The Dell PowerEdge R730xd is a two-socket, 2U rack server that provides high-performance, versatility, operational efficiency, and innovative management with a great range of configurability. Powered by up to two Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 processors, 24 DIMM slots and a maximum memory of 786GB, the Dell R730xd can accelerate workloads in any data center. With the ability to can scale quickly and easily with front-accessible devices including 1.8” SATA SSDs, 12Gb SAS SSDs, and ultra-high-performance NVMe Express Flash PCIe drives, the Dell R730xd provides fast data access for faster applications performance. The PowerEdge R730xd also offers a wide range of local storage possibilities including hybrid tiering.Read more...
Featuring up to 18 cores per CPU socket, the Dell R730xd provides the cycles and threads that can support various workloads in virtual environments including virtualized local storage. Features of the R730xd rack server that further enhance these deployments include DDR4 RAM that supports more virtual machines per node, multi-mode RAID controllers with twice the storage bandwidth of previous generations, and compatibility with software defined storage (SDS) solutions including VMware Virtual SAN, OpenStack Ceph, and Microsoft Storage Spaces.
Administration and management of the PowerEdge R730xd is made simple through the embedded intelligence of the integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) with Lifecycle Controller that provides time-saving management functions. The R730xd also contains Dell’s OpenManage systems management portfolio which provides innovative solutions that automate and simplify server lifecycle management tasks that are crucial. This allows administration to take place individually, collectively, in-person, remotely, or on a mobile device. Administrators can monitor and manage the Dell R730xd from anywhere including a smartphone, laptop, or at the system itself.