Dell Equalogic M4110e Storage Array

M3 worked closely with Dell’s Experience Design team to develop a consolidated high capacity storage solution in a minimized footprint that works in concert with M1000e Blade Computing chassis. A storage solution that is capable of being fully virtualized and is fully redundant, the Equalogic M4100e was designed to be a small data center in a box. Together, M3 and Dell defined the preliminary architecture, usability modeling, and detailed mechanical design of extraction mechanisms for both HDD carriers and the storage blade chassis. The storage array manifests as a translating drawer within a drawer, so the entire storage module and individual disk drives can easily be removed. This unique functionality combined with a simple, yet sophisticated UI allows ultimate ease of deployment, use and maintenance in mission critical data storage, networking and computing environments for the Cloud.