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PS-M4110 Series

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PS-M4110 Series

  • Compute, network and store in a single PowerEdge M1000e blade chassis
  • Highly flexible storage for your blade environment with a double-wide, half-height blade array
  • Centralized monitoring and reporting, and powerful data protection
Tech Specs
Model Description
PS-M4110E 14 x 2.5” 7.2K NL-SAS drives
PS-M4110X 14 x 2.5” 10K SAS drives (or SAS SED)
PS-M4110XV 14 x 2.5” 15K SAS drives (or SAS SED)
PS-M4110XS 9 x 2.5" 10K SAS drives and 5 x 2.5" SSDs
PS-M4110 Series SpecificationsPS-M4110EPS-M4110XPS-M4110XVPS-M4110XS

Drive types
and capacities

14 hot-pluggable 2.5” 7.2K RPM NL-SAS: 1TB*

14 hot-pluggable 2.5” 10K RPM SAS: 600GB, 900GB, 1.2TB*, 1.8TB

14 hot-pluggable 2.5” 15K RPM SAS: 300GB, 600GB*, 900GB

9 hot-pluggable 2.5" 10K RPM SAS: 600GB, 1.2TB; 5 hot-pluggable 2.5" SSD: 400GB, 800GB

System capacity

Up to 14TB

Up to 25.2TB

Up to 12.6TB

Up to 14.8TB

RAID

RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, and RAID 50**

RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, and RAID 50**

RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, and RAID 50**

RAID 6 accelerated

Power

Wattage: 450W
Voltage: 12VDC
Max power input: 450W
Input current: 37.5A
Typical power: 248.9W

Wattage: 450W
Voltage: 12VDC
Max power input: 450W
Input current: 37.5A
Typical power: 261.0W

Wattage: 450W
Voltage: 12VDC
Max power input: 450W
Input current: 37.5A
Typical power: 293.3W

Wattage: 450W
Voltage: 12VDC
Max power input: 450W
Input current: 37.5A
Typical power: 230.4W

Chassis

Weight: 12.49 kg (27.54 lb)
Half-height double-wide storage blade: H: 189 mm (7.44 in) x W: 102 mm (4.015 in) x D: 515 mm (20.275 in)

Weight: 12.87 kg (28.38 lb)
Half-height double-wide storage blade: H: 189 mm (7.44 in) x W: 102 mm (4.015 in) x D: 515 mm (20.275 in)

Weight: 12.62 kg (27.82 lb)
Half-height double-wide storage blade: H: 189 mm (7.44 in) x W: 102 mm (4.015 in) x D: 515 mm (20.275 in)

Weight: 12.62 kg (27.82 lb)
Half-height double-wide storage blade: H: 189 mm (7.44 in) x W: 102 mm (4.015 in) x D: 515 mm (20.275 in)

The following specs apply to all PS-M4110 Series models:

Storage controllers

Dual controllers with 2GB non-volatile memory per controller

Network interfaces

Redundant 10Gb connections available through Fabric A or B

Volumes

Up to 256 per array/up to 512 per blade array-only group

Snapshots

128 per volume/up to 2048 per blade array-only group

Volume connections
per PS Series group

Up to 512 per pool/up to 1024 per blade array-only group

Host protocol

Any standards-compliant Internet SCSI (iSCSI) initiators.

OS supported

Microsoft® Windows Server® including Hyper-V®, VMware® ESX Server, VMware® ESX Server, Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® (RHEL), SUSE® Enterprise Linux® (SLES), Oracle® Linux
For a complete list of supported OS versions including software initiators, NICs/CNAs, and HBAs, see the Dell Storage Compatibility Matrix.

TCP network support

IPv4, IPv6 compliant. USGv6 certified.

Expansion option

Can be combined with other PS Series arrays in the same SAN group online. A maximum of two PS-M4110 blade arrays can be in a group, up to four blade arrays per blade chassis. Additionally, the PS-M4110 can scale outside blade chassis to traditional PS Series arrays for up to sixteen in a SAN group. Additionally, PS Series and SC Series offer common management and cross-platform replication capabilities between arrays, providing PS Series customers the flexibility to add SC Series arrays to their environment, if and when they choose.

Reliability

Redundant hot-swappable controllers and hot-swappable disks, redundant network path via internal fabric wiring in M1000e chassis, redundant fans and power supplies provided by M1000e chassis

Enclosure monitoring system

Automatic spare configuration and utilization
SMART
Automatic bad block replacement
Auto-Stat Disk Monitoring System (ADMS) to monitor health of data on disk drives

Management interfaces

Dell Chassis Management Console (CMC) integration
Dell Storage Manager (DSM): Allows you to perform day-to-day tasks across SC and PS Series arrays from a single management interface
PS Series Group Manager
PS Series 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 RADIUS support
IPSEC
SED

Blade enclosure

PowerEdge M1000e

Blade I/O modules

Dell Networking MXL 10/40GbE blade switch, PowerConnect M8024-k, M8428-k and 10Gb Ethernet Pass-Through-k modules with external switches

Power supplies and fans

Supplied by Dell PowerEdge M1000e blade enclosure

Rack support

See Dell PowerEdge M1000e blade enclosure

Notification methods

SNMP traps, email, syslog

*Self-encrypting drives (SED) available.
**RAID 5 is also available for non-production data, but is generally not recommended; RAID 50 is similarly not recommended for production data on drives larger than 2TB.
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