Satisfy a variety of applications with the flexible PowerEdge R540. Its balanced combination of resources, expandability and affordability adapt to the changing demands of a modern data center. Optimize your application performance with one-button tuning. Scale for future requirements with up to 14 x 3.5″ drives. Embedded diagnostics and SupportAssist help to maximize uptime without added effort, in a worry-free environment.
PowerEdge R540 servers
Highly adaptable 2U 2 socket rack server
Flexible by design
Adapt to a variety of application with the ideal balance of resources and affordability
Highly optimized air flow design enables tremendous configuration flexibility and industry-leading energy efficiency
Out of band management architecture facilitates rapid bare metal deployment and remediation regardless of OS state
Embedded SupportAssist reduces troubleshooting and downtime with embedded diagnostics and automated case creation
Get up to 4x performance increase for common management tasks with iDRAC9’s new dual-core ARM processor (compared with iDRAC8)
Use the same next-generation of embedded automation to standardize BIOS and secure boot configuration, firmware updates, server asset inventory, health monitoring, and power/reset control across all PowerEdge servers
Proactive automated support embedded resolves issues up to 90% faster
Fully signed firmware updates; embedded trust only allows authenticated code to run
Security lockdown that protects your server configuration and firmware (BIOS, iDRAC, & RAID) from malicious changes
Secure instant erase for HDDs, SSDs, NVMs
New, more secure unique default password
Redfish, new REST-based management API, is more secure and scalable than legacy IPMI.