Simplifying IT with Dell EqualLogic

The Dell EqualLogic PS Series is a family of virtualized iSCSI storage arrays that combine intelligence and automation with fault tolerance to provide simplified administration, rapid deployment, enterprise performance and reliability, and seamless scalability. The PS Series high performance storage arrays deliver a range of capacity points from 400 GB to 48 TB in either a 3U or 4U chassis. PS Series arrays can be combined to create a virtualized SAN that scales up to 768 TB under a single management interface.

Ease of use • Intelligent, automated management helps minimize tedious administrative tasks

• From box to operating SAN in minutes

• Monitor petabytes of storage across dozens of SANs from a single console




• Modular design allows growth when needed

• Online expansion between hardware generations

• Linear scalability — scale capacity and performance together

• Manage a growing pool of storage from one single user interface

• Thin provisioning to increase space efficiency for optimal capacity utilization

• Expand overall group capacity by mixing pools of 6000 and 6500 arrays



Enterprise efficiency

• Addition of 10GbE supports high-performance, high-bandwidth applications such as data warehouses and streaming media

• Maximize your IT investments with an end-to-end unified fabric data center encompassing servers, EqualLogic storage and Networking

• Enterprise level virtualized storage that matches virtualized server environments

• Support for multi-tiered application designs with automated tiering included in hybrid models  (6000XVS & 6010XVS)

  Enterprise performance • Exceptional performance for both sequential and transactional applications with linear scalability as arrays are added

• Automated, real-time load balancing across drives, RAID sets, connections, cache and controllers for optimized performance and resource utilization

• Pooling capability enables appropriate service levels for individual applications




• Fault tolerant, fully redundant dual controller

• Designed for 99.999% availability

• Enterprise-class RAID protection

• Full hardware redundancy — hot swappable controllers, fans, power supplies, disks




• All-inclusive enterprise features and functionality with no additional software licenses to purchase

• Easy connection via iSCSI

• Automated features help to eliminate highly specialized administrative costs

• Adopt 10GbE and run both 1GbE and 10GbE in the same environment without de-valuing legacy equipment

• EqualLogic SANs have the lowest TCO of common storage array architectures—fully 1/3 to 1/2 the total cost of competitors over a five year period2


Coretek Services is a Michigan based Systems Integration and IT consulting company that not only works with virtualization infrastructure such as VMware, Citrix XenServer, and Microsoft Hyper-V, but also is a Michigan based reseller of Dell EqualLogic SANs.  Please contact us today for any virtualization requirements, storage requirements, or specific Dell EqualLogic SAN needs.


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