Nov 20

Dell Poweredge VRTX: The All-In-One Package

Remote and branch offices often operate with limited to no IT staff or are dependent on a central location for most IT support. IT administrators maintaining these locales are faced with a variety of challenges. These issues encompass infrastructure management, provisioning new servers, guaranteeing data protection and providing business continuity with maximum uptime. Acquiring a solution that is simple, efficient and manageable may at times seem elusive. There is however an all-in-one package that offers extensive performance and capacity merged with office-level acoustics. Introducing the Dell PowerEdge VRTX.

The VRTX is a turn-key solution combining servers, shared storage, I/O in the form of PCIe slots and networking into a 5U tower chassis that is ideal for remote, branch or small offices. The PowerEdge VRTX has the horsepower to handle workloads like Microsoft Exchange and the storage space for a large Microsoft SharePoint deployment.

The VRTX can help you attain fast application response times, run several applications that require performance or low latency, power through peak processing periods and scale for future growth.

PowerEdge VRTX Features:

  • Powerful: Up to 4 enterprise-class PowerEdge server nodes
  • Small: Just 12” x 19” and about 175 lbs.  Two form factors: Deskside or Rackable
  • Plenty of storage: Up to 48TB of storage with 12 x 3.5” or 25 x 2.5” hot plug hard drives
  • Fast networking: 8 1Gb Ethernet port pass-through module or optional 1GbE internal switch module
  • Fully expandable input/output:8 PCIe slots (3 full height/full length and 5 low profile/half length)
  • High availability and reliability: Redundant power supplies and fans
  • Simple, easy-to-use management: Entry “Express” and advanced “Enterprise” levels of chassis-level management
  • Office level acoustics & power: Standard 100V – 240V AC power – just plug in the wall

The VRTX is a cost-effective converged infrastructure designed for branch or small offices using or planning to use virtualization and anticipating expanding to multiple servers. IT administrators can optimize resource utilization and centralize management all within a single console. Manage your branch or small office with the efficiency and power of the Dell PowerEdge VRTX.