PowerFlex appliance has a base configuration that is a minimum set of PowerFlex compute-only nodes and PowerFlex storage-only nodes and fixed network resources.
Within the base configuration, the following hardware aspects can be customized:
|Hardware||Dell EMC recommends...|
|Compute||A minimum of three PowerFlex compute-only nodes.|
|Storage||Six PowerFlex storage-only nodes (four minimum).|
|Network||An optional management switch and a minimum of two access switches.|
|Management||A minimum of 3-node PowerFlex management environment server running VMware ESXi to host PowerFlex Manager and other system software.|