Dell EMC PowerStore 3000T


The ground-breaking Dell EMC PowerStore 3000T achieves new levels of operational simplicity and agility, utilizing a container based architecture, advanced storage technologies, and intelligent automation to unlock the power of your data. Based on a scale-out architecture and hardware-accelerated advanced data reduction, PowerStore is designed to deliver enhanced resource utilization and performance that keeps pace with application and system growth. PowerStore T models provide organizations with all the benefits of an enterprise unified storage platform for block, file and vVol data, while enabling flexible growth with the intelligent scale-up AND scale-out capability of appliance clusters.

Based on a versatile scale-up and out platform utilizing Intel Xeon Scalable processors and today’s most advanced storage technologies, including NVMe Flash and dual-ported Intel Optane SSDs and always-on inline data reduction, PowerStore uses powerful analytics, automation and active resource balancing to optimize performance and eliminate management overhead. Each appliance utilizes dual active-active storage nodes and a container-based software architecture to provide maximum adaptability. Additional storage capacity is added to each appliance via up to three drive expansion enclosures.

Physical PowerStore Specifications

Max Drives: 96
NVRAM per Appliance: 2
Base enclosure: 2U, 2 node enclosure with twenty five 2.5″ NVMe drive slots
Expansion Enclosure: 2U enclosure attached to a PowerStore base enclosure with twenty five 2.5″ SAS drive slots (max 3 per appliance)
Power Supplies: 2 redundant power supplies per enclosure
RAID Options: RAID 5 (4+1/8+1)
CPUs per appliance: 4 x Intel CPUs; 48 cores, 2.1GHz
System Cache / Memory: 768 GB