PowerEdge R740xd2

Enterprise content server

Product Message

Respond effectively to data growth

Positioning: Deliver fast response times and help maximize uptime for streaming media and other data-intensive workloads in a high-capacity, dense design

Key Fact: Plan for future growth with up to 364TB of large internal storage and cost-efficient drive capacities. Simplify management with OpenManage Enterprise automated administration, integrated security and front-serviceable drives

PowerEdge R740xd2

Product Positioning

Target Customers

Mid-to-large scale enterprises and organizations
(CDN providers, Finance, Public Sector, Law
Enforcement, Industrial)


• Video surveillance and Content Delivery Network (CDN)
• Microsoft Storage Spaces (S2D) and vSAN
• Microsoft Exchange and Hadoop

Customer Challenges / Pain Points

• Keeping up with the performance and storage demands of ever-growing data
• Need consistent response times and capacity scalability
• Existing infrastructure that is unable to keep up with business and customer demands
• Requires easy administration and security

Product Advantages

  • 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
  • Drive performance with up to two 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors (up to 44 cores) and up to 16 DIMMs of memory
  • Offers 2.5” SSDs and 3.5” HDDs in a hybrid configuration*
  • Minimize disruptions with 24 frontserviceable, hot-swappable, validated drives that offer enterprise-class reliability and extensive warranty options
  • Unify lifecycle management across PowerEdge servers to maintain optimal health status, simplify updates and provide

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