The Dell blade server products are built around their Me enclosure that can hold their .. Stacks can contain multiple switches within one Me chassis but you can also stack switches from different chassis to form one logical switch. This Dell PowerEdge Me enclosure does not include the blades. Dell Poweredge Me Chassis-The PowerEdge Me is designed to help customers be more efficient with time, power and cooling, investment, and.

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CPU can be two quad-core or 6-core Xeon or with the Intel chipset. Each power-supply is a watt power-supply and uses — V AC as input voltage. This is a Brocade full Fibre Channel switch. For the Dell Me there are two model-ranges for Ethernet switching: The series switches offer 16 internal 1Gb interfaces towards the blade-servers. The M, M, M and MK are all switches in the same family, based on the same fabrics Broadcom and running the same firmware-version. Dell also offered some Cisco Catalyst switches for this blade enclosure.

Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. At the front-side of the chassis, directly adjacent to the power-button, you can connect a local terminal: The Dell PowerConnect switches are modular switches for use in the Dell blade server enclosure Me. From factory only the first two external ports 17 chassls 18 are licensed: The external interfaces are mainly meant to be used as uplinks or stacking-interfaces but can also be used to connect non-blade servers to the network.


Cisco cuts Nexus d blade switch16 February Don’t see what you’re looking for? Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Poweredge M Technical specificationsvisited 29 August Current versions of the enclosure come with midplane 1.

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All power supplies and fan-units are inserted from the back and are all hot-swappable. View Cart Proceed chassiw checkout. The G offers 24 ports: There are also older blades like the M, M and M series. A two-socket version of the M but now in a half-height blade.

Please try your search again later. Two on-blade disks 2. Released in [4]PE M is a “quarter-size” blade: Retrieved January 29, Have one to sell?

All modules can be inserted or removed on a running enclosure Hot swapping [2].

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The original Me enclosures came with midplane version 1. To stack the new PC-Mk switch the switches need to run firmware version 4.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. This LCD display can also be used for the initial configuration wizard in a newly delivered unconfigured system, allowing the operator to configure the CMC IP cahssis.

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Similar capabilities as above, but offering 16 X 16Gb FC towards server mezzanine and 8 external. Once the IP address is set or known the operator can access the webgui using the default root-account that is built in from factory.

Each Me enclosure can hold up to 32 quarter-height, 16 half-height blades or 8 full-height or combinations e.

The MXL switches also support Hcassis Channel over Ethernet so that server-blades with a converged network adapter Mezzanine card can be used for both data as storage using a Fibre Channel storage system.


At the rear side of the enclosure you will find the power-supplies, fan-trays, one or two chassis-management modules the CMC’s and a virtual KVM switch.

It also allows the network manager to aggregate uplinks from physically different switch-units into one logical link. And the same applies to the Mezzanine cards B and C. Standard blade-servers have one or more built-in NICs that connect to the ‘default’ switch-slot the A-fabric in the enclosure often blade-servers also offer one or more external NIC interfaces at the front of the blade but if you want the server to have more physical internal interfaces or connect to different switch-blades in the enclosure you can place extra mezzanine cards on the chassix.

All PCM switches can be configured as pure layer-2 switches or they can be configured to do all routing: A pass-through module has only very limited management capabilities. A maximum of two on-blade hot-pluggable 2. This page was last edited on 12 Novemberat Each server comes with Ethernet NICs on the motherboard. Other reasons to choose for pass-through instead of ‘enclosure switches’ could be the 1m000e to have all switching done on a ‘one vendor’ ,1000e and if that isn’t available as an Me module thus not one cuassis the switches from Dell Powerconnect, Dell Force10 or Cisco one could go for pass-through modules:.