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Dell EMC PowerEdge R740 Server

Optimised for workload acceleration

[R740]

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The PowerEdge R740 was designed to accelerate application performance leveraging accelerator cards and storage scalability. The 2-socket, 2U platform has the optimum balance of resources to power the most demanding environments.
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Expand and optimise application performance

The scalable business architecture of the R740 can scale up to threee 300W GPU's or six 150W GPU's. With up to 16 2.5" drives or 8 3.5" drives the R740 provides the versatility to adapt to virtually any application and provides the perfect platform for VDI deployments.

  • Scale your VDI deployments with 3 double-width GPUs, supporting up to 50% more users when compared to R730.
  • Free up storage space using internal M.2 SSDs optimised for boot.
  • Scale compute resources with Intel Xeon Scalable delivering a 27% increase in processing cores and 50% increase in bandwidth over previous generation of Xeon processors.

Automate systems management with 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 R740 is simply managed, freeing up time for high profile projects.

  • Simplify management with the New OpenManage Enterprise console, with customised 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 lifecycle. The R740 leverages new security features built-into every new PowerEdge server strengthening protection so you can reliably and securely deliver accurate data to your customers no matter where they are. By considering each aspect of system security, from design to retirement, Dell EMC ensures trust and delivers a worry-free, secure infrastructure without compromise.

  • Rely on a secure component supply chain to ensure protection from factory to the data centre.
  • Maintain data safety with cryptographically signed firmware packages and Secure Boot.
  • Prevent unauthorised or malicious change with Server Lockdown.
  • Wipe all data from storage media including hard drives, SSDs and system memory quickly and securely with System Erase.
Part No. R740
Manufacturer Dell EMC
End of Life? No
Rack Units 2U
Depth 715.5
CPU Socket(s) Up to two Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, up to 28 cores per processor
Memory Slot(s) 24 DDR4 DIMM slots, Supports RDIMM /LRDIMM, speeds up to 2666MT/s, 3TB max
Up to 12 NVDIMM, 192 GB Max
Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only
Drive Bays Front drive bays: Up to 16 x 2.5” SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD) max 61TB or up to 8 x 3.5” SAS/SATA HDD max 96TB
Optional DVD-ROM, DVD+RW
Supported OS Canonical® Ubuntu® LTS
Citrix® XenServer®
Microsoft Windows Server® with Hyper-V
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
VMware® ESXi
USB Port(s) Front: 2x USB 2.0, available USB 3.0, dedicated IDRAC Direct Micro-USB;
Rear: 2x USB 3.0
PCI Slot(s) Riser options with up to 8 PCIe Gen 3 slots, maximum of 4 x 16 slots
Serial Ports Rear: 1x serial port