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Dell PowerEdge R740xd2 Rack Server Chassis (24 Bay)

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Refurbished Dell PowerEdge R740xd2 Rack Server Chassis (24 Bay) Configure To Order (CTO)

Bring compute closer to storage with the Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd2 to deliver fast response times. Large internal storage lets you keep your data safely on premise

The R740xd2 can have the following drive configurations all on the same Backplane:
(24x 3.5")

  • (12) 3.5" in Bay 1 + (12) 3.5" in Bay 2
  • (12) 3.5" in Bay 1 + (12) 3.5" in Bay 2 + (2) 3.5"/2.5" Rear Drive Cage

(16x 3.5") + (8x 2.5")*2.5 drives are installed in a 3.5" HD Carrier

  • (12) 3.5" in Bay 1 + (4) 3.5" & (8) 2.5" in Bay 2
  • (12) 3.5" in Bay 1 + (4) 3.5" & (8) 2.5" in Bay 2 + (2) 3.5"/2.5" Rear Drive Cage

Balance capacity andperformance demands

  • Store up to 416TB in a 2U rack server
  • Avoid streaming delays with two-socketperformance
  • Scale-out to 8.3PB (520 drives) in a 42U

Respond effectively to data growth

The Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd2 gives you the capacity to grow and helps you save space in a 2U rack. Flexible storage and performance options help you meet increasing business and data demands.

  • Support large data sets like high-definition videos, SDS or large mailboxes with up to 26 3.5” drives.
  • Drive consistent performance results with up to two 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors.
  • Balance performance and cost by choosing a combination of SSDs and HDDs.
  • Minimize delays with fast networking options and up to 16 DIMMS of memory.
  • Easily expand with up to 5 PCIe slots

Simplify data center management in yourDell EMC PowerEdge R740xd2

The Dell EMC OpenManage portfolio helps you spend less time on routine maintenance so you can focus on other priorities.

  • Rapidly deploy configurations with your unique requirements on multiple servers.
  • Provide full lifecycle management including firmware updates and automated issue resolution.
  • Show status and set alerts for all attached physical and virtual disks through a single interface.
  • Easily integrate with VMware vCenter or Microsoft System Center (SC).

Help maximize uptime and deliver comprehensive data center protection
Every PowerEdge server is made with a cyber-resilient architecture, delivering security into all parts of a server’s
life cycle. The R740xd2 uses these features so you can reliably and securely deliver the right data to where yourcustomers are, no matter where they are.

  • Minimize disruptions with 24 front-serviceable, hot-swappable,validated drives that offer enterprise-class reliability and extensivewarranty options
  • Prevent unauthorized or malicious malware with iDRAC9 ServerLockdown mode (requires Enterprise or Datacenter license)
  • Maintain data safety across your server, storage drives andRAID controllers with authenticated, signed firmware

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

TheDell EMC PowerEdgeR740xd2 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 2nd Generation IntelXeonScalable 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.

    Product Specs for Dell

    Base Server Standard Capabilities

    FeaturesTechnical specification
    ProcessorUp to two 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, up to 22 cores each
    Memory16 DDR4 RDIMM slots, up to 2933MT/s, 1TB max
    Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only
    Storage controllersInternal Controllers: PERC H330, H730P, HBA330
    External Controllers (RAID): 12Gbps SAS HBA
    Software RAID:S140
    Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem (BOSS):HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 240GB, 480GB
    Internal Dual SD Module
    Drive baysFront bays:
    • Up to 24 x 3.5” SAS/SATA (HDD) max 384TB
    • Or 16 x 3.5” SAS/SATA (HDD) + up to 8 x 2.5” SAS/SATA (SSD) max 317.44TB
    Rear bays:
    • Up to 2 x 3.5” SAS/SATA (HDD) max 32TB
    • Or up to 2 x 2.5” SAS/SATA (SSD) max 15.36TB
    Power supplies750W Platinum
    750W 240VDC Platinum
    1100W Platinum
    1100W 380VDC Platinum
    Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy option
    6 fans with N +1 redundancy
    DimensionsForm factor: Rack (2U)
    Height: 86.8mm (3.4”)
    Width: 448.0mm (17.6”)
    Depth: 810.0mm (31.9”)
    Weight: 40.0kg (88.2lbs)
    *Dimensions do not include the PSU handle, rack latches or bezel
    Embedded managementiDRAC9, iDRAC Direct
    BezelOptional security bezel
    OpenManage SoftwareOpenManage Enterprise, OpenManage Power Center, OpenManage Mobile
    Integrations and connectionsIntegrations:
    Microsoft System Center
    VMware vCenter
    BMC Software
    Red Hat Ansible Modules
    IBM Tivoli® Netcool/OMNIbus
    IBM Tivoli® Network Manager IP Edition,
    Micro Focus Operations Manager i (OMi)
    Nagios® Core
    Nagios® XI
    ToolsDell EMC RACADM CLI
    Dell EMC Repository Manager
    Dell EMC System Update
    Dell EMC Server Update Utility
    Dell EMC Update Catalogs
    iDRAC Service Module
    iDRAC RESTful API with Redfish
    IPMI Tool
    OpenManage Server Administrator
    OpenManage Storage Services
    SecurityTPM 1.2/2.0 optional
    Cryptographically signed firmware
    Secure Root of Trust
    Secure Boot
    Secure Erase
    System Lockdown (requires iDRAC Enterprise or Datacenter)
    I/O & PortsNetwork daughter card options:
    • 2 x 1GbE BaseT LOM + (optional LOM riser)
    • 2 x 1GbE BaseT or 2 x10GbE SFP+
    • 2 x 10GbE BaseT or 2x 25GbE SPF+
    • 2 x 16Gb Fibre Channel
    Front Ports:
    • 1 x USB 3.0
    • 1 managed (micro-usb)
    • dedicated IDRAC Direct USB
    Rear Ports:
    • Video
    • Serial
    • iDRAC dedicated LAN
    • 2 x USB 3.0
    Internal ports:
    • 1 x USB 3.0
    Video card:
    • VGA
    • Up to 5 x Gen3 slots (3 x16 + 2 x4)
    Supported operating systemsCanonical® Ubuntu® LTS
    Citrix® Hypervisor
    Microsoft Windows Server® LTSC with Hyper-V
    Oracle® Linux
    Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
    SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
    VMware® ESXi

    Spec Sheet

    Technical Guide

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    ECS Warranty Information

    Express Computer Systems (ECS) provides a 1 year parts warranty against defects in material or workmanship that will affect the products functionality. All refurbished items are tested prior to shipping to guarantee up-time upon arrival. If you are having issues with an item we provided please Contact Us and we will do our best to assist you.

    What does our ECS warranty cover?
    We offer 1 year warranty as standard and additional years can be added to fit your needs. Please reach out to a sales associate via the Contact Us page or live chat for more information on extended coverage options. During the coverage period if your product fails we will offer a Next Business Day replacement. If we are unable to replace the product we will refund its original selling price. Shipping costs and tax are not refundable. Express Computer Systems retains the right to decide whether the goods will be replaced or refunded.

    What is not covered by our warranty?
    Our warranty does not cover any problem caused by the following conditions:

    1. accidents; misuse; carelessness; electrostatic discharge; shock; temperature or humidity beyond the specifications of the product; improper installation; operation; modification;
    2. any improper use that contravenes the instructions in the user manual;
    3. problems caused by other equipment. Our warranty is void if the product is returned with damaged, removed, counterfeit labels, or any modifications (including any component or external cover removal). Our warranties do not cover data loss or damages to any other equipment. In addition, our warranties do not cover incidental damages, consequential damages, or costs related to data recovery, removal, and installation.

    Important notes:

    • Please ask for additional warranty/coverage that you may require in addition to the standard 1 ECS warranty prior to final purchase. Requesting additional warranty after your purchase can be denied.
    • FREE technical support is provided on purchased items via phone, email, or live chat.

    About Express Computer Systems

    Express Computer Systems is committed to transforming our customers’ IT infrastructure with high quality products at affordable costs. Our sales reps and customer support engineers understand our customers rely heavily on advanced technology to run their business but need to do so without breaking the bank.

    We specialize in building custom server configurations, custom storage solutions, networking solutions, and components from top manufacturers including HPE, Dell, Cisco, NetApp, Dell EMC, HPE Nimble and many others.

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    In-House Configuration and Testing Lab
    Every item we sell is tested on-site in our state-of-the-art hardware engineering lab. We use certified technicians to test every piece of equipment as well as updating all necessary firmware. The highest quality of testing and certification is guaranteed. We warranty all of our items we sell. Ask us today about warranty for a specific item.