Dell today announced the availability of new enterprise class Dell Storage all-flash array (AFA) configurations starting at only $25,000 (US). The new Dell Storage SC4020 AFA is shipping in two configurations:
The Dell Storage SC4020 Entry-Level AFA single-tier configuration includes six 480GB read-intensive SSDs for a total of 2.8 terabytes of raw capacity for an advertised street price of $25,000 (US).
The Dell Storage SC4020 Flash-Optimized AFA multi-tier configuration provides even faster write performance with six 480GB read-intensive SSDs, plus an additional six 200GB write-intensive SSDs for a total of more than 4 terabytes of raw capacity and an advertised street price of $35,000 (US).
Both new AFA configurations are based on the Dell Storage SC4020 array, which includes 24 drive bays and dual controllers in a 2U chassis, plus all standard software, options, installation and three-years of Dell Copilot support.