Dell EMC Isilon H500 Hybrid NAS Storage
Unstructured data storage made simple
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- Stores up to 480 TB with 60 SATA drives per chassis
- Delivers 5 GB/s throughput per chassis
- Speeds performance with 4 to 8 flash SSDs for caching
- Safeguards data with robust security options
- Provides flexibility with multiprotocol support
- Protects investment with the Future-Proof Loyalty Program (support agreement required)
Support a wide range of enterprise file workloads on the versatile Dell EMC Isilon H500 scale-out NAS platform. Gain high throughput for demanding applications and easy scalability to handle unstructured data growth. With an efficient hybrid storage design that combines four Isilon nodes in a single 4U chassis and delivers over 80% storage utilization, the massive efficiency of the Dell EMC Isilon H500 helps lower your storage and related data center costs.
Powered by the Isilon OneFS operating system, Isilon H500 is scale-out NAS that stays simple to manage no matter how large your environment becomes. Automated storage tiering between chassis and cloud integration help optimize your storage resources. Protect file data with enterprise-grade backup and disaster recovery options.
Dell EMC Isilon Hybrid Platforms
Dell EMC Isilon hybrid storage platforms, powered by the Isilon OneFS operating system, use a highly versatile yet simple scale-out storage architecture to speed access to massive amounts of data, while dramatically reducing cost and complexity. Isilon hybrid storage is highly flexible and strikes the balance between large capacity and high-performance storage to provide support for a broad range of enterprise file workloads. Isilon hybrid storage is available in 3 product lines:
- EMC Isilon H400: Provides a balance of performance, capacity and value to support a wide range of file workloads. Isilon H400 delivers up to 3 GB/s bandwidth per chassis and provides capacity options ranging from 120 TB to 480 TB per chassis.
- Dell EMC Isilon H500: This versatile hybrid platform delivers up to 5 GB/s bandwidth per chassis with a capacity ranging from 120 TB to 480 TB per chassis. An ideal choice for organizations looking to consolidate and support a broad range of file workloads on a single platform.
- Dell EMC Isilon H5600: Combines massive scalability – 800 TB per chassis – and up to 8 GB/s bandwidth – in an efficient, highly dense, deep 4U chassis. The Isilon H5600 is designed to support a wide range of demanding, large-scale file applications and workloads.
- Dell EMC Isilon H600: Designed to provide high performance at value, delivers up to 120,000 IOPS and up to 12 GB/s bandwidth per chassis. Ideal for high performance computing (HPC) workloads that don’t require the extreme performance of all-flash.
All Isilon hybrid storage platforms are powered by the Isilon OneFS operating system and use a dense, modular architecture to provide a powerful, yet simple scale-out storage platform to speed access to unstructured data, while reducing cost and complexity. Isilon hybrid storage systems integrate easily with Isilon all-flash and Isilon archive systems as well existing Isilon clusters.
Efficiency: Isilon scale-out storage delivers over 80 percent storage utilization versus about 50 percent for traditional platforms. Isilon SmartDedupe data deduplication software enhances storage efficiency to reduce your physical storage requirements. Isilon’s policybased, automated tiering options, including Isilon SmartPools and CloudPools software, allow you to optimize storage resources and further lower costs.
Flexibility: Isilon storage solutions supports all major protocols and data access methods including NFS, SMB, HDFS, HTTP, and FTP. This means that you can support a wide range of applications and workloads on a single Isilon platform.
Data protection: Isilon storage is highly resilient and offers N+1 through N+4 redundancy. With Isilon you may also choose from a variety of efficient and proven enterprise data backup and disaster recovery options.
Security: Isilon offers a broad range of security options including FIPS 140-2 level 2 self-encrypting drives, role-based access control (RBAC), secure access zones, SEC 17a-4 compliant WORM data immutability, and file system auditing.
- Simple storage and data management designed for ease of use
- Massive scalability of capacity and performance
- Unmatched storage efficiency, deduplication and compression to reduce costs
- Choice of All-Flash, Hybrid or Archive nodes
- Automated tiered storage to optimize resources
- Seamless cloud integration to lower costs
- Multiprotocol support for operational flexibility
- Resilient data protection for a highly available environment
- Robust security and compliance options
- Unlock your data capital with inplace data analytics
Isilon OneFS Operating System Powers Scale-Out Storage Solutions
The Isilon OneFS operating system provides the intelligence behind all Isilon scale-out storage solutions. Through the fusion of OneFS, state-of-the-art engineering, and industry-standard enterprise hardware, Isilon provides a highly scalable, high–performance modular storage architecture that can grow with your business. OneFS can help you accelerate processes and workflows, while scaling easily to handle massive growth and providing the highest levels of data protection available. This is all provided in a storage solution designed for unmatched ease of use.
Isilon scale-out storage solutions, powered by the OneFS operating system, provide users with a broad range of options to meet their specific storage needs.
Scale-Out Data Lake
As the volume and sources of data have expanded dramatically, traditional techniques to store and analyze information are too expensive and too slow to handle the massive data volumes modern enterprises produce and manage. With Isilon, you can gain a highly flexible and efficient storage infrastructure that expands your data lake from the edge to the core to the cloud. You can consolidate data, simplify management and eliminate inefficient storage silos while supporting a wide range of traditional and nextgeneration workloads and applications that previously used a number of different types of storage.
Unmatched Agility and Performance
Change is inevitable. That’s why every Isilon system is built to rapidly and simply adapt. OneFS allows a storage system to grow symmetrically or independently as more space or processing power is required. This allows you to scale your storage easily up to 252 nodes as your business needs dictate. With Isilon, you can scale performance from 250,000 file operations per second (IOPS) with a single chassis up to 15.8 million IOPS with a single cluster. You can also scale throughput from 15 gigabytes per second (GB/s) with a single chassis up to 945 GB/s of aggregate read throughput in a single Isilon cluster.
Efficiency and Cost Savings
Orchestrated by OneFS, all components in an Isilon cluster work in concert to create a unified pool of highly efficient storage—with a storage utilization rate of up to 80 percent. With Isilon SmartDedupe data deduplication, you can further reduce your data storage requirements by up to 35 percent in environments with redundant data across multiple sources. The Isilon F810 all-flash platform also delivers up to 3:1 data compression to dramatically increase the effective storage capacity and density of your Isilon solution. The unmatched efficiency of Isilon storage systems means that less physical storage and space are required to house the same amount of data—reducing both initial capital outlay and ongoing costs. And, with the Isilon AutoBalance function, you can quickly and easily add nodes without downtime, manual data migration, or application logic reconfiguration, saving precious IT resources. And because Isilon storage is so easy to manage, it requires fewer IT resources for storage administration than traditional storage systems, which further reduces overall operating costs. Using CloudPools software you can lower costs by tiering cold or frozen data to a choice of public or private cloud options.
With Isilon, you can streamline your storage infrastructure by consolidating large-scale unstructured data assets thus eliminating silos of storage. Isilon includes integrated support for a wide range of industry-standard protocols, including Internet Protocols IPv4, and IPv6, NFS, SMB, HTTP, FTP and HDFS. As a result, you can simplify workflows, accelerate business analytics projects, support cloud infrastructure initiatives, unlock data capital and get more value from your enterprise applications and data.
Enterprise Data Protection and Management Software
Massive stores of data present unique management challenges including disaster recovery, quota management and offsite replication. Isilon data protection and management software provides you with powerful tools that help you protect your data assets, control costs and optimize the storage resources and system performance of your big data environment.
|Dell EMC Isilon InsightIQ||Performance management||Optimize your Isilon solution with innovative performance monitoring and reporting|
|Dell EMC Isilon Smartpools||Resource management||Implement a highly efficient, automated tiered storage strategy to optimize storage performance and efficiency|
|Dell EMC ClarityNow||Data management||Locate, access and manage data in seconds, no matter where it resides – across file and object storage, on-prem or in the cloud. Gain a holistic view across heterogeneous storage systems with a single pane of glass, effectively breaking down data trapped in siloes|
|Dell EMC Isilon SmartQuotas||Data management||Assign and manage quotas that seamlessly partition and thin provision storage into easily managed segments at the cluster, directory, subdirectory, user, and group levels|
|Dell EMC Isilon SmartConnect||Data access||Enable client connection load balancing and the dynamic NFS failover and failback of client connections across storage nodes to optimize the use of cluster resources|
|Dell EMC Isilon SnapshotIQ||Data protection||Protect data efficiently and reliably with secure, nearinstantaneous snapshots, while incurring little to no performance overhead, and speed the recovery of critical data with near-immediate on-demand snapshot restores|
|Dell EMC Isilon CloudPools||Resource management||Seamless tiering of cold or frozen data to public or private cloud providers|
|Dell EMC Isilon SmartDedupe||Data management||Increase efficiency and reduce storage capacity requirements by up to 35 percent with deduplication of redundant data across multiple sources|
|Dell EMC Isilon SYNCIQ||Data replication||Replicate and distribute large mission-critical data sets to multiple shared storage systems in multiple sites for reliable disaster recovery capability, and use push-button failover and failback simplicity to increase data availability|
|Dell EMC Isilon SmartSmartLock||Data retention||Protect your critical data against accidental, premature, or malicious alteration or deletion with our softwarebased approach to WORM, and meet compliance and governance needs, such as SEC 17a-4 requirements|
|Aspera for Isilon||Content delivery||Benefit from high-performance wide area file and content delivery|
|Dell EMC Isilon H500 Hybrid Specifications|
|2 TB HDD||4 TB HDD||8 TB HDD|
|Chassis Capacity (Raw)||120 TB||240 TB||480 TB|
|SSD Drives (2.5") Per Chassis||60||60||60|
|Self-Encrypting Drive (SED SSD) Option||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Operating System||Isilon OneFS 8.1 or later except for self-encrypting drive options which require Isilon OneFS 184.108.40.206 or later|
|Number of Nodes Per Chassis||4||4||4|
|CPU Type (Per Node)||Intel Xeon Processor E5-2630 v4|
|ECC Memory (Per Node)||128 GB||128 GB||128 GB|
|Cache (Per Node), Solid State Drive (SSD) (800 GB, 1.6 TB, or 3.2 TB)||1 or 2||1 or 2||1 or 2|
|Self-Encrypting Drive (SED SDD) Option||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Front-End Networking (Per Node)||2 x 10GE (SFP+ or twin-ax copper) or 2 x 40GbE (QSFP+)|
|Infrastructure Networking (Per Node)||2 InfiniBand connections supporting QDR links or 2 x 40GbE (QSFP+)|
|Typical Power Consumption @ 240V (Per Chassis)||1330 Watts (@25°C)|
|Maximum Power Consumption @ 240V (Per Chassis)||1910 Watts|
|Typical Thermal Rating||4,540 BTU/hr|
|Number of Chassis||1 to 36|
|Number of Nobes||4 to 144|
|Cluster Capacity||120 TB to 17.2 PB|
|Rack Units||4 to 144|
|Scale-Out Architecture||Distributed, fully symmetric clustered architecture that combines modular storage with Isilon intelligent software|
|Modular Design||4 self-contained nodes include server, software, and SSDs in a 4U rack-mountable chassis; integrates easily into existing Isilon clusters|
|Operating System||Isilon OneFS distributed file system: creates a cluster with a single file system and single global namespace; fully journaled, fully distributed, globally coherent write/read cache|
|High Availability||No single point of failure; self-healing design protects against disk or node failure; includes back-end intra-cluster failover|
|Scalability||Scales from 4 to 144 nodes in a single cluster. Add an additional chassis to scale performance and capacity in about a minute.|
|Data Protection||FlexProtect file-level striping with support for N+1 through N+4 and mirroring data protection schemes|
|Data Replication||Isilon SyncIQ fast and flexible file-based asynchronous replication|
|Data Retention||Isilon SmartLock policy-based retention and protection against accidental deletion|
|Security||File system audit capability to improve security and control of your storage infrastructure and address regulatory compliance requirements|
|Efficiency||Isilon SmartDedupe data deduplication option, which can reduce storage requirements by up to 35 percent|
|Automated Storage Tiering||Policy-based automated tiering options, including Isilon SmartPools and CloudPools software, to optimize storage resources and lower costs|
|Network Protocol Support||NFSv3, NFSv4, NFS Kerberized sessions (UDP or TCP), SMB1 (CIFS), SMB2, SMB3, SMB3-CA, Multichannel, HTTP, FTP, NDMP, SNMP, LDAP, HDFS, ADS, NIS reads/writes|
|Power Supply||Dual-redundant, hot-swappable 1050W (low line) 1100W (high line) power supplies with power factor correction (PFC); rated for input voltages 90 - 130 VAC (low line) and 180-264 VAC (high line)|
|Operating Environment||Compliant with ASHRAE A3 data center environment guidelines|
|Minimum Service Clearances||Front: 40” (88.9 cm), rear: 42” (106.7 cm)|
|PowerScale H700||PowerScale H7000||Isilon H400||Isilon H500||Isilon H5600||Isilon H600|
|Use Case||Demanding enterprise file workloads||Massive capacity and demanding applications||Departmental file shares, home directories||Departmental file workloads and application data||Enterprise file workloads, file shares, application data||High performance file workloads|
|Raw node capacity||30 TB - 240 TB||240 TB – 320 TB||30 TB - 240 TB||30 TB - 240 TB||200 TB – 320 TB||18 TB - 36 TB|
|ECC memory (per node)||192 GB||384 GB||64 GB||128 GB||256 GB||256 GB|
|Nodes per cluster||4 to 252||4 to 252||4 to 252||4 to 252||4 to 252||4 to 252|
|Raw cluster capacity||120 TB to 60 PB||960 TB – 80 PB||120 TB to 60 PB||120 TB to 60 PB||800 TB to 80 PB||72 TB to 9 PB|
|Inline Data Reduction||Yes||Yes||No||No||Yes||No|
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