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FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX8700 S3

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The Fujitsu Storage ETERNUS DX8700 S3 is purpose-built for large enterprises and ideal for the data management of business-critical core applications and the consolidation of large-scale data centers. The Quad Star Architecture with 2 to 8 controllers provides storage capacity with up to 1536 disk drives and performance in the million IOPS range.
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Features & Benefits

Features Benefits
Flexible scalability in capacity and performance

    • Future-oriented scale-out architecture and upgrade options meet today's and tomorrow's business requirements
    • Low cost of growth ensures investment protection
    • Superior system utilization
    • Large scale storage consolidation
    • Leading performance by design
    Automation to manage unpredictable data growth

      • Automatically aligned storage performance with business priorities
      • Minimized manual tuning efforts
      • Optimized service level fulfillment
      Zero downtime for business critical data

        • Predictable and reliable operation through end-to-end redundancy, comprehensive high-availability and disaster resilience functions
        • Multi-level disaster recovery with various snapshot concepts and remote replication between different models and generations
        • Highest business continuity by transparent failover and non-disruptive maintenance as well as upgrade capabilities

        Technical details

        TypeHigh-end disk storage system for large enterprises
        Random access performance1M IOPS
        Host InterfacesFibre Channel (16 Gbit/s)
        iSCSI (10 Gbit/s, 1 Gbit/s)
        FCoE (10 Gbit/s)
        Maximum Disk Drives1,536
        SSD, SAS and Nearline SAS in a mixed configuration (3.5" / 2.5")
        Maximum Storage Capacity6,144 TB
        No. of host interfaces128 (FC), 64 (iSCSI/FCoE)
        Max. no. of hosts8,192
        Supported RAID levels0, 1, 1+0, 5, 5+0, 6
        Drive interfaceSerial Attached SCSI (12 Gbit/s)
        Thin ProvisioningYes
        Automated Storage TieringYes
        Remote Copy functionalitySynchronous and asynchronous

        For further information, please see

        ETERNUS DX8700 S3 data sheet

        ETERNUS DX Comparison Chart

        Case Studies

        • United Kingdom , Industry: Education
          Priestley College switched over to a virtualised PRIMERGY and ETERNUS platform to implement a disaster recovery concept and gain higher performance

          With a student body of just under 2,000 pupils and 280-plus faculty members, Priestley College generates huge amounts of data relating to their education. Managing this information securely while ensuring optimal availability is an ongoing challenge. Previously, the college had installed a FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX100, however, it was fast running out of capacity. The college needed to find a flexible replacement solution to Tags: Storage Solutions

        • Korea , Industry: Local Government
          Gunsan City Hall benefits from the new virtual desktop infrastructure based on PRIMERGY blades, ETERNUS DX and VMware

          The city chose multiple FUJITSU Server PRIMERGY models running VMware Horizon View VDI solution for the new desktop virtualization project. This now supports 1,800 devices, each of which can securely access critical information regardless of location. Tags:

        • Germany , Industry: Life Sciences
          The Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine stores data more effectively with ETERNUS DX200 and a Quantum StorNext File System

          The Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine in Göttingen required a storage system in which members of staff can store all their project data, as well as their day-to-day working data (home directories). Tags:

        • Germany , Industry: Terveydenhuolto
          Kohlpharma ensures business processes with ETERNUS DX600 and DX200

          In total, Kohlpharma supplies around 770 products in around 2,700 dosage forms. Despite the increasing competition of recent years, Kohlpharma has been able to maintain a solid 23 percent share of the market. Alongside the increase in the variety of products, the volume of data has grown rapidly in recent times and will continue to do so. Tags:

        • Russia , Industry: Education
          Northern (Arctic) Federal University Chooses Fujitsu Servers and Storage

          The M.V. Lomonosov Northern (Arctic) Federal University (NARFU) is a new research and educational innovation center in the Russian system for higher professional education. It was founded by Russian Federation Presidential Decree No. Tags: High Performance Computing , IT infrastructure

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        Recommended Service24x7, Onsite Response Time: 4h

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