Features and Benefits
The Dell 9K2C2 PERC H755N Gen 4 16 Lanes PCI-E 8GB NV Cache Front NVME Controller Card has the following features and benefits:
- 16 Lanes PCI-E 3.0: Provides fast data transfer speeds for improved performance and efficiency.
- 8GB Non-Volatile Cache: Improves storage performance by caching frequently accessed data.
- NVMe Support: Supports next-generation NVMe storage technology for faster storage access and improved performance.
- Gen 4: Latest generation of technology, providing faster data transfer rates and improved overall performance.
- Front NVME: Allows for easy access and installation, making it ideal for use in high-density server environments.
- Improved Performance: With faster data transfer speeds, increased cache size, and NVMe support, the PERC H755N provides improved performance compared to older controller cards.
- Increased Efficiency: The 8GB NV cache and front NVME design help to reduce I/O latency, making storage access faster and more efficient.
- Scalability: The 16 lanes PCI-E 3.0 interface and NVMe support allow for the use of high-performance NVMe storage, making it ideal for use in high-density server environments.
- Easy Access: The front NVME design provides easy access for installation and maintenance, reducing downtime and increasing reliability.
- Enhanced Data Protection: With built-in redundancy and error correction, the PERC H755N provides enhanced data protection and improves data availability.
Management and Monitoring Tools
The Dell 9K2C2 PERC H755N Gen 4 16 Lanes PCI-E 8GB NV Cache Front NVME Controller Card can be managed and monitored using the following tools:
- Dell OpenManage: This is a set of systems management tools that provides complete IT infrastructure management and helps to streamline the deployment, administration, and maintenance of the PERC H755N controller.
- Dell OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA): This is a web-based tool that provides complete management and monitoring capabilities for the Dell PowerEdge servers and storage arrays. It allows administrators to monitor system status, configure and manage hardware components, and troubleshoot issues.
- Dell Storage Manager: This is a centralized storage management tool that provides a comprehensive view of all storage resources in the data center. It helps administrators to manage, monitor, and optimize the performance and capacity of the PERC H755N controller and other storage arrays.
- Dell Storage Manager API: This is a set of APIs that allows administrators to automate the management and monitoring of the PERC H755N controller and other storage arrays in the data center.
Operating System Compatibility
The Dell 9K2C2 PERC H755N Gen 4 16 Lanes PCI-E 8GB NV Cache Front NVME Controller Card is compatible with the following operating systems:
- Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
- Microsoft Windows Server 2016
- Microsoft Windows Server 2019
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.x
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8.x
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12.x
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 15.x
- VMware ESXi 6.5
- VMware ESXi 6.7
- VMware ESXi 7.0
General Information about this Dell 9K2C2
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# 9K2C2
- Device Type: PERC H755N NVME Controller Card
Technical Information of NVME Controller Card
- Cache Memory: 8GB Nv
- Raid Levels: 0,1,5,6,10,50,60
- Interface Support: Gen3 (8 GTPS) NVME Gen4 (16 GTPS) NVME
- PCI Support: PCI-E Gen 4
- SAS Connections: 16 Lanes - 2x8 Internal
- Max Drive Support: 8/per Controller
- Raid Support: Hardware Raid
Contact us or ask for live chat/help if you have any questions about the compatibility of this item to ensure the model's matching features with your current system.
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