VxRail Pricing

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Overview:

VxRail is the only fully integrated, preconfigured, and pre-tested VMware hyper-converged infrastructure appliance family on the market. Based on VMware’s vSphere and Virtual SAN, and EMC software, VxRail delivers an all-in-one IT infrastructure transformation by leveraging a known and proven building block for the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC).

With the power of a whole SAN in just two rack units, they provide a simple, cost effective hyper-converged solution for a wide variety of applications and workloads. VxRail Appliances deliver resiliency, QoS, and centralized management functionality enabling faster, better, and simpler management of consolidated workloads, virtual desktops, business-critical applications, and remote office infrastructure.

 

Major Customers:

World Wide Technology Inc, Renault Sport Formula One Team, 8x8 Inc, Brownes, Canadian Pacific, Canopy, Denton, EDF, Unilin, Xerox

 

Pricing & Plans:

The Dell EMC VxRail Appliance provides extreme configuration flexibility with purpose-built appliances that are designed to address any use case, including big data, analytics, 2D/3D visualization, or collaboration virtualized applications. VxRail Appliances, built with the lates Intel Broadwell processors, also offer a 3-node starting configurations for a lower entry point. The addition of PowerEdge server based VxRail Appliances expands the portfolio - offering GPU optimized, storage dense, high performance computing, and entry level options - to give you the flexibility to choose the VxRail Appliance that is best for your need.

The VxRail portfolio includes:

  • G Series – General-purpose appliances for broad hyper-converged use cases. Up to four nodes fit in a single 2U chassis. Available in all-flash or hybrid configurations.

  • E Series – Entry level, cost-effective appliances for small or remote deployments. Low-profile with one node per 1U chassis. Available in all-flash or hybrid configurations.

  • V Series – VDI-optimized graphics ready appliances with support for up to 2 graphics accelerators for specialized use cases such as high-end 2D/3D visualization.  Each appliance has one node per 2U chassis.  Available in all-flash or hybrid configurations.

  • S Series – Storage dense appliances capacity-optimized for demanding applications such as virtualized Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Exchange, big data, and analytics. Each appliance has one node per 2U chassis.  Available in hybrid configurations only.

  • P Series – Performance intensive appliances optimized for heavy workloads such as databases. Each appliance has one node per 2U chassis.  Available in all-flash or hybrid configurations.

Model

G Series

E Series

P Series

V Series

S Series

Form Factor

2U4N

1U1N

2U1N

2U1N

2U1N

Cores

8 - 32

8 - 40

8 - 44

16 - 40

8 - 36

Memory

64 GB - 512 GB

64 GB - 1536 GB

128 GB - 1536 GB

128 GB - 1536 GB

64 GB - 1536 GB

Hybrid Storage Capacity

3.6 TB - 10 TB

1.2 TB - 16 TB

1.2 TB - 24 TB

1.2 TB - 24 TB

4 TB - 48 TB

All-Flash Storage Capacity

3.84 TB - 19.2 TB

1.92 TB - 30.7 TB

1.92 TB - 46 TB

1.92 TB - 46 TB

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Use Cases

General-purpose for broad hyper-converged use cases.

Basic for remote office, stretch cluster or entry workloads.

High-performance optimized for heavy workloads such as databases.

Graphics-ready for uses such as high-end 2D/3D visualization.

Capacity-optimized with expanded storage for collaboration, data, and analytics.

The VxRail Appliance comes with a 1-year limited hardware warranty (disks and power supply). Dell EMC software comes with the EMC Software Warranty.

The following support services are available in 1-year to 5-year increments:

  • Customer Services:

    • Enhanced Support - 24x7 service for production environments, including around-the-clock customer service, next business day onsite response, remote monitoring and resolution, and installation of non-customer replaceable units.

    • Premium Support - Mission-critical support for fastest resolution, including 24x7 customer service and monitoring, priority onsite response for critical issues, installation of operating environment updates, and installation of all replacement parts.

  • Professional Services:

    • Dell EMC Converged Infrastructure Services - Installation, residency, software upgrade, and hardware expansion services to further simplify your converged infrastructure experience and amplify the value of your investment.

 

Want Advice From Your Peers?

If you’re looking to learn more about VxRail pricing and benefits then you’ve come to the right place. IT Central Station has hundreds of users who are successfully using Hyper-Converged Infrastructure solutions in their businesses. Read more about VxRail and also of alternate solutions, such as Nutanix, Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series, HPE SimpliVity and VMware vSAN. These users are also available to answer any questions that you may have about any of these products.

Also, check out the advice users have regarding cost and licensing for Nutanix, HPE SimpliVity and VMware vSAN.

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By Meir Joffe

Related Categories: Hyper-Converged (HCI)

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