Dell Rolls Out DSS-branded Servers

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Today Dell announced its first DSS-branded servers. Formally announced in August 2015, Dell Datacenter Scalable Solutions (DSS) is a new line of business within Dell’s Enterprise Solutions organization designed to meet the specific needs of web tech, telecommunications service providers, hosting companies, oil and gas, and research organizations.


“We are excited to introduce the first DSS-branded products that have been purpose-built to provide the sub-hyperscale market with the technology they need. Featuring a minimalistic design and the right balance of performance, flexibility and openness, these servers provide versatility and scale while reducing infrastructure costs.  But it doesn’t stop there.  Dell DSS will continue to leverage its agile operating model to engage with customers on feature modifications, unique optimization requests and supply chain requirements in order to help them drive business innovation.”

New DSS products include:

  • DSS 1500 –this 2-socket workhorse server is tailor-made for compute-intensive applications and high-volume workloads in today’s large scale data center environments.
  • DSS 1510 – a 1-socket version of the DSS 1500, this flexible rack server delivers powerful performance and is ideal for web tech and hosting in addition to electronic design automation (EDA).
  • DSS 2500 – This 2U, 2-socket server with expandable internal storage is an excellent candidate for big data and similar workloads with storage needs.
  • DSS 7000 – this 4U storage server is the industry’s densest, packing in up to 90 hot-serviceable 3.5” drives. Ideal for scale-out file and object storage for infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and other cloud applications with an exascale future in mind.

DSS-branded servers are available now directly from Dell and will soon be available from channel partners.

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