Dell PowerEdge R710 – Virtualization Powerhouse

Dell PowerEdge R710 has enhanced virtualization capabilities, improved energy efficiency and innovative system management tools.

Every time I come across Dell PowerEdge servers, I always remember this fleeting memories with Dell PowerEdge way back in 2005. It was a side project back then and we purchased a Dell PowerEdge server only to refund it later because the business partner backed out. If the business partner didn\’t back out it\’s possible that we are still running that same server until now.

All of that was done remotely but if you are interested to buy one here in the Philippines, you\’re in luck because Dell PowerEdge R710 is  now available locally.

Dell PowerEdge R710 has enhanced virtualization capabilities, improved energy efficiency and innovative system management tools. If you are familiar with the naming convention, you\’ll know immediately what R710 offers. R means that it is rack-mountable, 7 means it has 2 sockets, 1 for Generation 11, and 0 means it has Intel processor.

Instead of regurgitating the product specs, I will just link the product brochure here.

For some reason Dell makes this seemingly normal rack-mountable server look sexy and masculine. Just look at the picture!


Here is the press-release from MSI-ECS, the local distributor of R710.

Dell Introduces a Virtualization Powerhouse

The Dell™ PowerEdge™ R710 rack server is designed to be the building block of today’s virtualized enterprise. Engineered in response to input from IT professionals, it is the next-generation 2U rack server created to address any virtualized business application efficiently. The R710 features the high-performing Intel® Xeon® processor 5500 series, a large memory capacity and I/O (input/output) bandwidth, and streamlined deployment with hypervisors from VMware®, Citrix® and Microsoft®, which help build a foundation for virtualization.

Virtualized I/O-intensive applications require a large pool of resources that scale effectively. IT managers must balance performance while trying to maintain current power envelopes. The Dell end-to-end solutions help customers build an efficient enterprise.

Reduce operating costs and energy usage with Dell Active Power Controller and with Intel Intelligent Power Technology, which proactively put your server into lower power states when demand decreases. Control cost without sacrificing performance — with industry-standard, efficient enterprise solutions from Dell.

Dell™ PowerEdge™ R710 is distributed by MSI-ECS. For product information and availability, please contact Kat Cac at [email protected] or +63-2688-3906.

By Marck V.

Filipino IT consultant on enterprise software. On his spare time he do web project management, photography and blogging. Web 2.0 enthusiast.