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Dell EMC PowerVault ME Storage Array

Get the best price in Egypt on the new Dell EMC PowerVault DAS/SAN ME5 and ME4 storage arrays from Elite Technology Based.
We offer all features and models of the PowerVault ME storage array, perfect for your SAN/DAS storage needs.

All Models are available in Elite Technology Based.

We are partners with Dell EMC, so we offer all Dell PowerVault storage array models with the best price in Egypt. Dell ME5 and ME4 are available now at Elite Technology Based.

What is ME5 Storage?

The Dell PowerVault ME5 is a new generation, entry-level block storage array optimized for SAN/DAS virtualized workloads. It is well-suited to support Microsoft workloads, including the Hyper-V hypervisor role.

ME5 storage arrays are available in a 2U or 5U base system with optional disk expansion by adding additional disk enclosures. Dell DAS ME5 provides storage capacity, performance, expansion, and redundancy for your Microsoft Hyper-V environment.

PowerVault ME5 Unique Features:

Ease of Management: Dell PowerVault Storage ME5 is trying to make everything simple to manage it easy, so you don’t need to be an expert to manage it because PowerVault Manager is integrated into every ME5 array; it is an all-inclusive, HTML5-based administration online UI that is simple to use. Additional supported management tools include CLI and REST API.

Performance: You would detect a performance difference between Dell PowerVault ME4 and ME5, if you were using ME4. With the new dual-core Intel CPUs, the Dell ME5 offers more power and scalability. Moreover, it outperforms the Dell ME4 storage array in terms of bandwidth and storage capacity.

Simplicity: It is simple and quick to install and configure ME5 storage in a few minutes.

Connectivity: ME5 storage supports the following front-end connectivity options for presenting block storage to host servers:

  • 12 Gb SAS (four ports per controller)
  • 16/32 Gb FC (four ports per controller)
  • Two iSCSI options:
  1. 10 GbE BaseT (four ports per controller)
  2. 10/25 GbE optical (four ports per controller)

All-inclusive software: ME5 includes a variety of features, such as:

  • Management tools: PowerVault Manager web UI, CLI, and REST API
  • Volume copy
  • Snapshots (redirect on write)
  • IP and FC bi-directional asynchronous replication
  • VMware vCenter Server and VMware Site Recovery Manager integration
  • SSD read cache
  • Thin provisioning
  • Three-level autotiering
  • ADAPT (distributed RAID)
  • Controller-based encryption (SEDs) with internal key management

Dell Powervault Storage array:

Businesses of all sizes face various challenges regarding data storage, and Dell PowerVault storage DAS and SAN arrays aim to address several of those common pain points:
  1. Limited Storage Capacity: As businesses grow, their data inevitably does too. Traditional storage solutions may not scale efficiently, leading to insufficient capacity and potential bottlenecks. PowerVault offers scalable storage options, allowing businesses to add more storage easily as their needs evolve. This scalability can come in the form of scaling out with additional enclosures or scaling up with higher capacity drives, there are powervault ME5 models with capacity up to 4.7Pb, and 6PB
  2. Data Security Problems such as: Regrettably, cyberattacks, data breaches, and hacking are happening more often than ever. For businesses that want to protect their sensitive data, strong security measures are necessary. To protect data and guarantee regulatory compliance, PowerVault provides features including data immutability, encryption both in transit and at rest, and tamper detection.
  3. Performance Bottlenecks: User productivity and application performance can be greatly impacted by slow storage. In order to solve this, PowerVault provides high-performance alternatives like support for NVMe, faster processors, and increased memory. This results in shorter reaction times, easier access to data, and an improved user experience all around.
  4. Managing Multiple Storage Devices: Handling a multi-device, intricate storage system might demand a lot of time and resources. PowerVault uses automation technologies and centralized control to streamline storage management. This makes it simple for IT managers to provide, track, and troubleshoot storage resources all from one location.
  5. High Storage Costs: The cost of storage can mount up quickly, particularly for companies that handle big datasets. PowerVault provides efficient data tiering, which automatically transfers data between various storage tiers based on access patterns, to provide affordable storage solutions. This lowers expenses and maximizes storage utilization.
  6. Compliance Requirements: Many industries have strict data privacy and compliance regulations. PowerVault helps businesses meet these requirements with features like data immutability and audit logging, ensuring data integrity and accountability.

Now What about Software:

Dell PowerVault storage array provides all inclusive software

ME5 provides:

ADAPT RAID, Auto-tiering, CloudIQ (with ProSupport), Key management, Management GUI, Replication, Snapshots, SSD Read Cache, Thin provisioning, Volume Copy.

Operating systems:

  • Windows 2022, 2019 and 2016
  • RHEL 8.2 and 7.8
  • SLES 15.2 and 12.5
  • VMware 7.0 and 6.7
  • Citrix XenServer 8.x and 7.x

Let Elite Technology Based Help You Choose the Right PowerVault
Our experts can help you choose the right PowerVault storage array for your business needs. We also have a great collection of Dell PowerEdge servers to complement your storage solution.
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