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

      With end-to-end NVMe, storage class memory (SCM) for persistent storage, real-time machine learning and up to 350GB per second, PowerMax features high-speed smarts to power your most critical workloads.

    • Explore PowerMax Family


      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
      • Under 100 microseconds read latency3
      • Scale up and scale out to 1 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 second bandwidth2
      • Under 100 microseconds read latency3
      • Scale up and scale out to 4 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.

      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 that's FIPS 140-2 validated.


      Powerful architecture: True scale-out design, end-to-end NVMe, SCM persistent storage


      Simple operation: Consolidate everything on a single array


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



      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.

    • Dell EMC PowerMax Resources

    Customer Stories


      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.



      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.



      PowerMax delivers sub-milli-second response times for better client service

      Swiss-based private bank, REYL, relies on PowerMax arrays to better leverage data for innovative client solutions and services.



      Rackspace delivers reliable, highly responsive managed cloud services with PowerMax

      Rackspace chose PowerMax with end-to-end NVMe to gain a 4x improvement in performance for their customer’s critical workloads.

    Product Overview


      PowerMax Data Sheet

      An overview of the PowerMax family.


      PowerMax Spec Sheet

      Specification sheet for PowerMax 2000 & 8000 arrays.


      Top Reasons: PowerMax

      Handout outlining why customers deploy PowerMax.


      PowerMax Infographic

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


      PowerMax ESG Report

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

    Demos and Videos


      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 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.



      Solution Overview: PowerMax for Oracle

      Learn how PowerMax accelerates and simplifies Oracle databases.


      Solution Overview: PowerMax for SQL

      Learn how PowerMax can consolidate Microsoft SQL Server.


      Solution Overview: PowerMax for SAP

      Learn about the advantages PowerMax brings to your SAP environment.


      Top Reasons: PowerMax for VMware

      Learn why customers deploy PowerMax for VMware.

    Technical Resources


      PowerMax Family Overview White Paper

      This white paper 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.

    • 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 published bandwidth of the PowerMax 8000 versus competitive mainstream arrays, July 2019.


      2 Based on Dell EMC internal analysis of Random Read Hits (64k IOs) maximum GB per Second (within a single array) for the PowerMax, July 2019. Actual performance results will vary.

      3 Based on Dell EMC internal analysis of PowerMax random read hits (8k IOs), July 2019. Actual performance results will vary.

      4 Based on Dell EMC internal analysis of a single PowerMax 2000 or 8000 array, July 2019.