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DSMS 730

Configuration requires two DSMS 730 servers ─ up to 4 servers for full configuration

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DSMS 730

  • Software-defined storage solution based on Microsoft® Storage Spaces, part of the Microsoft Windows Server® operating system that lets you virtualize direct-attached storage
  • Comprised of validated and tested components
  • Comprised of Dell’s award winning 13th generation enterprise class servers and direct-attached storage hardware
  • Scale-out file server (SOFS) design for customers with varying workloads including Private Cloud (with Microsoft Azure), VDI, SQL and Hyper-V®
  • Converged DSMS configurations available
  • Fully supported Dell solution

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DSMS SOFS DSMS Converged
Feature Description
Operating system Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition and Datacenter Edition
Processors Select Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4 product family
Internal controller PERC H330, PERC H730, PERC H730P (RAID 1, RAID 5)
Systems management iDRAC8
Specifications for scale-out file server (SOFS) DSMS configurations (2x1, 2x2, 2x3, 2x4, 3x3, 3x4, 4x3, 4x4)

Server and chassis

DSMS* 630 (x8, 2.5”)
DSMS* 730 (x8, 2.5”)

Processor (min 2)

Intel® Xeon® processors
E5-2620 v4 - 2.1Ghz, 8C, 16T
E5-2630 v4 - 2.2Ghz, 10C, 20T
E5-2640 v4 - 2.4Ghz, 10C, 20T
E5-2650 v4 - 2.2Ghz, 12C, 24T
E5-2660 v4 - 2.0Ghz, 14C, 28T
E5-2680 v4 - 2.4Ghz, 14C, 28T
E5-2683 v4 - 2.1Ghz, 16C, 32T
E5-2690 v4 - 2.6Ghz, 14C, 28T
E5-2695 v4 - 2.1Ghz, 18C, 36T
E5-2697 v4 - 2.3Ghz, 18C, 36T
E5-2697A v4 - 2.6Ghz, 16C, 32T
E5-2698 v4 - 2.2Ghz, 20C, 40T
E5-2699 v4 - 2.2Ghz, 22C, 44T

Memory

32GB to 1.5TB
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB RDIMM

Boot drives (min 2)

2.5” 7.2K SATA: 500GB
2.5” 7.2K NL-SAS: 500GB
2.5” 10K SAS: 300GB, 600GB, 1.2TB
2.5” 15K SAS: 300GB, 500GB
2.5” SATA SSD (MU): 200GB, 400GB

Internal controller

PERC H330 (RAID 1, RAID 5)
PERC H730 (RAID 1, RAID 5)
PERC H730P (RAID 1, RAID 5)

NDC

Intel X540 (10GbE Base-T and I350 1GbE)
Intel X520 (10GbE SFP+ and I350 1GbE)
Intel X520 (10GbE SR and I350 1GbE)

Additional NIC

Intel X540 (10GbE DP Base-T)
Intel X520 (10GbE DP SFP+)
Intel X520 (10GbE SR)

RDMA adapter (optional, max 1)

Chelsio® T520-CR (10GbE SFP+)
Mellanox® ConnectX®-3 Pro (10GbE SFP+)
Mellanox ConnectX-3 Pro (40GbE QSFP+)

Storage adapter

Dell 12GB SAS HBA
LSI 9207-8e 6GB SAS HBA

Systems management

iDRAC8

Power supply

Redundant 750W and 1100W

Storage enclosure

DSMS* 1400
DSMS* 1420
DSMS* 3060e

Storage enclosure HDD
(minimum 4 per DSMS 1400,
minimum 10 per DSMS 1420,
minimum 24 per DSMS 3060e)

3.5” 7.2K NL-SAS: 2TB, 4TB, 6TB, 8TB
2.5” 10K SAS: 300GB, 600GB, 1.2TB, 1.8TB
2.5” 15K SAS: 300GB, 600GB

Storage enclosure SSD
(minimum 2 per DSMS 1400,
minimum 2 per DSMS 1420,
minimum 6 per DSMS 3060e)

2.5” SAS SSD (MU): 200GB, 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB

Operating system

Volume License
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 R2 Standard Edition

*Using Dell Storage with Microsoft Storage Spaces specific SKUs
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Technical specifications for Converged DSMS configurations: 2x1, 2x2, 2x3, 3x3, 4x3

Server and chassis

DSMS* 630 (x8, 2.5”)
DSMS* 730 (x8, 2.5”)

Processors (min 2)

Intel® Xeon® processors
E5-2620 v4 - 2.1Ghz, 8C, 16T
E5-2630 v4 - 2.2Ghz, 10C, 20T
E5-2640 v4 - 2.4Ghz, 10C, 20T
E5-2650 v4 - 2.2Ghz, 12C, 24T
E5-2660 v4 - 2.0Ghz, 14C, 28T
E5-2680 v4 - 2.4Ghz, 14C, 28T
E5-2683 v4 - 2.1Ghz, 16C, 32T
E5-2690 v4 - 2.6Ghz, 14C, 28T
E5-2695 v4 - 2.1Ghz, 18C, 36T
E5-2697 v4 - 2.3Ghz, 18C, 36T
E5-2697A v4 - 2.6Ghz, 16C, 32T
E5-2698 v4 - 2.2Ghz, 20C, 40T
E5-2699 v4 - 2.2Ghz, 22C, 44T

Memory

32GB to 1.5TB
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB RDIMM

Boot drive (min 2)

2.5” 7.2K SATA: 500GB
2.5” 7.2K NL-SAS: 500GB
2.5” 10K SAS: 300GB, 600GB, 1.2TB
2.5” 15K SAS: 300GB, 500GB
2.5” SATA SSD (MU): 200GB, 400GB

Internal controller

PERC H330 (RAID 1, RAID 5)
PERC H730 (RAID 1, RAID 5)
PERC H730P (RAID 1, RAID 5)

NDC

Intel X540 (10GbE Base-T and I350 1GbE)
Intel X520 (10GbE SFP+ and I350 1GbE)
Intel X520 (10GbE SR and I350 1GbE)

Additional NIC

Intel X540 (10GbE DP Base-T)
Intel X520 (10GbE DP SFP+)
Intel X520 (10GbE SR)

RDMA adapter (optional, max 1)

Chelsio® T520-CR (10GbE SFP+)
Mellanox® ConnectX®-3 Pro (10GbE SFP+)
Mellanox ConnectX-3 Pro (40GbE QSFP+)

Storage adapter

Dell 12GB SAS HBA
LSI 9207-8e 6GB SAS HBA

Systems management

iDRAC8

Power supply

Redundant 750W and 1100W

Storage enclosure

DSMS* 1400
DSMS* 1420
DSMS* 3060e

Storage enclosure HDD
(minimum 4 per DSMS 1400,
minimum 10 per DSMS 1420,
minimum 24 per DSMS 3060e)

3.5” 7.2K NL-SAS: 2TB, 4TB, 6TB, 8TB
2.5” 10K SAS: 300GB, 600GB, 1.2TB, 1.8TB
2.5” 15K SAS: 300GB, 600GB

Storage enclosure SSD
(minimum 2 per DSMS 1400,
minimum 2 per DSMS 1420,
minimum 6 per DSMS 3060e)

2.5” SAS SSD (MU): 200GB, 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB

Operating system

Volume License
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition

*Using Dell Storage with Microsoft Storage Spaces specific SKUs
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DSMS 1400 expansion enclosures

Up to 4 x 12-drive expansion enclosures for a total of 48 drives

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DSMS 1400

  • Offers the flexibility of 3.5-inch or 2.5-inch hard drives with specially designed carriers
  • Uses a 12Gb SAS HBA
  • Uses the same hot-swappable drives, fans and power supplies as PowerEdge 13th generation servers to minimize cost of spares
Tech Specs
Feature Description
Drives 12 x 3.5” or 2.5” drives, SAS HDD and SSD
Max capacity per enclosure Up to 48TB
Connectivity 4 mini-SAS HD connector
DSMS 14x0 specificationsDSMS 1400DSMS 1420

Drive count per chassis

Up to 12 hot-pluggable 3.5" and 2.5" drives (2.5" available with adapter)

Up to 24 hot-pluggable 2.5" drives

Drive performance and capacities

3.5" SAS 6Gb HDD (7.2K): 2TB, 4TB, 6TB
2.5” SAS 12Gb SSD: 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (MU)

2.5” SAS 6Gb HDD (10K): 300GB, 600GB, 1.2TB
2.5” SAS 6Gb HDD (15K): 300GB, 600GB
2.5” SAS 12Gb SSD: 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (MU)

Maximum capacity per enclosure

Up to 72TB

Up to 38.4TB

The following specifications apply to both models:

Expansion capabilities

PCIe 3.0, 12Gbps SAS, dual-port, 4 ports per enclosure

Enclosure Management Modules (EMM)

2 EMM provide redundant enclosure management capability

Connectivity per EMM

4 mini-SAS HD connector for connection to the host or expansion

Service management

USB mini b connector (for factory use only)

Power

Wattage: AC – 600W; DC – 700W
Host heat dissipation: AC – 2047 BTU/hr; DC – 2388 BTU/hr
Input voltage range: 100-240 VAC, auto-sensing; 48 V DC
Frequency range: 50/60 Hz
Amperage: 8.6 A at 100 V, 4.3 A at 240 V
Supported continuous consumption: Up to 1.2 A at +5V
Up to 0.5 A at +12V

Rack Support

Dell ReadyRails™ II static rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded-hole racks

Dimensions

Height: 8.7 cm (3.39 in)
Width: 48.2 cm (18.8 in)
Depth: 54.1 cm (29.1 in)

Weight

MD1400: max config: 28.59 kg (63.03 lb); empty: 9.0 kg (19.8 lb)
MD1420: max config: 24.2 kg (53.35 lb); empty: 8.8 kg (19.4 lb)

Temperature

Operating: 10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F) with maximum temperature gradation of 10°C per hour
Storage: -40° to 65°C (-40° to 149°F) with temperature gradation of 20°C per hour

Relative Humidity

Operating: 8% to 85% (non-condensing) with maximum humidity gradation of 10% per hour
Storage: 5% to 95% (non-condensing)

Altitude

Operating: -16 to 3048 m (-50 to 10,000 ft)
Storage: -16 to 10,600 m (-50 to 35,000 ft)

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DSMS 1420 expansion enclosures

Up to 4 x 24-drive expansion enclosures for a total of 96 drives

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DSMS 1420

  • Supports 24 2.5-inch hard drives in a 2U form-factor
  • Uses a 12Gb SAS HBA
  • Uses the same hot-swappable drives, fans and power supplies as PowerEdge 13th generation servers to minimize cost of spares
Tech Specs
Feature Description
Drives 24 x 2.5” drives; SAS HDD and SSD
Max capacity per enclosure Up to 28.8TB
Connectivity 4 mini-SAS HD connector
DSMS 14x0 specificationsDSMS 1400DSMS 1420

Drive count per chassis

Up to 12 hot-pluggable 3.5" and 2.5" drives (2.5" available with adapter)

Up to 24 hot-pluggable 2.5" drives

Drive performance and capacities

3.5" SAS 6Gb HDD (7.2K): 2TB, 4TB, 6TB
2.5” SAS 12Gb SSD: 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (MU)

2.5” SAS 6Gb HDD (10K): 300GB, 600GB, 1.2TB
2.5” SAS 6Gb HDD (15K): 300GB, 600GB
2.5” SAS 12Gb SSD: 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (MU)

Maximum capacity per enclosure

Up to 72TB

Up to 38.4TB

The following specifications apply to both models:

Expansion capabilities

PCIe 3.0, 12Gbps SAS, dual-port, 4 ports per enclosure

Enclosure Management Modules (EMM)

2 EMM provide redundant enclosure management capability

Connectivity per EMM

4 mini-SAS HD connector for connection to the host or expansion

Service management

USB mini b connector (for factory use only)

Power

Wattage: AC – 600W; DC – 700W
Host heat dissipation: AC – 2047 BTU/hr; DC – 2388 BTU/hr
Input voltage range: 100-240 VAC, auto-sensing; 48 V DC
Frequency range: 50/60 Hz
Amperage: 8.6 A at 100 V, 4.3 A at 240 V
Supported continuous consumption: Up to 1.2 A at +5V
Up to 0.5 A at +12V

Rack Support

Dell ReadyRails™ II static rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded-hole racks

Dimensions

Height: 8.7 cm (3.39 in)
Width: 48.2 cm (18.8 in)
Depth: 54.1 cm (29.1 in)

Weight

MD1400: max config: 28.59 kg (63.03 lb); empty: 9.0 kg (19.8 lb)
MD1420: max config: 24.2 kg (53.35 lb); empty: 8.8 kg (19.4 lb)

Temperature

Operating: 10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F) with maximum temperature gradation of 10°C per hour
Storage: -40° to 65°C (-40° to 149°F) with temperature gradation of 20°C per hour

Relative Humidity

Operating: 8% to 85% (non-condensing) with maximum humidity gradation of 10% per hour
Storage: 5% to 95% (non-condensing)

Altitude

Operating: -16 to 3048 m (-50 to 10,000 ft)
Storage: -16 to 10,600 m (-50 to 35,000 ft)

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DSMS 3060e expansion enclosure

Up to 4 x 60-drive expansion enclosures for a total of 240 drives

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DSMS 3060e

  • Small footprint takes up less space and saves on power and cooling
  • Scale capacity up to 240 hard drives in 16U of rack space
Tech Specs
Feature Description
Drives 3.5" NL-SAS, 2.5" SAS SSD
Connection 6Gb SAS
Controllers Dual Enclosure Management Modules
DSMS 3060e specifications

Drive count per chassis

Mix and match up to 60 x 3.5" NL-SAS and 2.5" SSD

Drive performance and capacities

3.5" NL-SAS 7.2K RPM: 2TB, 4TB, 6TB
2.5" SSD: 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (MU)

Maximum capacity per enclosure

Up to 360TB

Connectivity

6Gb SAS

Controllers

Dual Enclosure Management Modules (EMM)

Power

AC – 1755W

Heat dissipation

AC – 5988 BTU/hr

Voltage

100-240 VAC, auto-sensing; 48 V DC

Frequency

50/60 Hz

Rack support

Dell ReadyRails™ II static rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded-hole racks

Chassis

Form factor: 4U rack enclosure
Dimensions: H: 177.8 mm (7.0 in) x W: 482.6 mm (19.0 in) x D: 825.5 mm (32.5 in)
Maximum weight: 105.20 kg (232.0 lb)

Temperature

Operating: 10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F) with maximum temperature gradation of 10°C per hour

Relative humidity

Operating: 10% to 80% (non-condensing) with a maximum humidity gradation of 10% per hour

Altitude

Operating: -30.5m to 3000m (-100 ft to 9,840 ft)
NOTE: For altitudes above 2950 ft, the maximum operating temperature is derated 1.8°F/1000 ft

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