Dell EqualLogic PS5000 - PS5000E, PS5000X, PS5000XV, PS5500E

Maintenance and Hardware for Dell EqualLogic PS5000 Series Storage

Dell EqualLogic PS5000 overview

Launched from 2008 Dell's EqualLogic PS5000 series of storage products were designed to be an affordable iSCSI product aimed at medium to large sized businesses. All models in the series (except for the PS5500E 4U 48 disks) take up to 16 x 3.5" disks in a 3U chassis, 3x1GbaseT and 3 Gbe Ports per Controller. All models have 2Gb of battery-backed up cache memory except the 5500E which has 4Gb. Up to sixteen machines can be grouped together to create virtual disk pools.
Dell EqualLogic PS5000

Parts, Upgrades and Complete Dell PS5000E, PS5000X, PS5000XV, PS5500E Storage Arrays

Despite systems in the Dell EqualLogic PS5000 range being beyond their last shipment date from Dell, Com-Com continue to supply parts, upgrades and complete arrays extending the life of equipment, providing greater ROI and freedom for customers to decide their own budgetary and migration timetables.

With a large inventory of quality Dell hardware, Com-Com offer immediate availability for most upgrades and even complete systems. Qualified sales and engineering professionals can provide help with everything from specification through to installation, configuration and on-going support.

Vendor Part Code Description Availability
PS5000E, PS5000X, PS5000XV, PS5500E Systems and Upgrades
Dell PS5000E-12TBPS5000 Chassis 16* 750GB 7.2K SATA HDDs Type 5 Cont 2 PSUs
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Dell PS5000E-16TBPS5000 Chassis 16* 1TB 7.2K SATA HDDs Type 5 Cont 2 PSUs
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Dell PS5000E-8TBPS5000 Chassis 16* 500GB 7.2K SATA HDDs Type 5 Cont 2 PSUs
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Dell PS5000X-6.4TBPS5000 Chassis 16* 400GB 10K SAS HDDs Type 4 Cont 2 PSUs
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Dell PS5000XV-4.8TBPS5000 Chassis 16* 300GB 15K SAS HDDs Type 4 Cont 2 PSUs
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Dell PS5000XV-7.2TBPS5000 Chassis 16* 450GB 15K SAS HDDs Type 4 Cont 2 PSUs
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Dell PS5000XV-9.6TBPS5000 Chassis 16* 600GB 15K SAS HDDs Type 4 Cont 2 PSUs
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PS5000E Options
PS5000X Options
PS5000XV Options

Hardware and Software Maintenance for Dell EqualLogic PS5000

With hardware support from Dell having ended or ending in the coming years, planning now to ensure continuity of support is essential. Com-Com offer a high quality alternative support option and with typically 40% off Dell support costs, the savings from Com-Com are very attractive as well...

We've done the logistics planning, so you can continue to use your systems and work to your own timescales from replacement/migration. We are supporting many Dell EqualLogic servers already and are committing to extend support for years to come. Com-Com plan to offer hardware maintenance on the EqualLogic PS5000 series until at least December 2021.

Dell EqualLogic PS5000 model information

Com-Com offer an 'Dell+7' support option under which most models will continue to be supported for seven years past Dell's maintenance cut off date.

Dell EqualLogic PS5000E16 x 250Gb, 500Gb or 1Tb 7.2k SATA
Dell EqualLogic PS5000X16 x 400Gb 10k SAS
Dell EqualLogic PS5000XV16 x 146Gb, 300Gb, 450Gb or 600Gb 15k SAS
Dell EqualLogic PS5500E48 x 300Gb, 450Gb or 600Gb 15k SAS

Dell normally offer hardware support for five years after shipment but please check with them for their up-to-date position on each model. All information is correct as far as we are aware and is for guidance only. Please check Dell's documentation for confirmation.

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