PowerVault DL Backup to Disk Appliance powered by CommVault

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Fast, reliable data backup

Backup, archive, replicate and deduplicate data quickly with the Dell™ PowerVault™ DL Backup to Disk Appliance — Powered by CommVault®.

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PowerVault DL2300 Storage


Operating System

  • Factory Installed OS
    Value: Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2SP1, Standard Edition, x64
    Enterprise: Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2SP1, Enterprise Edition, x64


  • Ports
    Rear: 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x serial connector, 1 x video connector


  • Energy Smart- Redundant hot plug high efficient 750W PSUs


  • Remote Management
    Remote Management - iDRAC7 Enterprise

Maximum Usable Capacity

  • Maximum Usable Capacity with the DL Appliance only
    Value: 11.2TB
    Enterprise: N/A (no data storage on appliance)
    Maximum Usable Capacity with the optional MD1200s
    Value: up to 252TB (using 3TB hard drives)
    Enterprise: up to 480TB (using 3TB hard drives)
    Up to 480TB of usable disk space, using the option of 16 MD1200 enclosures
    with 3TB drives


  • PowerVault MD1200 External Storage Features included with the PowerVault Backup to Disk Appliance

    Hard Drives

    Value: 1XH810 for connecting up to 8 MD1200 Enclosures (i.e. a total of 96 Drives).
    MD1200 enclosures (for a total of 192 Drives)
    Enterprise: 2XH810 for connecting up to 16 MD1200 Enclosures


  • 2U rack mountable chassis
    3.42 H x 17.53 W x 29.76 D (in) with bezel attached
    86.7 H x 445.2 W x 755.8 D (mm) with bezel attached

    Rack Weight
    71.5 lbs. (32.5 kg), maximum configuration

    Rack Support

    Sliding ReadyRails™ for 4-post Racks:
    ReadyRails™ sliding rails for 4-post racks with support for optional cable management
    arm, or ReadyRails™ static rails for 4-post and 2-post racks

    Static ReadyRails™ for 4-post & 2-post Racks:
    Support tool-less installation in 19” EIA-310-E compliant square or unthreaded
    round hole 4-post racks including all Dell 42xx & 24xx racks
    Support tooled installation in 19” EIA-310-E compliant threaded hole 4-post and
    2-post racks

    Rail depth: 608 mm
    Square-hole rack adjustment range: 588-828 mm
    Round-hole rack adjustment range: 574-821 mm
    Threaded-hole rack adjustment range: 592-846 mm


  • Security

    Optional TPM Module
    Optional Absolute Computrace software


  • Up to 8 MD1200 shelves connected to one dual-ported PERC card; Up to a total of 16 MD1200 shelves using two PERC cards in an appliance
Enterprise-scale backup management
Simplified deployment and operations.
Prequalified and preconfigured appliance takes you from box to backup in minutes.
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Enterprise-scale backup protection.
Backup and restore with confidence. The PowerVault DL Backup to Disk Appliance — Powered by CommVault is fast and reliable for minimal impact on your network resources.
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Turnkey, unified data protection.
Unify data protection across physical and virtual environments, remote offices and data center locations.
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Automate data archiving.
Automate data archiving.
Control your data growth and enable fast recoveries with integrated policy-based management that can archive infrequently used data on file and email servers.
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Simplify backups in virtual environments.
Create point-in-time snapshots of your virtual arrays with CommVault's Simpana® SnapProtect® software.
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Enable flexible configurations for source-side or target deduplication.
The PowerVault DL Backup to Disk Appliance — Powered by CommVault has a global data deduplication solution that spans backup, replication and archive processes to reduce storage consumption and network traffic.
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The new generation PowerEdge experience

The newest PowerVault DL Backup to Disk Appliances — Powered by CommVault are engineered for use with Dell™ PowerEdge™ 12th generation servers. This solution brings you the right combination of features and performance scalability to handle tough workloads for both large and small data centers. With the next-generation 12G servers you can expect exceptional performance, operational efficiencies and power efficiencies to your SAN environment.

Help improve operational efficiency with outstanding systems management

Streamline operations and boost productivity to get the most out of every dollar spent. Manage your Dell PowerEdge servers in complex IT environments by automating the most essential server lifecycle management tasks: deploy, update, monitor and maintain.
Global Services and Support

Dell Services can help reduce IT complexity, lower costs and eliminate inefficiencies by making IT and business solutions work harder for you. Dell ProSupport™, Dell’s premium hardware and software support, provides access to backup and recovery experts available 24x7 and around the globe. Our certified technicians with in-depth domain knowledge provide comprehensive support coverage helping you maximize uptime and your IT investment.
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