PowerVault NX430 Network Attached Storage
Network attached storage that offers automated setup and data management capabilities for efficient data sharing
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Network attached storage that offers automated setup and data management capabilities for efficient data sharing.
- Single-socket, 1U rack mount NAS server
- Intel Xeon processor E3-1220 v5
- Up to four hot-swap 3.5” NL-SAS or SATA drives for data and OS (OS partition is 120GB*)
- Up to 40TB* raw capacity
- Leveraging the R330 PowerEdge Server technology.
An affordable and reliable rack-mounted network-attached storage (NAS) offers you advanced data management and efficient data sharing. The Dell Storage NX430 array is designed to improve performance with Microsoft Windows Storage Server.
Dell EMC NX Windows NAS Series
Dell EMC NX Windows NAS Series storage appliances combine the latest Dell EMC PowerEdge technology with Windows Storage Server 2016 from Microsoft for rapid deployment, easy management, and enhanced performance.
The Dell EMC NX Windows NAS Series is an affordable storage solution for customers who want the simplicity of Microsoft Windows Server together with the power of Dell EMC servers and storage — all in a ready-to-deploy NAS appliance.
New storage innovations from Microsoft
All Dell EMC NX Windows NAS Series storage appliances ship with Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2016 preinstalled for fast and easy deployment. Based on Windows Server 2016, Windows Storage Server 2016 Standard includes all of the major storage innovations in Microsoft’s latest server operating system:
- Storage-agnostic, block-level, synchronous replication between servers or clusters
- Enhancements to Storage quality of service (QoS), data deduplication and ReFS
Efficient dedicated data sharing
This entry-level, file-sharing system, based on the latest server technology, is easy to manage with its integration of Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2016 (Standard Edition and Workgroup Edition). This specialized operating system helps control growing storage demands by making file storage more efficient than previous generation solutions.
Maintaining productivity is essential for any business, so NX430 offers disparate users simplified access to files and shares across a network-wide infrastructure, even to remote offices. File shares are easy to locate and resilient.
NX430 with Windows Storage Server 2016 (WSS2016) helps eliminate data clutter by identifying duplicate files, storing one copy and replacing others with pointers.1 It also has a single management interface that delivers improved managed file services across CIFS/NFS, and offers improved control and compliance over files, ideal for audit and planning purposes.
Room to grow your business
Dell Storage NX430’s efficient file sharing is packaged in a small, 1U form factor, allowing extra room in your rack for other systems and components. Plus, its maximum 40TB capacity allows plenty of space to grow files and shares — designed so you have room to grow your business.
Simple deployment and management
Avoid the hassle of building a file server from scratch. Dell Storage NX430 is optimized for storing, sharing, and protecting files, and is integrated and ready to go out of the box. In fact, the NX430 can be ready to share files within minutes.
Take full advantage of the Initial Configuration Tasks wizard to streamline the setup process. Also, there is no need to buy additional Client-Access Licenses (CALs) for each user you add to your NX430. Support for multiple users is already built into this file-sharing system.
Put the latest storage technology to work for you
Dell integrates the best of our PowerEdge servers with Windows latest Storage Server operating system, designed to improve reliability and performance. WSS2016 enables the Server Message Block 3.0 (SMB3.0) protocol, whichcan improve performance with multichannel failover, and is designed to increase the reliability of application specific capabilities for Microsoft SQL Server and Hyper-V.
Thin provisioning, deduplication and compression provides additional data management optimization by optimizing capacity allocation on the NAS. For remote offices, the new BranchCache feature improves branch office connectivity on low-speed, high-latency links.
Windows Storage Server 2016 features
A new feature in Windows Storage Server 2016 is called Work Folders. This feature allows you to bring-yourown-device (BYOD) so you can access work files from your personal computer or device, while keeping your organization’s data safe through centralized controls, encryption and lock screen passwords.
Additionally there are new Storage Spaces functions that include storage tiering, SSD write-back cache, parity storage spaces on failover clusters, dual parity storage spaces, and faster recovery. An improved Storage Management API adds cluster awareness and remote management for these new Storage Spaces features.
WSS2016 also enhances several of the current WSS2016 features, such as SMB protocol, iSCSI target, DFS replication, deduplication. Changes to failover clustering and enhanced support for Hyper-V have made it faster and easier to implement continuous availability.
|Storage||Always 4x3.5” drives identical in capacity and type|
|Max Internal Capacity||40TB raw capacity (with 10TB) NL-SAS)|
|Types of Data||File and Block (Microsoft iSCSI target)|
|Drive Capacities||SATA (7.2K): 1TB, 2TB, 4TB, 6TB, 8TB
NL-SAS (7.2K): 1TB, 2TB, 4TB, 6TB, 8TB, 10TB
|External Expansion||Not preconfigured for external expansion. To enable expansion add supported SAS HBA or PERC H830 card and attach MD1400/MD1420 expansion modules|
|Form Factor||1U rack mount system|
|Processor||Intel Xeon E3-1220v5, 3.0G, 8M Cache, 80W, 4C|
|File Access Protocols||CIFS, NFS, FTP, SMB3.0, SMB Direct (RDMA)|
|Block Access Protocols||Microsoft iSCSI target|
|OS supported||Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2016 Standard Edition and Workgroup Edition|
|Internal RAID options||Always four HDDs for OS (RAID 5)
PERC H730 (internal drives)
|External RAID||PERC H830 (optional)|
|AC Power/Max Current||Redundant and non-redundant hot-plug 350W PSU|
|Dimensions||Height: 42.8 mm (1.68 in)
Width: 482.4 mm (18.99 in) with rack latches
Maximum Depth: 677.3 mm (26.66 in)
Maximum weight: 13.4 kg (29.54 lb)
|Availability||Hot-plug hard drives, hot-plug redundant power, hot-plug redundant cooling, ECC memory|
|Cluster Support||Not recommended|
|Slots||Two PCIe 3.0 slots (one x8 bandwidth, one x16 bandwidth)|
|Management||Dell OpenManage Essentials, iDRAC8 Express or Enterprise|
|Data protection feature||Replication (DFS-R), Snapshots (VSS)
Optional TPM 1.2/2.0
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