PowerEdge R740xd

Maximize storage performance and scalability

Product Message

Optimize for workloads with incredible  local storage flexibility and capacity

Positioning: The ideal platform for uncompromising storage performance and data set processing in a 2U/2S form factor

Key Fact: Delivers the perfect balance of storage scalability, capacity and performance

PowerEdge R340

Product Positioning

Target Customers

• Ideal for software defined storage with ability to mix NVMe, SSD and HDD
• XaaS providers, Hadoop/Big Data users and co-location hosting. Optimized platforms for OLTP and Decision Support Systems
• Great database server delivering high IOPS with up to 24 NVMe drives
• Excellent platform for Exchange, SharePoint


• Hybrid configuration is ideal for large server environments with a need for both large capacity and high performance storage
• Transactional processing (OLTP) that needs to keep pace
• Mid-range collaboration applications (Exchange, Lync, SharePoint)

Customer Challenges / Pain Points

• Looking for ideal Software defined storage platform
• Have datasets that are accessed at different levels of frequency and require different performance levels (tiering)
• Want solution with both storage performance and capacity.

Product Advantages

  • Up to 24 NVMe drives and a up to a total of

32 2.5” drives or 16 3.5” drives

  • Dual PERC capability on 24 drive configuration
  • Scale compute resources with up to two 2nd

Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors

  • Drive data-intensive workloads with up to 7.68TB of memory (Intel® OptaneDC persistent memory 6.14TB + 1.54TB of LRDIMMs)
  • Supports up to 3 double width or 6 singlewidth GPUs or up to 3 double-width or 4 single-width FPGAs*
  • Embedded SupportAssist for faster, automated issue diagnosis and remediation
  • Cryptographically signed firmware packages and Secure Boot ensures data safety

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