PowerVault NX200 Tower Network Attached Storage (NAS)

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Simple, small-business file storage built on enterprise hardware

PowerVault NX200 tower features four hot-swappable SATA hard drives with up to 8TB of total NAS capacity, an Intel CPU and 2GB memory for sustained high performance with low power consumption.

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Dell PowerVault NX200 Tower Network Attached Storage (NAS)





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Operating System

  • Microsoft® Windows® Storage Server 2008 (Basic Edition)

Hard Drive Configuration

  • NX430:
    4 x 3.5” internal drives that must be identical in capacity and type. OS HDDs from factory in RAID 5. PERC H730 (internal drives) or H830 (optional for external drives).

    Up to 12 x 3.5” front accessible for data, up to 4x3.5” in mid-bay and 2 x 3.5” rear accessible for the OS (2.5” OS HDDs in hybrid carrier). OS HDDs (on rear 2.5” HDDs) are always RAID 1. Data HDDs can be configured from factory in RAID5 or RAID6 (minimum 4 HDDs). PERC H730 (internal drives) or H840 (optional for external drives).

    2 or 4 x 2.5” rear accessible for OS. Each platform in a clustered configuration with 2 HDDS for OS (RAID1) or 4 HDDs for OS (RAID5). PERC H730 (internal drives) or H840 (optional for external drives).

Chassis Overview

  • NX430:
    1U rack-mount

    2U rack-mount

    1U rack-mount

Data Protection, Disaster Recovery, Security

  • Hot-plug hard drives, hot-plug power, hot-plug cooling, ECC memory


  • On-board Dual Gigabit LOM (Broadcom 5716 dual-port Gigabit Ethernet without TOE enabled)

Data Protection Features

  • RAID 5


  • AC Power/Max Current: 

    Redundant, 350W

    Redundant and non-redundant hot-plug 750W and redundant 1100W PSU options

    Redundant and non-redundant hot-plug 750W PSU options


  • BMC, IPMI2.0 compliant
    Dell OpenManage featuring Dell Management Console
    Unified Server Configurator
    LifeCycle Controller enabled via optional: iDRAC6 Express

    Remote Management

    iDRAC6 Express
    Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)
  • NX430:
    40TB raw capacity (with 10TB NL-SAS)

    192TB raw capacity using 12TB HDDs

    Leverages shared storage arrays attached via SAS, iSCSI or FC


  • Internal Storage:
    Capacity Options 1TB, 2TB, 4TB* or 8TB

    Maximum Internal Storage:

    Drives Supported

    Hot-Swap HD options:
    Four 3.5" SATA drives


  • Availability

    Hot-swap hard drives


    Windows VSS (Volume Snapshot Service)


    440 x 218 x 521 (mm) (w/ bezel, w/ tower foot)
    17.3" H x 8.6" W x 20.5" D (in)


  • Internal:
    PERC S300
    External HBAs (non-RAID):

Additional Features

  • NX3340:
    Cluster support up to 64 nodes
PowerVault NX200 Tower Network Attached Storage (NAS): The performance and protection your business deserves

The performance and protection your business deserves

When it comes to networked file storage, your small business needs a true business solution — not a repurposed home-network product. With the PowerVault™ NX200, you get the reliability, security and consolidation benefits of an enterprise-class file-storage system — minus the enterprise complexity.
  • Share files fast with high-speed Intel® processor, 2 GB of system memory and dual Gigabit network ports.
  • Experience high reliability, thanks to enterprise-grade hard drives that support high mean time between failure (MTBF).
  • Quickly recover data after an unexpected event or crash using optional Linear Tape-open (LTO) tape or RD1000 backup systems.
  • Enjoy the reliability and availability benefits of a specialized RAID controller and high-quality system components.
PowerVault NX200 Tower Network Attached Storage (NAS): Do-it-yourself file consolidation

Do-it-yourself file consolidation

You have better things to do than stress out about your file storage. The PowerVault NX200 is so simple you can order it, set it up and run it yourself. No headaches and no IT necessary.
  • The NX200 is preconfigured for easy online ordering. You can have yours on its way to your office in just a few clicks.
  • With the automated installation wizard, you can have your NX200 out of the box and up and running before your first meeting of the day.
  • Proven, familiar software helps you quickly master system configuration and management tasks. Windows® Storage Server 2008 is a premier OS for small-business storage consolidation with unparalleled support. If you can use Windows, you can configure your Windows-powered NX200.

Dell ProSupport

— Designed to address the technology challenges you face today.

Dell™ ProSupport™ starts with the Dell ProSupport for IT service model designed for IT professionals like you. Dell ProSupport for IT provides:

  • 7x24 Direct access to Dell Expert Centers
  • Fast-track dispatch for Dell-certified technicians
  • Escalation management through Dell’s Global Command Centers

Next, Dell ProSupport options align to the way you use technology — rapidly responding to your needs, protecting your investment, your productivity and your sensitive data, and providing enhanced proactive support services to help reduce the risk and complexity of managing your infrastructure.

Mission Critical*  — Perfect for server and storage environments where avoiding unplanned downtime and reducing recovery time through priority response are a must. The package includes priority 4-hour on-site* service or optional 2-hour response with 6-hour hardware repair, Dell’s proven Critical Situation process, and emergency dispatch.Data Management and Protection
  • Keep Your Hard Drive* helps you retain control of sensitive data
  • Hard Drive Data Recovery provides unlimited attempts to recover data from a failed hard drive
  • Certified Data Destruction wipes your hard drive clean and destroys data
 Enterprise-Wide Contract — Provides enhanced proactive capabilities through:
  • Designated Service Delivery Manager
  • Performance benchmarking and custom reporting
  • Planning and assessments
Proactive Maintenance — Maximizes the availability and stability of your infrastructure proactively. The package includes a detailed system assessment and implementation of driver or firmware updates and upgrades for your server or storage systems.

Remote Advisory Options — Provides telephone and Internet access to technical expertise for specialized applications and solutions such as Microsoft Exchange, Virtualization, and more.

Dell ProConsult

Storage Consulting from Dell
offers a comprehensive suite of assessment, design and implementation services to help customers get the most from their DELL/EMC CX series product, covering data management, application performance, data protection and cost of ownership. Dell Consultants can provide practical action-oriented plans, to deliver specific, predictable and measured outcomes through high-impact, short-duration projects.

  • Dell/EMC SAN Solution Design (standard and custom). This is the provision of a Fiber Channel/iSCSI SAN solution design, incorporating array, Storage Area Network and integration of key applications. Key deliverables include a design document and an implementation guide mapping customer requirements to the most appropriate architecture and technical solution.
  • Dell/EMC Local Data Protection Design (Add on to SAN Solution Design). This is the provision of design services for data protection within the same SAN utilizing EMC software snapshot capability.
  • Dell/EMC Remote Data Protection Design (Add on to SAN Solution Design) This is the provision of design for data protection across one or more SAN, utilizing EMC software replication capabilities.
  • Dell/EMC Backup Integration Design (Add on to SAN Solution Design). This is the provision of design to integrate backup software such as Symantec® , Commvault® and Legato® with EMC software snapshot or replicas capability.

 Customization and Setup

EDT Installation
Enhanced installation and configuration with Dell professional project management and documentation. A project manager will be acting as the single point of contact for the entire installation project from presite audit to co-ordination of the installation and delivery of post-project documentation.


Comprehensive Training
Get the skills you need to keep pace in today's competitive IT environment with comprehensive training and certification courses. Dell offers a vast array of instructor-led classes and online training courses in a range of topics from server maintenance to in-depth technical overview of specific systems.
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