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SCv3000 all-in-one array

  • Data Progression — Auto-tunes your environment for maximum performance and cost savings based on real-time usage information
  • 0 – 100% Flash Architecture — Set any mix of SSDs and HDDs to match your price/performance goals, then modify that mix as your needs change
  • Intelligent Compression — Reduce capacity costs for both SSDs and HDDs, even on auto-tiered volumes in hybrid configurations
  • SC Series Replication – Replicate with SC4020, SC5020, SC7020 and SC9000 arrays
  • SC Series Federation – Simplify heterogenous multi-array environments with quick and seamless load balancing that preserves host mappings, snapshots and replication status
  • Low-cost Business Continuity — Keep mission-critical apps running during unexpected outages and disasters with volume-level auto-failover between local and remote arrays
  • Customer Installable — With ProDeploy, ProSupport and new Optimize services options

Tech Specs Fast Facts
Feature Description
Processors Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2603v4, 1.7GHz, 6 cores
Controllers 2 hot-swappable per chassis (active/active)
Operating system Dell Storage Center OS (SCOS) 7.2.11 or greater
Max system memory 32GB per array (64GB per controller)
Internal storage capacity 16 x 3.5” drive bays
Max drive count 222 (using optional expansion enclosures)
Max raw capacity 1PB per array (SSD or HDD)

SCv3000 Series

270,000 max IOPS

Based on internal tests performed by Dell in June, 2017.  100% sequential reads with 8K sector transfer size.  Actual performance will vary based on configuration and usage and manufacturing variability.

120,000 IOPS for 70/30 OLTP-type  workloads

Internal test performed by Dell in June, 2017 running OLTP type workloads with 70% reads, 30% writes and 8k sector transfer size. Actual performance will vary based on configuration, usage and manufacturing variability.

>19,000 MB/s bandwidth

Based on internal tests performed by Dell in June, 2017.  100% sequential reads with 256K sector transfer size.  Actual performance will vary based on configuration and usage and manufacturing variability.
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SCv3000 Series Specifications

Chassis Overview

Chassis format

All-in-one (dual controllers, internal drive bays, networking) with expansion ports

Rack size

3U

Controllers

2 hot-swappable per chassis (dual active)

Processors

Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2603v4, 1.7GHz, 6 cores

Internal storage capacity

SCv3000: 16 x 3.5” drive bays
SCv3020: 30 x 2.5” drive bays

System memory

32GB per SCv3xxx array (16GB per controller)

Operating system

Dell Storage Center OS (SCOS) 7.2 or greater

Expansion Capacity

Supported expansion enclosures

SCv300: 16 x 3.5” drive bays (12Gb SAS)
SCv320: 30 x 2.5” drive bays (12 Gb SAS)
SCv360: 60 x 3.5” drive bays (12Gb SAS)*

Maximum drive count

222 (internal plus external), more in federated systems**

Max raw capacity

1PB per array (SSD or HDD)**, more in federated systems**

Max raw capacity (NAS)

1PB** per array with optional Dell EMC NX3000 Series Windows NAS appliance

Storage media

SAS and NL-SAS drives; different drive types, transfer rates, rotational speeds can be mixed in the same system
SSD: write-intensive and read-intensive drives
HDD: 15K, 10K, 7.2K RPM

Network and Expansion I/O

Front-end-network protocols

FC, iSCSI, SAS*** (supports simultaneous multiprotocol)
Up to 16 FE ports per array, more in federated systems*

Max 16Gb FC ports

8 per array (SFP+)

Max 10Gb/1Gb iSCSI ports

Up to 8 SFP+ or BaseT ports per array

Max 12Gb SAS ports

Up to 8 12Gb SAS ports***

Management ports

2 per array (1Gb BASE-T)

Back-end expansion protocols

12Gb SAS

Back-end expansion ports

4 12Gb SAS (wide-Port) per array
Up to 16 expansion enclosures per array, more in federated systems**

Functional

Array configurations

All-flash, hybrid or HDD arrays

Storage format

Native block (SAN), file (NAS) from same pool with optional NX3000 Series Windows NAS appliance

Data Optimization

Auto-tiering method

Policy-based migration based on real-time data usage, customizable 512KB-4MB page size

Auto-tiering structure

Up to 3 primary (media-based) tiers total, up to 2 SSD tiers (write- and read-intensive SSDs)

Tiering customizations

User-defined profiles, option to “pin” volumes to any tier

RAID support

RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, RAID 10, and RAID 10 DM (Dual Mirror); any combination of RAID levels can exist in single array

RAID tiering

Auto-provisions and dynamically restripes multiple RAID levels on the same tier; no need to pre-allocate RAID groups

Thin provisioning

Active by default on all volumes, operates at full performance across all features

Thin snapshots

Records changes only, snapshots auto-migrate to lower-cost storage
4096 maximum snapshots per array

Intelligent deduplication and compression

Selectable option per volume
Applies to SSDs, HDDs or both in hybrid configurations

HDD optimization

FastTrack moves frequently accessed data to outer tracks for quicker response times

Data Mobility and Migration

Replication

"Replicates with other SC Series arrays****
Synchronous/Asynchronous via FC or iSCSI

Volume mobility

Live Migrate (included in base product) enables host-transparent data movement among arrays; see also Federation section; snapshots maintained/preserved during migration

Thin Import

Space-efficient, non-disruptive data migration from PS Series (EqualLogic) arrays

Thin Clones

Clone standalone volumes with zero duplication of data
Clones maintain independent snapshots and replication
Ideal for VDI, test/dev, other applications that require discrete instances of common data
More efficient than dedupe for database copies

Data Protection, Disaster Recovery, Security

Business continuity

Live Volume bi-directional auto-failover, auto-repair*****
Continuous operations, disaster recovery, disaster avoidance
Includes third-site (tertiary) replication options with Live Volume Managed Replication*****
Zero RTO/RPO with customizable site failover SLAs per volume
Does not require identical hardware at each site
VMware Metro Stretch Cluster, VMware Site Recovery Manager support

Thin snapshots

Records changes only, snapshots auto-migrate to lower-cost storage
4096 maximum snapshots per array

Replay Manager

Application-consistent snapshots in Microsoft or VMware environments

Data-at-rest encryption

Self-encrypting drives (SEDs) in SSD or HDD formats
Full Disk Encryption (FCE) based on AES-256
Drives certified to FIPS 140-2 Level 2
Key Management Server (KMS) options available for FIPS 140-2 Level 1, 2 and 3

External key manager support

Gemalto’s SafeNet KeySecure k460, SafeNet KeySecure k250, SafeNet KeySecure k150v Thales EMS 200

Management

Management interface

Dell Storage Manager
Multi-array, multi-site and cross-platform (PS Series) management from single interface

Federation

Create large multi-array systems under unified management, with seamless workload migration between arrays via included Live Migrate feature. Add arrays non-disruptively, efficiently utilizing their combined capacity and performance. Volume Advisor monitors federated arrays to suggest optimal data placement and load balancing. Volume movement does not impact snapshots or replication data protection. Federate like or unlike arrays: SC9000, SC8000, SC7020, SC5020, SC4020, SCv3000/3020.**

Scripting support

Microsoft PowerShell API
RESTful API

Host OS support

Microsoft® Windows Server®, Oracle® Solaris, HP®-UX, Oracle Linux, IBM® AIX®, Novell® NetWare, SLES, Apple, HPTru64, VMware®, Citrix® XenServer®, RedHat®

Third-party application integration

VMware, Microsoft, IBM, OpenStack, Oracle, Symantec, Commvault, Foglight, Docker (see SC Series Management spec sheet for more details)

Coexistence with PS Series arrays

Replication in either direction
Day-to-day management from a single interface
Thin import: space-efficient, non-disruptive data migration from PS Series arrays

Certifications

VMware vSphere Metro Storage Cluster, VMware SRM, Veritas Storage Foundations Suite, IBM VIOS Recognized, Oracle Validated Infrastructure (OVI); see Dell Storage Support Matrix for additional certifications and details

Reporting/alerts

Support assist (phone home), remote diagnostics and performance monitoring, automated alerts, reports and notifications, departmental chargeback

Workload management

QoS, VVOLs

Physical

Rack size

3U

Height

13.33 cm (5.25 inches)

Width

44.5 cm (17.52 inches)

Depth

78.5 cm (30.9 inches)

Weight at max configuration

24.22 kg (53.4 lb)

Weight empty

15.15 kg (33.4 lb)

Power

Power/wattage

2 hot-swappable 1485W power supplies; 1485W maximum power

Heat dissipation

5,067 BTU/hr maximum

Voltage

200-240 VAC

Frequency

50/60 Hz

Amperage

1485/100 – 14A, 1485/240 – 6.2A

Environmental Operating Conditions

Operating temperature

50 - 95°F (10 - 35°C)

Non-operating temperature

-40 - 149°F (-40 - 65°C)

Operating humidity ranges (non-condensing)

10% to 80% with 29°C (84.2°F) maximum dew point

Non-operating humidity (non-condensing)

5% to 95% with 33°C (91°F) maximum dew point

Inlet type

NEMA 5-15/CS22.2, n°42

Services, Warranties******

Services

Dell ProSupport with deployment and consulting services. Optional ProSupport Plus is available offering proactive and preventative services to improve performance and stability. Dell Optimize is available for additional ongoing strategic counsel and guidance from a highly trained system analyst.

Diagnostics engine

Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC)

System sizing

Dell Performance Analysis Collection Kit (DPACK) tool

Drive warranty

All SSDs and HDDs are warrantied for full lifetime wear-out replacement with valid service agreement. SSD warranty covers all formats: SLC, MLC and TLC

*SCv360 expansion enclosure will be released in Q3 CY17.
**Multiple SC Series (SC9000, SC7020, SC5020, SC4020, SCv3000 Series) arrays may be deployed in federated configurations using the Live Migrate feature included with firmware version 7.1 and above. Transparent, non-disruptive volume movement among arrays is enabled, allowing the combined capacity and cache of the entire federated cluster to be seamlessly utilized for maximum performance and scalability in expanding data centers. For example, a cluster of eight SC9000 arrays can provide a total of 8,192 drives (up to 48PB raw capacity) with over 4TB of system memory.
***Front-end SAS only supported with Dell PowerEdge 13th generation servers or later.
****SC9000, SC7020, SC5020, SC4020, S40 or other SCv3000 Series arrays. Does not support replication with SCv2000 Series arrays.
*****Requires optional Live Volume feature.
******Availability and terms of Dell Services vary by region. For more information, visit Dell.com/ServiceDescriptions.
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SCv3020 all-in-one array

  • Data Progression — Auto-tunes your environment for maximum performance and cost savings based on real-time usage information
  • 0 – 100% Flash Architecture — Set any mix of SSDs and HDDs to match your price/performance goals, then modify that mix as your needs change
  • Intelligent Compression — Reduce capacity costs for both SSDs and HDDs, even on auto-tiered volumes in hybrid configurations
  • SC Series Replication – Replicate with SC4020, SC5020, SC7020 and SC9000 arrays
  • SC Series Federation – Simplify heterogenous multi-array environments with quick and seamless load balancing that preserves host mappings, snapshots and replication status
  • Low-cost Business Continuity — Keep mission-critical apps running during unexpected outages and disasters with volume-level auto-failover between local and remote arrays
  • Customer Installable — With ProDeploy, ProSupport and new Optimize services options
Tech Specs Fast Facts
Feature Description
Processors Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2603v4, 1.7GHz, 6 cores
Controllers 2 hot-swappable per chassis (active/active)
Operating system Dell Storage Center OS (SCOS) 7.2.11 or greater
Max system memory 32GB per array (64GB per controller)
Internal storage capacity 30 x 2.5” drive bays
Max drive count 222 (using optional expansion enclosures)
Max raw capacity 1PB per array (SSD or HDD)

SCv3000 Series

>270,000 max IOPS

Based on internal tests performed by Dell in June, 2017.  100% sequential reads with 8K sector transfer size.  Actual performance will vary based on configuration and usage and manufacturing variability.

>120,000 IOPS for 70/30 OLTP-type  workloads

Internal test performed by Dell in June, 2017 running OLTP type workloads with 70% reads, 30% writes and 8k sector transfer size. Actual performance will vary based on configuration, usage and manufacturing variability.

>19,000 MB/s bandwidth

Based on internal tests performed by Dell in June, 2017.  100% sequential reads with 256K sector transfer size.  Actual performance will vary based on configuration and usage and manufacturing variability.
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SCv3000 Series Specifications

Chassis Overview

Chassis format

All-in-one (dual controllers, internal drive bays, networking) with expansion ports

Rack size

3U

Controllers

2 hot-swappable per chassis (dual active)

Processors

Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2603v4, 1.7GHz, 6 cores

Internal storage capacity

SCv3000: 16 x 3.5” drive bays
SCv3020: 30 x 2.5” drive bays

System memory

32GB per SCv3xxx array (16GB per controller)

Operating system

Dell Storage Center OS (SCOS) 7.2 or greater

Expansion Capacity

Supported expansion enclosures

SCv300: 16 x 3.5” drive bays (12Gb SAS)
SCv320: 30 x 2.5” drive bays (12 Gb SAS)
SCv360: 60 x 3.5” drive bays (12Gb SAS)*

Maximum drive count

222 (internal plus external), more in federated systems**

Max raw capacity

1PB per array (SSD or HDD)**, more in federated systems**

Max raw capacity (NAS)

1PB** per array with optional Dell EMC NX3000 Series Windows NAS appliance

Storage media

SAS and NL-SAS drives; different drive types, transfer rates, rotational speeds can be mixed in the same system
SSD: write-intensive and read-intensive drives
HDD: 15K, 10K, 7.2K RPM

Network and Expansion I/O

Front-end-network protocols

FC, iSCSI, SAS*** (supports simultaneous multiprotocol)
Up to 16 FE ports per array, more in federated systems*

Max 16Gb FC ports

8 per array (SFP+)

Max 10Gb/1Gb iSCSI ports

Up to 8 SFP+ or BaseT ports per array

Max 12Gb SAS ports

Up to 8 12Gb SAS ports***

Management ports

2 per array (1Gb BASE-T)

Back-end expansion protocols

12Gb SAS

Back-end expansion ports

4 12Gb SAS (wide-Port) per array
Up to 16 expansion enclosures per array, more in federated systems**

Functional

Array configurations

All-flash, hybrid or HDD arrays

Storage format

Native block (SAN), file (NAS) from same pool with optional NX3000 Series Windows NAS appliance

Data Optimization

Auto-tiering method

Policy-based migration based on real-time data usage, customizable 512KB-4MB page size

Auto-tiering structure

Up to 3 primary (media-based) tiers total, up to 2 SSD tiers (write- and read-intensive SSDs)

Tiering customizations

User-defined profiles, option to “pin” volumes to any tier

RAID support

RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, RAID 10, and RAID 10 DM (Dual Mirror); any combination of RAID levels can exist in single array

RAID tiering

Auto-provisions and dynamically restripes multiple RAID levels on the same tier; no need to pre-allocate RAID groups

Thin provisioning

Active by default on all volumes, operates at full performance across all features

Thin snapshots

Records changes only, snapshots auto-migrate to lower-cost storage
4096 maximum snapshots per array

Intelligent deduplication and compression

Selectable option per volume
Applies to SSDs, HDDs or both in hybrid configurations

HDD optimization

FastTrack moves frequently accessed data to outer tracks for quicker response times

Data Mobility and Migration

Replication

"Replicates with other SC Series arrays****
Synchronous/Asynchronous via FC or iSCSI

Volume mobility

Live Migrate (included in base product) enables host-transparent data movement among arrays; see also Federation section; snapshots maintained/preserved during migration

Thin Import

Space-efficient, non-disruptive data migration from PS Series (EqualLogic) arrays

Thin Clones

Clone standalone volumes with zero duplication of data
Clones maintain independent snapshots and replication
Ideal for VDI, test/dev, other applications that require discrete instances of common data
More efficient than dedupe for database copies

Data Protection, Disaster Recovery, Security

Business continuity

Live Volume bi-directional auto-failover, auto-repair*****
Continuous operations, disaster recovery, disaster avoidance
Includes third-site (tertiary) replication options with Live Volume Managed Replication*****
Zero RTO/RPO with customizable site failover SLAs per volume
Does not require identical hardware at each site
VMware Metro Stretch Cluster, VMware Site Recovery Manager support

Thin snapshots

Records changes only, snapshots auto-migrate to lower-cost storage
4096 maximum snapshots per array

Replay Manager

Application-consistent snapshots in Microsoft or VMware environments

Data-at-rest encryption

Self-encrypting drives (SEDs) in SSD or HDD formats
Full Disk Encryption (FCE) based on AES-256
Drives certified to FIPS 140-2 Level 2
Key Management Server (KMS) options available for FIPS 140-2 Level 1, 2 and 3

External key manager support

Gemalto’s SafeNet KeySecure k460, SafeNet KeySecure k250, SafeNet KeySecure k150v Thales EMS 200

Management

Management interface

Dell Storage Manager
Multi-array, multi-site and cross-platform (PS Series) management from single interface

Federation

Create large multi-array systems under unified management, with seamless workload migration between arrays via included Live Migrate feature. Add arrays non-disruptively, efficiently utilizing their combined capacity and performance. Volume Advisor monitors federated arrays to suggest optimal data placement and load balancing. Volume movement does not impact snapshots or replication data protection. Federate like or unlike arrays: SC9000, SC8000, SC7020, SC5020, SC4020, SCv3000/3020.**

Scripting support

Microsoft PowerShell API
RESTful API

Host OS support

Microsoft® Windows Server®, Oracle® Solaris, HP®-UX, Oracle Linux, IBM® AIX®, Novell® NetWare, SLES, Apple, HPTru64, VMware®, Citrix® XenServer®, RedHat®

Third-party application integration

VMware, Microsoft, IBM, OpenStack, Oracle, Symantec, Commvault, Foglight, Docker (see SC Series Management spec sheet for more details)

Coexistence with PS Series arrays

Replication in either direction
Day-to-day management from a single interface
Thin import: space-efficient, non-disruptive data migration from PS Series arrays

Certifications

VMware vSphere Metro Storage Cluster, VMware SRM, Veritas Storage Foundations Suite, IBM VIOS Recognized, Oracle Validated Infrastructure (OVI); see Dell Storage Support Matrix for additional certifications and details

Reporting/alerts

Support assist (phone home), remote diagnostics and performance monitoring, automated alerts, reports and notifications, departmental chargeback

Workload management

QoS, VVOLs

Physical

Rack size

3U

Height

13.33 cm (5.25 inches)

Width

44.5 cm (17.52 inches)

Depth

78.5 cm (30.9 inches)

Weight at max configuration

24.22 kg (53.4 lb)

Weight empty

15.15 kg (33.4 lb)

Power

Power/wattage

2 hot-swappable 1485W power supplies; 1485W maximum power

Heat dissipation

5,067 BTU/hr maximum

Voltage

200-240 VAC

Frequency

50/60 Hz

Amperage

1485/100 – 14A, 1485/240 – 6.2A

Environmental Operating Conditions

Operating temperature

50 - 95°F (10 - 35°C)

Non-operating temperature

-40 - 149°F (-40 - 65°C)

Operating humidity ranges (non-condensing)

10% to 80% with 29°C (84.2°F) maximum dew point

Non-operating humidity (non-condensing)

5% to 95% with 33°C (91°F) maximum dew point

Inlet type

NEMA 5-15/CS22.2, n°42

Services, Warranties******

Services

Dell ProSupport with deployment and consulting services. Optional ProSupport Plus is available offering proactive and preventative services to improve performance and stability. Dell Optimize is available for additional ongoing strategic counsel and guidance from a highly trained system analyst.

Diagnostics engine

Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC)

System sizing

Dell Performance Analysis Collection Kit (DPACK) tool

Drive warranty

All SSDs and HDDs are warrantied for full lifetime wear-out replacement with valid service agreement. SSD warranty covers all formats: SLC, MLC and TLC

*SCv360 expansion enclosure will be released in Q3 CY17.
**Multiple SC Series (SC9000, SC7020, SC5020, SC4020, SCv3000 Series) arrays may be deployed in federated configurations using the Live Migrate feature included with firmware version 7.1 and above. Transparent, non-disruptive volume movement among arrays is enabled, allowing the combined capacity and cache of the entire federated cluster to be seamlessly utilized for maximum performance and scalability in expanding data centers. For example, a cluster of eight SC9000 arrays can provide a total of 8,192 drives (up to 48PB raw capacity) with over 4TB of system memory.
***Front-end SAS only supported with Dell PowerEdge 13th generation servers or later.
****SC9000, SC7020, SC5020, SC4020, S40 or other SCv3000 Series arrays. Does not support replication with SCv2000 Series arrays.
*****Requires optional Live Volume feature.
******Availability and terms of Dell Services vary by region. For more information, visit Dell.com/ServiceDescriptions.
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SCv300, SCv320, SCv360 expansion enclosures

Mix and match to grow your SCv3000 up to to 222 drives per array

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SCv300 expansion enclosure

  • Mix and match with other SCv3xx Series enclosures
  • Supports a variety of drive types including SAS, NL-SAS HDDs and SSDs
  • Redundant, hot-swappable power supplies
  • Cooling efficiencies lower power requirements and better protect your data
Feature Description
Form factor 2U
Drives 3.5” HDDs and 2.5" SSDs (with drive carriers)
Maximum drives per enclosure 12
Intermixed drive type support Yes
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SCv320 expansion enclosure

  • Mix and match with other SCv3xx Series enclosures
  • Supports a variety of drive types including SAS, NL-SAS HDDs and SSDs
  • Redundant, hot-swappable power supplies
  • Cooling efficiencies lower power requirements and better protect your data
Feature Description
Form factor 2U
Drives 2.5” HDDs and SSDs
Maximum drives per enclosure 24
Intermixed drive type support Yes
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SCv360 expansion enclosure

  • Ultra-dense storage option
  • Mix and match with other SCv3xx Series enclosures
  • Supports a variety of drive types including SAS, NL-SAS HDDs and SSDs
  • Redundant, hot-swappable power supplies
  • Cooling efficiencies lower power requirements and better protect your data
Feature Description
Form factor 4U
Drives 3.5” HDDs and 2.5" SSDs (with drive carriers)
Maximum drives per enclosure 60
Intermixed drive type support Yes

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