Fujitsu DX200F ETERNUS – SSD powered storage
The Fujitsu DX200F ETERNUS SSD storage immediately solves all the performance problems in business critical applications –without the need of any complicated tuning measures. The Fujitsu DX200F is a pre-configured system supplied with 5 – 24 SSDs offering up to 38.4 TByte total capacity. In contrast to very expensive all-flash array solutions based on special architectures, Fujitsu DX200F ETERNUS is based on the proven high-performance standard architecture of the ETERNUS DX series. A comparable ETERNUS DX200 S3 system has achieved convincing performance values* proven by the de facto standard storage industry benchmark SPC-1™ .
Resultantly with Fujitsu DX200F ETERNUS offers a very fast flash-only storage system that covers many application scenarios requiring high data performance at a substantial lower price-point than purpose built flash storage systems.
The fastest servers and network connections in the world are not much help if storage systems cannot read or write data at a rapid pace. Performance-hungry databases, time-consuming data analyses, frequently accessed online applications and virtualized server or desktop environments can lead to storage bottlenecks very quickly.
Solid state drives (SSDs) can increase speed by a factor of 100 or more, and they considerably outperform hard disks. Performance and response issues could be solved immediately if all the data in performance-intensive applications resided on a storage system equipped with SSDs. Although SSDs are more expensive in terms of purchase price, the added cost is offset when they are deployed in environments which require high performance levels.
Temporary solutions based on hard disks can be expensive as well – and their performance is much lower than SSD solutions. Approaches such as investments in dedicated storage systems per application, the distribution of data over as many hard disks as possible, or frequent system tuning are only stop-gap solutions at best. And they usually deliver relatively poor overall storage system utilization.
Fujitsu DX200F ETERNUS Features
- Scales to support 5-24 drives and 38.4TB’s of storage space
- Provides thin provisioning & QoS
- A variety of host connectivity options:
- Fibre Channel (16 Gbit/s)
- iSCSI (10 Gbit/s)
- Simple and easy to user management interface across all ETERNUS DX platforms
- Award winning performance
Fujitsu DX200F technical details
|Supported RAID Levels||0, 1, 1+0, 5, 5+0, 6|
|Host Interfaces [Max. transfer speed]||Fibre Channel (up to 16 Gbit/s), iSCSI (10 Gbit/s)|
|Number of controllers||2|
|Number of host interfaces||8 ports|
|Number of hosts||Max. 1024|
|Cache memory capacity||32 GB / 64 GB / 128 GB|
|Number of drives||Max. 264 x SSD, SAS and Nearline SAS in mixed configuration (3.5″ / 2.5″)|
|Storage capacity||Max. 38.4 TB|
|SSD drives||800GB / 1.2TB 2.5″|
|Drive interface||Serial Attached SCSI (12 Gbit/s)|
|Back-End Disk Connectivity||1 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. 16,384|
|LUN capacity||Max. 128 TB|
|Number of Snapshots||1,536|
|Number of copy generations||512|
|Thin provisioning & AST||Yes|
|Storage Management||ETERNUS SF software suite|
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.
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