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Dell PowerEdge M905

The Dell™ PowerEdge™ M905, with its large memory capacity, multiple redundant fabrics and massive total throughput, is an excellent choice for the high-end applications driving modern data centers.

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    Up to Six-Core AMD Opteron™ Processors 
    Includes support for four 105W, 3.1GHz processors
    105W, 75W, 55W ACP options


    Supplied by Dell’s M1000e Blade Chassis

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    24 DIMM slots
    1GB/2GB/4GB ECC DDR2 667/800MHz Options
    Support for up to 192GB3 using 24x8GB DIMMs

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    Up to two Hot-Swappable Internal Drives: 
    6 cm (2.5") SAS (10K rpm): 73GB4, 146GB4 300GB4,600GB4
    6 cm (2.5") SAS (15K rpm): 36GB4, 73GB4 or 146GB4
    50GB4 Solid State Drive (SSD) 

    Maximum Internal Storage 
    Up to 600GB4 per blade via two 6 cm (2.5") 300GB4 hot-swappable SAS (10k rpm) hard drives 

    External Storage: 
    Disk Storage Options
    PowerVault NX1950 Unified Storage Solution

    Dell/EMC products:
    Dell/EMC fibre channel and/or iSCSI external storage, including Dell/EMC CX300, CX3-10c , CX3-20, CX3-40, and CX3-80; CX4-120, CX4-240, CX4-480 and CX4-960 

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    Dell OpenManage™ software tools 

    IT Assistant-manage multiple Dell servers from a single console 
    OpenManage Server Administrator - 1:1 monitoring agents 
    Integration with 3rd party management solutions via Dell’s Certified Partner Program

    Altiris Deployment Solution for Dell Blade Servers

    Designed to help reduce deployment time from hours to minutes

    Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) with:

    Out of Band alerting, status, inventory, and troubleshooting via Secure Web GUI / CLI (telnet/SSH) 
    Remote Virtual Media (vMedia) and Virtual KVM (vKVM) 
    vMedia (virtual media) Map media from remote workstation/network to the blade 
    vKVM (virtual KVM) out of band remote console, supports Java or ActiveX plug-ins 
    IPMI 2.0 support

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    I/O Mezzanine Card Options

    Fully populated mezz card slots and switch modules will yield 3 highly available, redundant I/O fabrics for each blade.
    Four total PCIe x8 Mezzanine Card slots per M905 blade (optional)

    Available Options:

    1Gb & 10Gb Ethernet: 
    Dual-Port Broadcom Gb Ethernet w/ TOE (BCM-5709S)
    Quad-Port Intel Gb Ethernet (82576)
    Quad-Port Broadcom Gb Ethernet (BCM-5709S)
    Dual-Port Broadcom 10Gb Ethernet (BCM-57711)
    Brocade® BR1741M-k Dual-Port Mezzanine CNA 

    10Gb Enhanced Ethernet & Converged Network Adapters (CEE/DCB): 
    Dual-Port Qlogic® Converged Network Adapter (QME8142) - Supports CEE/DCB 10GbE + FCoEDual-Port Broadcom Gb Ethernet w/ TOE (BCM-5709S) 

    1Fibre Channel: 
    Dual-Port QLogic FC8 Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter (HBA) (QME2572)
    Dual-Port Emulex FC8 Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter (HBA) (LPe1205-M)
    Emulex® 8 or 4 Gb/s Fibre Channel Pass-Through Module 


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