• Simplify IT with a turnkey engineered system experience.

      VxBlock 1000 integrates powerful Dell EMC storage and data protection into a turnkey converged system supporting all your high-value, mission-critical workloads—from the core data center to the cloud. It helps you quickly modernize and simplify your IT infrastructure at scale so you can focus on innovation and gain more value from your data.

    • Give your most important applications what they need for multi-cloud: reliable, efficient, powerful, converged infrastructure that’s cloud-enabled with VMware.

  • Product Overview

      VxBlock 1000

      VxBlock 1000 converged infrastructure is specifically designed to help you deliver cloud operations faster, consolidate and protect your high-value workloads, and simplify life cycle management.

      • Automate key processes and move to a VMware-based private or hybrid cloud model
      • Mix and match different storage arrays, a range of data protection options, blade and rack servers, and SAN/LAN switches
      • Gain a trusted single source of support and ongoing validation for all technologies across the stack
    • Description Options
      Product Spec Sheet VxBlock 1000 Tech Specs
      Compute Integration

      Options include:

      • Cisco UCS B-Series M5 blade servers
      • Cisco UCS C-Series M5 rack servers
      Processors Intel® Xeon® Processor
      Hypervisors VMware (included)
      Included Software
      • Dell EMC VxBlock Central with optional Workflow Automation, Advanced Analytics and Lifecycle Management software
      • Unisphere
      • InsightIQ (Isilon)
      • Secure Remote Services (SRS)
      • PowerPath
      • Cisco UCS Manager

      Options include:

      • Cisco Nexus LAN switches
      • Cisco MDS SAN switches / directors
      Storage Options include:
      • Dell EMC Unity 350F, 450F, 550F, 650F, 300, 400, 500, 600
      • Dell EMC Unity XT 380/380F, 480/480F, 680/680F, 880/880F
      • Dell EMC XtremIO X2
      • Dell EMC PowerMax 2000, 8000
      • Dell EMC VMAX 250F, 950F
      • Dell EMC Isilon F800, F810, H600, H5600, H500, H400, A200 and A2000
      Solution For Data Center Consolidation
    • Foundation for your mission-critical cloud

    • VxBlock is the proven leader in converged infrastructure, providing enterprises worldwide the amazing simplicity of a turnkey engineered system experience that allows them to focus on innovating rather than spending time on maintenance. The all-in-one VxBlock 1000 gives you a flexible choice of fully integrated storage, data protection, server, networking options backed by VMware virtualization. It’s a proven and trusted foundation for a VMware-based private or hybrid cloud, simplifying automation of everything from daily infrastructure provisioning tasks to delivery of IaaS and SaaS. 

      VxBlock business outcomes really shine with high-value applications like SAP, Oracle, Microsoft SQL and Epic where “good enough” will not get the job done. With VxBlock, you can rely on the rich data services, high availability and data efficiency absolutely required to keep your mission-critical business up, running and protected at any scale.


      Cloud Operations: Automate the entire stack with Dell EMC VxBlock Central and VMware vRealize.


      Workload Consolidation: Improve application performance and reduce downtime through flexible resource pools.


      Lifecycle Management: Reduce upgrade and patching effort with a turnkey system and ongoing certified code upgrades.



      Discover news, tips and best practices for VxBlock Systems.

      Visit the VxBlock Advantage webinar page to explore related webinars that feature first-hand customer experiences and research from industry analysts.



      Modernizing High-Value Traditional Applications

      The flexible perpetual design of VxBlock 1000 minimizes the costly “technical debt” so often experienced with other systems. Learn more in a new Wikibon research report that explores how VxBlock 1000 helps you modernize High-Value Traditional Applications such as Oracle, SAP and SQL.

    • VxBlock Converged Infrastructure Resources

    Product Overviews

      VxBlock Product Overview

      Learn about VxBlock 1000: features, business value and technology specifications.


      VxBlock IDC White Paper

      Read what customers reported about the business value of modernizing mission-critical applications with VxBlock.


      VxBlock Wikibon Paper

      See how VxBlock 1000 advances multi-cloud operating model experiences for high-value traditional applications.


      Converged Management and Automation Data Sheet

      See how VxBlock Central software together with VMware vRealize simplifies IT for cloud operations.


      VxBlock Central Value Card

      See the validated benefits of consolidating workloads on VxBlock 1000—including added cost savings and simplicity.


      VxBlock Top 10 Reasons Why

      Learn the amazing business value of VxBlock in this quick summary.

    Demos and Videos

      VxBlock Overview

      See what makes VxBlock 1000 converged infrastructure the preferred choice for data center aficionados worldwide.


      VxBlock for High-Value Workloads

      See how VxBlock 1000 enables you to consolidate, optimize and protect high-value workloads.


      VxBlock for Cloud Operations

      See how VxBlock 1000 helps you automate and proactively manage your data centers.


      VxBlock Lifecycle Management

      See how VxBlock 1000 simplifies lifecycle operations to reduce risk.


      VxBlock Central Software Demo

      Get a hands-on view of the benefits of converged management and automation.


      VxBlock Central Demo Video

      See part 1 of 6 in the series spotlighting awareness, automation and analytics features of the software.


      VxBlock and VMware Hybrid Cloud Webinar

      See how VMware and Dell EMC together deliver a unified strategy for consistent infrastructure, operations and automation for hybrid cloud.


      VxBlock IDC White Paper: SAP

      See research that spotlights the value of a modern IT foundation for running intelligent SAP applications.


      VxBlock IDC Business Value Snapshot: SAP

      See research showing how SAP on VxBlock delivers lower costs and improved reliability for organizations worldwide.  


      Introducing VMware NSX-T into Dell EMC VxBlock 1000

      Learn how VxBlock 1000 provides an ideal platform for a multi-cloud software defined architecture: NSX-T Data Center.


      VxBlock Evaluator Group White Paper: VDI

      See research that validates VxBlock 1000 for lower total cost of ownership with high-scale VDI as compared with AWS.


      VxBlock Taneja Group Report: Critical Workloads

      See how organizations harness VxBlock storage and data protection to deliver better service, run critical workloads with confidence and reduce costs.

    Customer Stories

      Customer Story: Plex

      Delivering manufacturing success within the cloud with VxBlock

      See how Plex achieves unprecedented scalability, reliability and performance to meet manufacturers’ needs from the shop floor to the top floor.


      Customer Story: Lincoln Investment

      Fueling business growth and modernization with VxBlock

      See how this growing U.S. financial services firm delivers faster performance and stronger protection for critical applications.


      Customer Story: Cianbro Corporation

      Transforming the data center with VxBlock

      See how Cianbro modernized its data center to support rapidly emerging opportunities in its construction business in innovative ways.


      Customer Story: Palmer College

      Unlocking IT versatility and value with VxBlock

      See how Palmer College of Chiropractic focuses on moving to cloud based services and strategic engagement to advance college business.

    Technical Resources

      VxBlock Technical Documentation Library

      See Release Certification Matrix documentation, best practices for application environments and more.


      VxBlock 1000 Architecture Overview

      Review the high-level design of the VxBlock 1000 and the hardware and software components.


      VxBlock Five Pillars of Value Video

      See the benefits of a turnkey system Engineered, Manufactured, Managed, Supported and Sustained as one.


      VxBlock ESG Lab Report

      See the validated benefits of consolidating workloads on VxBlock 1000—including added cost savings and simplicity.


      VxBlock Ready Architecture for VDI

      Get design and validation guidance for VDI solutions with VMware Horizon on VxBlock 1000.

    • Services & Support


      Seamless support

      We deliver a unique, seamless support experience for your VxBlock system at every level, including the integration and functioning of all components from Dell EMC, VMware and Cisco.


      Global coverage

      The Customer Care team delivers support globally 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Our support staff is expertly trained in all aspects of the converged infrastructure.