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PS6500E 4U - 48 x 3.5" 7.2K NL-SAS & SATA


PS6500E 4U - 48 x 3.5" 7.2K NL-SAS & SATA


The Dell EqualLogic PS6500 Series virtualized iSCSI SAN’s maximize enterprise performance, reliability and capacity while delivering the lowest five-year total cost of ownership compared to other SAN array’s on the market. The PS6500 series arrays provide cost-effective capacity and performance designed to scale up to 2.3PB without downtime.

The EqualLogic PS6500 Series array is designed to optimize capacity utilization and performance dynamically through auto-tiering and load balancing. Easily integrates with virtualized applications and toolsets already in place. Furnished with 10GbE controller, the PS6500 Series arrays adjust to changing data demands by reducing latency and balancing performance and capacity across all EqualLogic SAN resources.

The PS6500E array supports up to 144TB of storage in a 4U/3.5 configuration with SATA or NL-SAS drives. When combined with equalLogic FS Series NAS appliances, the PS6500 Series arrays offer a unified block and file storage solution, minimizing both resource management and storage costs. PS6500 Series array’s come with 2GB non-volatile memory per controller.

PS6500 Series Features PS6500E iSCSI SAN Technical Features
Product Configurations Capacity for your data hungry applications
Storage Controllers Dual controllers with 2GB non-volatile memory per controller
Network Interfaces Interfaces Ports: 4x 1000BASE-T ports per controller, one may be used for management purposes
Hard Disk Drives 48x Hot-Pluggable 3.5" 7.2K SATA and NL-SAS Drives
Drive Capacities 2TB SATA, 3TB NL-SAS as well as 3TB NL-SAS SED (Self Encrypting Drive)
System Capacities Up to 144TB
Host Protocol Any standards-compliant iSCSI initiator
Volumes Up to 1,024 / 4,096 per group
Snapshots 512 per volume/up to 10,000 total
OS and Hypervisors Supported Microsoft Windows Server including Hyper-V, VMware ESX Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), SUSE Enterprise Linux (SLES), Oracle Linux, Citrix XenServer, Oracle Solaris, IBM AIX, HP-UX, MAC OS X, Novell NetWare
RAID Supported RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, RAID 50
TCP Network Support IPv4, IPv6 Core Support
Expansion Option Can be combined with other EqualLogic PS Series arrays in the same SAN group, online. Up to 16 total members per group
Unified Storage Options Adding an EqualLogic FS7600 or FS7610 NAS appliance to an EqualLogic group enables both block and file storage from a single storage solution
Management Interfaces SAN Headquarters multi-group performance and event monitoring tool; Serial console; Ability to configure a separate management network; SNMP, telnet, SSH, HTTP, Web (SSL), host scripting, Multi-administrator support
Security CHAP Authentication; Access control for iSCSI; Access control for management interfaces including Active Directory, LDAP, or RADIUS support
Notification Methods SNMP traps, e-mail, syslog
Physical Height: 4/U (6.89") - Width: 19.01" - Depth: 37.8" - Max Weight: 165 lbs
Power Three 440W DC Power Supplies; Frequency: 47/63 Hz; AC voltage: 100-240 VAC