PowerFlex appliance has a base configuration that is a minimum set of hyperconverged components and fixed network resources.
Within the base configuration, the following hardware aspects can be customized:
|Compute and storage||Dell EMC recommends a minimum of four PowerFlex appliance nodes.|
Dell EMC recommends a minimum of two access switches.
|Management||Dell EMC recommends a minimum of one management environment server running VMware ESXi to host PowerFlex Manager and other system software. An optional PowerFlex management node can be used for this purpose.|