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PowerEdge R740xd2

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Compatible with

  • Citrix Hypervisor 8.0
  • Citrix Virtual Apps 1808
  • Citrix Virtual Desktops 1808
  • XenApp 7.15 LTSR
  • XenApp 7.16
  • XenApp 7.17
  • XenApp 7.18
  • XenDesktop 7.15 LTSR
  • XenDesktop 7.16
  • XenDesktop 7.17
  • XenDesktop 7.18
  • XenServer 7.1 LTSR
  • XenServer 7.5
  • XenServer 7.6

Compatibility

  • Citrix Virtual Desktops (XenDesktop)
  • Citrix Virtual Apps (XenApp)
  • Citrix Hypervisor (XenServer)

Product Details

Enterprise Content Server
Deliver fast response times and help maximize uptime for streaming media and other data-intensive workloads in a high-capacity 2U design.

Respond effectively to data growth
The Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd2 helps you plan for future growth with large internal storage and cost-efficient drive capacities. Deliver two-socket compute performance with flash and fast networking options to meet streaming demands. Simplify management of large data sets with automated administration and front-serviceable drives. The R740xd2 lets you keep your data safely on-premise with built-in security, even as you scale capacity.

Ideal workloads:

  • Video surveillance
  • Content delivery network (CDN)
  • Microsoft Storage Spaces (S2D) and vSAN
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Hadoop

Bring compute closer to storage
The R740xd2 addresses increasing capacity and business demands with flexible storage and performance resources in a space-saving design.

  • Scale up to 26 3.5” drives (364TB) in a 2U rack server and scale out up to 520 3.5” drives (7.2PB) in a 42U rack.
  • Deliver two-socket performance with up to two Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors and up to 44 cores.
  • Tier data with a combination of 2.5” SSDs and 3.5” HDDs in a hybrid configuration.
  • Help eliminate bottlenecks with fast networking options and up to 16 DIMMS of memory.
    Easily expand with up to 5 PCIe slots.

Streamline management across your data center
Reduce the time required to manage mid-to-large scale environments.

  • Automate and unify server and internal storage management across your PowerEdge infrastructure with OpenManage Enterprise.
  • Rapidly deploy configurations matching unique workload requirements on multiple bare-metal servers.
  • Provide full lifecycle management including health status, firmware updates and automated issue resolution.
  • Use OpenManage Integrations to manage within Microsoft System Center, and BMC Truesight.
  • Easily deploy OpenManage Ansible Modules utilizing Red Hat Ansible.

Deliver uptime and data security
Fortify server operations with high availability features and a cyber-resilient architecture. Easily protect, detect and recover from cyber attacks with layers of security embedded in every server.

  • Minimize disruptions with 24 front-serviceable, hot-swappable, validated drives that offer enterprise-class reliability and extensive warranty options.
  • Protect your data or media from theft or unauthorized access with secure passwords, alerts and event logging.
  • Help ensure that only authenticated, signed firmware is running on the server including storage drives and RAID controllers.