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PowerEdge T550 Tower Server

Starting at $3,049.00 $3,049.00

As low as $92/mo.^ with Dell Business Credit

Balances expandability and performance

Flexible two-socket tower server for enterprise workloads outside of the traditional data center.

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Processor

Up to two 3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors with up to 32 cores per processor

Operating System

Canonical® Ubuntu® Server LTS
Citrix® Hypervisor®
Microsoft® Windows Server® with Hyper-V
RedHat® Enterprise Linux
SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
VMware® ESXi®

Chipset

Intel C620 series chipset

Accelerators

Up to two double wide 300 W NVIDIA A40 or five single wide 70 W NVIDIA T4 accelerators

Memoryi

DIMM Speed
Up to 3200 MT/s

Memory Type
RDIMM

Memory Module Slots
16 DDR4 DIMM slots

Maximum RAM
RDIMM 1 TB

Storage

Front Bays
Up to 8 x 2.5-inch SAS/SATA (HDD) max 120 TB
Up to 16 x 2.5-inch SAS/SATA (HDD) max 240 TB
Up to 24 x 2.5-inch SAS/SATA (HDD) max 360 TB
Up to 8 x 3.5-inch SAS/SATA (HDD/SAS) max 120 TB
Up to 8 x 3.5-inch SAS/SATA (HDD) + 8 x 2.5-inch NVMe (SSD) max 240 TB

Storage Controllers

Internal Controllers
PERC H345, PERC H755, PERC H755N, HBA355i

External Controllers
PERC H840, HBA355e

Software RAID
S150

Internal Boot
Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem (BOSS-S2): HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 240 GB or 480 GB
Internal Dual SD Module or Internal USB

Security

Cryptographically signed firmware
Secure Boot
Secure Erase
Silicon Root of Trust
System Lockdown (requires iDRAC9 Enterprise or Datacenter)
TPM 1.2/2.0 FIPS, CC-TCG certified, TPM 2.0 China NationZ

Management

Embedded / At-the-Server
iDRAC9
iDRAC Service Module
iDRAC Direct
Quick Sync 2 wireless module

Consoles
OpenManage Enterprise
OpenManage Power Manager plugin
OpenManage SupportAssist plugin
OpenManage Update Manager plugin

Mobility
OpenManage Mobile

Tools
iDRAC RESTful API with Redfish
IPMI
RACADM CLI
System Update Utility
Update Catalogs

OpenManage Integrations
BMC® Truesight
Microsoft® System Center
RedHat® Ansible® Modules
VMware® vCenter and vRealize Operations Manager

OpenManage connections
IBM Tivoli® Netcool/OMNIbus
IBM Tivoli® Network Manager IP Edition
Micro Focus® Operations Manager
Nagios® Core
Nagios® XI

Power Supplies

600W Platinum 100–240 VAC or 240 HVDC, hot swap redundant
800W Platinum 100–240 VAC or 240 HVDC, hot swap redundant
1100W Titanium 100–240 VAC or 240 HVDC or -48 V, hot swap redundant
1400W Platinum 100–240 VAC or 240 HVDC, hot swap redundant
2400W Platinum 100–240 VAC or 240 HVDC, hot swap redundant
Hot swap power supplies with full redundancy option
Up to 8 fans with full redundancy

Ports

Network Options
2 x 1GbE LOM and OCP x16 Mezz 3.0 (optional)

Front Ports
1 x Dedicated iDRAC Direct micro-USB (optional)
1 x USB 2.0
1 x USB 3.0

Rear Ports
1 x USB 2.0
1 x iDRAC Direct (Micro-AB USB) port
1 x USB 3.0
1 x Serial (optional)
2 x Ethernet
1 x VGA

Internal Ports
1 x USB 3.0 (optional)

Slots

PCIe
5 x PCIe Gen4 slots + 1 x PCIe Gen3 slot
3 x 16 Gen4 (x16 connector) full height, half length
1 x 4 Gen3 (x8 connector) full height, half length
2 x 16 Gen4 (x16 connector) full height, full length (optional)

Video Card
1 x VGA

Chassis

Up to 8 fans with full redundancy

Bezel

Optional LCD bezel or security bezel

Form Factor

5U Tower server

Dimensions & Weight

Height
459.00 mm (18.07 in.)

Width
200.00 mm (7.87 in.)

Depth
680.50 mm (26.79 in.) with bezel
663.50 mm (26.12 in.) without bezel

Weight
Max 44.48 kg (98.06 lbs.)i

Rack Support

System is optimized to fit into EIA-310 spec Racks. Dell does not offer specific rails for this platform.

Recommended Support

Choose Dell ProSupport Plus for critical systems or Dell ProSupport for premium hardware and software support for your PowerEdge solution. Consulting and deployment offerings are also available. Contact your Dell representative today for more information. Availability and terms of Dell Services vary by region.

Your Innovation Engine

Your Innovation Engine

The PowerEdge T550, powered by 3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, offers advanced technologies such as accelerators to address data-intensive workloads outside the traditional data center.
Expandable tower server for enterprise workloads outside the data center

Expandable tower server for enterprise workloads outside the data center

The PowerEdge T550, powered by 3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, is designed to address data-intensive workloads.

• New chassis design offers higher performance technologies in a quieter, more management-friendly enclosure
• Ideal for traditional corporate IT, virtualization, databases and analytics, and AI/ML and inferencing
• Enterprise-class tower chassis that provides ease of management and expandability for growth and performance

Systems Management and Security Solutions

OpenManage systems management
OpenManage systems management
The Dell EMC OpenManage systems management portfolio helps tame the complexity of your IT environment with tools and solutions to discover, monitor, manage, update, and deploy your PowerEdge infrastructure.
Intelligent Automation
Intelligent Automation
PowerEdge and OpenManage solutions integrate tools across the portfolio to help organizations automate the server lifecycle, optimize operations, and scale efficiently.
Built-in security
Built-in security
Dell EMC PowerEdge servers are made with a cyber resilient architecture that builds in security at every phase of the product lifecycle, from the silicon root of trust and secured component verification, to signed firmware and drift detection, to BIOS recovery.

Dell EMC offers complete end-to-end services

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.
Consulting
Consulting
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.
Support
Support
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 a Technology Service Manager.
Deployment
Deployment
ProDeploy Enterprise Suite helps you get more out of technology starting on day one. Residency Service provides ongoing transition assistance to accelerate adoption. Trust our experts to lead deployments from basic hardware installations through planning, configuration and complex integrations to help you achieve business outcomes today and tomorrow.
Education
Education
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.
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