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Deliver fast response times and help maximize uptime for streaming media and other data-intensive workloads in a high-capacity 2U design.
Up to two Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, up to 22 cores each
Canonical® Ubuntu® LTS
Microsoft Windows Server® with Hyper-V
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
For specifications and interoperability details see Dell.com/OSsupport
Optional security bezel
Form factor: Rack (2U)
Chassis Width: 448mm*
Chassis Depth: 810mm*
Chassis Weight: 40kg
*These metrics do not include the PSU handle, rack latches or the bezel.
Front drive bays:
Up to 24 x 3.5” SAS/ SATA (HDD) max 336TB, or up 16 x 3.5” SAS/SATA (HDD) plus up to 8 x 2.5” SAS/SATA (SSD) max 285.44TB
Rear drive bays:
Up to 2 x 3.5” SAS/ SATA (HDD) max 28TB or up to 2 x 2.5” SAS/SATA (SSD) drives max 15.36TB
Note 2.5” drives use hybrid carrier to fit in 3.5” drive bay.
16 DDR4 RDIMM slots, up to 2666MT/s, 512GB max
Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only
Embedded / At-the-Server
iDRAC9 with Lifecycle Controller
iDRAC RESTful API with Redfish
OpenManage Power Center
iDRAC Service Module
OpenManage Server Administrator
Dell EMC Repository Manager
Dell EMC System Update
Dell EMC Server Update Utility
Dell EMC Update Catalogs
Dell EMC RACADM CLI IPMI Tool
Microsoft® System Center
BMC Truesight (available from BMC)
Red Hat Ansible
Nagios Core & Nagios XI
Micro Focus Operations Manager i (OMi)
IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus
2 x1GbE BaseT LOM + (optional LOM riser) 2 x 1Gb BaseT or 2 x10GbE SFP+ or 2x 10GbE BaseT or 2x 25GbE SFP+
1 x USB 3.0, 1 managed (micro-usb), dedicated IDRAC Direct USB.
Video, serial, iDRAC dedicated LAN, 2 x USB 3.0
1 x USB 3.0
Up to 5 x Gen3 slots (x16)
Platinum: 750W or 1100W
HVDC: 750W or 1100W
Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy option
6 fans with N +1 redundancy
TPM 1.2/2.0, TCM 2.0 optional
Cryptographically signed firmware
Silicon Root of Trust
System Lockdown (requires OpenManage Enterprise)
PERC H730P, H330, Software RAID (SWRAID) S140
Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem:
HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 240GB or 480GB
12Gbps SAS HBAs (non-RAID):
Internal- HBA330 (non-RAID)
The Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd2 helps you plan for future growth with large internal storage and cost-efficient drive capacities. Deliver two-socket compute performance with flash and fast networking options to meet streaming demands. Simplify management of large data sets with automated administration and front-serviceable drives. The R740xd2 lets you keep your data safely on-premise with built-in security, even as you scale capacity.
The R740xd2 addresses increasing capacity and business demands with flexible storage and performance resources in a space-saving design.
Reduce the time required to manage mid-to-large scale environments.
Fortify server operations with high availability features and a cyber-resilient architecture. Easily protect, detect and recover from cyber attacks with layers of security embedded in every server.
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