Dell launches 14th gen servers

Dell has announced worldwide availability of the next generation of the Dell PowerEdge server portfolio which forms a scalable, automated and secure compute platform for traditional and cloud-native applications.

With its scalable business architecture, intelligent automation and integrated security, the new Dell PowerEdge 14th generation server portfolio delivers aims to be the bedrock of the modern data centre, enabling customers to push innovation further and faster to achieve their IT transformation goals.

The scalable business architecture of Dell PowerEdge servers helps customers efficiently meet their changing business needs with enhanced performance capabilities for traditional, virtualised and cloud-native workloads in a software-defined data centre.

Highly optimised for non-volatile memory express (NVMe), the new servers help customers accelerate deployment of software-defined data storage and hyper-converged infrastructure stacks with up to 12 times more database IOPS, 98 percent less database latency in a VMware vSAN cluster, 58 percent faster with 75 percent less CPU usage when using 25GbE with Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA), six times more NVMe drives, five times total flash storage, 30 percent more input/output slots, and 25 percent density improvement.

Based on Intel Xeon Scalable processors, the servers let customers accelerate performance of business critical applications and workloads.

The line-up includes the Dell PowerEdge R640, R740, R740XD, R940, M640, FC640, and C6420. The Dell PowerEdge R940, R740, R740xd, R640, and C6420 are now available worldwide while the Dell PowerEdge FC640 and M640 will be available later this year. Dell solutions based on new PowerEdge servers will become available worldwide throughout the second half of 2017.

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