Dell PowerEdge™ 1855

Novell Technology Partner

product details

Ultra Rack Dense Blade Server

  • Up to 60 blade servers in a 42U rack allows for the conservation of valuable floor space without sacrificing performance.

  • A dense enclosure designed for easy deployment and headroom for future growth provides investment protection by offering support for future generations of blade servers and I/O technologies.

  • Exceptional performance for today and scalability for tomorrow with dual Intel® Xeon™ processors with Intel Extended Memory 64 Technology, 800MHz front side bus, DDR-2 memory, and PCI Express.

  • High availability features including hot pluggable blade servers, power supplies, cooling fans, and I/O modules, and hard drives.

  • Easy deployment into existing datacenter racks with industry standard rack rails and single phase 208V power for redundant power supplies located inside the enclosure.

  • Innovative chassis design can help minimize network, power, and KVM cable sprawl by up to 70% as compared to traditional rack servers.

  • Flexible connectivity and seamless integration with leading I/O technologies provides consistency with existing infrastructures and management tools.

  • All Dell PowerEdge servers are delivered standard with the Dell OpenManageTM systems management tools for installing, discovering, monitoring, and managing your server.

  • Leveraging the Dell Direct Model and superior operational efficiency, the PowerEdge 1855 delivers up to a 25% price advantage over similarly configured Dell 1U servers.

product compatibility

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11


  • x86_64 AMD64® & Intel® EM64T®

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regional availability

  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe, Middle East & Africa
  • Japan
  • Latin America
  • North America

language availability

  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Chinese
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • Swedish


This product has demonstrated compatibility by successfully completing Novell's stringent product certification requirements.


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