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Fujitsu Storage ETERNUS DX200F

Superior performance at reasonable cost

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’s ETERNUS DX200F in contrary offers a solution which can help immediately solving all the performance problems in business critical applications –without the need of any complicated tuning measures. ETERNUS 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, ETERNUS DX200F 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 ETERNUS DX200F Fujitsu 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.

ETERNUS DX is powered by Intel® Xeon® processors.
Intel, the Intel logo, Xeon, and Xeon Inside are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.
  • Intel®/sup Xeonsup® processor


Key Features Benefits
Complete SSD-based system Immediate with a factor 5 more IOPS performance. No expensive tuning measures or complex assignment of data to the various hard disk types and flash storage media
5 - 24 SSDs with either 800 GB or 1,600 GB Can be used immediately. Up to 38.4 TB of raw capacity, sufficient memory for all applications in the company requiring high data rates and low response times
Based on standard architectures Available at a substantial lower price compared with purpose-built flash systems
Standardized storage management software to manage all ETERNUS DX systems ETERNUS DX200F can be managed together with all the other ETERNUS DX systems via a central management console
The best possible integration in server virtualization environments Integration of the system in management tools from VMware and MS Hyper-V
Quality-of-Service and Thin Provisioning Control of applications priorities according to business needs. Capacity optimization consisting of over-provisioning and the new space reclamation feature returning deleted capacity back to the disk pool.
16 Gb Fibre Channel and/or 10 Gb iSCSI connection Flexible choice of high data throughput between server and storage
Storage Cluster option / Transparent Failover Avoid planned or unplanned downtimes
Business continuity without any investment in additonal storage virtualization layers

  • 2U height standard 19” enclosure
  • 2x power supplies
  • 2x storage controller modules for high-availability
  • 16 GB cache
  • Complementary ETERNUS SF Express management software

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Case Studies

  • Germany , Industry: Government
    New data center and back-up infrastructure for the Municipality of Wermelskirchen

    The council’s increasing demands on the IT system were becoming too great for the existing systems, and growing data volumes meant that a new storage system was required, as well as an appropriate data infrastructure. Tags: Data Center

  • Russia , Industry: others
    Sibneftegeofizika introduces a High-Performance Data Center for processing geophysical data

    Sibneftegeofizika needed to upgrade its system for processing geophysical data to work on projects in geological surveying of oil and gas companies. When processing and interpreting (earth structure modelling) high-capacity computing resources are needed, which the company did not have. The upgraded computing system would enable the company to take part in larger scale projects, where high performance computing systems are essential. Tags: High Performance Computing

  • Germany , Industry: Transportation & Travel
    Rhine-Sieg Public Transport Company (RSVG)

    Rhine-Sieg Public Transport Company (RSVG) services 62 bus lines in the Rhine-Sieg District/Bonn (North Rhine-Wesfalia) region. Fujitsu's challenge was the creation of a high performance and robust IT infrastructure as the basis for a new control center and an intermodal transport control system (ITCS). The Solution comprise PRIMERGY RX300 S6 servers combined with an EXTERNUS DX80 storage system and CELSIUS work stations. Tags: IT infrastructure

  • Indonesia , Industry: Manufacturing
    FCC Indonesia values Fujitsu as a provider of data center components of high performance, high quality, and high durability

    FCC Indonesia needed to revamp their aging server infrastructure to maintain current business operation and to prepare for future requirements. Fujitsu provided FCC Indonesia with complete IT infrastructure enhancement solution. Tags:

  • Russia , Industry: Manufacture-Other
    BTC Group invests in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and gains a Powerful Business Development Tool

    Fujitsu was chosen as the equipment supplier for the project implementation, involving servers and data storage systems. Fujitsu has rich experience in the creation of such facilities to meet the custom orders of Russian and foreign companies alike. Tags: Data Center

Press Releases

  • Tokyo , November 06, 2013
    Fujitsu Releases New Models in its ETERNUS DX Series of Disk Storage Systems

    Fujitsu today announced the launch of new models in the FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX series as well as FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS SF 16 storage management software. The new models are disk storage systems based on the concept of business-centric storage, and are designed to support customers' business innovation. The new products are available worldwide today.

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