• The world's fastest data storage array1 just got better.

      With end-to-end NVMe, real-time machine learning, seamless cloud mobility and up to 350GB per second sustained bandwidth, PowerMax features high-speed smarts to power your most critical workloads.

    • PowerMax: next generation enterprise storage delivers seamless cloud mobility to leverage agility and economics of cloud.

    • Explore the PowerMax Family

    • Dell EMC PowerMax 2000

      Dell EMC PowerMax 2000

      Gain end-to-end NVMe, storage class memory, mission-critical availability, and proven data services in an incredibly small footprint with the PowerMax 2000 array.

      • Up to 80GB per second2 sustained bandwidth
      • Under 100 microseconds read latency3
      • Scale up and scale out to 1.2 PB of effective capacity

      Dell EMC PowerMax 8000

      The world's fastest storage array delivers end-to-end NVMe, storage class memory, and massive consolidation for all your mission-critical workloads.

      • Up to 350GB per second2 sustained bandwidth
      • Under 100 microseconds read latency3
      • Scale up and scale out to 4.5 PB of effective capacity

    • Modern storage for apps of today and tomorrow

    • PowerMax changes the game for data storage. It is designed with a multi-controller, active/active scale-out architecture and industry standard, end-to-end NVMe. Inline, global dedupe and compression add extreme efficiency to your data center, even as it scales.

      Plus, PowerMax offers you the gold standard in remote replication, proven 6 9s availability4, and end-to-end efficient encryption so that your data is secure while resources are optimized.

    • Powerful architecture

      Powerful architecture: Accelerate performance with end-to-end NVMe, multi-controller scale out and SCM persistent storage

    • Simple operation

      Simple operation: Consolidate traditional and next-gen workloads and provision storage in under 30 seconds

    • Trusted innovation

      Trusted innovation: Leverage built-in machine learning, always-on availability, multi-cloud integration, dedupe and compression

    • Extend the boundaries of enterprise storage to accelerate your business objectives

    • Combine unmatched scalability and data resiliency with VMware virtualization

      As customers modernize their infrastructure and move to an application-centric storage approach with VMware vVols, Dell Technologies is delivering the leading storage array for running vVols at scale with the highest data resiliency.

    • Expand on-premises storage to the cloud

      Cloud Mobility for Dell EMC PowerMax combines the highest levels of on-premise performance and scalability with the agility and economics of cloud. Customers can create cloud snapshot policies in seconds and securely ship them to their cloud of choice: AWS, Azure, Dell EMC ECS for long-term retention or archive, thus extending the useful life of your on-premises resources. 

    • Storage Class Memory Changes the Game

      Storage Class Memory changes the game

      Dell and Intel combine forces to co-develop enterprise storage media for the next decade with PowerMax being the first storage array to ship with SCM as persistent storage. Storage Class Memory delivers unmatched levels of performance and consolidation for high value, high demand workloads of today and tomorrow.

      See what the analysts have to say.

    • Experience PowerMax virtually

    • PowerMax is true tier-one storage, with guaranteed uptime and consistent performance for our clients whenever needed - regardless of workloads.


    • Dell EMC PowerMax Resources

    Customer Stories

    • Customer Story: University of Pisa

      CUSTOMER STORY: University of Pisa

      Modernizing IT at a Medieval University

      With a heritage that dates back to as early as the 11th century, the University of Pisa meets the far-reaching demands of a modern university with the latest storage solutions from Dell Technologies.

    • Customer Story: Rackspace

      Customer Story: Steward Health Care

      Delivering better patient care on a broader scale

      As Steward Health Care quadrupled in size, the healthcare network turned to the latest Dell Technologies solutions to help redouble its commitment to transformative patient care and safety.

    • Customer Story: Fresenius Medical Care

      Customer Story: Fresenius Medical Care

      Fresenius got a shot in the arm from PowerMax arrays

      By providing lower response times, over 5:1 data reduction, and 35% lower costs, PowerMax enables Fresenius to deliver the machines and medicine needed to treat kidney patients worldwide.

    • Customer Story: Boston Scientific

      Customer Story: Boston Scientific

      PowerMax is the crown jewel of Boston Scientific’s storage environment

      Boston Scientific discusses data consolidation, increased efficiency, and enhanced agility in their most critical applications, with PowerMax.

    Product Overview

    • PowerMax Data Sheet

      PowerMax Data Sheet

      An overview of the PowerMax family.

    • PowerMax Spec Sheet

      PowerMax Spec Sheet

      Specification sheet for PowerMax 2000 & 8000 arrays.

    • Top Reasons: PowerMax

      Top Reasons: PowerMax

      Handout outlining why customers deploy PowerMax.

    • PowerMax Infographic

      PowerMax Infographic

      See the PowerMax features that deliver unmatched performance and data services.

    • PowerMax ESG Report

      PowerMax ESG Report

      See how end-to-end NVMe will transform your business.

    Demos and Videos

    • Introducing PowerMax

      Introducing PowerMax

      PowerMax is truly future-proof storage built with end-to-end NVMe for your mission-critical workloads.

    • The Role of AI/ML on PowerMax

      The Role of AI/ML on PowerMax

      Learn about PowerMaxOS's built-in machine learning engine, predictive analytics, and pattern recognition capabilities.

    • Why PowerMax?

      Why PowerMax?

      In this lightboard video, learn about the incredible features and functionality of PowerMax.

    • Experience the Business Value of PowerMax

      Experience the Business Value of PowerMax

      ESG explains how PowerMax incorporates the latest storage technology to help customers maximize business value.

    • Simplicity of PowerMax Operations

      Simplicity of PowerMax Operations

      Simple to operate. Easy to manage and monitor. Built-in machine learning.


    • Solution Overview: PowerMax for Oracle

      Solution Overview: PowerMax for Oracle

      Learn how PowerMax accelerates and simplifies Oracle databases.

    • Solution Overview: PowerMax for SQL

      Solution Overview: PowerMax for SQL

      Learn how PowerMax can consolidate Microsoft SQL Server.

    • Solution Overview: PowerMax for SAP

      Solution Overview: PowerMax for SAP

      Learn about the advantages PowerMax brings to your SAP environment.

    • Top Reasons: PowerMax for VMware

      Top Reasons: PowerMax for VMware

      Learn why customers deploy PowerMax for VMware.

    Technical Resources

    • PowerMax Family Overview White Paper

      PowerMax Family Overview White Paper

      This white paper introduces the Dell EMC PowerMax family.

    • PowerMax and NVMe Technical Overview Video

      PowerMax and NVMe Technical Overview Video

      A technical overview of PowerMax's end-to-end NVMe capabilities.

    • PowerMax Demonstration Video

      PowerMax Demonstration Video

      This video is a PowerMax demonstration of array monitoring, SAN connectivity, performance, online device expansion, SNAPVX, SRDF/Metro, NDM, VSI, and DSA.

    • PowerMax Technical Documentation Library

      PowerMax Technical Documentation Library

      The PowerMax technical library offers user documentation, technical notes, white papers, best practices for application environments, and more.

    • 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.

    • 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 Financial Services

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

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    • Based on Dell EMC internal analysis of max bandwidth (64K blocks) of the PowerMax 8000 (350GB/s) versus max bandwidth of competitive mainstream arrays, August 2020. Actual performance will vary.

      2 Based on Dell EMC internal analysis of random read hits (64k IOs) maximum GB per Second (within a single array) for the PowerMax, August 2020. Actual performance results will vary.

      3 Based on Dell EMC internal analysis of PowerMax random read hits (8k IOs), August 2020. Actual performance results will vary.

      4 Based on the Dell EMC specification for a single PowerMax 2000 or 8000 array, August 2020. Actual system availability will vary.