Dell EMC PowerProtect DD6400 is a cost-effective appliance for entry and mid-market customers. This appliance is built on industry leading hardware: Dell EMC PowerEdge 14G 740xd. The active tier capacity of this model varies from 8 TB to 172 TB; the cloud tier varies from 64 TB to 344 TB. This model also has an industry leading hardware compression card that delivers higher compression at higher performance. This results in an increase in logical capacity stored of up to 30%. DD6400 comes with all-inclusive license bundled with Cloud Tier, Boost, and Replication.
DD6400 has a simplified workflow for system configuration, file system creation, and file system expansion. It has linear scaling of storage capacity, in increments of 4 TB.
DD6400 includes a new RAID concept called extend-based RAID, which helps to eliminate the need for separate spare drives, dedicated CT storage, and disks for overprovisioning.