• Smart all-flash architecture choice for modern workloads.

      SC Series takes the guesswork out of storage economics with a modern, automated architecture that proactively optimizes your data center for cost-savings, while delivering transformational SSD, HDD or tiered performance.

      From comprehensive data reduction to innovative multi-array features like federation and built-in auto-failover, the modern SCOS architecture has what it takes to crank down expense while providing exceptional performance for any application environment.

    • Learn how intelligent SC Series arrays can accelerate your workloads AND automate your cost savings. Watch the animated video overview.

    • Dell EMC SC Series Storage Products

    • Sc Series All-Flash Storage

      All Flash

      End-to-end flash helps you do things you thought were impossible, taking your business to new levels of productivity. SC All-Flash active/active, performance-centric design keeps IOPS and throughput high as you scale up and out.

      • Up to 6PB raw flash capacity
      • Federate multiple arrays, fully mobilize your data
      • Intelligent dedupe/compression, built-in DR
      • All-inclusive software licensing
      • Future-Proof Loyalty Program

      See details:

    • Dell EMC SC7020

      Hybrid Flash

      Advanced automated tiered storage design, plus intelligent deduplication and compression on both SSDs and HDDs makes great performance affordable for organizations of all sizes.

      See details:

      • SC9000 (6PB raw, 1000+ drives)
      • SC7020 (4PB raw, 600+ drives)
      • SC5020 (2.16PB raw, 222 drives)
      • SCv3000 (1PB raw, full-featured entry to SC)

    • Accelerate workloads, automate cost savings

      • SC Series provides companies of any size the technology advantage they need to compete in today’s fast-changing markets. Intelligent All-Flash and hybrid storage solutions offer transformational performance, flexible tiered storage architecture and future-proof value.

        SC offers a “federated” portfolio of all-flash and hybrid array models that work together to give companies of all sizes an enterprise-class technology advantage. From affordable entry solutions offering great $/GB value, to large arrays providing over 2 million max IOPS and 6PB raw capacity, SC solutions are built to evolve with the needs of your business, taking you smoothly and cost-effectively from where you are now to where you want to go.


        Transformational Performance: Accelerate workloads with high IOPS, low latency storage powered by innovative software designs


        Flexible Architecture: Help your company thrive through change with self-optimizing tiered storage solutions that adapt seamlessly


        Future-Proof Value: Drive down TCO with cost-saving automation, broad ecosystem integrations and world-class support services



      2nd Major Release in 12 Months

      Dell EMC continues to innovate on SC Series, delivering even more value and solution headroom. No cost SCOS 7.4 software update turbocharges new and existing SC arrays.

      • Over 80% increase in maximum IOPS compared to previous 7.3 release2
      • Key OS/application integrations, leveraging deep partnerships with Microsoft, VMware and others
      • Easier QoS in federated environments, improved security administration and accelerated “out-of-box” experience
      • Manage from any device, with CloudIQ analytics plus “Unisphere for SC” web UI
    • SC Series Resources

    Customer Stories


      Customer Story: TGEN

      With Dell EMC SC Series, TGen can focus on helping scientists get their jobs done

      By almost  basically tripling their capacity, TGen has been able to reduce the amount of staff time and focus on their primary mission--saving lives.

    • Man in front of server stack

      Customer Story: Frost Science

      Leading technology on display

      SC9000 all-flash configuration with Dell PowerEdge servers drives performance and space savings for innovative science museum.

    • tube lighting

      Customer Story: Gerrie Electric

      Midsize company finds power, simplicity and value

      SC All-Flash arrays reduce cost with easy-to-manage solution that "just works."

    • midrange data storage – affordable flash storage


      Fashion brand covered with 50% more efficiency with SC Series

      Well known clothing line in France, Teddy Smith, describes why SC Series was their choice for new IT infrastructure.



      SC All-Flash Arrays Spec Sheet

      High-value AFA models feature all-inclusive software. Updated with 7.3 performance results!


      SC Hybrid Arrays Spec Sheet

      Explore the power and value of our most affordable SC arrays. Updated with 7.3 performance results!


      SC Series Expansion Enclosures Spec Sheet

      Mix-and-match flexible building-block chassis to expand beyond your initial array capacity.


      ESG Lab Review: Dell EMC SC5020 Storage Array

      Learn how SC5020 performance and easy-to-use management software helps future-proof the value of your mission-critical applications.


      ESG Lab Review: Cost-efficient Storage with Enterprise Capabilities

      This ESG Labs Technical Review documents SC Series testing with a focus on the innovative performance, availability, and management capabilities of the SCOS 7.3 firmware version.

    SC Series Solutions


      Reference Architecture: 8TB SQL Server Fast Track Solution

      Microsoft-certified “cookbook” guide using SQL Server 2017, SCv3020 array and PowerEdge R740 servers.


      SC Series Arrays and Oracle

      Best practices, configuration options, and sizing guidelines for SC Storage when deploying Oracle®.


      Reference Architecture: 200TB SQL Server Fast Track Solution

      Microsoft-certified “cookbook” guide using SQL Server 2017, SC9000 array and PowerEdge R940 servers.

    • Services & Support


      ProSupport for Enterprise

      Highly trained experts around the clock and around the globe to address your IT needs, minimize disruptions and maintain a high-level of productivity.


      ProDeploy for Enterprise

      Integrate new technology into existing environments with confidence through extensive planning and validation by expert certified engineers.


      Dell EMC Financial Services

      Acquire technology on your terms with a variety of flexible payment solutions from Dell Financial Services.**

    • Related offerings

    • Dell Technologies on Demand

      More choice, flexibility and assurance in how you consume IT infrastructure

      Dell Technologies On Demand offers a consumption-driven, as-a-service optimized business model ideally suited for the way on-premises infrastructure and expertise is consumed in the on-demand economy.

    • 1 Based on internal tests performed in February, 2018 on SC9000, SC7020, SC5020 and SCv3020 arrays running 7.3 vs. 7.2 firmware on 100% sequential reads with 4K sector transfer size. Actual performance will vary based on configuration, usage and manufacturing variability.

      2 Based on internal tests performed by Dell EMC in July 2019 on a SC7020 array running TPC-C like workloads (75% reads, 8K sector transfer size) with 7.4 vs. 7.3 firmware. Actual performance will vary based on configuration, usage and manufacturing variability.