Designed for data centers needing an affordable, virtualization-ready, two-socket rack server, the PowerEdge R530 is an excellent platform for a wide range of common business applications and smallscale virtualization. The R530 is also highly attractive as a dedicated development or backup server. Deliver powerful performance Accelerate performance across a wide range of workloads with the latest Intel(R) Xeon(R) processor E5-2600 v4 product family. Drive greater memory performance with 12 DIMM slots and DDR4 memory. Boost I/O performance with five PCIe slots, including three PCIe 3.0 slots driving 2x data throughput compared to the previous generation. Maximize operational efficiency Accelerate time to production and drive better ROI by automating deployment with the PowerEdge embedded integrated Dell Remote Access Controller 8 (iDRAC8) with Lifecycle Controller. Save time for IT administrators with intuitive automated tools for monitoring and updating. Control energy budgets with highly energy-efficient processors, memory, power supplies and Fresh Air 2.0 capability. Discover greater versatility Easily accommodate data growth with support for up to 8 x 3.5″ hard drives. Select from a range of RAID options for data protection and optimized performance. Adapt flexibly to changing workload conditions with an expandable platform ready for virtualization and high-availability clustering. Innovative management with intelligent automation The Dell OpenManage systems management portfolio includes innovative solutions that simplify and automate essential server lifecycle management tasks — making IT operations more efficient and Dell servers the most productive, reliable and cost effective. Leveraging the incomparable agent-free capabilities of the PowerEdge embedded iDRAC with Lifecycle Controller technology, server deployment, configuration and updates are streamlined across the OpenManage portfolio and through integration with third-party management solutions. Monitoring and control of Dell and third-party data center hardware is provided by OpenManage Essentials and with anytime, anywhere mobile access, through OpenManage Mobile. OpenManage Essentials now also delivers Server Configuration Management capabilities that automate one-many PowerEdge bare-metal server and OS deployments, quick and consistent replication of configurations and ensure compliance to a predefined baseline with automated drift detection.