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Bring plenty of all-flash performance to mixed workloads with Dell EMC Unity 550F all-flash storage. Modern, simple, affordable for midrange storage demands.

Dell EMC Unity 550F All-Flash Storage

Ensure high performance for the broadest range of mixed workloads with Dell EMC Unity 550F, part of the Dell EMC Unity All Flash series of midrange storage.

Dell EMC Unity All Flash is engineered for high performance and low latency, at a cost that’s right for midrange SAN and NAS use cases. Excellent for storage consolidation, server virtualization, and more.

We’ve designed Dell EMC Unity unified storage for high-density flash and rich data services including inline data reduction for all-flash pools, all in a space-saving footprint starting at 2U. Your Dell EMC Unity 550F comes standard with support for file and block, point-in-time snapshots, local and remote data replication, and built-in encryption. And there’s deep integration with VMware, Microsoft, and OpenStack ecosystems.

Streamline storage management with a slick HTML5 interface, CloudIQ management dashboard, and proactive assistance through Dell EMC's automated remote support. Compare Dell EMC Unity storage arrays.

Key features:

  • Delivers all-flash storage from 7.7 TB to 8.0 PB max raw capacity
  • Offers block, file, and VMware VVols support in a single array
  • Maximizes the value of flash with inline compression and 15.38 TB flash drives
  • Supports transactional and traditional NAS with 64-bit scalable file system
  • Backed by the 4:1 storage efficiency guarantee

  • Product Spec Sheet Dell EMC Unity All-Flash Tech Specs 
    Product Data Sheet Dell EMC Unity All-Flash Data Sheet 
    Processors 2 x Intel® Xeon® E5-2660v4 14-Core 2.0 GHz 
    Included Software Dell EMC Unity Base Software 
    Unisphere Management 
    Remote Protection 
    Local Protection 
    Ecosystem Integration 
    Max Raw Capacity 8.0  PB
    Protocol Fibre Channel 
    NFS 
    SMB 3.0 (CIFS) 
    iSCSI 
    Drive Enclosure 2.5" SAS/Flash (2U), 25 drives 
    Min/Max Drives 5/500 
    Memory per Array 256 GB 
    VVols 13,500 
    Product Dell EMC Unity Products 
    Browse By All-Flash Storage 
    Midrange Storage 
  • Dell EMC Unity All-Flash Comparisons
     350F450F550F650F
    Min/Max Drives5/1505/2505/5005/1000
    Max Raw Capacity2.4 PB4 PB8 PB16 PB
    CPU per Array2 x Intel 6-core, 1.7GHz2 x Intel 10-core, 2.2GHz2 x Intel 14-core, 2.0GHz2 x Intel 14-core, 2.4GHz
    Memory per Array96 GB128 GB256 GB512 GB
    Dell EMC Unity Hybrid Comparisons
     300400500600
    Min/Max Drives5/1505/2505/5005/1000
    Max Raw Capacity2.4 PB4 PB8 PB16 PB
    CPU per Array2 x Intel 6-core, 1.6GHz2 x Intel 8-core, 2.4GHz2 x Intel 10-core, 2.6GHz2 x Intel 12-core, 2.5GHz
    Memory per Array48 GB96 GB128 GB256 GB
    Max FAST Cache800 GB1/2 TB3.2 TB6.0 TB
  • Backup and Protection Storage Description
    Dell EMC Data Domain DD6800 Consolidate backup, archive, and DR for midrange enterprise data centers with the Dell EMC Data Domain DD6800 deduplication storage system.
    Storage Management and Networking Description
    Dell EMC Connectrix SAN SwitchesConnect heterogeneous and virtualized servers to share storage and provide high-speed access to vital data.
    Dell EMC RecoverPointProvide local and remote data replication for continuous data protection over distance and enable any point-in-time recovery.
    Related SoftwareDescription
    Dell EMC Storage AnalyticsSee an end-to-end view of relationships between Dell EMC storage and VMware VMs. Optimize performance, diagnose issues.
    Dell EMC VPLEXMove and balance workloads between arrays without disruption. VPLEX provides simultaneous data read/write accessibility across arrays.
    Dell EMC AppSyncGain application-level data protection management for Exchange, SQL or VMware. AppSync manages Dell EMC Unity and RecoverPoint replication.
  • Evaluate Deploy and Manage Education
    • Dell EMC Unity Training: Learn key elements of deployment and management including installation, administration and maintenance. Learn how to use replication within and across arrays. Learn how to install and use Dell EMC UnityVSA.
  • Dell EMC Unity All-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 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.

     

    The following services are available for purchase.

     

    Customer Services
    Enhanced Support 24x7 service for production environments, including around-the-clock customer service, next business day onsite response, proactive remote monitoring and resolution, and installation of non-customer replaceable units.
    Premium Support Mission critical support for fastest resolution, including 24x7 customer service and monitoring, priority onsite response for critical issues, installation of operating environment updates, and installation of all replacement parts.

     

    Professional Services
    Deployment Services Modular, fixed-price, fixed-scope services tailored to your Dell EMC Unity solution. Designed to simplify your storage deployment while ensuring optimal performance. Custom services are also available.
    Add-On Deployment Services Easy to order Dell EMC Unity add-on services for rapid deployment of FAST, replication, snapshots, anti-virus, additional hosts and shares/exports.
    Migration Services Quickly move data from existing storage to your Dell EMC Unity array to speed deployment.
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