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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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        • Germany , Industry: Manufacturing
          PRIMERGY and ETERNUS systems help Remmers to migrate to SAP HANA

          SAP HANA enables Remmers to produce real-time reports for its sales, accounting and reporting departments in 26 companies across Germany and abroad, even dealing with the different currencies. The entire SAP environment is hosted from the company’s headquarters in Löningen, with the two redundantly designed data centers ensuring high availability. Tags: IT infrastructure

        • Germany , Industry: Retail-Wholesale
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        • Austria , Industries: Education , Life Sciences
          Integrated System PRIMEFLEX for SAP HANA successfully deployed at the ACC of the Technical University of Vienna

          The implementation of SAP Business Suite on Fujitsu PRIMEFLEX for SAP HANA infrastructure has enabled the university to provide its teaching staff, students and other educational/ training institutions with the latest technology, and it has the option to expand the system at any time to cope with future demands. Tags: Integrated Systems , IT infrastructure

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