Dell EqualLogic PS6500E iSCSI SAN Storage Array


Product Line:
Storage Array
Maximum Number of Drives Supported:
Drive Form Factor:
3.5 in
Drive Interface:
RAID Support:
RAID 5, 6, 10, 50


Used Dell EqualLogic PS6500E drive iSCSI SAN Storage Array

The Dell™ EqualLogic™ PS6500E is a virtualized iSCSI SAN that combines intelligence and automation with fault tolerance to provide simplified administration, rapid deployment, enterprise performance and reliability, and seamless scalability. The PS6500E delivers the lowest cost-per-gigabyte in the PS6000 Series with up to 48 TB of SATA storage in a high-density 4U chassis. A PS Series SAN built with PS6500E arrays can scale up to 768 TB under a single, intuitive management interface. The PS6000 line features a redesigned controller with a fourth Gigabit Ethernet port that can deliver improved sequential read and write performance compared to previous generations.


Storage Controllers: Dual controllers (2)with a total of 4 GB battery-backed memory

Network Interfaces: Four (4) copper GbE per controller

Hard Disk Drives: Slots for 48 SATA hot-pluggable disk drives

Volumes: Up to 1024

Snapshots: 512 per volume/up to 10000 total

Host Protocol: Any standards-compliant iSCSI initiator

OS Supported: Windows® 2000 Server, Windows Server® 2003, Windows Server® 2008, including Hyper-V™ , Windows Server® 2008 R2 including Hyper-V™ , Windows Vista® , Windows XP® , Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® , SUSE® Linux Enterprise, Sun™ Solaris™ , IBM® AIX® , HP-UX, Mac OS® X, VMware® ESX Server 3 / 3.5 / 4 / ESXi 3.5 / 4, Citrix® XenServer™ , Novell® NetWare®

RAID Supported: RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, and RAID 50

TCP network support: IPv4, IPv6 core support

Expansion Option: Can be combined with other EqualLogic PS Series online in the same SAN group; PS6500E can only be in a pool with other PS5500E, PS6500X and/or PS6500E systems

Power: 100-240 VAC +10% single phase

Dimensions: 6.89 x 19.01 x 37.8 (inches) 3.5" Chassis 

Weight: 165 lb (74.8 kg) 3.5" chassis 

Rack Support: Dell ReadyRails sliding rails for square-hole 4-post and 2-post racks 1U/2U Rail Attachment Brackets, designed to enable PS Series arrays to snap into place with screws or other hardware Dell VersaRails sliding rails for 4-post and 2-post racks 1U/2U Rail Attachment Brackets, designed to enable PS Series arrays to be mounted in racks whose posts have round holes

Included: PS6500E 3.5" Chassis with Dual controllers, Dual Power Supplies/Fans (hard drives and rails purchased separately). This item has to ship on a pallet via Freight.

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