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

      With end-to-end NVMe, Intel(R) Optane(TM) dual port drives, real-time machine learning and up to 350GB per second, PowerMax features high-speed smarts to power your most critical workloads.

    • Watch this overview video of PowerMax next-generation data storage

    • Explore PowerMax Family

    • Dell EMC PowerMax 2000

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

      • Up to 1.7 million IOPS
      • Under 300 microseconds latency
      • Scale up and scale out - up to 1 PB effective capacity

      Dell EMC PowerMax 8000

      The world’s fastest storage array delivers future-proof NVMe and massive consolidation for all your mission-critical workloads.

      • Up to 10 million IOPS
      • Under 300 microseconds latency
      • Scale up and scale out - up to 4 PB 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.

      With PowerMax you can consolidate your block, file, mainframe, and IBM i workloads and modern, real-time analytics apps on a single array. The real-time machine learning engine automatically optimizes performance with no overhead. Plus, PowerMax offers you the gold standard in replication, 6 9’s availability, and data at rest encryption.


      Powerful architecture: End to end NVMe, SCM persistent storage and true scale out


      Simple operation: Consolidate everything on a single array


      Trusted innovation: Meet the highest levels of automation, data protection and availability - designed for 6-9s in each array

    • Dell EMC PowerMax Resources

    Customer Stories

    Product Overview


      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

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


      Why PowerMax?

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


      Experience the Business Value of Dell EMC PowerMax

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


      Simplicity of PowerMax Operations

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

    Demos and Videos



      Customer Story: Rackspace

      Rackspace delivers with PowerMax

      Cloud provider Rackspace discusses the impact of PowerMax with NVMe technology on its service delivery performance and data center.


      Customer Story: Open Line

      Sub-millisecond performance, with a compact footprint

      Open Line relies on PowerMax for high-performance, all-flash storage to deliver trusted cloud solutions.


      Customer Story: PLEX

      PowerMax brings unprecedented performance and scalability to Plex Manufacturing Cloud

      Plex looks to game-changing NVMe flash storage for unprecedented scalability, reliability and performance to meet manufacturers’ needs from the shop floor to the top floor.

    Technical Resources


      PowerMax Family Overview Whitepaper

      This whitepaper introduces the Dell EMC PowerMax family.


      PowerMax and NVMe Technical Overview Video

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


      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

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

    • 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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      1. Based on Dell EMC internal analysis of published bandwidth of the PowerMax 8000 versus competitive mainstream arrays, July 2019.
      2. Based on Dell EMC internal analysis of PowerMax 8000 random read hits (8k IOs), July 2019. Actual performance results will vary.
      3. Based on Dell EMC internal analysis of published bandwidth of the PowerMax 8000 versus competitive mainstream arrays, March 2018. Actual performance will vary