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Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd Server

Maximise storage performance and scalability

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The PowerEdge R740xd delivers a perfect balance between storage scalability and performance. The 2U two-socket platform is ideal for software defined storage, service providers or as virtual desktop infrastructure.
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Maximise performance and capacity

The scalable system architecture behind the R740xd with up to 24 NVMe drives creates the ideal balance between scalability and performance. The R740xd versatility is highlighted with the ability to mix any drive type to create the optimum configuration of NVMe, SSD and HDD for either performance, capacity or both. The R740xd is the platform of choice for software defined storage and is the foundation for ScaleIO, VSAN or the PowerEdge XC.

  • Maximise storage performance with up to 24 NVMe drives and ensure application performance scales to meet demands.
  • Free up storage space using internal M.2 SSDs optimised for boot.
  • Simplify and accelerate ScaleIO or VMware vSAN deployments with validated, pre-bundled and tailored Ready Nodes.

Automate systems management with OpenManage

Dell EMC PowerEdge servers with OpenManage technology work at peak efficiency for PowerEdge servers, delivering intelligent, automated management of routine tasks. Combined with unique agent-free management capabilities, the R740xd 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.

Ensure server security from factory to you

Every PowerEdge server is designed as part of a cyber resilient architecture, integrating security into the full server life cycle. The R740xd 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 SecureBoot.
  • 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. R740xd
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 bays: Up to 24 x 2.5” SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD), NVMe SSD max 153TB or up to 12 x 3.5” SAS/SATA HDD max 144TB
Mid bay: Up to 4 x 2.5”, max 25TB SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD), NVMe SSD max 25TB or up to 4 x 3.5”, max 48TB
Rear bays: Up to 4 x 2.5”, max 25TB SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD), NVMe SSD or up to 2 x 3.5” max 24TB SAS/SATA HDD
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, 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