Dell EMC VxFlex Integrated Rack Architecture Overview

This document describes the high-level design of the VxFlex integrated rack. It also describes the hardware and software components included in each VxFlex integrated rack.

The target audience for this document includes customers, sales engineers, field consultants, and advanced services specialists who want to deploy a virtualized infrastructure using VxFlex integrated rack.

The VxFlex integrated rack architecture is based on Dell EMC PowerEdge R640, R740xd, or R840 servers.

Dell EMC VxFlex integrated rack was previously known as Dell EMC VxRack FLEX. Similarly, Dell EMC VxFlex OS was previously known as Dell EMC ScaleIO. References in the documentation will be updated over time.

References to VxFlex Manager in this document apply only if you have a licensed version of VxFlex Manager. For more information, contact Dell EMC Sales.

VxFlex Manager provides the management and orchestration functionality for VxFlex integrated systems. If your system uses Vision Intelligent Operations software, work with your Dell EMC sales team to obtain a VxFlex Manager license.

See the Glossary for terms, definitions, and acronyms.