PowerEdge XR11 Rack Server

Compact, ruggedized, and certified for conditions at the edge

The Dell Technologies PowerEdge XR11 server offers 3rd generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors and it’s built for challenging environments, including telecommunications, military, retail, and restaurants.

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Tech Specs & Customization


  • One 3rd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processor with up to 36 cores


  • Eight DDR4 DIMM slots, supports RDIMM 512 GB max or LRDIMM 1 TB max, speeds up to 3200 MT/s
  • Up to four Intel Optane PMem 200 Series slots, 512 GB max
  • Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only

Storage Controllers:

  • Internal controllers (RAID): PERC H755, S150
  • Internal Boot: Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem (BOSS-S1): HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs or USB
  • External PERC (RAID): PERC H840
  • 12 Gbps SAS HBAs (non-RAID): internal- HBA355i, external-HBA355e

Drive Bays:

  • 4 x 2.5-inch SATA/SAS/NVMe (SSDs) max 61.44 TB

Power Supplies:

  • 1400 W Platinum AC/240 HVDC
  • 1100 W DC/-48 – (-60) V
  • 800 W Platinum AC/240 HVDC

Cooling Options:

  • Air cooling
  • Fans: Very High Performance fans
  • Six cold swap fans


  • Rear Accessed configuration:
    • Height: 42.8 mm (1.68 inches)
    • Width: 482.6 mm (19 inches)
    • Depth: 400 mm (15.74 inches) Ear to rear wall
    • 477 mm (18.77 inches) with bezel
    • 463 mm (18.22 inches) without bezel
  • Front Accessed configuration:
    • Height: 42.8 mm (1.68 inches)
    • Width: 482.6 mm (19 inches)
    • Depth: 400 mm (15.74 inches) Ear to rear wall
    • Bezel is not supported
    • 463 mm (18.22 inches) without bezel
  • Form Factor: 1U rack server

Embedded Management:

  • iDRAC9
  • iDRAC Direct
  • iDRAC Service Module


  • Optional bezel or security bezel

OpenManage Software:

  • OpenManage Enterprise
  • OpenManage Power Manager plugin
  • OpenManage SupportAssist plugin
  • OpenManage Update Manager plugin


  • OpenManage Mobile

Integrations and Connections:

  • OpenManage Integrations
  • OpenManage Connections
    • BMC Truesight
    • Microsoft System Center
    • Red Hat Ansible Modules
    • VMware vCenter and vRealize Operations Manager
    • IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus
    • IBM Tivoli Network Manager IP Edition
    • Micro Focus Operations Manager
    • Nagios Core
    • Nagios XI


  • Cryptographically signed firmware
  • Secure Boot
  • Secure Erase
  • Silicon Root of Trust
  • System Lockdown (requires iDRAC9 Enterprise or Datacenter)
  • TPM 2.0 FIPS, CC-TCG certified, TPM 2.0 China NationZ

Embedded NIC:

  • 4 x 25 GbE SFP+ LOM

GPU Options:

  • 2 x 70 W SW


  • For Rear Accessed configuration:
    • Front Ports:
      • 1 x iDRAC Direct (Micro-AB USB) port
      • 1 x USB 2.0
    • Rear Ports:
      • 1 x USB 2.0
      • 1 x iDRAC dedicated port
      • 1 x USB 3.0
      • 1 x Serial port
      • 1 x VGA
    • Internal Ports:
      • 1 x USB 3.0
  • For Front Accessed configuration:
    • Front Ports:
      • 1 x USB 2.0
      • 1 x iDRAC dedicated port
      • 1 x USB 3.0
      • 1 x Serial port
      • 1 x VGA
      • 1 x iDRAC Direct (Micro-AB USB) port
    • Rear Ports:
      • N/A
    • Internal Ports:
      • 1 x USB 3.0


  • 3 x PCIe Gen4 slots

Operating System and Hypervisors:

  • Canonical Ubuntu Server LTS
  • Citrix Hypervisor
  • Microsoft Windows Server with Hyper-V
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • VMware ESXi
  • RHEL Realtime

Product Details

Innovate at scale with challenging and emerging workloads

The new Dell Technologies PowerEdge XR11 is a ruggedized, MIL-STD, NEBS and Marine compliant 1U server. Only 16 inches/400 mm deep, it offers new ways to: • Boost services at the edge: The XR11 offers up to 36 x86 cores, support for accelerators, DDR4, PCIe 4.0, persistent memory and up to 4 drives

  • Cope with challenges: Certified rugged for telco and defense applications, including dust, extreme temperatures, shock, vibration, and other environmental variants

  • Add versatility without compromise: With reduced depth and front and rear port options that support reverse air flow, it gives administrators new flexibility without expensive retrofits or HVAC updates

  • Improve longevity: built for long life so organizations can offer game-changing services without downtime and disruption

Built-in protection through a complete portfolio of solutions

From the silicon and supply chain all the way to asset retirement, know that your servers are safe and secure with innovative Dell Technologies and Intel technologies that give you the confidence of cyber resilience.

  • Start strong with platform security features, even before the server is built, including Secured Component Verification and Silicon Root of Trust

  • Stay strong with continuous innovations that bolster cyber resilience, like OpenManage Secure Enterprise Key Manager and Automatic Certificate Enrollment

  • Outmaneuver threats with intelligence, automation, and recovery tools that include iDRAC9 Telemetry, BIOS live scanning, and Rapid OS recovery

Increase efficiency and accelerate operations with autonomous collaboration

The Dell Technologies OpenManage systems management portfolio tames the complexity of managing and securing IT infrastructure. Using Dell Technologies’ intuitive end-to-end tools, IT can deliver a secure, integrated experience by reducing process and information silos in order to focus on growing the business. The Dell Technologies OpenManage portfolio is the key to your innovation engine, unlocking the tools and automation that help you scale, manage, and protect your technology environment.

  • Built-in telemetry streaming, thermal management, and RESTful API with Redfish offer streamlined visibility and control for better server management

  • Intelligent automation lets you enable cooperation between human actions and system capabilities for added productivity

  • Integrated change management capabilities for update planning and seamless, zero-touch configuration and implementation

  • Full-stack management integration with Microsoft, VMware, ServiceNow, Ansible and many other tools

PowerEdge XR11

Power your innovation with the Dell Technologies PowerEdge XR11, the latest 1U server that offers nocompromise capabilities for spaceconstrained, rugged conditions.

  • Front or rear connectivty

  • Short-depth at 400mm or 16 inches deep

  • Continuous operating range -5 to 550

  • Industry certified MIL-STD, NEBS Level 3 and DNV-GL


From recycled materials in our products and packaging, to thoughtful, innovative options for energy efficiency, the PowerEdge portfolio is designed to make, deliver, and recycle products to help reduce the carbon footprint and lower your operation costs. We even make it easy to retire legacy systems responsibly with Dell Technologies Services.