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MD3800i

Consolidate with high-performance, high-capacity storage 10Gb Ethernet iSCSI SAN storage solutions

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MD3800i

  • Scalable 10Gb iSCSI storage
  • Maximize controller memory with up to 16GB cache
  • Connect up to 64 servers to a single MD3 iSCSI array
  • Fully qualified for use in virtualized application environments
Tech Specs
Feature Description
Drives 12 x 3.5" SAS, NL-SAS, SSD, SED
Connection 10GBASE-T iSCSI
Controller 16GB (8GB per controller)
Product specificationsMD3800iMD3820i

Drives

12 x 3.5” SAS, NL-SAS, SSD, SED

24 x 2.5” SAS, NL-SAS, SSD, SED

Drive capacities

SAS 15K RPM: 300GB, 450GB*, 600GB*
NL-SAS 7.2K RPM: 500GB, 1TB*, 2TB*, 3TB*, 4TB*, 6TB, 8TB, 10TB
SAS 10K RPM: 600GB
SSD: 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI) (available with 3.5” carriers)

SAS 15K RPM: 146GB*, 300GB*, 600GB*
SAS 10K RPM: 146GB, 300GB*, 600GB*, 900GB*, 1.2TB*, 1.8TB
NL-SAS 7.2K RPM: 500GB*, 1TB*, 2TB
SSD: 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI)

Dimension

8.68 cm (3.42 in) x 44.63 cm (17.57 in) x 60.2 cm (23.7 in)

8.68 cm (3.42 in) x 44.63 cm (17.57 in) x 54.9 cm (21.61 in)

Maximum weight

29.3 kg (64.6 lb)

24.2 kg (53.4 lb)

The following specifications apply to both models:

Expansion capabilities**

Up to 192 drives using the MD1200 or MD1220

Connection

2 x 10GBASE-T iSCSI and 2 x 12Gb SAS ports

Management

2nd generation multi-protocol Modular Disk Storage Manager, Java based user interface
Multi-path graphical software provides failover management of redundant data paths between the server and storage array

Standard features

Dynamic Disk Pools (DDP)***, thin provisioning, VAAI, vCenter Plug-in, VASA, SRA, SED, Microsoft Windows ODX

Optional features

Snapshot, VDC, HPT, ansynchronous and synchronous remote replication, HDD expansion option**

Controllers

Support up to 64 servers when configured with 10Gb iSCSI. Available with option of 4GB or 8GB cache controllers

Controller features

Each controller contains 4GB or 8GB of battery-backed cache
Dual controllers operate in an active-active environment mirroring each other’s cache
Cache protection is provided via flash memory for permanent data protection
DDP*** eliminates the need for complex RAID management while optimizing data protection, and can be used with existing RAID configurations
4GB and 8GB only available as dual controller option

Cache

Dual 4GB or 8GB cache
Up to 16GB cache (8GB per controller)

Server support

Dell PowerEdge™ servers

RAID

Support for RAID levels 0, 1, 10, 5, 6
Up to 180/192** physical disks per group in RAID 0, 10
Up to 30 physical disks per group in RAID 5, 6
Up to 512 virtual disks
DDP***

Operating system

Microsoft® Windows®, VMware®, Microsoft Hyper-V®, Red Hat® and SUSE®

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

Power

Wattage: AC – 600W peak output; DC – 700W (2U arrays support DC power supplies)
Heat dissipation: 2047 BTU/hr
Voltage: 100 to 240V AC; 48V DC
Frequency: 50/60Hz

Temperature

Operating: 10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F) with a maximum temperature gradation of 10°C per hour
Supports Fresh Air cooling, up to 35°C

Relative humidity

Operating: 20% to 80% (non-condensing) with a maximum humidity gradation of 10% per hour

Altitude

Operating: -16 m to 3048 m (-50 ft to 10,000 ft)
NOTE: For altitudes above 2950 feet, the maximum operating temperature is derated 1°F/550 ft

*Self-encrypting drives (SED) available
**Expansion beyond 120 drives is based on the purchase of a premium feature for additional drives
***MD38x0i arrays are limited to a maximum of 20 DDPs per array up to 1024TB
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MD3820i

Simplify the challenges of large-data storage, management and access with high-speed MD3 storage

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MD3820i

  • Scalable 10Gb iSCSI storage
  • Maximize controller memory with up to 16GB cache
  • Connect up to 64 servers to a single MD3 iSCSI array
  • Fully qualified for use in virtualized application environments
Tech Specs
Feature Description
Drives 24 x 2.5" SAS, NL-SAS, SSD, SED
Connection 10GBASE-T iSCSI
Controller 16GB (8GB per controller)
Product specificationsMD3800iMD3820i

Drives

12 x 3.5” SAS, NL-SAS, SSD, SED

24 x 2.5” SAS, NL-SAS, SSD, SED

Drive capacities

SAS 15K RPM: 300GB, 450GB*, 600GB*
NL-SAS 7.2K RPM: 500GB, 1TB*, 2TB*, 3TB*, 4TB*, 6TB, 8TB, 10TB
SAS 10K RPM: 600GB
SSD: 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI) (available with 3.5” carriers)

SAS 15K RPM: 146GB*, 300GB*, 600GB*
SAS 10K RPM: 146GB, 300GB*, 600GB*, 900GB*, 1.2TB*, 1.8TB
NL-SAS 7.2K RPM: 500GB*, 1TB*, 2TB
SSD: 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI)

Dimension

8.68 cm (3.42 in) x 44.63 cm (17.57 in) x 60.2 cm (23.7 in)

8.68 cm (3.42 in) x 44.63 cm (17.57 in) x 54.9 cm (21.61 in)

Maximum weight

29.3 kg (64.6 lb)

24.2 kg (53.4 lb)

The following specifications apply to both models:

Expansion capabilities**

Up to 192 drives using the MD1200 or MD1220

Connection

2 x 10GBASE-T iSCSI and 2 x 12Gb SAS ports

Management

2nd generation multi-protocol Modular Disk Storage Manager, Java based user interface
Multi-path graphical software provides failover management of redundant data paths between the server and storage array

Standard features

Dynamic Disk Pools (DDP)***, thin provisioning, VAAI, vCenter Plug-in, VASA, SRA, SED, Microsoft Windows ODX

Optional features

Snapshot, VDC, HPT, ansynchronous and synchronous remote replication, HDD expansion option**

Controllers

Support up to 64 servers when configured with 10Gb iSCSI. Available with option of 4GB or 8GB cache controllers

Controller features

Each controller contains 4GB or 8GB of battery-backed cache
Dual controllers operate in an active-active environment mirroring each other’s cache
Cache protection is provided via flash memory for permanent data protection
DDP*** eliminates the need for complex RAID management while optimizing data protection, and can be used with existing RAID configurations
4GB and 8GB only available as dual controller option

Cache

Dual 4GB or 8GB cache
Up to 16GB cache (8GB per controller)

Server support

Dell PowerEdge™ servers

RAID

Support for RAID levels 0, 1, 10, 5, 6
Up to 180/192** physical disks per group in RAID 0, 10
Up to 30 physical disks per group in RAID 5, 6
Up to 512 virtual disks
DDP***

Operating system

Microsoft® Windows®, VMware®, Microsoft Hyper-V®, Red Hat® and SUSE®

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

Power

Wattage: AC – 600W peak output; DC – 700W (2U arrays support DC power supplies)
Heat dissipation: 2047 BTU/hr
Voltage: 100 to 240V AC; 48V DC
Frequency: 50/60Hz

Temperature

Operating: 10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F) with a maximum temperature gradation of 10°C per hour
Supports Fresh Air cooling, up to 35°C

Relative humidity

Operating: 20% to 80% (non-condensing) with a maximum humidity gradation of 10% per hour

Altitude

Operating: -16 m to 3048 m (-50 ft to 10,000 ft)
NOTE: For altitudes above 2950 feet, the maximum operating temperature is derated 1°F/550 ft

*Self-encrypting drives (SED) available
**Expansion beyond 120 drives is based on the purchase of a premium feature for additional drives
***MD38x0i arrays are limited to a maximum of 20 DDPs per array up to 1024TB
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MD3860i

Keep your valuable information safe with MD3 storage

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MD3860i

  • Scalable 10Gb iSCSI storage
  • Maximize controller memory with up to 16GB cache
  • Connect up to 64 servers to a single MD3 iSCSI array
  • Mix and match 3.5” and 2.5” drives
  • Fully qualified for use in virtualized application environments
Tech Specs
Feature Description
Drives 60 x 3.5" and 2.5" SAS, NL-SAS, SSD, SED
Connection 10GBASE-T iSCSI
Controller 16GB (8GB per controller)
MD3860i specifications

Drives

Mix and match up to 60 x 3.5” and 2.5” SAS, NL-SAS, SSD, SED

Drive capacities

3.5” NL-SAS 7.2K RPM: 500GB, 1TB*, 2TB*, 3TB*, 4TB*, 6TB, 8TB, 10TB
2.5” SAS 15K RPM: 146GB*, 300GB*, 600GB*
2.5” SAS 10K RPM: 146GB, 300GB*, 600GB*, 900GB*, 1.2TB*
2.5” NL-SAS 7.2K RPM: 500GB*, 1TB*, 2TB
SSD: 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI) (available with 3.5” carriers)

Dimensions (height x width x depth)

17.78 cm (7.0”) x 48.26 cm (19”) x 82.55 cm (19”)

Maximum weight

105.24 kg (232 lb)

Expansion capabilities**

Up to 180 drives using the MD3060e

Connection

2 x 10GBASE-T iSCSI and 2 x 12Gb SAS ports

Management

2nd generation multi-protocol Modular Disk Storage Manager, Java based user interface
Multi-path graphical software provides failover management of redundant data paths between the server and storage array

Standard features

DDP***, thin provisioning, VAAI, vCenter Plug-in, VASA, SRA, HPT, SSD cache, SED, Microsoft Windows ODX

Optional features

Snapshot, VDC, ansynchronous and synchronous remote replication, HDD expansion option**

Controllers

Support up to 64 servers when configured with 10Gb iSCSI. Available with option of 4GB or 8GB cache controllers

Controller features

Each controller contains 4GB or 8GB of battery-backed cache
Dual controllers operate in an active-active environment mirroring each other’s cache
Cache protection is provided via flash memory for permanent data protection
DDP*** eliminates the need for complex RAID management while optimizing data protection, and can be used with existing RAID configurations
4GB and 8GB only available as dual controller option

Cache

Dual 4GB or 8GB cache
Up to 16GB cache (8GB per controller)

Server support

Dell PowerEdge™ servers

RAID

Support for RAID levels 0, 1, 10, 5, 6
Up to 180** physical disks per group in RAID 0, 10
Up to 30 physical disks per group in RAID 5, 6
Up to 512 virtual disks
DDP***

Operating system

Microsoft® Windows®, VMware®, Microsoft Hyper-V®, Red Hat® and SUSE®

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

Power

Wattage: AC – 1755W (dense arrays do not support DC power supplies)
Heat dissipation: 5988 BTU/hr
Voltage: 220V AC, auto ranging, 50Hz/60Hz
Frequency: 50/60Hz

Temperature

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

Relative humidity

Operating: 20% to 80% (non-condensing) with a maximum humidity gradation of 10% per hour

Altitude

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

*Self-encrypting drives (SED) available
**Expansion beyond 120 drives is based on the purchase of a premium feature for additional drives
***MD38x0i arrays are limited to a maximum of 20 DDPs per array
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