Discover Dell EMC PowerMax

The future of storage is here


Enterprise applications continue to push performance limits and demand more from traditional all-flash storage arrays. So, how do you keep up? The answer is simple, with the Dell EMC PowerMax 8000 a truly future-proof storage array, built with end-to-end NVMe and storage class memory (SCM) that offers the highest levels of performance for the most demanding mission-critical workloads.

The PowerMax 8000 resets the bar for storage with new levels of performance and efficiency as well as all the features and data services an enterprise requires – including security, protection, availability, scalability and massive consolidation.

PowerMax continues to deliver the data services you rely on and trust with the included Essentials or Pro software package.


End-to-end NVMe for the highest levels of performance: up to 15 million IOPS

Designed for 99.9999% availability for maximum system uptime


Scales up to 4.5PB effective capacity with global deduplication and compression

Protects investment with Future-Proof Program

Experience PowerMax in our virtual lab setting

Four hands-on labs allow you to explore key features such as: 1) Storage Provisioning, and Data Reduction technologies; 2)Local and Remote replication and Non-Disruptive Migration; 3) Monitoring and troubleshooting performance issues on the PowerMax Array; and 4) Managing your PowerMax & VMAX arrays using REST API’.

Dell EMC PowerMax 8000 Dell EMC PowerMax 2000
Maximum IOPS 15 Million 2.7 Million
Response Times (Reads) Under 100 microseconds Under 100 microseconds
Typical Effective Max Capacity with Data Reduction 4.5 PBe 1.2 PBe
Bricks (for Scale Out) 1-8 1-2
Base TB per brick 54 TB (open systems), 13 TB (mainframe) 13 TB
Maximum Front-End Host Ports 256 64
Use Case Enterprise storage, consolidation at scale, mixed open and mainframe workloads Midmarket and enterprise storage, consolidation, transactional workloads
Storage Type Block, file, open systems, IBM i, and mainframe Block, file, open systems, IBM i
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