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Dell PowerEdge R940 Rack Server Chassis (8x2.5")

ECS Refurbished & Tested

Total:- $3,162.50


Refurbished Dell PowerEdge R940 Rack Server Chassis (8x2.5") Configure To Order (CTO)

The PowerEdge R940 is designed to power your mission critical applications and real-time decisions. With four sockets and up to 12 NMVe drives, the R940 provides scalable performance in just 3U.

PowerEdge R940

  • High bandwidth dualsocket option optimized forvirtualized environments
  • 2 socket or 4 sockets with use of a Processor Expansion Module (PEM)
  • 13 FH PCIe 3.0 slots (three x8 slots and ten x16 slots)
  • 48 DDR4 DIMM slots (12 NVDIMM or 24 PMem slots) - 4 Sockets
  • 24 DDR4 DIMM slots (12 NVDIMM or 12 PMem slots) - 2 Sockets

Dell PowerEdge R840 Drive Configurations are:

  • Up to (8) 2.5 inch (SAS, SATA or Nearline SAS)
  • Up to (24) 2.5 inch (SAS, SATA or Nearline SAS)
  • Up to (20) SAS + (4) NVMe SAS/SATA
  • Up to (16) SAS + (8) NVMe SAS/SATA

Breathtaking performance for mission-critical workloads

The scalable business architecture of the Dell EMC PowerEdge R940 can deliver the most mission critical workloads. With automatic workload tuning for many workloads, configuration is quick. Combined with up to 15.36TB of memory and 13 PCIe Gen 3 slots, the R940 has all the resources to maximize application performance and scale for future demands.

  • Maximize storage performance with up to 12 NVMe drives and ensure application performance scales easily.
  • Optimized for software defined storage with a special 2-socket configuration delivering 50% more UPI bandwidth compared to a regular 2-socket server.
  • Free up storage space using internal M.2 SSDs optimized for boot.
  • Eliminate bottlenecks with up to 15.36TB of memory in 48 DIMMS, 24 of which can be Intel Optane DC persistent memory DCPMMs.

Automate maintenance with Dell EMC OpenManage

The Dell EMC OpenManage portfolio helps deliver peak efficiency for PowerEdge servers, delivering intelligent, automated management of routine tasks. Combined with unique agent-free management capabilities, the PowerEdge R940 is simply managed, freeing up time for high profile projects.

  • Simplify management with the OpenManage Enterprise console, with customized reporting and automatic discovery.
  • Take advantage of QuickSync 2 capabilities and gain access to your servers easily through your phone or tablet.

Rely on PowerEdge with built-in security
Every PowerEdge server is designed as part of a cyber resilient architecture, integrating security into the full server life
cycle. The R940 leverages new security features built-into every new PowerEdge server strengthening protection so youcan reliably and securely deliver accurate data to your customers no matter where they are. By considering each aspectof system security, from design to retirement, Dell EMC ensures trust and delivers a worry-free, secure infrastructurewithout compromise.

  • Rely on a secure component supply chain to ensure protection from factoryto the data center.
  • Maintain data safety with cryptographically signed firmware packageand Secure Boot.
  • Protect your server from malicious malware with iDRAC9 Server Lockdownmode (requires Enterprise or Datacenter license).
  • Wipe all data from storage media including hard drives, SSDs and system

Maximize application performance and eliminate I/O bottlenecks

Empower your organization to make the best decisions fast using real-time data and analytics. The PowerEdge R940 supports 50% more NVMe drives than the R930, up to 48 DIMMs (24 of which can be Intel Optane DC persistent memory DCPMMs) and up to 15.36TB of memory*. Make I/O bottlenecks a thing of the past and keep processor utilization at its peak.

Ideal workloads:

  • In-memory and large, complex databases
  • Unix to Linux migration
  • ERP, CRM
  • Dense virtualization

Transform IT with Dell EMC PowerEdge

The R940 is the foundation to transform your data center with modern applications for real-time data and analytics. Its massive resource footprint optimizes application performance and scales to meet your organization’s demands.

  • Maximize storage performance with up to 12 NVMe drives and ensure application performance scales easily.
  • Scale compute resources with 2nd Generation IntelXeonScalable processors and tailor performance based on your unique workload requirements.
  • Drive data-intensive workloads like SQL and SAP HANA databases with Intel Optane DC persistent memory.
  • Expand with up to 13 PCIe Gen 3 slots.

    Product Specs for Dell PER940-8x2.5

    Base Server Standard Capabilities

    FeaturesTechnical specification
    ProcessorUp to four 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, up to 28 cores each
    Memory48 DDR4 DIMM slots, Supports RDIMM /LRDIMM, up to 2933MT/s, 6TB max
    Up to 12 NVDIMM, 384GB Max
    Up to 24 Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory PMem, max 12.28TB, (15.36TB max with PMem and LRDIMM)
    Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only
    Storage controllersInternal Controllers: PERC H330, H730P, H740P, HBA330
    External Controllers: H840, 12 Gbps 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 2.5” SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD) with up to 12 NVMe PCIe SSD, max 184.32TB
    Power suppliesGold:1100W - 48VDC
    Platinum 1100W, 1600W, 2000W, 2400W
    Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy option
    8 hot plugs fans with full redundancy
    DimensionsForm factor: Rack (3U)
    Height: 130.3mm (5.13”)
    Width: 434mm (17.08”)
    Depth: 784.2mm (30.8”)
    Weight: 49.9kg (110lbs.)
    *Dimensions do not include bezel
    Embedded managementIPMI 2.0 compliant
    iDRAC Direct,
    iDRAC RESTful with Redfish
    Quick Sync 2 wireless module (optional)
    BezelOptional LCD bezel or security bezel
    OpenManage SoftwareOpenManage Enterprise
    OpenManage Mobile
    OpenManage Power Center
    Integrations and connectionsIntegrations:
    Microsoft System Center
    VMware vCenter
    BMC Truesight
    Red Hat Ansible Modules
    IBM Tivoli® Netcool/OMNIbus
    Micro Focus Operations Manager i (OMi)
    Nagios® Core
    Nagios® XI
    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:
    • 4 x 1GbE
    • 4 x 10GbE
    • 2 x 10GbE + 2 x 1GbE
    • 2 x 25GbE
    Front Ports:
    • 2 x USB 3.0
    • 1 x VGA
    • 1 x Dedicated iDRAC Direct USB
    Rear Ports:
    • 1 x Dedicated iDRAC network port
    • 1 x Serial
    • 2 x USB 3.0
    • 1 x VGA
    Video card:
    • 2 x VGA
    • Up to 13 x Gen3 slots, (3 x8 + 10 x16)
    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
    Dell PowerEdge R940 Rack Server Chassis (8x2.5
    Spec Sheet
    Dell PowerEdge R940 Rack Server Chassis (8x2.5
    Technical Guide

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    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.

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    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.
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    About Express Computer Systems

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    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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