April 2017

This page has been archived and it will no longer be maintained or updated.

For more information, go to the PS Series Technical Documents page or contact support.

The Dell™ EqualLogic™ PS Series Internet SCSI (iSCSI) storage area network (SAN) array supports the following operating systems:

• Microsoft Windows
• Novell NetWare
• Red Hat Enterprise Linux
• SUSE Linux Enterprise
• Linux
• Sun Solaris
• UNIX
• HP-UX
• Mac OS X
• IBM AIX
• VMware ESX

Dell EqualLogic PS5000E

Enterprise performance offering excellent cost-per-Gigabyte:

  • Entry-level level configurations for affordable capacity
  • High-capacity configurations for data-intensive applications

Array Capacity Storage Controllers Disk Drives Disk Drive Capacities
2 TB Single 8 SATA drives 250 GB / 7200 RPM SATA
4 TB Single 16 SATA drives 250 GB / 7200 RPM SATA
4 TB Dual 16 SATA drives 250 GB / 7200 RPM SATA
8 TB Dual 16 SATA drives 500 GB / 7200 RPM SATA
12 TB Dual 16 SATA drives 750 GB / 7200 RPM SATA
16 TB Dual 16 SATA drives 1 TB / 7200 RPM SATA



Dell EqualLogic PS5000X

Outstanding performance with large capacity for the enterprise data center

Array Capacity Storage Controllers Disk Drives Disk Drive Capacities
6.4 TB Dual 16 SAS drives 400 GB / 10,000 RPM SAS



Dell EqualLogic PS5000XV

High performance for the most demanding enterprise applications

Array Capacity Storage Controllers Disk Drives Disk Drive Capacities
2.3 TB Dual 16 SAS drives 146 GB / 15,000 RPM SAS
4.8 TB Dual 16 SAS drives 300 GB / 15,000 RPM SAS



Enterprise Data Services of EqualLogic PS Series SANs

  • Auto-Replication
  • Automatic Load Balancing
  • Auto-Snapshot Manager
  • Auto-Stat Disk
  • Monitoring System
  • E-mail Home
  • Enclosure Monitoring System
  • Multi-Path I/O2
  • Pooled and Tiered Storage
  • PS Group Manager
  • Remote Setup Wizard
  • RAID Load Balancing
  • Roles-based Administration
  • Smart Copy for Microsoft SQL Server and Windows File Systems
  • Snapshot and Auto-Replication Scheduler
  • Storage Virtualization
  • Thin Provisioning
  • Volume Consistency Sets
  • Volume Management
  • Volume Snapshot
  • Volume Cloning