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ETERNUS DX80 demonstrated best-ever cost performance in its class with SPC Benchmark-1™

Best-in Cost Performance with SPC Benchmark-1™

October 8, 2009

Performance testing of ETERNUS DX80 disk storage system based on SPCBenchmark-1™, the Storage Performance Council's storage benchmark, by Fujitsu, demonstrated SPC-1 IOPS™ = 19,492.86 and Price-Performance at $3,45/SPC-1 IOPS™. These are best-in-class levels of performance for any entry class, two-controller configuration (with less than 100 disk drives) (*Note 2).

The Executive Summary and Full Disclosure Report are available on the Storage Performance Council web site (official approval is subject to a 60-day review period (*Note 3)).

*Note 1 : Storage Performance Council (SPC) is a nonprofit institute for the evaluation of storage system performance, in which major storage vendors participate.
*Note 2 : As of October 8, 2009
*Note 3 : SPC-1 Submission Identifier: A00082

ETERNUS DX80 SPC-1 Benchmark Results.

- SPC-1 IOPS™: 19,492.86
- SPC-1 Price Performance: $3.45 SPC-1 IOPS™
- Total ASU Capacity: 5,355.400 GB
- Data Protection Level: Protected (Mirroring)
- Total TSC Price (including three-year maintenance): $67,296.40

The Executive Summary and Full Disclosure Report for ETERNUS DX80 test configurations as audited by SPC are available at SPC Benchmark 1™ Results.
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SPC Benchmark-1 and SPC-1 IOPS are trademarks of Storage Performance Council.