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ETERNUS4000 model 500 Establishes New World's Record in Mid-range Class with SPC Benchmark-2™

New World's Record in Mid-range Class with SPC Benchmark-2™

November 28, 2006

Fujitsu performance testing of ETERNUS4000 model 500 storage system based on SPC Benchmark-2™, the Storage Performance Council's latest industry storage benchmark, has achieved world-class results. (*Note 1)

SPC2 benchmark is designed to show an aggregate performance of the storage subsystem for the large-sized, sequential access environment.

SPC-2 consists of three distinct workload profiles :
Large file processing,
Large database queries,
and Video on Demand.

ETERNUS4000 model 500 demonstrates the world's best record as a mid-range class storage system in both SPC-2 MBPS™ at 1,985.63 and Price- Performance record at $114.72/MBPS (*Note 2).

The Executive Summary and Full Disclosure Report posted November 2, 2006 are available on the Storage Performance Council web site (official approval is subject to a 60-day review period).

*Note 1: Storage Performance Council (SPC) is a nonprofit institute for evaluation of storage system performance, in which major storage vendors participate.
*Note 2: As of November 28, 2006

ETERNUS4000 model 500 SPC-2 Benchmark Results.

- SPC-2 MBPS: 1,985.63
- SPC-2 Price-Performance: $114.72
- Total ASU Capacity: 2,284.923GB
- Data Protection Level: Mirroring
- Total TSC Price (including three-year maintenance): $227,783

*Note: The benchmark result above has applied for SPC-2 registration.
(SPC-2 Submission Identifier: B00013)

The Executive Summary and Full Disclosure Report for ETERNUS4000 model 500 test configurations as audited by SPC are available at SPC Benchmark 2™ Results.

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SPC Benchmark-2 and SPC-2 MBPS are trademarks of Storage Performance Council.