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Dell PowerEdge R550 Rack Server CTO

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ECS Refurbished & Tested
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Intel 3rd Generation Xeon series processor, PCI-e 4 up to 64 lanes per socket.

Intel 3rd Generation Xeon

Supports up to (2) Processors
If (2) PCI-e cards are selected you must install (2) Processors.

Bezel (Optional)

Memory

Supports up to (16) RDIMM 2933 MT/s

SFF (2.5") SSD SATA Drives (Optional)

Supports up to (8) Drives with the (8) 2.5" Chassis
If the (4) 3.5" Chassis was selected, these drive will be installed in a 3.5" HD Carrier

SFF (2.5") SSD SAS Drives (Optional)

Supports up to (8) Drives with the (8) 2.5" Chassis
If the (4) 3.5" Chassis was selected, these drive will be installed in a 3.5" HD Carrier

SFF (2.5") HDD SATA Drives (Optional)

Supports up to (8) Drives with the (8) 2.5" Chassis
If the (4) 3.5" Chassis was selected, these drive will be installed in a 3.5" HD Carrier

SFF (2.5") HDD SAS Drives (Optional)

Supports up to (8) Drives with the (8) 2.5" Chassis
If the (4) 3.5" Chassis was selected, these drive will be installed in a 3.5" HD Carrier

SFF (3.5") HDD SAS Drives (Optional)

Supports up to (4) Drives

SFF (3.5") HDD SATA Drives (Optional)

Supports up to (4) Drives

PCIe Adapter Cards (Optional)

Supports up to (4) PCI-e Cards
(3) x16 PCI-e 4.0
(1) x4 PCI-e 3.0

1x OCP 3.0 (Optional)

Optical Drive (Optional)

Power Supplies

Supports (2) PSU

RAID Controllers (Optional)

Embedded S150 software RAID

Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem (BOSS S2) (Optional)

Supports up to (2) M.2 SSD Drives
Comes with a BOSS S2 Riser Card
Please select the controller and (1) or (2) M.2 SSD's

Internal Dual SD Card Module (IDSDM) (Optional)

The Interal USB and IDSDM use the same slot. Only one can be installed

Internal USB Module (Optional)

The Interal USB and IDSDM use the same slot. Only one can be installed

Trusted Platform Module (TPM) (Optional)

iDRAC9 Lifecycle controller (Optional)

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Refurbished Dell PowerEdge R550 Rack Server CTO

Quick Specs

Form Factor: 2U rack server
Processor: 2 x 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable | Max: 24 Cores
Memory: 16 ECC DDR4 RDIMM 2933Mhz | Max: 1TB
Storage: 8 LFF/SFF or 16 SFF SAS/NL-SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD) | Max: 128TB 
Default Controller: S150 (SW RAID) SATA
Remote Management: iDRAC9 
Boot Options: BOSS-S2 or IDSDM
Networking NIC: 2 x 1 GbE LOM
Networking OCP: 1 x OCP 3.0 (optional) 
PCIe Slots: 3 PCIe 4.0 LP + 1 PCIe 3.0 LP
GPU: None

Ideal for:

  • Corporate IT
  • Virtualization

The Dell EMC PowerEdge R550, with 3rd generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, offers added flexibility for organizations seeking exceptional value.

Innovate at scale with challenging and emerging workloads

The new Dell EMC PowerEdge R550 is a 2U, dual-socket server that offers the best value for organizations seeking the latest processing, I/O, and storage capabilities. It lets you:

  • Add additional power and cores: It offers up to two 3rd generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors with up to 24 cores per socket
  • Choose faster memory: Supports up to 16 DDR4 RDIMMS at 2933 MT/sec
  • Improve throughput and reduce latency: With up to 3 PCIe Gen4 slots and 1 PCIe Gen3
  • Include flexible storage: Supports up to 16x 2.5” SAS/SATA hard drives or SSDs or up to 8x 3.5” SAS/SATA hard drives or SSDs
  • Support light duty virtualization and small IT infrastructure workloads
Increase efficiency and accelerate operations with autonomous compute infrastructure

The Dell EMC OpenManage systems management portfolio tames the complexity of managing and securing IT infrastructure. Using Dell Technologies’ intuitive end-to-end tools, IT can deliver a secure, integrated experience by reducing process and information silos in order to focus on growing the business. The Dell EMC OpenManage portfolio is the key to your innovation engine, unlocking the tools and automation that help you scale, manage, and protect your technology environment.

  • Built-in telemetry streaming, thermal management, and RESTful API with Redfish offer streamlined visibility and control for better server management
  • Intelligent automation lets you enable cooperation between human actions and system capabilities for added productivity
  • Integrated change management capabilities for update planning and seamless, zero-touch configuration and implementation
  • Full-stack management integration with Microsoft, VMware, ServiceNow, Ansible and many other tools for environments including on-premise, cloud, and edge
Built-in protection through a complete portfolio of solutions

From the silicon and supply chain all the way to asset retirement, know that your servers are safe and secure with innovative Dell EMC and Intel technologies. We give you the confidence of cyber resilience with enterprise class security that minimizes risk for any organization, from small business to hyperscale.

  • Start strong with platform security features, even before the server is built, including Secured Component Verification and Silicon Root of Trust
  • Stay strong with continuous innovations that bolster cyber resilience, like OpenManage Secure Enterprise Key Manager and Automatic Certificate Enrollment
  • Outmaneuver threats with intelligence, automation, and recovery tools that include iDRAC9 Telemetry, BIOS live scanning, and Rapid OS recovery
External storage

Dell's RAID controller options offer performance improvements, including the fPERC solution. fPERC provides a base RAID HW controller without consuming a PCIe slot by using a small form factor and a high-density connector to the base planar.

15G PERC Controller offerings will be a heavy leverage of family. the value performance levels carry over to from new is harpoon-based premium tier offering. this high-end offering drive iops and enhanced ssd performance.

Performance Level Controller & Description
Entry S150 (SATA)
SWRAID
Value H345, H355, HBA355 (Internal/External)
Value Performance H745, H755
 

Current Configuration

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Bezel (Optional)

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Memory

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SFF (2.5") SSD SATA Drives (Optional)

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SFF (2.5") SSD SAS Drives (Optional)

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SFF (2.5") HDD SATA Drives (Optional)

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SFF (2.5") HDD SAS Drives (Optional)

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SFF (3.5") HDD SAS Drives (Optional)

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SFF (3.5") HDD SATA Drives (Optional)

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PCIe Adapter Cards (Optional)

None

1x OCP 3.0 (Optional)

None

Optical Drive (Optional)

None

Power Supplies

None

RAID Controllers (Optional)

None

Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem (BOSS S2) (Optional)

None

Internal Dual SD Card Module (IDSDM) (Optional)

None

Internal USB Module (Optional)

None

Trusted Platform Module (TPM) (Optional)

None

iDRAC9 Lifecycle controller (Optional)

None

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Product Specs

Base Server Standard Capabilities

FeatureTechnical Specification
ProcessorUp to two 3rd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors with up to 24 cores per processor
Memory
  • 16 DDR4 DIMM slots, supports RDIMM 1 TB max, speeds up to 2933 MT/s
  • Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only
Storage controllers
  • Internal Controllers: PERC H345, PERC H355, HBA355i, PERC H745, PERC H755, S150
  • Internal Boot: Internal Dual SD Module, USB, Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem (BOSS-S2): HWRAID 2x M.2 SSDs
  • External PERC (RAID): PERC H840
  • External HBA (non-RAID): HBA355e
Drive baysFront bays:
  • Up to 16 x 2.5-inch SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD) max 122.88 TB
  • Up to 8 x 3.5-inch SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD) max 128 TB
  • Up to 8 x 2.5-inch SAS/SATA (HDD) max 61.44 TB
Power supplies
  • 600W Platinum Mixed Mode (100-240Vac or 240Vdc) hot swap redundant
  • 800W Platinum Mixed Mode (100-240Vac or 240Vdc) hot swap redundant
  • 1100W -48Vdc hot swap redundant (CAUTION: only works with -48Vdc to -60Vdc power input)
Cooling optionsAir Cooling
Fans
  • Standard (STD) fans
  • Up to five cabled fans
DimensionsHeight – 86.8 mm (3.41 inches)
Width – 482 mm (18.97 inches)
Depth – 721.69 mm (28.72 inches) with bezel
685.78 mm (27.00 inches) without bezel
Form Factor2U rack server
Embedded mgmt
  • iDRAC9
  • iDRAC Direct
  • iDRAC RESTful API with Redfish
  • iDRAC Service Manual
  • Quick Sync 2 wireless module
BezelOptional LCD bezel or security bezel
OpenManage™ Software
  • OpenManage Enterprise
  • OpenManage Power Manager plugin
  • OpenManage SupportAssist plugin
  • OpenManage Update Manager plugin
MobilityOpenManage Mobile
Integrations and ConnectionsOpenManage Integrations
  • BMC Truesight
  • Microsoft System Center
  • Red Hat Ansible Modules
  • VMware vCenter and vRealize Operations Manager
OpenManage Connections
  • IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus
  • IBM Tivoli Network Manager IP Edition
  • Micro Focus Operations Manager
  • Nagios Core
  • Nagios XI
Security
  • Cryptographically signed firmware
  • Secure Boot
  • Secure Erase
  • Silicon Root of Trust
  • System Lockdown (requires iDRAC9 Enterprise or Datacenter)
  • TPM 1.2/2.0 FIPS, CC-TCG certified, TPM 2.0 China NationZ
Embedded NIC2 x 1 GbE LOM
Network Options1 x OCP 3.0 (optional)
GPU OptionsNot supported
PortsFront Ports:
  • 1 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x VGA
  • 1 x iDRAC Direct (Micro-AB USB) port
Internal Ports
  • 1 x USB 3.0 (optional)
Rear Ports
  • 1 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x USB 3.0
  • 1 x VGA
  • 1 x Serial port (Optional)
  • 1 x iDRAC ethernet port
PCIe3 x PCIe Gen4 slots + 1 x PCIe Gen3 slot
  • 3 x16 Gen4 low profile
  • 1 x8 Gen3 (x4 lane) low profile
Operating System and Hypervisors
  • Canonical Ubuntu Server LTS
  • Citrix Hypervisor
  • Microsoft Windows Server with Hyper-V
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • VMware ESXi

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Feature PowerEdge R550 PowerEdge R540
Processor Maximum two 3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors with maximum 24 cores per processor. Maximum two 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors with maximum 20 cores per processor.
Processor Interconnect Intel Ultra Path Interconnect (UPI) Intel Ultra Path Interconnect (UPI)
Memory 16 DDR4 DIMM slots, Supports RDIMM 1 TB, up to 3200 MT/s 16 DDR4 DIMM slots, Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only, Up to 2666 MT/s
Storage Drives Front bays:
● Up to 16 x 2.5-inch SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD)
● Up to 8 x 2.5-inch SAS/SATA(HDD/SSD)
● Up to 8 x 3.5-inch SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD)
Front bays:
● Up to 12 x 3.5-inch SAS/SATA HDD max 168 TB
● DVD-ROM, DVD+RW (optional) Rear bays:
● Up to 2 x 3.5-inch SAS/SATA HDD max 28 TB
Storage Controllers Internal Controllers: PERC H345, PERC H355, PERC H745, PERC H755, HBA355i
External Controllers: PERC H840, HBA355e
Internal Boot: Internal Dual SD Module, Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem (BOSS-S2): HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs, USB
Software RAID: S150
Internal Controllers: PERC H330, H730P, H740P, HBA330
External Controllers: H840, 12 Gbps SAS HBA
Software RAID: S140
Internal Boot: Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem (BOSS): HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 240GB, 480 GB,
Internal Dual SD Module
PCIe Slots 3 x Gen 4 PCIe slots
1 x Gen 3 PCIe slot
Non-rear storage configuration
● 1 x full height/full length
● 1 x half height/half length (2U Right riser) slots
● 3 x half height/half length slots Rear storage config
● 1 x half height/half length (1U left riser)
● 1 x half height/half length or 1full height/half length (1U right riser)
Embedded NIC (LOM) 2 x 1GbE LOM 2 x 1GbE LOM
Networking options (OCP 3.0) OCP 3.0 2 x 1GbE LOM+ (optional) LOM Riser 2 x 1GbE, or 2 x 10GE SFP+, or 2 x 10GE BaseT
USB Ports Front Ports
● 1 x iDRAC Direct (Micro-AB USB) port
● 1 x USB 2.0
● 1 x VGA Rear Ports
● 1 x USB 2.0
● 1 x Dedicated iDRAC ethernet port
● 1 x Serial (optional)
● 1 x USB 3.0
● 1 x VGA Internal Ports
● 1 x USB 3.0 (optional)
Front Ports
● 1 x Dedicated iDRAC direct USB
● 1 x USB 2.0
● 1 x Video Rear Ports
● 1 x Dedicated iDRAC network port
● 1 x Serial
● 2 x USB 3.0
● 1 x Video
Rack Height 2U 2U
Power Supplies ● 600 W Platinum 100–240 VAC/ 240 VDC
● 700 W Titanium 200–240 VAC/240 VDC
● 800 W Platinum 100–240 VAC/ 240 VDC
● 1100 W DC/-48–(-60) V
● 1100 W Titanium 100–240 VAC/ 240 VDC
● 495 W Platinum
● 750 W Platinum
● 750 W 240HVDC Platinum
● 1100 W Platinum
● 1100 W 380 V HDC Platinum
● Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy option
System Management ● iDRAC9
● iDRAC Direct
● iDRAC Service Module
● Quick Sync 2 wireless module
● iDRAC9
● iDRAC RESTful API with Redfish
● iDRAC Direct
● Quick Sync 2 BLE/wireless module
Availability ● Hot-plug Drives
● Hot-plug Redundant Power Supplies
● Internal Dual SD Module (IDSDM)
● Hot-plug Drives
● Hot-plug Redundant Power Supplies
● Internal Dual SD Module (IDSDM)

Shipping Information

Express Computer Systems can ship to virtually any address in the world and provides you with the best shipping rates possible. Cost of shipping varies depending on what service you require, your destination and size of the shipment. Shipping costs will be calculated separately from your order and billed to you post purchase. In the notes section of your order please provide us with your preferred shipping method and we will get back to you.

Custom configured orders ship within 2 business days after all required products are in stock.

Please allow 3 business days for products that are not in stock to arrive to our facility in Irvine, California.

Domestic Shipments
  • Standard Ground
    • Shipping time: 2-7 business days
    • Order processing time: 0-3 business days
    • Delivery time after order is placed: 2-10 business days
    • Excludes weekends, holidays or weather delays.
  • 3 Business Days
    • Shipping time: 3 business days
    • Order processing time: 0-3 business days
    • Delivery time after order is placed: 3-6 business days
    • Excludes weekends, holidays or weather delays.
  • 2 Business Days
    • Shipping time: 2 business days
    • Order processing time: 0-3 business days
    • Delivery time after order is placed: 2-5 business days
    • Excludes weekends, holidays or weather delays.
  • Overnight / Next Business Day
    • Shipping time: 1 business days
    • Order processing time: 0-3 business days
    • Delivery time after order is placed: 1-4 business days
    • Excludes weekends, holidays or weather delays.
International Shipments
  • International Economy
    • Shipping time: 4-6 business days
    • Order processing time: 0-3 business days
    • Delivery time after order is placed: 5-9 business days
    • Excludes weekends, holidays or weather delays.
  • International Priority
    • Shipping time: 1-3 business days
    • Order processing time: 0-3 business days
    • Delivery time after order is placed: 2-6 business days
    • Excludes weekends, holidays or weather delays.

For more information on shipping view our Shipping Information page or send us a message

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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