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Article Number: 000177759

PowerVault MD3860 Series (Fiber Channel & iSCSI) - Reference Articles

Summary: The PowerVault MD3860 series supports up to 64 servers when configured with Fibre Channel switches or 10Gb iSCSI switches, available with an option of 4GB or 8GB cache controllers.

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Support Library - PowerVault MD3800x Storage Array Series

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Product Overview:

The Dell™ PowerVault™ MD34x0/MD38x0i/MD38x0f series storage arrays support both single and dual RAID controller configurations in the MD3x00/MD3x20 series of arrays and dual configurations in the MD3x60 series of arrays. The MD3x6x series storage arrays can scale up to 180 hard drives in only 12U with two MD3060e enclosures that operate like a JBOD (Just a Bunch of Disks). The MD3x00/MD3x20 series storage arrays can scale up to 192 hard drives.

The arrays are ideal for entry-level storage consolidation that requires high availability, high performance and business continuity without sacrificing ease of use and reliability. Featuring the next generation of high-performance 16Gb Fibre Channel models, the MD series arrays are designed for versatility, supporting a range of drive types, premium software features and a choice of 2U or high-density 4U chassis.

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PowerVault MD3860f, PowerVault MD3860i

Last Published Date

21 Feb 2021



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