The NX3100 is also flexible enough to support applications (block data) that help people with limited resources save time by eliminating the need to manage separate types of storage.
- Supports up to 24TB in a compact 2U chassis
- Expands up to 384TB total external capacity with Dell PowerVault, EqualLogic™ and EMC™ arrays
- Ships with everything you need — the automated initial setup and configuration wizard lets you easily set and forget
Share up to 384TB of files and apps in your office
The PowerVault NX3100 supports up to 24TB of internal capacity with 12 data drives in a compact, 2U chassis. Choose from 450GB/600GB serial-attached SCSI (SAS) or 1TB/2TB near-line SAS. You can also scale your system externally to keep pace with your growing office.
- Expand capacity up to 384TB total external capacity with Dell PowerVault, EqualLogic™ or EMC™ external arrays.
- Consolidate all your file-sharing resources for cross-platform collaboration with Network File System (NFS).
- Deliver better managed file services across Server Message Block (SMB) and NFS with File Services Resource Manager (FSRM).
The NX3100 is a capacity-dense solution designed for sharing information across both files and block data. More flexibility means you can do more with less, cutting the systemwide deployment and management costs.
Storage technology that works for you
The factory-installed Windows® Storage Server 2008 OS enhances the best file-serving features of Windows Server 2008 with advanced storage features for faster, more efficient and more reliable file sharing.
- Reduce duplicate files (transparent, file-level deduplication) with single-instance storage (SIS)
- Simplify quick access and replicate stored data across WAN/LAN environments with Distributed File System (DFS and DFS-R)
- Improve control over your files and resources for audit and planning purposes with File Services Resource Manager (FSRM)
Additionally, choose from the latest capacities in SAS and near-line SAS drives to maximize your internal and external capacities and to ensure your NAS grows efficiently with your data.
Setup and manage your information with ease
The PowerVault NX3100 is easy to install and simple to run. Right out of the box, it has everything you need to begin sharing information safely and efficiently, without wasting time, money and resources building a file server from scratch.
- Automate setup and configuration with the "initial configuration task" tool.
- Support multiple users through unlimited client-added licenses (CALs).
- Access your NAS remotely through iDRAC Enterprise.
The NX3100 NAS system integrates seamlessly into your Windows environment, using the same management and protection tools you’ve already deployed. It also will manage your non-Windows clients.