How the Best in Hyper-Converged Keeps Getting Better


Dell EMC VxRail Hyper-

Converged Infrastructure

Transform IT with VxRail, powered by VMware vSAN.

Powered by VMware vSAN and Dell EMC PowerEdge servers, VxRail is the only fully integrated, pre-configured, and pre-tested hyper-converged appliance on the market. VxRail transforms HCI networking and simplifies VMware cloud adoption, while meeting any HCI use case, including support for the most demanding workloads and applications.


Delivering a turnkey experience that enables our customers to continuously innovate, VxRail features next-generation technology that provides future proofing for your infrastructure, including NVMe cache drives, SmartFabric Services supported by Dell EMC Networking switches, advanced VMware Cloud integration through VMware Validated Designs (VVD) guidance, and automated tools and guides to simplify deployment of a secure VxRail infrastructure.

  • Consolidates compute, storage, and virtualization with end to end automated lifecycle management
  • Offers deep integration with VMware tools, including operational transparency with vCenter
  • Automates network setup with SmartFabric Services, greatly simplifying and accelerating deployment
  • Provides a single point of support for appliance software and hardware

Transform HCI Networking and Simplify VMware Integrated Cloud Platforms

VxRail dramatically simplifies IT operations, including network deployment with SmartFabric Services that includes full lifecycle simplification while maintaining the single point of comprehensive support for both hardware and software. VxRail with SmartFabric Services supported by Dell EMC Networking switches is the first and only HCI appliance to deliver fully automated network awareness and configuration during set up, cluster expansion, and day-to-day management.

Dell EMC and VMware are better together bringing next-generation VMware technologies to life more quickly on VxRail. A featured Dell EMC integrated cloud platform jointly developed with VMware, VxRail speeds time to value in the core data center, in the cloud, and at the edge. Recent SAP HANA certification for HCI with VxRail enables in-memory database capabilities in the core data center. VxRail offers multiple options to simplify the path to a VMware multi-cloud environment, including VMware Validated Design and, coming soon, VMware Cloud Foundation. For edge implementations at scale, VxRail now provides foundational support for 2-node deployments.

1 IDC commissioned by Dell EMC, “Delivering Efficient Business Expansion with Dell EMC VMware-Based HCI,” October 2018.

IDC WW Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, Q1 2018, June 2018. Based on vendor revenue from sales of infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud IT.