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The Fujitsu Storage ETERNUS DX8900 S3 systems are purpose-built for large enterprises and ideal for the data management of business-critical core applications and the consolidation of biggest data centers. The Quad Star Architecture with 2 to 24 controllers provides storage capacity with up to 4608 disk drives and performance of more than 4 million IOPS.
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Features & Benefits

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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 performance4M IOPS
        Host InterfacesFibre Channel (16 Gbit/s)
        iSCSI (10 Gbit/s, 1 Gbit/s)
        FCoE (10 Gbit/s)
        Maximum Disk Drives4,608
        SSD, SAS and Nearline SAS in a mixed configuration (3.5" / 2.5")
        Maximum Storage Capacity70,779 TB
        No. of host interfaces384 (FC), 192 (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 DX8900 S3 data sheet

        ETERNUS DX Comparison Chart

        Case Studies

        Press Release

        • Munich,June 27, 2017
          Fujitsu Sets New Price/Performance Record in Latest SPC-1 Benchmark with Enhanced Entry-Level Storage System

          The Fujitsu ETERNUS DX200 S4 storage system, part of the newly enhanced entry-level ETERNUS DX S4 hybrid storage range, has gained official recognition for its powerful performance, price per performance and outstanding response times in the latest Storage Performance Council’s SPC-1 Benchmark¹ – the recognized independent standard for comparing the performance of storage systems.

        • Munich,May 10, 2017
          Fujitsu Powers SME Growth with Enhanced Entry-Level Storage Range

          Fujitsu today doubles the capacity of data that can be protected by its entry-level ETERNUS DX S4 hybrid storage range, introducing performance and capacity upgrades across the line-up.

        • Munich,June 08, 2016
          Fujitsu’s Storage Solutions Awarded Top Rankings in DCIG Buyer's Guide

          Fujitsu’s ETERNUS1 storage line-up has been awarded top rankings in a comprehensive study of utility storage array systems carried out by leading independent research firm DCIG. The DCIG 2016-17 Utility SAN Storage Array Buyer’s Guide weights, scores and ranks the features of 62 different utility storage arrays from 13 storage providers.

        • Munich,February 02, 2016
          Fujitsu helps SMEs Thrive Despite Unpredictable Data Growth

          Fujitsu today doubles1 affordable storage capacity for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) – protecting investments simply by avoiding the need to invest in bigger systems – with enhancements to the FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX60 S3, the smallest member of the ETERNUS DX family.

        • Munich,July 24, 2014
          Fujitsu Makes Storage Bullet-proof for Exponential Data Growth

          Fujitsu enables storage professionals to provide and maintain excellent service levels to lines of business even when facing exponential data growth.

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