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

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Latest generation NX Windows NAS appliance.

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

Dell Networking NX-Series NX3230


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 latest 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 ME4, 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) 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 EMC NX3240

Dell EMC 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 3204, Silver 4208 or Silver 4214 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 EMC NX3340

Dell EMC 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® Silver 4208 or Silver 4214 processors
  • Up to 64GB* memory
  • Two or four hot-swap 2.5” SAS drives for OS
  • Leveraging the PowerEdge R640 server precision technology
Dell EMC NX440

Dell EMC NX440

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 E-2124
  • Up to four hot-swap 3.5” NL-SAS or SATA drives for data and OS
  • Up to 48TB* memory
  • Leveraging the PowerEdge R340 PowerEdge Server technology

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Operating System

  • NX440:
    Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2016 (Standard Edition and Workgroup Edition)
    NX3240  NX3340
    Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2016 Standard Edition


  • Dell OpenManage™ featuring Dell Management Console, 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)


  • AC Power/Max Current: 

    Single or dual hot-plug, redundant and non-redundant 350W PSU options

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

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