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Fujitsu DX200 S3

Fujitsu DX200 S3 ETERNUS – Enterprise class functionality

The scalable and unified Fujitsu DX200 S3 ETERNUS delivers enterprise-class functionality to small and medium-sized companies and subsidiaries with an excellent price-performance ratio. It is the perfect solution when consolidating data for server virtualization, e-mail, databases and business applications as well as centralized file services. Simple, intuitive system management, highly flexible connectivity and the option of field upgrades to higher system classes significantly reduce operational and migration costs. The Fujitsu DX200 S3 architecture lets customers benefit from software options, such as thin provisioning, automatic storage tiering, transparent failover and quality of service management even as early as the entry-level class. This all contributes to better business support.

Fujitsu DX200 S3 ETERNUS

Fujitsu DX200 S3 Features

  • Scales to support 264 drives and 1PB’s of storage space
  • Unified storage architecture supporting both block and file based storage
  • Provides thin provisioning, snapshot, replication, clone, QoS
  • A variety of host connectivity options:
    • Fibre Channel (16 Gbit/s, 8 Gbit/s, 4 Gbit/s)
    • FCoE (10 Gbit/s)
    • iSCSI (10 Gbit/s, 1 Gbit/s)
    • Ethernet (10 Gbit/s, 1 Gbit/s)
  • Highly scalable and flexible design
  • Storage Cluster – Option
  • Simple and easy to user management interface across all ETERNUS DX platforms
  • Supports SSD’s, SAS and nearline SAS drives
  • Multi-vendor software support

Fujitsu ETERNUS DX200 S3 datasheet

DX200S3 overview

The Fujitsu DX200 S3 ETERNUS is the largest and most powerful of all the S3 range supporting up to 10 2u drive enclosures with either 2.5″ or 3.5″ drives.  The mid-range Fujitsu ETERNUS DX200 S3 is designed to provide maximum IOP’s, low latency, enhanced data protection and reliability.  High processor performance, large system caches, fast disk interfaces and networking connectivity
are just some of the highlights within the Fujitsu DX200 S3 family hardware.

By supporting AST (automated storage tiering) the Fujitsu DX200 S3 allows you to move data automatically from the performance tier (SSD), through SAS to nearline high-capacity SAS drives.  All this is done by setting up some basic parameters and the system manages the rest transparently.

Host connectivity is handled by a variety of configurations:

  • 2-8 ports [iSCSI
  • FCoE, Ethernet(10Gbit/s]
  • 2-8 ports [FC]
  • 4-16 ports [Ethernet(1Gbit/s)

Fujitsu DX200 S3 specification

Table Caption
Supported RAID Levels 0, 1, 1+0, 5, 5+0, 6
Host Interfaces [Max. transfer speed] Fibre Channel (up to 16 Gbit/s), FCoE (10 Gbit/s), iSCSI (10 / 1 Gbit/s), SAS (6 / 3 Gbit/s), CIFS, NFS
Number of controllers 2
Number of host interfaces 4 – 8 ports
Number of hosts Max. 1024
Cache memory capacity 64 GB
Number of drive enclosures Max. 44 (3.5″, 2.5″)
Max. 16 (HD)
Number of drives Max. 264 x SSD, SAS and Nearline SAS in mixed configuration (3.5″ / 2.5″)
Storage capacity Max. 4,055 TB
Drive interface Serial Attached SCSI (12 Gbit/s)
Back-End Disk Connectivity 4 pair of four-lane x 12 Gbit/s Serial
Attached SCSI buses (SAS 3.0 wide)
Redundancies RAID Controller, Fan, Power Supply
Number of LUN Max. 8,192
LUN capacity Max. 128 TB
Number of Snapshots 2,0148
Number of copy generations 512
Thin provisioning & AST Yes
Remote Replication Yes
Storage Cluster Option
Storage Management ETERNUS SF software suite; optional: ETERNUS Snapshot Manager

The ETERNUS is also fully supported by VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V and Citrix so you can rest assured your virtualisation platform is covered.

All UK support is handled by Fujitsu themselves and can cover the whole of the UK with support contracts to suit all requirements.

For more information on the Fujitsu DX200 S3 please call us on 01256 331614 or click here.