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PowerEdge R6525 Rack Server

Starting at $2,939.00 $2,939.00

As low as $89/mo.^ with Dell Business Credit

Ideal for a dense virtualization environment

The Dell EMC PowerEdge R6525 is a dual-socket 1U server that delivers performance and innovation to handle workloads like HPC, VDI and virtualization.

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Processor

Up to two 2nd or 3rd Generation AMD EPYCTM Processors with up to 64 cores per processor

Operating System

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

Accelerators

Up to 2 single-wide GPUs

Memoryi

DIMM Speed
Up to 3200MT/s

Memory Type
RDIMM
LRDIMM
 
Memory Module Slots
32 DDR4 RDIMM slots

Maximum RAM
RDIMM 2 TB
LRDIMM 4 TB

Storage

Front Bays
Up to 4 x 3.5” hot plug SAS/SATA (HDD)
Up to 8 x 2.5” hot plug SAS/SATA (HDD)
Up to 12 x 2.5” (10 Front + 2 Rear) hot plug SAS/SATA/NVMe

Storage Controllers

Internal Controllers
PERC HBA345, H345, H745

External Controllers (RAID)
H840, 12Gbps SAS HBA

Internal Boot
Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem (BOSS):
HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 

Internal Dual SD Module

Security

Cryptographically signed firmware
Secure Boot
Secure Erase
Silicon Root of Trust
System Lockdown
TPM 1.2/2.0, TCM 2.0 optional
AMD Secure Memory Encryption (SME)
AMD Secure Encrypted Virtualization (SEV)

Management

Embedded / At-the-Server
iDRAC9
iDRAC RESTful API with Redfish
iDRAC Direct
Quick Sync 2 BLE/wireless module

Consoles
OpenManage Enterprise
OpenManage Enterprise Power Manager

Mobility
OpenManage Mobile

Tools
Dell EMC RACADM CLI
Dell EMC Repository Manager
Dell EMC System Update
Dell EMC Server Update Utility
Dell EMC Update Catalogs
iDRAC Service Module
IPMI Tool
OpenManage Server Administrator
OpenManage Storage Services

OpenManage Integrations
BMC Truesight
Microsoft® System Center
RedHat® Ansible® Modules
VMware® vCenter™

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

Power Supplies

800W Platinum
1400W Platinum
1100W Titanium

Ports

Network Options
2 x 1GE LOM + OCP x16 Mezz 3.0

Front Ports
1 x Dedicated iDRAC direct micro-USB
1 x USB 2.0
1 x VGA

Rear Ports
1 x Dedicated iDRAC network port
1 x Serial (optional)
1 x USB 3.0
1 x VGA
1 x USB 2.0

Internal Ports
1 x USB 3.0 (optional)

Slots

PCIe
3 x Gen4 slots (x16) at 16GT/s

Bezel

Optional LCD bezel or security bezel

Form Factor

1U Rack Server

Dimensions & Weight

Height
44.45mm (1.75")

Width
434.0mm (17.1")

Depth
736.54mm (29")

Weight
21.5kg (47.39lbs)

Rack Support

ReadyRails™ sliding rails with optional cable management arm for 4-post racks (optional adapter brackets required for threaded hole racks).

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.

Turn compute infrastructure into business advantages

Turn compute infrastructure into business advantages

The R6525 is a high density two-socket/1U platform specializing in data speed. The platform is perfect for OLTP workloads, running your e-commerce business efficiently. The R6525 is great for virtualization with impressive VMmark with vSAN benchmarks. Also, the R6525 has Ready Solutions available for HPC Life Sciences, Manufacturing, AI Retail loss prevention, and vSAN.
Deliver breakthrough performance, innovation and compute density

Deliver breakthrough performance, innovation and compute density

The Dell EMC PowerEdge R6525 is a highly configurable, dual-socket 1U rack server that delivers outstanding balanced performance and innovation for dense compute environments. It’s ideal for traditional and emerging workloads and applications like high performance computing (HPC), dense VDI, and virtualization.
  • 64 processing cores and faster data transfer speeds with PCIe Gen4
  • Up to 3200MT/s memory speed to reduce latency and deliver faster response
  • Multi GPU support to accelerate end user VDI performance
  • Highest core count PowerEdge 1U server with cryptographic isolation between hypervisor and VMs

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.
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Deployment
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Education
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