Dell Targets TCO with Fortuna Server

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Dell’s Data Center Solutions Group recently introduced the XS11-VX8 server, better known as “Fortuna.” The server features VIA Nano processors and can fit 12 servers in a 2U (3.5 inches) server form factor. In this video, Dell’s Drew Schulke discusses the features of Fortuna, including its power profile, and how customers are likely to use it. This video runs about 6 minutes.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor-in-chief of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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  1. Karl

    Nice... But no integrated network in the server chassis? Come on... Make it a 3U and put a Cisco 3750 inside and drop the external NIC ports. We really don't need more cables in our data centers. The integrated network and san infrastructure that blade system usually come with is an important feature. The HP C7000 chassis is excellent and I'm sure Dell and IBM have equal products.

  2. The power rating is simply amazing. Any one have any idea on its pricing?

  3. Karl, the Dell M1000 chassis would be the closest comparison to the HP c7000 chassis. That chassis has the networking, etc. built in. This product is geared toward a totally different market. Faisal, if you will contact me offline ( david_meyer@dell.com) I can chat more with you about this. Thanks, DM