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Dell Storage NX family of network attached storage (NAS) appliances

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Latest generation NX Windows NAS appliance.

Dell Storage NX network attached storage is an affordable NAS appliance harnessing the innovations of Windows Storage Server 2016.

 
 
Dell Networking NX-Series NX3230

 

Operating System

  • NX430:
    Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2016 (Standard Edition and Workgroup Edition)

    NX3240, NX3340
    Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2016 Standard 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).

    NX3240:
    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).

    NX3340:
    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

    NX3240:
    2U rack-mount

    NX3340:
    1U rack-mount

Data Protection, Disaster Recovery, Security

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

Data Protection Features

  • DFS-R (Replication), VSS (Snapshots), Optional TPM

Power

  • AC Power/Max Current: 

    NX430:
    Redundant, 350W

    NX3240:
    Redundant and non-redundant hot-plug 750W and redundant 1100W PSU options

    NX3340:
    Redundant and non-redundant hot-plug 750W PSU options

Management

  • Dell OpenManage™ featuring Dell Management Console, iDRAC8 or iDRAC9 Enterprise, Native Java RDP plug-in or Windows Server Management interface

    Data Management Features:
    Data deduplication with compression, FCI (File Classification Infrastructure), FSRM (File Server Resource Manager)

Maximum Usable Capacity

  • NX430:
    40TB raw capacity (with 10TB NL-SAS)

    NX3240:
    192TB raw capacity using 12TB HDDs

    NX3340:
    Leverages shared storage arrays attached via SAS, iSCSI or FC

Chassis

  • Weight (Maximum):
    NX430: 
    13.8 kg (30.42 lbs)
    NX3240:
    28.1 kg (61.95 lbs)
    NX3340:
    21.9 kg (48.28 lbs)
     
    Height:
    NX430: 
    42.8 mm (1.68 in)
    NX3240:
    86.8 mm (3.42 in)
    NX3340:
    42.8 mm (1.68 in)

    Width:
    NX430:
    With rack latches - 482.4 mm (18.99 in)
    Without rack latches - 434.0 mm (17.08 in)
    NX3240:
    482.0 mm (18.98 in with rack ears)
    NX3340:
    482.0 mm (18.98 in with rack ears)

    Depth:
    NX430: 
    With redundant power supply unit - 677.3 mm (26.66 in)(includes bezel)
    NX3240:
    maximum 715.5 mm
    NX3340:
    705.05 mm

Additional Features

  • NX3340:
    Cluster support up to 64 nodes

Enhanced NAS

The Dell Storage NX storage appliances are easy to use and manage through a familiar, central management interface for stand-alone or cluster configurations:
  • OS pre-installed for easy deployment
  • Optimized for file serving with Windows Storage Server 2016
  • Clustering capabilities when using the NX3340

PowerEdge platforms

Rely on high speed and efficiency with NAS appliances built on 13th and 14th Generation PowerEdge rack mount server technology.

  • The latest generation multi-core Intel® Xeon® processors
  • Up to 64GB* of memory and 192TB* raw capacity (NX3240)
  • Options for SATA, NL-SAS and SAS drives

NAS gateway option

Leverage additional SAN arrays for massive external expansion by installing the NX3340 option as a NAS gateway. Support for clustering up to 64 nodes leveraging Clustered Shared Volumes (CSV) when connected to PowerVault MD3, EqualLogic or Dell Compellent storage arrays.
            
            
PowerVault NX family – NAS gateway option

Simple Management

Spend less time managing data and more time building your business using Microsoft® System Center and the Remote Desktop for Administration feature in Windows Storage Server 2016 or the Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC9 or iDRAC8) Enterprise Edition to manage your data. In addition, you’re able to efficiently utilize NAS capacity resources and optimize your disk space with integrated features within the Dell Storage NX family, including:

  • Data reduplication 
  • Thin provisioning
  • DFS-R synchronization capabilities across limited bandwidth network connections in distributed and remote office environments
  • Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) for SMB file shares that allows backup operations using snapshots of remote file shares supporting SMB-based server applications 

Updated OS

The Dell Storage NX family features Windows Storage Server 2016 software offering Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2016 performance and versatility in the NAS appliances. It includes:

  • Latest SMB 3.0 features that support Hyper-V and SQL server
  • Continuous availability and failover clustering with NFS and iSCSI
  • Automatic detection and use of multiple network connections between SMB client and server
Dell Storage NX Family - NX3240

Dell Storage NX3240

Effectively manages both file and block data with advanced software for efficient, adaptable data sharing.
  • Dual-socket, 2U rack mount NAS server
  • Intel® Xeon® Bronze 3104 or 3106 or Silver 4114 processors
  • Up to 64GB* memory
  • SATA, NL-SAS or SAS drive options
  • Up to 16 hot-swap 3.5” drives for data; two 2.5” drives for OS
  • Up to 192TB* raw capacity
  • Leveraging the PowerEdge R740xd server precision technology
Dell Storage NX Family - NX3340

Dell Storage NX3340

Cluster-ready NAS that offers efficient deployment and integration with high availability to simplify data management.
  • Dual-socket, 1U rack mount NAS server and gateway
  • Intel® Xeon® Bronze 3106 or Silver 4114 processors
  • Up to 64GB* memory
  • Two or four hot-swap 2.5” SAS drives for OS
  • Leveraging the PowerEdge R640 server precision technology
Dell Storage NX Family - NX430

Powervault NX430

Network attached storage that offers automated setup and data management capabilities for efficient data sharing.

  • Single-socket, 1U rack mount NAS server 
  • Intel® Xeon® processor E3-1220 v5
  • Up to four hot-swap 3.5” NL-SAS or SATA drives for data and OS (OS partition is 120GB*
  • Up to 40TB* raw capacity
  • Leveraging the R330 PowerEdge Server technology.

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