2020 Dell EMC PowerProtect DP Series IDPA : What’s New?

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Dell Technologies just announced the 2020 Dell EMC PowerProtect DP Series appliances!

Here is what you need to know about the next-generation integrated data protection appliances!


2020 Dell EMC PowerProtect DP Series : What Is It?

The 2020 PowerProtect DP series is the next-generation family of integrated data protection appliances (IDPA) from Dell Technologies.

They offer a complete solution for backup, recovery, replication, deduplication, cloud readiness with disaster recovery, and long-term rotation to the public cloud!

The 2020 Dell EMC DataProtect DP series are all-in-one data protection solutions that offer :

  • Storage capacities from 8 terabytes to 1 petabyte
  • Greater efficiency, with up to 65:1 data reduction
  • Up to 38% faster backups, and up to 45% faster restores, compared to previous generation.
  • Instant access and restore of up to 50% greater IOPS, compared to previous generation.
  • Consumes up to 23% less power than the previous generation
  • Cloud long-term retention, and cloud DR-ready
  • VMware integration

The 2020 Dell EMC DataProtect DP series is also guaranteed under the Future-Proof Program, and is part of the Dell Technologies on Demand program.

New Dell EMC PowerProtect DP Series Appliances Launched!


2020 Dell EMC PowerProtect DP Series : Models + Key Specifications

The 2020 Dell EMC PowerProtect DP series consists of four models – DP4400, DP5900, DP8400 and DP8900. Here are their key specifications.

Physical Capacity8 TB to 96 TB96 TB to 288 TB192 TB to 768 TB576 TB to 1 PB
Physical Capacity
with Cloud Tier
Up to 288 TBUp to 864 TBUp to 2.3 PBUp to 3 PB
Logical CapacityUp to 4.8 PBUp to 18.7 PBUp to 49.9 PBUp to 65 PB
Logical Capacity
with Cloud Tier
Up to 14.4 PBUp to 56.1 PBUp to 149.7 PBUp to 195 PB
Max ThroughputUp to 9 TB/hrUp to 33 TB/hrUp to 57 TB/hrUp to 94 TB/hr
Networking8 x RJ45, or
8 x SFP
4 x 40 GbE uplinks
Each Quad SFP port can be split into 4 x 10 GbE
Max. Power475 VA2,830 VA5,480 VA7,250 VA
Thermal Rating1,620 BTU/hr9,300 BTU/hr17,800 BTU/hr23,400 BTU/hr


2020 Dell EMC PowerProtect DP Series : Availability

The 2020 Dell EMC PowerProtect series appliances – DP4400, DP5900, DP8400 and DP8900 – will be available globally in December 2020.


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