Dell EMC
PowerMax Storage Devices

Mission Critical Availability

PowerMax delivers the highest levels of data availability for your mission critical applications.

Dell EMC PowerMax
Dell Gold Partner

Explore Dell EMC PowerMax

PowerMax Terminology

What are Bricks?

Storage building blocks in the PowerMax 2000 and 8000 are defined by appliance-based entities called Bricks (or zBricks for Mainframe).

What's in a Brick?

  • An engine with 2 PowerMax directors
  • Packaged software
  • Cache
  • 24-slot drive array enclosures

What are Node Pairs?

The modular storage components in the PowerMax 2500 and 8500 are defined by units called node pairs.

What's in a Node Pair?

  • 2 PowerMax nodes
  • Packaged software
  • Cache
  • Ability to add additional 48-slot Dynamic Media Enclosures (DMEs).

Learn More About The Models

Expert Advice

Contact Mojo Systems to discuss the PowerMax storage options and what will work best for your business environment. See our model comparison chart.

Start a chat with us, call us at 1-866-230-MOJO or fill out the form below. We'll get started on a custom configuration for you of a new PowerMax storage device.

What Can You Do With PowerMax?

  1. Consolidate Demanding Mixed Workloads
    PowerMax delivers extreme levels of performance and incredible response times
  2. Enjoy High Efficiency
    Ships with Dell's 4:1 Data Reduction guarantee.
  3. Extend to the Cloud
    Take advantage of simple data mobility to and from hybrid clouds
  4. Relax More
    PowerMax was designed to prevent unauthorized access to your system resource
  5. Upgrade Anytime
    Its nodes can be upgraded non-disruptively while preserving your existing drives and expansion enclosures

Dell EMC PowerMax Models

Front of the Dell EMC PowerMax 2000
Front of the Dell EMC PowerMax 2500

Powerful arrays with small footprints and proven data services

Front of the Dell EMC PowerMax 8000

Industry leading storage arrays with massive consolidation capabilities

Compare PowerMax Models

PowerMax 2000 PowerMax 8000
CPUIntel Xeon E5-2650-v4
2.5 GHz 12 core⁴
Intel Xeon E5-2697-v4
2.8 GHz 18 core4
Cache-Per-Engine Options512 GB, 1 TB, and 2 TB1 TB, 2 TB
No. of Bricks or zBricks1 to 21 to 8
Max. Bandwidth80 GB per second350 GB per second
Max. Front-End Host Ports64256
PowerMax 2500 PowerMax 8500
CPUIntel Xeon Gold 5218
2.8 GHz with 16 core
Intel Xeon Gold 6254
3.9 GHz with 18 core
No. of Node Pairs1 to 21 to 8
Cache-Per-Node Pair Options896GB, 1.792TB, 3.584TB1.792TB, 3.584TB
Nodes per Array (for Scale Out)2 to 42 to 16
Max. Front-End Host Ports64256

Ready to purchase? Have more questions?

Give us a call, use the chat in the lower right or fill out a form.   1.866.230.MOJO