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Deliver infrastructure as a service (IaaS) at scale with Dell EMC VxRack System FLEX. Software-defined storage goes hyper-converged for high performance.

Dell EMC VxRack System FLEX

Modernize your data center and deliver infrastructure as a service (IaaS) at scale with Dell EMC VxRack System FLEX. These hyper-converged systems are engineered as a single product, so they’re ideal for enterprises and service providers looking for a fast, sustainable way to deploy and grow applications.

VxRack FLEX is rack-scale hyper-converged infrastructure built on Dell PowerEdge servers and Dell EMC ScaleIO software-defined storage. Benefit from extreme application performance and scale. Direct-attached storage (DAS) is virtualized into a shared pool of block storage, similar to SAN storage.

Start with as few as 4 nodes available in different combinations of CPU, storage, and memory. Add nodes one at a time, or add racks to scale out.

Key features:

  • Delivers a rack-scale hyper-converged solution built on Dell PowerEdge servers and Dell EMC ScaleIO software-defined storage
  • Engineered, manufactured, supported, and sustained as a single product
  • Able to support multiple hypervisors, operating systems, and bare metal
  • Makes it easy to achieve extreme scale: 1000+ nodes
  • Unifies provisioning, monitoring, and management with Dell EMC Vision Intelligent Operations
  • Available with optional Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection for Converged Infrastructure to enable factory-integrated backup, recovery, and more

  • Product Data Sheet Dell EMC VxRack System FLEX Data Sheet 
    Processors Intel® Xeon® Processors 
    Compares To Nutanix 
    HPE Hyper Converged 380 
    Cisco HyperFlex 
    Included Software Dell EMC Vision Intelligence Operations 
    VMware vSphere Server Enterprise Plus  
    Storage Direct Attached Storage (DAS) 
    Hypervisors VMware (included) 
    Hyper-V (optional) 
    KVM (optional) 
    Bare-metal (optional) 
    Compute Integration Dell PowerEdge servers (R630/R730xd) 
    Networking Cisco Nexus switches 
    Storage Virtualization Dell EMC ScaleIO 
    Network Virtualization VMware NSX or Cisco ACI 
    Product VxRack Products 
    Solution For Data Center Consolidation 
    Browse By Hyper-Converged Systems 
    Enterprise Storage 
    Midrange Storage 
  •   VxRack FLEX VxRack SDDC
    Solution Type Pre-built and supported by Dell EMC Pre-built and supported by Dell EMC
    Use Case Scale-out storage, IaaS Turnkey foundation for VMware private cloud
    Includes Hyper-converged solution with integrated Cisco networking, storage virtualization Hyper-converged solution with integrated Cisco networking, storage virtualization, network virtualization
    Hypervisor Multiple hypervisors including VMware vSphere, as well as bare metal VMware vSphere
    Software-Defined Storage Dell EMC ScaleIO VMware vSAN
    Scale Thousands of nodes Hundreds of nodes

  • Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection for Converged Infrastructure
    Backup, Archive, and RecoveryReduce backup times and ensure full backups are available for rapid, single-step restores. Gain advanced data deduplication and reduce backup data storage footprint by 10 to 30 times.
    Operational Recovery, Disaster Recovery, and MigrationsThis comprehensive replication delivers quick restores of critical applications and data, instant data rollback, and streamlined data migration.
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  • Product Warranty

    Dell EMC VxRack System FLEX comes with a 90-day product warranty.


    The following services are available for purchase.


    Customer Services
    VCE Core Support A foundational, integrated support level that comes standard.
    VCE Plus Support An enhanced, higher-touch support option with proactive optimization deliverables.
    VCE Premier SupportThe most customer-centric, strategic support relationship to maintain a holistic view of the environment and ensure the best experience.


    Professional Services
    Dell EMC Converged Infrastructure Services Factory logical configuration, on-site installation, onboarding, residency, software upgrade, and hardware expansion services to further simplify your converged infrastructure experience and amplify the value of your investment./td>
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Dell EMC VxRail Appliance

Simplify and extend your VMware environment with Dell EMC VxRail hyper-converged infrastructure appliances. Streamline your IT operations and lower costs.
  • Co-developed by Dell EMC and VMware
  • Configurations for any use case
  • Start with as few as 3 nodes
  • Scale non-disruptively
  • Included data protection

Dell EMC VxRack System SDDC

Easily deploy a modern next-generation data center with a turnkey, hyper-converged, and rack-scale Dell EMC VxRack System SDDC hyper-converged rack-scale system.
  • Dell PowerEdge servers powered by VMware Cloud Foundation
  • VMware vSAN, vSphere, and NSX virtualization
  • Scales out to hundreds of nodes
  • Built and supported as one product

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