Dell EqualLogic PS6000X iSCSI SAN Array

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Dell EqualLogic PS6000X iSCSI SAN Array

Virtualized SAN with good balance of cost, performance and capacity for databases, virtual servers and email

* 10K RPM SAS drives and auto-load balancing deliver strong performance for databases, email and virtual servers
* Reduce TCO with the PS Series’ all-inclusive, SAN management software & ease of management
* Combine with other PS Series arrays for tiered SAN optimized for both capacity and performance

Dell EqualLogic PS6000X is a virtualized iSCSI SAN that combines intelligence and automation with fault tolerance to provide simplified administration, rapid deployment, enterprise performance and reliability, and seamless scalability. With 10,000 RPM SAS disk drives the PS6000X array provides a balance of performance and capacity with 6.4TB of storage capacity.

The PS6000X is an intelligent storage array that provides rapid installation, simple management, and seamless expansion. All PS Series storage arrays include SAN configuration features and capabilities that sense network topology, automatically build RAID sets, and conduct system health checks to help ensure that all components are fully functional. A PS6000X can often be installed, configured and serving storage in less than 1 hour.


Storage Controllers
Dual controllers with a total of 4GB5 battery-backed cache memory
Battery-backed cache provides up to 72 hours of data protection

Hard Disk Drives: 16 SAS hot-pluggable hard disk drives
Drive Capacities: 10,000 RPM SAS drives available in 400GB5
System Capacities: 6.4TB5 using sixteen (16) 400GB5 SAS disk drives
Volumes: Up to 1,024
Snapshots: 512 per volume / up to 10,000 total
Hosts Accessing PS Series Group: Up to 512 per pool / 2,048 per group
Host Protocol: Any standards compliant iSCSI initiator
RAID Support: Automatic RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10 and RAID 50
GbE Network Interfaces: Four (4) copper per controller
TCP Network Support: IPv4, IPv6 core support including JITC

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