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Dell EMC Unity XT 880F All-Flash Storage
No compromise midrange storage. Designed for performance, optimized for efficiency and built for multi-cloud.


Dell EMC Unity XT 880F All-Flash Storage

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Dell EMC Unity XT all flash storage seriesOverview:

  • Unified block, file, and VMware VVols support
  • Delivers up to 16.0PB max raw capacity
  • NVMe-ready 
  • Up to 5:1 data reduction with inline deduplication and compression
  • Protects investment with the Future-Proof Program (support agreement required)

Turn up the performance for mixed workloads with the Dell EMC Unity XT 880F. This all-flash array delivers modern unified storage for the midmarket to the enterprise. It is designed for performance and is NVMe-ready to deliver high-speed access to business data with the ability to simultaneously run mixed application workloads, process inline data reduction, and provide data services with no performance overhead.

Inline deduplication and compression deliver extreme efficiency with up to 5:1 data reduction enabling a smaller storage footprint and lower TCO. Dell EMC Unity XT 880F is built for multi-cloud with support for disaster recovery as a service in the cloud, integration with VMware Cloud Foundation, software-defined storage in the cloud, and automatic tiering of data to the cloud.

All-inclusive software provides point-in-time snapshots, local and remote data replication, built-in encryption, and deep integration with VMware, Microsoft, and OpenStack.

Ongoing operation is simple with proactive assistance and automated remote support. And gain intelligent insight into your storage health with CloudIQ, which provides cloud-based proactive monitoring and predictive analytics.

Essentials


Differentiation

  • Modern: 2U NVMe-ready design future proofs the investment; scalable to 1500 drives
  • Powerful: Dual-socket Intel CPUs, dual active controllers, more cores and memory drive 2X more performance with less latency
  • Efficiency: Higher system efficiency and up to 5:1 DRR deliver more effective usable capacity lowering TCO
  • Simple: Installs in 15 minutes, configure in 10 minutes with intuitive easy-to-use webbased (HTML5) management
  • Flexible: Deploy as physical, software defined or converged infrastructure systems - all sharing one OS

Benefits to you

  • Performance: Experience 2X more performance across Reads, Writes and Mixed R/W workloads with up to 75% lower latency
  • Consolidation: Consolidate all your mixed workloads (file, block, VMware VVOLs) onto a single storage solution
  • Density: Reduce opex (floor space) with higher density up to 790TBe per RackU

Built for multi-cloud

  • Multiple paths to the cloud: Integrated with VMWare Cloud Foundation, Cloud Tiering Appliance, CloudIQ, Cloud Storage Services for DRaaS and workload migration and Dell EMC Unity Cloud Edition.

Features:

Unlock data capital with Dell EMC

IDC predicts that by 2025, more than 163 zettabytes of data will be created in that one year alone challenging companies to not only effectively manage data on this massive scale but leverage it through analytics to turn it into data capital. Managing data at this scale has strong implications for IT infrastructure. Requirements around performance, capacity expansion, availability, and automation are all essential. The new Dell EMC Unity XT meets these challenges today and innovation will continue to take customers to new heights in the future.

If you are looking for raw all flash power, great efficiency, and absolute simplicity in a small footprint, then Dell EMC Unity XT All-Flash Storage is for you. Designed and optimized for all-flash, these new and modern hardware platforms deliver 2X more performance and a fraction of the latency than previous generations making them a perfect fit for running your business applications wherever they are located and getting ahead of your IT transformation.

Designed for performance and optimized for efficiency

Engineered from the ground-up to meet market demands for all-flash performance, efficiency and lifecycle simplicity, Dell EMC Unity XT All-Flash Storage Arrays are NVMeready, implement a dual active architecture, contain dual socket Intel processors with up to 16-cores and more system memory. All these modern features enable Dell EMC Unity XT to deliver 2X performance and 75% less latency compared to previous generations.

Dell EMC Unity XT also provide significant efficiency gains. These arrays reduce system overhead to provide 85% platform efficiency. When you turn on the inline data reduction features – up to 5:1 DRR – to combine with the platform efficiency, you’ll get up to 31% more effective capacity than many other midrange systems. Dell EMC Unity XT also includes an efficient self-service migration utility right from the GUI to seamlessly migrate file and block data from legacy Dell EMC products and select competitive systems.

Whether you are looking to start small or scale to hundreds of terabytes of usable capacity, these modern All-Flash systems have you covered.

Flash design

Dell EMC Unity XT All Flash Storage starts in a sleek 2U form factor with a modern architecture designed for all-flash performance. The design includes linear multicore scaling, inline data reduction with zero detect for block and file, zero impact drive firmware-based garbage collection, write coalescing minimizing IO, and intelligent wear leveling capabilities, high density SSD’s including 15.3TB 3D NAND TLC drives. A highdensity enclosure supports eighty flash drives in just three rack units, for even greater space efficiency.

Built for multi-cloud

Customers now demand their storage infrastructure be cloud-ready. Dell EMC Unity XT was designed for a multi-cloud world, so you can easily leverage the new Dell EMC Unity XT platforms when deploying any of these cloud options:

Cloud Data Services

  • Dell EMC Cloud Storage Services – Connect Dell EMC Unity XT, consumed as a service, directly to the public cloud(s) of your choice through a high-speed, low latency connection. This enables users to gain the economic benefits of cloud as well as the high-availability and durability of persistent Dell EMC Unity XT storage while maintaining complete control of data. Plus, VMware customers can deploy an automated DRaaS solution with Dell EMC Unity XT in VMware Cloud on AWS for seamless, enterprise-grade, pay-as-you-go DR in the cloud. Cloud Storage Services additionally offers agile, multi-cloud support allowing users to leverage multiple clouds and easily and quickly switch clouds for use cases such as workload migration, analytics, test/dev and more to maximize business outcomes.
  • Dell EMC Cloud Edition – a full featured Dell EMC Unity XT software-defined storage solution deployed with VMware Cloud on the AWS cloud. for running a VDI environment in VMware Cloud, Test/Dev, or replication services to a third site.

Cloud Connected Systems

  • Dell EMC Cloud Tiering Appliance – an automated policy-based solution to perform file tiering and block archiving to a multi-cloud environment freeing up capacity and reducing backup windows.

Dell Technologies Cloud Platform

  • Integrated with VMware Cloud Foundation – the first external storage platform to be validated for use with VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF), Dell EMC Unity XT enables you to easily provision storage for VCF with Dell EMC Unity XT NFS using best of breed components.

Cloud Data Insights

  • CloudIQ – Delivers Infrastructure Insight right into the palm of your hand. This free, cloud-based application lets you easily monitor, analyze, and troubleshoot your storage environment from anywhere. With no software to install, it uses predictive analytics to immediately begin providing comprehensive health scores for all your storage. The best IT issue is the one that never happens.

All-inclusive software + more

All-inclusive, feature rich, array-based software comes standard with every Dell EMC Unity XT All Flash Storage model. Optional offerings include differentiated hardware and software deployment options, availability and mobility, protection and networking options. Dell EMC Unity All-Flash systems come standard with limited warranty, with enhanced and premium options available.

All-inclusive software + more

The ultimate in simplicity & all-flash value

Dell EMC Unity XT All-Flash Storage Arrays bring you unparalleled storage simplicity to combine with compelling performance, efficiency, and a modern design that’s built for a multi-cloud world. With ease of installation, an intuitive user interface, predictive analytics and on-line help desk, Dell EMC Unity XT All-Flash Storage sets the standard for simplicity in the midrange storage market. Flexible deployment options are also available to meet the needs of resource-constrained IT professionals in large or small companies.

Choice and flexibility for deployment and support

We continue to expand our Services with a focus on making it easier than ever to purchase, consume, adopt and optimize technology from a single source. Whether purchasing a single system or planning a transformational expansion across the data center, we’re architecting the most adaptive, intelligent service experience –– all with less effort and an accelerated path to productivity including:

  • ProDeploy and ProDeploy Plus – Get more out of technology starting day one
  • ProSupport and ProSupport Plus – Comprehensive support for complex environments
  • Optimize for Storage – In-depth analysis and strategic guidance to keep systems optimized and configured for peak performance
  • Data Migration Services – Move data faster, more securely and with minimal disruption

Choice and flexibility for deployment and support

Technical Specifications:


Dell EMC Unity XT 880F All-Flash Specifications
Processors Intel Xeon dual-socket processors
Drive Enclosure 2.5" (2U), 25 drives  
2.5" (3U), 80 drives
Included Software Dell EMC Unity XT Base Software  
Unisphere Management  
CloudIQ predictive storage analytics  
Remote Protection  
Local Protection  
Ecosystem Integration
Max FAST Cache Up to 6 TBs
Max Raw Capacity 16.0  PB
Memory per Array 768 GB
Min/Max Drives 6/1500 
Protocol Fibre Channel  
NFS  
iSCSI
Compares To NetApp AFF  
Pure //m  
HPE Nimble 
  Unity XT 380F Unity XT 480F Unity XT 680F Unity XT 880F
CPU (per SP) Single-socket 6c/1.7GHz Dual-socket 8c/1.8GHz Dual-socket 12c/2.1GHz Dual-socket 16c/2.1GHz
Memory (per SP) 64GB 96GB 192GB 384GB
Max Raw Capacity 2.4PB 4.0PB 8.0PB 16.0PB
CAN/Mezz Ports 8/16Gb FC,
10GbE Opt,
1GbE BaseT
25GbE Opt,
10GbE BaseT
25GbE Opt,
10GbE BaseT
25GbE Opt,
10GbE BaseT
IO Modules 10 GbE Base T,
16Gb FC,
25GbE Opt,
10Gbe Opt
10GbE BaseT,
16Gb FC,
25GbE Opt,
10GbE Opt,
SAS BE
10GbE BaseT,
16Gb FC,
25GbE Opt,
10GbE Opt,
SAS BE
10GbE BaseT,
16Gb FC,
25GbE Opt,
10GbE Opt,
SAS BE

Solutions & Services:

Dell EMC Unity hybrid flash products come with a 3-year Limited Hardware Warranty. All software comes with the EMC Software Warranty. Dell EMC Unity product offerings include Proactive Management and Monitoring tools.


Proactive Management and Monitoring (no charge)


Proactive Management and Monitoring (no charge)

  • Proactive Assist - Self-service support portal and community. Offers live chat, videos, documentation, direct parts ordering, system views, dial-home assistance, and more. Requires Dell EMC Secure Remote Services (ESRS).
  • CloudIQ - SaaS management dashboard that provides intelligent proactive analytics about performance, capacity, and configuration for reporting and remediation. Available by request.
Support Services


Support Services

  • ProSupport for Enterprise (formerly Enhanced, Premium Support) - 24x7 remote technical support, options for next business day or 4-hour mission critical onsite response, automated issue detection, self-service case initiation, and hypervisor, operating environment software and OS support
  • ProSupport Plus for Enterprise - Includes all ProSupport for Enterprise features, plus priority access to ProSupport Plus engineers, a designated Technology Service Manager, regular assessments and recommendations, monthly reporting, and systems maintenance guidance
Deployment Services


Deployment Services

  • ProDeploy for Enterprise - Integrate new technology into existing environments with confidence through extensive planning and validation by expert certified engineers.
  • ProDeploy Plus for Enterprise - The most complete enterprise deployment offer available in the market, ensures you are ready for today and prepared for tomorrow.
  • Basic Deployment - Consistent installation of enterprise hardware by experienced technicians. Worry-free installations give you the freedom to focus on your business.

Pricing Notes:

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