Software-defined storage building blocks
Pre-configured with certified components and validated building blocks that can simplify ordering and reduce deployment risks
Hardware designed just for Microsoft Storage Spaces DirectDell EMC Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct Ready Nodes are pre-configured with certified components and validated building blocks that can simplify ordering and reduce deployment risks while providing a superb customer support experience.
Storage Spaces Direct in Windows Server 2016Storage Spaces Direct uses industry-standard servers with local-attached drives to create highly available, highly scalable software-defined storage at a fraction of the cost of traditional SAN or NAS arrays. Its converged or hyper-converged architecture radically simplifies procurement and deployment, while features like caching, storage tiers, and erasure coding, together with the latest hardware innovation like RDMA networking and NVMe drives, deliver unrivaled efficiency and performance.
ConfidenceTested and certified by Dell EMC and Microsoft to take the guesswork out of building Storage Spaces Direct clusters.
ConveniencePre-configured Dell EMC Ready Nodes make adoption very convenient. And they reduce administrative work with fewer interfaces, fewer steps and less need for specialized knowledge.
Customer supportSupported globally by Dell EMC, providing streamlined, collaborative support from the first call.
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- Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors with Silver, Gold and Platinum options
- Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) 9
Windows Server 2016 Datacenter Edition comes with Storage Spaces Direct
- PowerEdge R440, R640, R740xd
Redundant; 1,100 or 750 watts