Dell PowerEdge 13th generation server features revealed

Dell PowerEdge T130 Tower Server
Dell Inc today said PowerEdge R730 with the E5-2699 v4 processor, a main part of Dell PowerEdge 13th generation servers, delivered 2-socket Linux performance with a score of 21,050, a 27.6 percent performance improvement from previous generation running the SAP SD 2 Tier (Linux) benchmark.

In addition, the E5-2699 v4 processor on the PowerEdge platform R630 can provide up to 30 percent uplift on the SPECint_rate_base2006 benchmarking and 22.1 percent uplift in performance on SPECfp_rate_base2006 benchmarking.

The E5-2699 v4 processor on the PowerEdge platform R630 can provide up to 12.6 percent uplift in performance on the STREAM (MB/s) benchmarking.

Dell PowerEdge 13th generation servers, which are available for commercial use, will now include over 20 percent improved performance with differentiated air-cooled support and over 12 percent enhanced memory bandwidth aligned to Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 v4 updates.

Both HPE and Lenovo have also introduced their latest server offerings on Intel Xeon processor platform to meet the demands of data center customers.

Ashley Gorakhpurwalla, vice president and general manager, Dell Server Solutions, said: “Dell’s x86 leadership gains, particularly in blade servers, are a terrific indicator of how we deliver on these customer needs.”

Dell PowerEdge 13th generation servers support CASA’s installation of radars in the Dallas-Fort Worth area to help improve hazardous weather forecasts, warnings and responses in a densely populated urban environment.

Brenda Philips, co-director, CASA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, said: “With Dell PowerEdge servers, we have improved resolution, sensitivity, accuracy, and timeliness of information, as well as gained greater ability to support multiple users and applications.”

Star Kay White, an ice-cream flavoring manufacturing company, migrated all of its applications from individual servers to fully virtual environments running on Dell PowerEdge R630 and R730 servers.

Mikko Peltoniemi, director of IT at Star Kay White, said: “With the Dell servers as a foundation, we now have a flexible platform that can support how we want to evolve our business.”