Dell PowerEdge 2900 III Tower Server
The Intel based Dell PowerEdge 2900 III 2-socket server is available in either a 5U rack or a tower form factor, and is designed with maximum expandability and performance in mind. It’s designed to support most any type of application, including database, email and virtualization – offering your business flexibility for today, with scalability for the future.
Dell’s PowerEdge 2900 III offers outstanding virtualization performance in a 2-socket tower server combined with optional, factory integrated virtualization capabilities. Dell continues to simplify virtualization by streamlining virtualization deployment and providing ease of use in virtual infrastructures. By factory integrating VMware ESXi 3.5, customers receive VMware capabilities and migration of virtual machines within a few clicks of a mouse.
Intel Xeon processors
- Up to 2 Quad-Core Intel Xeon Processors 5400 series at up to 3.16GHz
- Up to 2 Quad-Core Intel Xeon Processors 5300 series at up to 3.0GHz
- Up to 2 Dual-Core Intel Xeon Processors 5200 series at up to 3.3GHz
- Up to 2 Dual-Core Intel Xeon Processors 5100 series at up to 3.0GHz
Intel 5000X, 1066 MHz and 1333 MHz Front Side Bus (FSB). Maximum: twelve 4GB DIMMs for a total of 48GB of RAM.
Hard Drives (Maximum Internal Storage up to 10TB.):
- 3.5″ SAS nearline (7.2k rpm): 500GB, 750GB2 and 1TB2
- 3.5″ SAS (10k rpm): 300GB2 and 400GB2
- 3.5″ SAS (15k rpm): 73GB2 and 146GB, 300GB2 and 450GB
- 3.5″ SATA (7.2k rpm): 80GB, 160GB2 , 250GB2 , 500GB, 750GB2 and 1TB2
Protect Your Information
Since 2005, over 160 million personal information data records have been compromised in the US alone. Dell recognizes the growing importance of information security and is committed to ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data. Today’s PowerEdge servers are the most secure severs Dell has ever produced.
The PowerEdge 2900 III server includes an industry standard Trusted Platform Module (TPM) which supports a variety of information security software packages that help customers reduce risk. The internal components on the PowerEdge 2950 III are physically and logically locked down, helping to prevent unauthorized access. This is particularly useful for customers using USB security tokens. The optional internal tape drive allows easy backup, archive and data recovery. The PowerEdge 2900 III PERC 6/i RAID controller supports RAID levels 6 and 60, providing fault tolerance even in the event of two hard disk failures.
The PowerEdge 2900 III server helps you meet ever expanding application and data requirements. The capabilities provided by the latest generation of Intel Xeon 64-bit dual and quad-core processors can allow you to do more with your server than ever before. The PowerEdge 2900 III features plenty of room to grow with your business with space for up to ten 1TB2 internal hard drives and twelve DIMM slots for RAM, ensuring long-term operation and growth.
Complex IT environments typically means higher IT costs. The PowerEdge 2900 III includes features which help to simplify server set-up and management. Dell delivers fully assembled and highly tested machines that don’t require expensive integration services – just unpack them and go. The internal USB port further eases local software and configuration administration. Starting your PowerEdge 2900 III remotely is made easy with options such as the Wake-on-LAN and iSCSI boot. Dell PowerEdge servers are easier to manage than ever.