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Fujitsu Storage ETERNUS CS8000 V6

Unified Data Protection Appliance

Fujitsu Storage ETERNUS CS8000 is a unified data protection appliance for the complete consolidation of backup and archiving infrastructures of open systems and mainframes. Thanks to uniform management of disks, deduplicated disks and tapes flexible service levels regarding capacity, speed and cost can be provided. A modular grid architecture delivers extreme scalability of capacity and performance. Integrated data mirroring and replication features enable comprehensive disaster recovery concepts. Flexible SAN and Ethernet connectivity as well as VTL, NAS and WORM support allow you to use one system for backup and archiving. And support for the cloud gateway functionality makes ETERNUS CS8000 an ideal and future-proof solution for a unified and optimized data protection infrastructure.

ETERNUS CS8000 allows to aligning storage resources for backup and archiving based on business priorities – and by this ensuring Business-centric Storage.

ETERNUS CS8000 V6

Main features Benefits
One consolidation platform for backup and archiving for open systems and mainframes
  • Thanks to complete consolidation all disk and tape target systems for mainframes and open systems enable large savings in infrastructure investments and costs of operation.
  • Combining VTL and the NAS option for backup, archiving and second-tier file storage in one appliance further increases operational efficiency
  • Integrated management of disks, deduplicated disk and tapes enables flexible service levels in terms of capacity, backup/restore speed and media costs
  • The support for cloud gateway functionality leverages own investments in storage capacity and enables disaster recovery concepts without investing in own DR sites
Extremely scalable grid architecture
  • Flexible scalability of performance and capacity reduce high upfront pre-investments and support a pay-as-you grow approach
  • Allocate storage resources for data protection according to business priorities
  • Industry-leading backup and restore performance enable you to manage extreme data growth and volume without migration risks
  • Parallelization of deduplication processes delivers the performance headroom required to benefit from data reduction even in petabyte-scale environments
Comprehensive high availability and disaster recovery capabilities
  • No single point of failure even for the deduplication store
  • Asynchronous replication and synchronous mirroring enable flexible DR concepts depending on remote distance and recovery time needs
  • Manages multiple data copies on local and remote targets to align the availability level of data with its importance to the business
  • Automated processes ensure a highly efficient DC operation, easy media migrations, scheduled media refreshes to prevent data corruption and the ability to eliminate fatal errors in highly complex data protection environments


Model

ETERNUS CS8000 series V6

CS8200

CS8400

CS8800

Type

Scale-up System

Scale-out-single-site System

Scale-out-split-site System

Front-end and Back-end Port Options

VTL only

VTL only
NAS only
VTL and NAS

VTL Front-end Ports

4 to 8 FC/FICON  8Gb

4 to 40 FC/FICON  8 Gb

Virtual Tape Drives

32 to 64

32 to 1,280 (FC) / 1280 (FICON)

NAS Front-end Ports

-

4 x 1 GbE to 40 x 1 GbE or
2 x 10 GbE to 40 x 10 GbE

Sustained Performance

Up to 5 TB/h

Up to 141 TB/h

Internal RAID Capacity (uncompressed)

7.2 TB to 948 TB

7.2 TB to 15,200 TB

Internal VTL Deduplication Store Option (raw)

-

1 to 4,800 TB

Virtual Tape Volumes (max.)

300,000

3,000,000

NAS Shares (max.)

-

2048

Number of Files (max.)

-

2 Billion

VTL Back-end Ports Option

4 to 8 FC

4 to 40 FC 

NAS Back-end Ports Option

-

4 to 16 active FC 8 Gb
4 to 16 passive FC 8 Gb

Physical Tape Drives

10

2 to 112

Physical Tape Volumes (max.)

50,000

50,000

Physical Tape Libraries (max.)

2

10

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    PwC Germany

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  • Germany , Industry: Financial Services
    Sparda-Datenverarbeitung eG Implements ETERNUS CS High End

    The Sparda banks are a group of twelve regional mutual savings banks, which employ around 7,000 people in 400 branches across Germany to support their 3.4 million members. All 12 Sparda banks and netbank, Europe’s first internet bank, rely on the IT services provided by the Nuremberg-based company, Sparda-Datenverarbeitung eG (SDV). Tags: Storage Solutions

  • Germany , Industry: Insurance
    Munich Re uses backup & restore solution based on ETERNUS CS High End

    Munich Re operates in all insurance sectors and has around 45,000 employees across all continents. Its business is based on three pillars: reinsurance, direct insurance and Munich Health. Tags: Storage Solutions

  • Belgium , Industry: Telecommunications
    Belgacom SA

    The Belgacom Group (Belgacom SA) is the first telecommunications company in Belgium, operating in the Belgian and international markets. As a responsible company, Belgacom wants to be the preferred provider of intuitive end-to-end solutions combining fixed and mobile telecom, IT and media, thereby empowering its customers to master and enrich their professional and private lives in a sustainable way. Tags: ETERNUS CS Virtual Tape Sol.

  • Serbia , Industry: Insurance
    DDOR Novi Sad Implements ETERNUS Storage Devices

    Following the consolidation of its server environment, DDOR needed a new storage solution that could integrate more seamlessly with the new virtualized architecture. It also wanted to replace its tape backup system with something more reliable. Tags: Storage Solutions

  • Germany , Industry: IT Industry
    GKD Uses ETERNUS CS High End Protection System

    Modernizing the data protection environment, ensuring that the backup window was reduced, management was simplified and that data was available at two different locations. Tags: Storage Solutions

  • Switzerland , Industry: Insurance
    Helsana selects ETERNUS CS to consolidate its backup and archiving infrastructure

    Helsana Versicherungen AG is the largest health and accident insurance company in Switzerland, with some 1.9 million private and 55,000 business customers. The project: Modernization and consolidation of the backup and archiving infrastructure to improve performance and add more capacity, while also cutting costs through easier administration and by reducing the footprint and energy consumption. The solution: Implementation of two ETERNUS CS High End data protection appliances and two Scalar i6000 tape libraries. The systems are installed in two data centers so that the ETERNUS CS High End systems can replicate data between two different sites using the cascade function. The migration project involved some 900 systems, 400 million objects and about 900 terabytes of data. Tags: Storage Solutions

Press Releases

  • Munich , November 05, 2013
    Fujitsu Delivers Complete Infrastructure Consolidation for Backup and Archiving with New Generation ETERNUS CS8000

    Fujitsu today at Fujitsu Forum 2013 introduces a major step forwards for businesses trying to tackle ever-increasing data volumes. The new generation of Fujitsu’s hugely-successful ETERNUS CS8000 provides complete consolidation for all unified data backup and archiving needs.

  • Munich , October 30, 2012
    Fujitsu Delivers Unified Data Protection Appliance at lower Cost of Growth

    Fujitsu today enables even small and mid-size organizations to benefit from data-protection peace-of-mind at an affordable and transparent price, along with the cost-advantages offered by closing no doors on environment or back-up medium options. Launched today, the new generation Fujitsu ETERNUS CS800 data protection appliance enables flexible data growth without high pre-investment, offering smaller organizations comprehensive functionality at a fixed price, plus a seamlessly-scalable version for midsize environments.

  • Munich , April 11, 2013
    Fujitsu ETERNUS CS Unified Data Protection Appliance to Integrate Quantum Deduplication for at least 5x Greater Scalability than Market Leader

    Fujitsu today announces that enterprises will soon find it far easier to balance backup and recovery speed with the cost of flexibly storing virtually unlimited amounts of data on any combination of storage media. In an extended sales and technology agreement, Fujitsu is embedding Quantum’s (NYSE:QTM) industry-leading deduplication technology in the next generation of Fujitsu ETERNUS CS High End Data Protection Appliance. The new solution is anticipated to be over five times more scalable than the current market leader and will be the first scale-out deduplication appliance available on the market.

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