Dell PAN Datacenter-in-a-Box

A modular, automated, and highly-reliable server, storage and converged-networked environment…at a radically low price-point.

The Dell PAN Datacenter-in-a-Box is an ultra-simple, modular data-center-in-a-rack environment for production-grade, business-critical applications. It includes everything you need: blade enclosure, networking, virtualization and even storage.

It’s perfect for virtualized, physical or mixed workloads, and is designed to get you up and running quickly—usually in less than 1-2 days.

So, now, get the full improved operations and reduced costs of PAN Manager Software by Egenera and Dell Blades delivered out of the box!

The Dell PAN Datacenter-in-a-Box includes:

Dell PAN Datacenter-in-a-Box
  • Single enclosure for up to 16 blades
  • Pre-integrated SAN storage
  • Pre-integrated virtual machines
  • Pre-integrated N+1 High Availability for both physical and virtual workloads
  • Pre-integrated converged fabric networking
  • Simple, reconfigurable I/O, network and storage
  • Simple-to-use, automated configuration & provisioning
  • Dual-redundant system controllers
  • Optional Disaster Recovery (DR) for all workloads, networking and I/O
  • Installation service

System Compatibility

Operating Systems
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® AS
Oracle Enterprise Linux 5
SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server
Microsoft® Windows Server 2008 R2
VMware ESXi 4
Citrix XenServer 6.0


System Management

Storage Systems

Standard iSCSI SANs
Dell: EqualLogic PS6xxx

Standard Fibre Channel SANs
3PAR:  E200, S400, S800 and InServ T-Class
EMC: Symmetrix, Clarrion CX3, CX4, AX4-5, Celerra
Fujitsu:  Eternus
HP: EVA Models – 4X00, 6X00, 8X00, 4400, 6400, 8400
Hitachi Data Systems: AMS/WMS Series, USP V and USP VM
IBM: DS4X00, DS8000 and XIV Nextra
NetApp: FAS200, 900, 2000, 2020, 2050, 3000, 6000Dell/EMC CX4/CX arrays