Compellent SC280 Dense Enclosure

Redefining high-density storage

Store more data in a smaller footprint with the densest storage enclosure from any major storage vendor in its class.


Dell Compellent SC280Maximize your rack density

High-density storage takes on a whole new meaning with the Dell Compellent SC280 dense enclosure. With the best rack unit density of any major storage solution, the SC280 is up to 2.8 times denser compared to traditional 2U 3.5″ disk-drive enclosure solutions. You can easily add capacity for your SAN and NAS environments.

  • Up to 504TB of storage in a 5U chassis
  • Up to 4PB (usable) storage per 48U rack with two Dell Compellent Storage Center systems
  • Available with either 42 or 84 x 6TB or 4TB1 7200 rpm drives
  • 6Gbps SAS connectivity

Optimize storage economics

As an all-in-one, fast-write bulk storage solution, the SC280 can help deliver a low total cost of ownership. It is an ideal solution for:

  • Large-scale enterprise deployments
  • Co-location environments where you may have to pay separately for your rack space
  • File workflows, such as radiology, life sciences and media archival
  • Replication-intensive environments