Dell Technologies Brings IT Infrastructure and Cloud Capabilities to Edge Environments
- Ruggedized VxRail systems with 2nd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors create powerful IT capabilities for harshest edge environments
- VxRail introduces AMD EPYCTM processor support with compact models for space-constrained data centers and edge environments
- The only jointly engineered HCI system with
VMware, VxRail delivers a hybrid cloud approach no matter where data and applications reside VxRail HCI System Softwareenhancements further automate operations and management
- New Intel Optane persistent memory and NVIDIA GPU options support data-intensive applications
"More data is being created at the edge, and more companies are moving their data management infrastructure closer to where data is created. But sometimes the edge is a 100-degree rooftop, not a temperature-controlled traditional data center," said
Smallest, toughest VxRail takes HCI to harsh edge environments
The new ruggedized VxRail D Series brings VxRail's simplicity and lifecycle management capabilities to a compact and durable form factor, designed to withstand remote and harsh environments. The system, featuring 2nd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors, is 20 inches deep—the smallest VxRail yet2—and can withstand extreme temperatures, sustain up to 40G of operational shock and operate at up to 15,000 feet.
It brings IT support to edge locations where resilient infrastructure is critical, such as the implementation of a data center at remote sites, onboard ships at sea or equipped in aircrafts. The VxRail D Series is an ideal solution for manufacturing, industrial, and oil and gas environments where conditions create a technical challenge or space is at a premium.
VxRail brings AMD EPYC processors to edge ready, single-socket system
For the first time on VxRail, 2nd Gen AMD EPYC processors are now available in a new, efficient E Series platform. The VxRail E Series with AMD EPYC processors offers customers a new option, with up to 64 high performance cores and support for PCIe® 4, that can be deployed at the edge or in data centers. Coupled with high-efficiency power supply, these compact 1U systems are an ideal option for customers that need high-performance computing power, in a single socket platform for edge environments.
The new VxRail E665 system—available in NVMe, all-flash, or hybrid storage configurations—offers high performance in a single-socket model and is an ideal option for database, unstructured data, virtual desktop infrastructure and HPC workloads.
VxRail software updates support latest
As the only jointly engineered HCI system with
As recently announced, Dell Technologies Cloud Platform—offering
"With VxRail at the core of our operations, we're able to run critical applications in every corner of our properties, from check-in services to our many amenities, with the reliability our customers and team expect," said Anthony Lynsdale, vice president of information technology, Atlantis, The Palm. "It's also given us the ability to scale our infrastructure to meet the growing demands of our business and expand our IT strategy to the public cloud, all on VxRail."
The latest version of
Intel Optane persistent memory and NVIDIA GPU options support data-intensive applications
With the introduction of new platform enhancements, VxRail can support even more power-demanding applications, such as in-memory databases like SAP HANA and artificial intelligence/machine learning applications. VxRail will now support:
- Intel Optane Persistent Memory, which maintains improved data integrity with 90% lower latency4. With this addition, VxRail is the first fully integrated
VMware-based HCI system to support the full range of Intel Optane technologies for the data center including 2nd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors, Intel Optane persistent memory and Intel Optane SSDs.
- NVIDIA® Quadro RTX™ GPUs, which combine with NVIDIA virtual GPU (vGPU) software to bring the power of accelerated rendering, AI, advanced graphics and compute to the data center for a wide range of workflows. With Quadro RTX and NVIDIA vGPU software, customers can deploy VxRail solutions that help end users be more productive and data centers run efficiently.
- VxRail D Series with 2nd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors are available globally on
June 23, 2020.
- VxRail E Series with 2nd Gen AMD EPYC processors are available globally on
June 23, 2020. VxRail HCI System Softwarelatest update is now globally available.
- NVIDIA Quadro RTX GPUs and Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory options are now globally available.
"Performance, efficiency and memory bandwidth are critical to driving digital transformation for the modern data center, and AMD EPYC processors deliver on all three. We are pleased to extend our longstanding collaboration with
"For organizations looking to simplify operations and keep their infrastructure in check while driving towards their digital transformation goals, automating lifecycle management is vital to lightening the load for IT teams. This allows them to focus more on revenue generating or transformational opportunities. VxRail and the latest updates to the
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1 IDC WW Quarterly Converged Systems Tracker, Q1 2020,
2 Based on internal
3 Based on internal analysis of DTCP with subscription comparing the price of 8 node standard architecture to the new 4 node consolidated architecture. Actual saving may vary depending on configuration.
4 Based on internal
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