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Dell Storage with Microsoft Storage Spaces (DSMS) has been extended from its original SOFS (Scale-Out File Server) offering

The DSMS solution requires unique solution SKUs called solution IDs. These DSMS solution IDs are required when ordering a DSMS configuration, which is the only way to get access to the benefits such as performance and sizing, optimized server and storage components, single-payload updates, and solution-level technical support. If you are in a geographical area outside of the US, the solution IDs are not available at this time; however, you may reference the configuration name instead. For more information, see Dell Storage with Microsoft Storage Spaces Configurations and Solution IDs.


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Dell Storage with Microsoft Storage Spaces Documentation
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Dell Storage with Microsoft Storage Spaces Product Documentation
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Dell Storage with Microsoft Storage Spaces (DSMS) supports Mellanox
Dell Storage with Microsoft Storage Spaces (DSMS) supports Mellanox ConnectX-3 adapters with RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE v1.0). For optimal performance, you must understand the benefits and limitations of leveraging your DSMS solution in a Mellanox environment. For more information and guidance about configuring and deploying Mellanox ConnectX-3 adapters, from installing Windows drivers to configuring Priority Flow Control (PFC), see the supporting documentation available at