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PowerEdge R740 Rack Server

Intel® Xeon™
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Accelerate your applications

Maximize application performance with the optimal mix of accelerator cards, storage and compute power in a 2U, 2-socket platform optimized for VDI.

  • Starting Price $342766
  • Instant Savings $174077
  • Subtotal $168689
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PowerEdge R740 Rack Server

 

Processor

  • Up to two 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors with up to 28 cores per processor

Accelerators

  • Up to three 300W or six 150W GPUs
    Up to three double-width or four single-width FPGAs

Operating System

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

Memory*

  • DIMM Speed
    Up to 2933MT/s

    Memory Type
    RDIMM
    LRDIMM
    NVDIMM
    DCPMM (Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory)

    Memory Module Slots
    24 DDR4 DIMM slots (12 NVDIMM or 12 DCPMM only)
    Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only

    Maximum RAM
    RDIMM 1.53TB
    LRDIMM 3TB
    NVDIMM 192GB
    DCPMM 6.14TB (7.68TB with LRDIMM)

Storage Controllers

  • Internal Controllers:
    PERC H330, H730P, H740P, HBA330

    External Controllers (RAID):
    12Gbps SAS HBA

    Software RAID:
    S140

    Internal Boot:
    Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem (BOSS):
    HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 240GB, 480 GB

    Internal Dual SD Module

Power Supplies

  • 495W Platinum
    750W Platinum
    750W 240VDC* Platinum
    1100W Platinum
    1100W -48VDC Gold 
    1100W 380VDC* Platinum
    1600W Platinum
    2000W Platinum
    2400W Platinum
    750W Titanium
    Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy option
    Up to 6 hot plugs fans with full redundancy

Dimensions & Weight

  • Height
    86.8mm (3.4")

    Width*
    434.0mm (17.1")

    Depth*
    737.5mm (29.0")

    Weight
    28.6kg (63.0lbs.)

    Dimensions do not include bezel

Bezel

  • Optional LCD bezel or security bezel

Security

  • Cryptographically signed firmware
    Secure Boot
    Secure Erase
    Silicon Root of Trust
    System Lockdown (requires OpenManage Enterprise)
    TPM 1.2/2.0, TCM 2.0 optional

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.

Ports

  • Network Options
    4 x 1GbE
    2 x 10GbE + 2 x 1GbE
    4 x 10GbE
    2 x 25GbE

    Front Ports
    1 x Dedicated iDRAC direct USB
    2 x USB 2.0
    1 x USB 3.0 (optional)
    1 x VGA

    Rear Ports
    1 x Dedicated iDRAC network port
    1 x Serial
    2 x USB 3.0
    1 x VGA

Storage

  • Front Bays
    Up to 16 x 2.5” SAS/SATA/SSD, max 122.88TB
    Up to 8 x 3.5” SAS/SATA, max 128TB

Slots

  • PCIe
    8 x Gen3 slots (4 x16)

    Video Card
    1 x VGA

Management

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

    Consoles
    OpenManage Enterprise
    OpenManage Power Center

    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
    IBM Tivoli® Network Manager IP Editio
    Microsoft® System Center
    RedHat® Ansible® Modules
    VMware® vCenter

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

Rack Support

  • ReadyRails™ sliding rails with optional cable management arm for 4-post racks (optional adapter brackets required for threaded hole racks).
General-purpose workhorse optimized for workload acceleration

General-purpose workhorse optimized for workload acceleration

Maximize your application performance with the PowerEdge R740 server, which brings you the perfect balance of accelerator cards, storage and compute resources in a 2U, 2-socket platform. With a wide range of GPU and FPGA options, the R740 has the versatility to adapt to virtually any application and provides the optimum platform for VDI deployments. The R740 offers up to 16 x 2.5” or 8 x 3.5” drives and iDRAC9, so you can scale to meet demands and simplify the entire IT lifecycle.

Ideal workloads:
  • Cloud applications/Web tech
  • XaaS
  • HPC
  • Virtualization
Achieve IT transformation with the Dell EMC PowerEdge portfolio

Achieve IT transformation with the Dell EMC PowerEdge portfolio

The R740 is a general-purpose workhorse optimized for workload acceleration. With its versatility, the R740 can help you transform your data center for VDI, artificial intelligence and software-defined storage (SDS).

  • Simplify and accelerate VMware vSAN™ deployments with validated, pre-bundled and tailored Ready Nodes.
  • Scale compute resources with 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors and tailor performance based on your unique workload requirements.
  • Scale your VDI deployments with 3 double-width GPUs, supporting up to 50% more users when compared to R730.*
  • Free up storage space using internal M.2 SSDs optimized for boot.
Automate productivity with intelligent, embedded management

Automate productivity with intelligent, embedded management

Dell EMC automation and intelligent management mean you spend less time on routine maintenance so you can focus on bigger priorities.

  • Help maximize uptime and reduce the IT effort to resolve issues by up to 72%* with ProSupport Plus and SupportAssist.
  • Leverage existing management consoles with easy integrations for VMware® vSphere®, Microsoft® System Center and Nagios®.
  • Help improve productivity with agent-free Dell EMC iDRAC9 for automated, efficient management.
  • Simplify deployment with OpenManage next-generation console and server profiles to fully configure and prep servers in rapid, scalable fashion.
Fortify your data center with comprehensive protection

Fortify your data center with comprehensive protection

Dell EMC provides a comprehensive, cyber-resilient architecture with security embedded into every server to protect your data.

  • Protect server configuration and firmware from malicious changes with new Configuration Lock-down.
  • Use system erase of local storage to help ensure data privacy when you repurpose or retire servers.
  • Automate updates that check file dependencies and proper update sequence, before deploying them independently from the OS/hypervisor.
  • Take control of your firmware consoles with embedded authentication that is designed to allow only properly designed updates to run.

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.
ProSupport Enterprise Suite

ProSupport Enterprise Suite

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 service account management.
ProDeploy

ProDeploy

ProDeploy Enterprise Suite helps you get more out of technology starting on day one. Trust our experts to lead deployments from basic hardware installations through planning, configuration and complex integrations. Our complete suite of deployment services and professional certifications helps you achieve business outcomes today and tomorrow.
Training and Certification

Training & Certification

Education Services offers an expansive suite of training services with multiple delivery methods, including instructor-led, self-paced online and virtual instructor-led training. With comprehensive and flexible training programs, we make it easy to ensure your staff has the skills they need to successfully manage and utilize your new technology to its full potential.
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.
Financing and leasing

Financing and leasing

Acquiring the latest IT solutions shouldn’t be as complicated as running your business. With Dell Financial Services you can finance and purchase in the same place**. It’s quick, it’s easy and most important, it lets you keep the “flow” in your cash flow.
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