Dell™ PowerVault™ Compatibility Matrix

Dell PowerEdge System Compatibility

Dell PowerVault System and Network Area Storage Compatibility 

Backup Software Compatibility — Microsoft® Windows®

Backup Software Compatibility — Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®

Backup Software Compatibility — Novell® SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server

Media Compatibility

Firmware and Drivers

HP Compatibility Matrix Servers with Dell PowerVault Tape Backup Units

IBM Compatibility Matrix Servers with Dell PowerVault Tape Backup Units

Dell tape solutions are tested with a wide range of platforms, backup software, and media to help ensure trouble-free, reliable performance. This matrix can help you determine if your tape backup components are compatible. See the Dell Support website at for service and warranty related items.

Notes and Cautions

NOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your computer.


CAUTION: A CAUTION indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death.

NOTE: Dell is providing the information in this matrix as a convenience to our customers. THE INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE AND IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. The limited warranties for Dell products are set forth exclusively in the documentation accompanying such products. Nothing herein should be construed as modifying those limited warranties in any way.