with a variety of flexible payment solutions from Dell Financial Services.**

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    • 1Based on Dell internal analysis of cybersecurity capabilities of Dell PowerMax versus cybersecurity capabilities of competitive mainstream arrays supporting open systems and mainframe storage, March 2022.

      2Based on Dell internal analysis of cybersecurity capabilities of Dell PowerMax compared to Dell’s seven pillars of Zero Trust architectures, March ‘22.

      3Based on  Dell internal analysis of cyber recovery scalability of Dell PowerMax versus cyber recovery scalability of competitive mainstream arrays, April 2022.

      4Based on Dell PowerMax specification of 65 million snaps per PowerMax compared with mainstream high-end storage arrays, March 2022.

      5Based on Dell‘s Future-Proof program that offers a 4:1 data reduction guarantee based on PowerMax data reduction tools (dedupe and data compression) for open systems storage, March 2022. Actual data reduction rates will vary.

      6Based on Dell internal analysis comparing Effective Storage Capacity of the PowerMax 2500 compared with the PowerMax 2000, March 2022. Actual storage capacities will vary. 

      7Based on Dell internal testing using the OLTP benchmark comparing the PowerMax 2500 against the PowerMax 2000, March 2022. Actual response times will vary.

      8 Includes select software needed to store and manage data.

      9 Requires purchase of a 3-year ProSupport agreement. Compliance is based on product specifications. Any refund will be prorated.

      104:1 average rate guaranteed across customer applications. Rates for individual applications may vary. See Future-Proof Program terms and conditions for details.