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Dell PowerEdge R540 CTO Rack Server

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CTO Servers
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ECS Refurbished & Tested

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Server Chassis

Processors

Intel Xeon Gold 6000

Supports up to (2) processors

Intel Xeon Gold 5000

Supports up to (2) processors

Intel Xeon Silver

Supports up to (2) processors

Intel Xeon Bronze

Supports up to (2) processors

Memory

8 DIMMs per processor (up to 16 DIMMs in a dual-processor configuration)

Internal Dual SD Module (IDSDM)

RAID Controllers

Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem (BOSS)

LFF (3.5") SAS Drives

LFF (3.5") SATA Drives

PCIe Riser Full Height

5 PCIe Slots (1 Full Height and 4 Low Profile)

PCIe Riser Low Profile

5 PCIe Slots (1 Full Height and 4 Low Profile)

iDRAC Remote Options

Power Supplies

Supports up to (2) PSU's

Optical Drive

Security

Rail Kits

ECS Warranty

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Dell PowerEdge R540 CTO Rack Server Product Description

The PowerEdge R540 delivers the ideal balance of resources and affordability to adapt to a variety of application demands.

Power your applications with the versatility of the R540

The PowerEdge R540 delivers the versatility and flexibility to power a variety of applications. With a balanced set of resources, expandability and affordability the R540 adapts to the demands of the modern data center with the ideal value optimized design. Automatically optimize performance with one button application tuning and scale for future demands with up to 14 3.5” drives.

  • Scale compute resources with 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors, and tailor performance based on your unique workload requirements.
  • Automatically optimize application performance with one-button tuning.
  • Flexible storage with up to 14 3.5” drives.
  • Free up storage with boot optimized M.2 SSDs.

Intuitive systems management with intelligent automation

Dell EMC PowerEdge servers are optimized for top efficiency and uptime, with intelligent automation that decreases time spent on the most common IT tasks. Combined with the agent-free management of the embedded iDRAC with Lifecycle Controller, the R540 is easily and effectively managed.

  •  Simplify data center management with OpenManage Essentials to intelligently automate the entire server life cycle management process – from bare-metal deployment, through configuration and updates, to ongoing maintenance.
  • Use the OpenManage Mobile app to take advantage of new wireless Quick Sync 2 capabilities to efficiently perform management procedures at-the-server, across multiple servers within the data center, or monitor server status and respond to alerts, anytime, anywhere.
R540 Front
R540 ( 8 x 3.5-inch )

Power your applications with a versatile 2-socket rack server

Satisfy a variety of applications with the flexible PowerEdge R540. Its balanced combination of resources, expandability and affordability adapt to the changing demands of a modern data center. Optimize your application performance with one-button tuning. Scale for future requirements with up to 14 x 3.5" drives. Embedded diagnostics and SupportAssist help to maximize uptime without added effort, in a worry-free environment.

Ideal for:

  • Virtualization
  • Mail
  • Messaging
  • Video streaming

 

Achieve performance at scale with the PowerEdge portfolio

Our modern compute platforms are built to scale easily and take advantage of technologies that lift application performance. The PowerEdge R540 rack server combines affordably and versatility, so you can adapt to a variety of applications and meet future demands.

  • Scale compute resources with 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors and tailor performance based on your unique workload requirements.
  • Optimize application performance with one-button tuning.
  • Enable storage flexibility with up to 14 x 3.5" drives.
  • Free up storage with boot-optimized M.2 SSDs.

R540 Side

R540 ( 8 x 3.5-inch ) side view

FeaturePowerEdge R540 Technical specification
ProcessorUp to two Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, up to 20 cores per processor
Memory16 DDR4 DIMM slots, Supports RDIMM /LRDIMM, speeds up to 2666MT/s, 1TB max*
Storage controllersInternal controllers: PERC H330, H730p, H740p, HBA330, Software RAID (SWRAID) S140
Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem: HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 120GB, 240 GB
External PERC (RAID): H840
External HBAs (non-RAID): 12 Gbps SAS HBA
Drive baysFront drive bays: Up to 12 x 3.5” SAS/SATA HDD max 168TB
Rear drive bays: Up to 2 x 3.5 SAS/SATA HDD max 28TB
Optional DVD-ROM, DVD+RW
Power supplies FansTitanium 750W, Platinum 495W, 750W, and 1100W
450W bronze
240HVDC 750W, 1100W 380 VDC
Six hot pluggable fans for N+1 redundancy
SizingForm factor: Rack (2U)Chassis max depth: 693.81 mm (without bezel)
Max depth: 707.74 mm (with bezel)
BezelOptional LCD or security bezel
Embedded / At-ServeriDRAC9 with Lifecycle Controller
iDRAC Direct
iDRAC REST API with Redfish
Quick Sync 2 BLE/wireless module
Consoles & MobileOpenManage Enterprise (available soon)
OpenManage Essentials
OpenManage Mobile
OpenManage Power Center
IntegrationsOpenManage integrations: Microsoft® System Center, VMware® vCenter™, BMC Software
ConnectionsNagios Core and Nagios XI, HPE Operations Manager i (OMi)
ToolsDell EMC Repository Manager
Dell EMC Update Package
Dell EMC System Update
Dell EMC Server Update Utility
iDRAC Service Module
OpenManage Server Administrator
OpenManage Storage Services
SecurityTPM 1.2/2.0 optional
Cryptographically signed firmware
Silicon Root of Trust
Secure Boot
System Lockdown
System Erase
I/O & PortsNetwork options: 2 x 1GE LOM + (optional) LOM Riser 2 x 1GE or 2 x 10GE SFP+ or 2 x 10GE BaseT
Front ports: Video, 1 x USB 2.0, dedicated IDRAC Direct USB
Rear ports: Video, serial, 2 x USB 3.0, dedicated iDRAC network port
With Optional Riser: Non rear storage config: 1xFH/FL + 1xHH/HL (2U Right riser) slots + 3 HH/HL slots
Rear storage config: 1xHH/HL (1U Left Riser) + 1xHH/HL (1U Right risers) slot or 1xHH/HL (1U Left Riser) + 1x FH/HL (1U Right riser)
Supported operating systemsCanonical® Ubuntu® LTS
Citrix® XenServer®
Microsoft Windows Server® with Hyper-V
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
VMware® ESXi
For specifications and interoperability details see Dell.com/OSsupport.
OEM-ready version availableFrom bezel to BIOS to packaging, your servers can look and feel as if they were designed and built by you. For more information, visit Dell.com/OEM.
Recommended support and servicesChoose Dell ProSupport Plus for critical systems or Dell ProSupport for premium hardware and software support for your PowerEdge solution. Consulting and deployment offerings are also available. Contact your Dell representative today for more information. Availability and terms of Dell Services vary by region. For more information, visit dell.com/itlifecycleservices.
Dell Financial ServicesDeliver results with easy financing. Explore financial options that move at the speed of business. For more information, visit https://www.emc.com/products/how-to-buy/global-financial-services/index.htm.*

Spec Sheet

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 day
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.

Same-Day Shipping
At Express Computer Systems, we know hardware emergencies can happen at anytime. We also understand that you want to receive the best hardware as quickly as possible. At Express Computer Systems we'll ship the majority of our orders out the same day payment is made. Curious if the item you need will make it out on time? Feel free to contact us directly via the Contact Us link at the bottom, Live Chat feature or (800) 327-0730.

Buy, Sell, Rent, Lease, Trade-In
At Express Computer Systems we not only will sell you equipment at a great value, but we'll also purchase your used Dell, Cisco, NetApp or other networking equipment. Feel free to contact us with the model of the items you're looking to sell and we'll get you a quote ASAP. We also have flexible financing options for your purchasing needs.

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.