Tackle the toughest edge environments with Dell Rugged PowerEdge XR Servers

Engineered for the edge, the Dell PowerEdge XR11 and XR12 servers are built to withstand extreme heat, dust, shock, and vibration of factory floors, warehouses, and other harsh environments.

Learn how you can deploy reliable edge infrastructure solutions for industrial, transportation, retail, and public-sector applications.

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Introducing the Dell PowerEdge XR11 and XR12 Servers for Rugged Environments

Built to thrive in remote and harsh environments, the Dell PowerEdge XR11 and XR12 ruggedized servers bring enterprise performance and security to a durable form factor. With a hardened chassis, minimal footprint and support for multiple accelerators, the Intel based XR11 and XR12 short-depth servers are built for the growing demands of edge-based workloads. Ideal for space constraints applications in retail, industrial, transportation, telecom, marine and government applications.

XR11 and XR12 Servers

Reliable in harsh environments

-5 to 55 C operational temperature. MIL-STD qualified for shock, vibration, dust and humidity.

Compact and flexible form factor

Only 16 inches deep, Front or rear I/O and power mounting and reversible air flow support.

High Performance

3rd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor with multi-accelerator support

Easy management with remote access

Manage remote assets from a central console through proactive notifications

Dell PowerEdge XR11 and XR12 Specifications

The XR11 and XR12 servers are designed as mountable single-socket rack servers. The XR11 comes in a dense 1U form factor, while the XR12 is available as a 2U. Key specifications are listed below.




Form Factor

Single-socket, 2U

Single-socket, 1U


3rd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors

3rd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors


Flexible I/O choices with five PCIe Gen4 slots

Three PCIe Gen4 slots


Expanded GPU options with support for up to two NVIDIA® T4
cards or up to two NVIDIA A100, A10, or A40 GPU cards

Up to two NVIDIA T4 GPU cards


Expanded storage with up to six SAS/SATA/NVMe SSDs

Up to four SAS/SATA/NVMe SSDs

Dell PowerEdge XR11 and XR12 Resources


Dell PowerEdge XR11 and XR12 Servers for Rugged Environments

Unlock High Value Insights at the Edge with Dell PowerEdge XR11 & XR12 Servers.

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