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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
        Maximum Storage Capacity4,608 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 datasheet

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        Case Studies

        • United Kingdom , Industry: Education
          University Campus Suffolk

          UCS is a new kind of higher education institution that allows students to access the knowledge and resources of its two validating universities, the University of East Anglia and the University of Essex, as well as local colleges and the wider community. Tags: Storage Solutions

        • Asia , Vietnam , Industry: IT Industry
          Cloud Starter Kit easily sets up Fujitsu Local Cloud Platform in Vietnam

          To adjust to current industry changes for ICT, FVL looked to provision cloud services. However in doing so, FVL faced a number of challenges regarding a lack of expertise and the need for reliability, flexibility and expansion of the cloud based solution. Tags: Cloud Solutions

        • Russia , Industry: Education
          Northern (Artctic) 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: IT infrastructure

        • Germany , Industries: Manufacturing , Retail-Wholesale
          LAMY Expands Storage Infrastructure

          Lamy had already invested heavily in the development of a virtualized server and client infrastructure, helping it to increase the flexibility of its IT systems while at the same time reducing energy costs and administration requirements. The first step toward greater availability was to mirror the hardware. To supply the processing power required for the double load that would be placed on the respective zero clients, it was sufficient to upgrade the RAM of the existing PRIMERGY servers. Tags: Storage Solutions

        • Germany , Industry: Financial Services
          The ETERNUS DX500 S3 storage system makes life easy for EOS Group and its continual growth

          Installing a high performance and fail-proof storage solution for sensitive customer data with high availability and expandability, while retaining the existing virtualization software (DataCore). Tags: Data Center

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        Support Packs

        Support Pack OptionsAvailable in major business areas:
        9x5, Next Business Day Onsite Response Time
        9x5, 4h Onsite Response Time
        24x7, 4h Onsite Response Time
        Recommended Service24x7, Onsite Response Time: 4h

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