Dell PowerEdge R550 Rack Server

 165,928.00 182,520.00 (-9%)

  • Form Factor: 2U rack server
  • Intel Xeon Gen3 processors
  • Intel C620A chipset
  • Maximum RAM: 1 TB
  • Memory Type: DDR4
  • Power Supply: 800W
  • Instant Delivery
  • 24/7 Tech Support
  • Assured Warranty
  • Fully Tested and Verified
  • Free Remote Installation Assistance
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Dell PowerEdge R550 is a versatile 2U rack server with innovative technologies, built for a seamless experience and powered performance. At Server Basket, we offer Dell PowerEdge servers with top-notch quality at cheap costs. The robust Intel Xeon Gen 3 processors, faster memory speed, and scalable storage complement its performance. For Businesses looking to meet the demands of challenging applications and projects, the PowerEdge R550 server is a must. Connect external devices faster and better with PCIe Gen3 and Gen4 slots. Dell R550 server also comes with built-in enterprise-class security features like Cyber resilient technology and BIOS live scanning to safeguard data. The server provides smoothly integrated change management with automatic configuration. It’s also equipped with iDRAC management for remote access and handling everyday tasks for you. Buy PowerEdge R550 from Server Basket at exciting deals and many customer-oriented benefits

2U Rack Server Ideal for Growth-oriented Businesses

PowerEdge R550 flexible storage offers scalability to suit business-oriented small IT networks, SMBs, and remote offices. Compatible with various drives, it has a thermal cooling system, feature to secure servers through firmware, secure boost, and silicon root of trust. Handle complex management tasks through simplified management tools.

Efficient, Versatile and Virtualization-ready

Driven by Intel Xeon processors and high-capacity storage with fast and advanced memory, PowerEdge R550 can be readily used for virtualization and many other workloads efficiently. It can support operating systems and Hypervisors like Red Hat Enterprises. Canonical Ubuntu Server LTS Citrix Hypervisor, SUSE Linux Enterprise, Microsoft, and VMware ESXi.

Scale with 2 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors

Experience high performance and powerful processing with Intel Xeon Processors. Dell PowerEdge R550 can support up to two Gen 3 Intel Xeon Scalable processors with up to 24 cores for one processor. Get your Dell R550 server configured with a favorable processor at Server Basket by a trained professional.

Faster DDR4 ECC Memory

Switch between applications and retrieve data faster with ECC DDR4 memory of Dell R550 that delivers a total capacity of up to 1TB with a speed of 2933 MT/s. It offers memory flexibility that can be expanded specific to your application needs to run tasks efficiently with the availability of 16 DIMM slots.

High Storage Capacity with Multiple Drive Options

Dell R550 server provides improved network throughput and reduced traffic to keep your business running. It has 3 PCIe Gen4 slots and 1 PCIe Gen 3 slot to add adapters, Wi-Fi, NICs, etc for broader bandwidth, faster speed, reduced latency while accessing files, servers, and applications.

Flexible Drive Options and High Capacity

Dell PowerEdge R550 server offers compatibility with a wide range of drive bays. It can support 16X2.5’’, 8X3.5’’, 8.2.5’’ SATA/SAS HDDs or SSDs. The storage can be extended up to 128TB with these drive configurations. It also supports different integrated PERC RAID controllers to access and manage the storage effectively.

iDRAC Embedded Management Options

Part of embedded management software, iDRAC9 allows remote access to the server network and helps manage and monitor administrative tasks. It is capable of supporting Redfish with RESTful API, zero-touch configuration with tools for better and smarter automation. Dell R550 server helps simplify management.


Additional information



Server Model

Dell PowerEdge R550

Form Factor

2U rack server



Ram Type


Total Memory Slots

16x DIMMs

Max Storage

7 TB


Intel Xeon Scalable processors

No Of Processors


Operating System

Canonical Ubuntu Server LTS, Citrix Hypervisor, Microsoft Windows Server with Hyper-V, RedHat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, VMware ESXi


• Height – 86.8 mm (3.41 inches)
• Width – 482 mm (18.97 inches)
• Depth – 721.69 mm (28.72 inches) with bezel
685.78 mm (27.00 inches) without bezel

Embedded Management

• iDRAC9
• iDRAC Direct
• iDRAC RESTful API with Redfish
• iDRAC Service Module
• Quick Sync 2 wireless module

Power Supplies

1100 W DC/-48 – (60) V
1100W Titanium 100–240 VAC/ 240 VDC
800W Platinum 100–240 VAC/ 240 VDC
700W Titanium 200–240 VAC/240 VDC
600W Platinum 100–240 VAC/ 240 VDC

OpenManage Software

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


24.8 Kg


Cryptographically signed firmware
Secure Boot
Secure Erase
Silicon Root of Trust
System Lockdown (requires iDRAC9 Enterprise or Datacenter)
TPM 1.2/2.0 FIPS, CC-TCG certified, TPM 2.0 China NationZ


Front Ports
• 1 x Dedicated iDRAC (Micro-AB USB) port
• 1 x USB 2.0
• 1 x VGA

Operating System and Hypervisors

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

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  1. 03

    by Bhupesh Utreja

    I’m pleased with the PowerEdge R550. The Dual-Socket Processors handle my heavy data warehousing tasks very well. ServerBasket’s lowest prices and free shipping were great

  2. 03

    by Priyanka Singh

    I bought this R550 server just three months ago. It’s great for storing and analyzing my datasets. The free installation services from ServerBasket made the setup process smooth and hassle-free.

  3. 03

    by Deekshith

    The Dell PowerEdge R550 server lineup is made to minimize space and handle demanding and active workloads. By offering a dependable solution that meets your requirements, this system will contribute to the growth of your firm.


Can I customize the Dell PowerEdge R550 server to meet my specific needs?

The Dell PowerEdge R550 server enables extensive customization to meet specific computing needs, including configuring 16GB modules for up to 1TB RAM, dual 10GbE NICs for high throughput, two Intel Xeon processors up to 24 cores, and a wide range of SAS/SATA HDD and SSD capacities from 480GB to 7.68TB across 16 drive bays. With ample options for tuning RAM, network connectivity, processors, solid-state storage, and 4 PCIe slots for expansion, the R550 can be tailored to match precise performance, capacity, and I/O requirements, making it highly adaptable for supporting diverse workloads.

How does iDRAC improve the management of the Dell PowerEdge R550 system?

The Dell PowerEdge R550 server comes with the integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC9) that enables comprehensive remote management by allowing IT administrators to remotely monitor thermals, power usage, and system resources, perform health checks and diagnostics, deploy OS and driver updates, restart the server, access BIOS and configuration utilities, and control power without direct physical access to the server. By enabling total remote administration through dedicated hardware, iDRAC9 eliminates the need for physical presence at the rack, improving efficiency for IT teams managing the R550 server.

Can the R550 server support virtualization?

Yes, the Dell PowerEdge R550 is well-suited for virtualized environments due to its dual Intel Xeon Scalable processors providing ample cores and threads, Nested Virtualization support, and integration with leading virtualization platforms, including VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix XenServer, and Red Hat Virtualization. Key features ideal for virtualization include Intel VT-x and EPT hardware acceleration to boost VM performance and vSphere management integration for monitoring and automation. With optimized processors and tight hypervisor integration, the R550 can efficiently run multi-VM environments.

Does Server Basket provide support and services for the PowerEdge servers?

Yes, ServerBasket provides full support and services for Dell PowerEdge servers, including 24/7 technical and installation support. It includes pre-sales consultation to assist with configuration and placement, procurement and shipping logistics, professional installation and deployment services, 24/7 phone, email, and remote access support, hardware warranty and maintenance, and asset recovery when it's time to retire or replace your server.

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