Dell PowerEdge Rack Servers R740


Dell PowerEdge Rack Servers R740


In today’s digital innovations, modernizing your IT infrastructure is critical in boosting your operation speed, improving customer experiences, and driving competitive growth. Store sensitive data within dedicated on-premise infrastructure and deploy workloads needing scalability on public cloud with Dell PowerEdge Rack Servers – the foundation of modern hybrid data solution.

  • Scalable Business Structure
  • Intelligent Automation
  • Integrated Security
  • 34% increase in VMs/Node
  • Up to 170% more transactions per second
  • Up to 20.8x faster queries


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The PowerEdge R740 is designed to accelerate application performance leveraging accelerator cards and storage scalability. The dual-socket, 2 unit rack platform has the optimum balance of resources to power the most demanding environments. With up to sixteen 2.5 inch drives, the server is a perfect platform for virtual desktop infrastructures.


Automated Maintenance
Simplify management with OpenManage Enterprise console and easily access servers in your phone or tablet through QuickSync 2.

Integrated Security
Every PowerEdge server is made with a cyber-resilient architecture incorporating security into all parts of a server’s life cycle.

  • Ensure data safety with cryptographically signed firmware packages and Secure Boot
  • Prevent unauthorized or malicious alterations with Server Lockdown
  • Securely delete data from storage media including hard drives, SSDs and system memory with System Erase


Processor Up to two 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, up to 28 cores per processor
Operating System Canonical® Ubuntu® LTS
Citrix® XenServer®
Microsoft Windows Server® with Hyper-V
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
VMware® ESXi
Chassis Optional LCD or Security bezel
Data Protection TPM 1.2/2.0 optional Cryptographically signed firmware
Secure Boot
System Lockdown
Secure erase
Dimensions & Weight
Form factor: Rack (2U)
Chassis depth: 715.5 mm
Drive Bays
Front drive bays: Front drive bays: Up to 16 x 2.5” SAS/SATA/SSD, max 122.88TB
Up to 8 x 3.5” SAS/SATA, max 112TB
Memory 24 DDR4 DIMM slots, Supports RDIMM /LRDIMM, speeds up to 2933MT/s, 3TB max
Up to 12 NVDIMM, 192 GB Max
Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only
Embedded / At-the-Server iDRAC9 with Lifecycle Controller (Express, Enterprise)
iDRAC Direct
iDRAC REST API with Redfish
Quick Sync 2 BLE/wireless module
Consoles OpenManage Enterprise
OpenManage Essentials
OpenManage Power Center
Mobility OpenManage Mobile
Tools iDRAC Service Module
OpenManage Server Administrator
OpenManage Storage Services
Dell EMC Repository Manager
Dell EMC System Update
Dell EMC Server Update Utility
Dell EMC Update Catalogs
OpenManage Integrations Microsoft® System Center
VMware® vCenter™
BMC software (available from BMC)
OpenManage Connections Nagios Core and Nagios XI
HPE Operations Manager i (OMi)
IBM Tivoli® Netcool/OMNIbus
IBM Tivoli® Network Manager IP Edition
Network daughter card options: 4 x 1GE or 2 x 10GE + 2 x 1GE or 4 x 10GE or 2 x 25GE
Front ports: Video, 2 x USB 2.0, available USB 3.0, dedicated IDRAC
Direct Micro-USB Rear ports: Video, serial, 2 x USB 3.0, dedicated iDRAC network port
Video card: VGA
PCIe: Up to 8 x Gen3 slots, Up to 4 x16
Power Titanium 750W, Platinum 495W, 750W, 1100W, 1600W, 2000W and 2400W, 48VDC 1100W, 380HVDC 1100W, 240HVDC 750W (China/Japan)
Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy. Up to 6 hot plugs fans with full redundancy.
Storage Controllers
Internal controllers: PERC H330, H730P, H740P, Software RAID (SWRAID) S140
Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem: HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs or 240GB, 480GB
External PERC (RAID): H840
12Gbps SAS HBAs (non-RAID): External- 12Gbps SAS HBA (non-RAID)
Internal- HBA330 (non-RAID)
Accelerator options: Up to three 300W or six 150W GPUs, or up to three double-width or four single-width FPGAs


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