Dell PowerEdge™ 6850

Novell Technology Partner

product details

Exceptional performance and availability
  • Designed to optimize database performance
    The latest high performance technologies for four-processor servers, such as Quad 64-bit Intel® XeonTM processors MP, DDR-2 memory, and PCI-Express, help deliver exceptional performance for SQL Server 2000 and Oracle Database 10g.

  • Engineered to help keep information accessible around the clock
    Dell can offer a customizable solution with the right level of redundancy for your business needs — everything from internal components like redundant hot-plug power supplies, cooling fans, hard drives, and PCI slots to external high availability infrastructure designs like clustering and SAN.

  • Tested to work as part of a complete solution
    Simplify the deployment process by implementing solutions that are already tested by Dell and industry leading hardware and software partners such as EMC®, Microsoft®, Oracle®, SAP®, and Peoplesoft®.

  • Scalable performance to protect your investment
    Whether you are deploying 32-bit or 64-bit applications today, the PowerEdge 6850 is designed with the performance features that will help enable a smooth transition and performance growth over time without disruptive hardware changes.

  • The most manageable PowerEdge servers ever
    The eighth generation of Dell PowerEdge servers provide robust management capabilities using Dell OpenManageTM systems management tools for installing, discovering, monitoring, and managing your server.

product compatibility

  • Open Enterprise Server
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9
  • Novell eDirectory
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11


  • x86_64 AMD64® & Intel® EM64T®

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regional availability

  • North America

language availability

  • English


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


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