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The successor products is ETERNUS DX500 S4.

FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX500 S3

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The scalable, unified Fujitsu Storage ETERNUS DX500 S3 delivers leading storage performance and automated quality of service management enabling a maximum of system utilization. It is the perfect solution when consolidating data in large-scale databases, business critical applications and business analytics / big data as well for demanding server or desktop virtualization environments – all into one system.
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Features & Benefits

Features Benefits
Market-leading performance combined with automated
performance management


    • Top-class performance enables large-scale storage consolidation delivering a fast ROI
    • Automatically aligns storage performance with business priorities
    • Delivers reliable and predictable quality of service for business-critical data
    • Enables the operation of productive and analytical tasks in parallel on one storage system
    • High scalability within the system and upgrade options to higher system-class and bigger systems support high data increases at low costs of growth and ensure investment protection

    Rock-solid operation


      • Comprehensive high-availability, quality of service and disaster resilience functions ensure predictable and reliable operation
      • System availability of 99.999%
      • Flexible disaster recovery, including transparent failover, with a multitude of snapshot concepts and remote replication between different models and generations
      • Extensive non-disruptive maintenance and upgrade capabilities reduce planned downtimes

      Truly unified architecture


        • Unified SAN and NAS access drive system utilization improving ROI
        • Unified management functions across the entire product line result in operational efficiency
        • Unified connectivity supports a large range and many combinations of networking types
        • Unified architecture allows flexible combinations of 2.5" and 3.5" disk types
        Selective use of deduplication / compression

          • Decide on volume label whether to use it or not
          • Capacity savings in hybrid and disk configurations

          Technical details

          TypeUnified disk storage system for small and mid-range enterprises
          Host InterfacesFibre Channel (16 Gbit/s, 8 Gbit/s, 4 Gbit/s)
          FCoE (10 Gbit/s)
          iSCSI (10 Gbit/s, 1 Gbit/s)
          Ethernet (10 Gbit/s, 1 Gbit/s)
          Maximum Disk Drives528
          SSD, SAS and Nearline SAS in a mixed configuration (3.5" / 2.5")
          Maximum Storage Capacity8,110 TB
          No. of host interfaces4/8 ports [iSCSI, FCoE, Ethernet(10Gbit/s], 4-16 ports [FC], 8/16 ports [Ethernet(1Gbit/s)]
          Max. no. of hosts4,096
          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 DX500 S3 data sheet

          ETERNUS DX Comparison Chart

          Case Studies

          • Oman , Industry: Healthcare
            Oman’s Raysut Cement Company succeeds its wider digital transformation and automates business critical workflows with SAP S/4HANA running on Integrated System PRIMEFLEX for SAP HANA

            RCC chose Fujitsu to upgrade to SAP S/4HANA, doubling performance speeds, increasing productivity, improving visibility, automating workflows and adding mobility.Tags: Data Center , ETERNUS CS Virtual Tape Sol., SAP HANA

          • Brazil , Industry: Financial Services
            SICOOB chooses Fujitsu for data center

            SICOOB is the largest credit union in Brazil and offers customers the same services as banking networks, however shares profits among members and reinvests in the community to generate new business. The success of SICOOB’s strategic planning initiatives is represented by its growth in business volume, the number of members and an increase in branch locations.Tags: Data Center , Virtualisation

          • Germany , Industry: others
            Fraunhofer IWES

            To create an IT infrastructure to support access to the Fraunhofer IWES administrative network from any location and any device to increase flexibility and improve collaboration. The chosen approach utilized Server virtualization on the basis of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server HA clustering, Fujitsu PRIMERGY servers and ETERNUS storage systems.Tags:

          • United States , Industry: Education
            Council Rock School District Uses Fujitsu ETERNUS Storage

            The Council Rock School District (CRSD) is located in lower Bucks County, in south eastern Pennsylvania. It spends over $12,000 per secondary student per year and operates two High Schools, three Middle Schools and ten Elementary Schools, and an alternative High School.Tags: IT infrastructure

          • Russia , Industry: Transportation & Travel
            Basel Aero benefits from virtual desktop infrastructure at Krasnodar and Sochi airports

            To keep up with the rapid growth of its Krasnodar and Sochi airports, Basel Aero needed to build a robust and highly-scalable IT infrastructure that could support the operation of several hundred virtual desktops serving the numerous non-core activities of these airports.Tags: IT infrastructure

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          Press Release

          • Munich,April 10, 2019
            Fujitsu ETERNUS DX8900 S4 Named Top Performing Storage Array in SPC-1 Storage Benchmark

            Fujitsu’s storage solution ETERNUS DX8900 S4 has achieved a double first in terms of high performance for a storage system – setting a new benchmark record as well as being the first to break the 10 Million IOPS per second barrier, as confirmed by the latest results published by the Storage Performance Council (SPC).

          • 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.

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          Support Packs

          Support Pack Options- Available in major business areas:
          9x5, Next Business Day Onsite Response Time
          9x5, 4h Onsite Response Time (depending on country)
          24x7, 4h Onsite Response Time (depending on country)
          Recommended Service- 24x7, Onsite Response Time: 4h

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