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Dell EMC SC5020 2U Enclosure Storage Array XEON 8 Core Refurbished

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EMC SC5020 2U Enclosure Storage Array XEON 8 Core E5-2630 V3 CPU 2X378 Watts Hot Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus (SFP+) Swappable Power Supply Max 32Gigabytes Per Second(GBPS) Rack Ports | Made by Dell | Refurbished
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Product Overview of the Dell EMC SC5020 2U Enclosure Storage Array

In the ever-evolving landscape of data storage solutions, the Dell EMC SC5020 2U Enclosure Storage Array stands out as a robust and efficient system. In this comprehensive overview, we will delve into the intricacies of this storage array, examining its key features, hardware specifications, and the technological advancements that make it a compelling choice for enterprises seeking reliable and high-performance storage solutions.

Key Features of the Dell EMC Enclosure Storage

Form Factor 2U Enclosure

The Dell EMC SC5020 adopts a 2U form factor, making it compact and space-efficient. This design is particularly advantageous for data centers where optimizing rack space is crucial.

Processing Power XEON 8 Core E5-2630 V3 CPU

At the heart of the SC5020 is the powerful XEON 8 Core E5-2630 V3 CPU. This processor provides the necessary computing power to handle complex storage operations efficiently, ensuring optimal performance and responsiveness.

Power Supply 2X378 Watts Hot Swappable

The inclusion of 2X378 Watts hot-swappable power supplies enhances the system's reliability and availability. Hot-swappable components enable uninterrupted operations even during maintenance or in the event of a power supply failure.

Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus Ports

The SC5020 is equipped with Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus (SFP+) ports, facilitating high-speed data transfer and connectivity. These ports are essential for seamless integration into modern network infrastructures.

Hardware Specifications

CPU XEON 8 Core E5-2630 V3

The XEON 8 Core E5-2630 V3 CPU is a robust processor designed for performance-intensive tasks. With eight cores, it can efficiently handle parallel processing, making it well-suited for the demands of modern storage environments.

Power Supply Redundant 2X378 Watts Hot Swappable

Redundancy is a key feature of the SC5020's power supply system. The inclusion of two hot-swappable 378 Watts power supplies ensures continuous operation even in the face of hardware failures or maintenance activities.

Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus Ports

The use of Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus (SFP+) ports is a strategic choice for high-speed connectivity. These ports support data rates suitable for demanding applications, enabling the storage array to keep pace with the ever-increasing data transfer requirements.

Performance Metrics

Throughput Max 32 Gigabytes Per Second

One of the standout features of the SC5020 is its impressive throughput capabilities, boasting a maximum of 32 Gigabytes per second. This metric is indicative of the array's ability to handle large volumes of data with speed and efficiency.

Rack Ports

The inclusion of rack ports further enhances the array's versatility and ease of integration into data center environments. These ports simplify the process of mounting and securing the SC5020 within standard server racks, contributing to a streamlined and organized infrastructure.

Technological Advancements of Enclosure Storage Array

Advanced Processing Capabilities

The XEON 8 Core E5-2630 V3 CPU brings advanced processing capabilities to the SC5020. With support for multithreading and optimized clock speeds, this CPU ensures that the storage array can effectively handle diverse workloads, from simple file storage to complex data analytics.

Hot-Swappable Components

The hot-swappable nature of the power supplies is a testament to the SC5020's focus on minimizing downtime. Hot-swappable components allow for the replacement of faulty hardware without shutting down the system, contributing to a higher level of availability and reliability.

SFP+ Technology for High-Speed Connectivity

The adoption of Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus (SFP+) technology reflects the SC5020's commitment to high-speed connectivity. SFP+ ports support data rates well beyond traditional Ethernet connections, making them ideal for environments where rapid data transfer is essential.

Use Cases and Applications

Enterprise Data Storage

The SC5020 is tailor-made for enterprise-level data storage requirements. Its high throughput, coupled with the ability to scale storage capacities, positions it as an ideal solution for organizations dealing with vast amounts of data.

Virtualization Environments

In virtualized environments where the demand for storage performance is heightened, the SC5020 shines. Its powerful CPU and high-speed connectivity make it well-suited for supporting virtualized workloads and ensuring smooth operations in virtualized infrastructures.

Data-Intensive Applications

Applications that rely on rapid data access and retrieval, such as databases and analytics platforms, can benefit significantly from the SC5020's performance metrics. The array's processing power and connectivity options make it a reliable choice for data-intensive workloads.

General Information about the Dell Storage Array Enclosure

  • Manufacturer: Dell EMC
  • Model Number or SKU# SC5020
  • Product Type: Enclosure

Technical Information of the Dell Enclosure

  • Product: Dell EMC SC5020 Storage Array 3u Rack
  • Network And Expansion I/O
  • Front-End-Network Protocols
  • Fc, Iscsi, Sas (Supports Simultaneous Multiprotocol)
  • Max 32GB FC Ports
  • 8 Per Array (SFP+)
  • Max 16 GB FC Ports
  • 8 Per Array (SFP+)
  • Max 100GB Iscsi Ports
  • 8 QSFP28 Per Array
  • MAX 25GB Iscsi Ports
  • 8 SFP28 Per Array
  • MAX 10GB Iscsi Ports
  • 16 SFP+ Or Baset Per Array
  • MAX 12GB SAS Ports
  • 8 12GB SAS Ports
  • Management Ports
  • 2 Per Array (1GB Base-T)
  • Back-end Expansion Protocols
  • 12GB SAS
  • Max Back-end Expansion Ports
  • 8 Per Array
  • Up To 16 Expansion Enclosures Per Array

Processor & Chipset

  • 1 X Intel Xeon 8 Core E5-2630 V3 2.4GHz CPU
  • Storage Format
  • Block (san) I
  • Max San Hosts: 500
  • Max Initiator Ports: 1000
  • Max Lun Size: 500TB
  • Max Number Of Luns: 2000
  • Max Number Of Snapshots: 8192
  • Max IOPS: 1,025,000I
  • Max IOPS (With Latency Less Than 1ms): 818,000I
  • Max IOPS (80% Reads, 20% Writes): 330,000I
  • Max Throughput (Reads): 19,000 MB/SI
  • Max Throughput (Writes): 9,500 MB/S
  • Power/Wattage: 2 Hot Swappable Power Supplies 1378W

In general, the Dell EMC SC5020 2U Enclosure Storage Array emerges as a formidable contender in the realm of storage solutions. With its compact form factor, powerful XEON 8 Core E5-2630 V3 CPU, hot-swappable power supplies, high-speed SFP+ ports, and impressive throughput capabilities, the SC5020 caters to the diverse needs of modern enterprises. Whether used for enterprise data storage, virtualization environments, or data-intensive applications, this storage array stands out as a reliable, high-performance, and technologically advanced solution. As the digital landscape continues to evolve, the Dell EMC SC5020 remains at the forefront, providing a robust foundation for secure and efficient data storage.

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