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The scalable and unified Fujitsu Storage ETERNUS DX500 S5 system delivers leading storage performance and automated quality of service management, enabling maximum system utilization and contributing to a fast ROI. It is the perfect solution when consolidating data in large-scale databases, business-critical applications and business analytics / big data – all into one system. It provides ample headroom for demanding server/desktop virtualization environments and enterprise file services. The ETERNUS DX family architecture lets customers benefit from software options, such as thin provisioning, automatic storage tiering, transparent failover, quality of service management, and ensures smart operation and business continuity. The selective use of deduplication and compression completes the set of features with data efficiency options. All this makes ETERNUS DX500 S5 an ideal storage system for business-critical data.

Features & Benefits

Features Benefits
Maximum utilization and consolidation

    • Comprehensive scalability ready for future needs
    • Outstanding benchmark results with ultra-low latency
    • Unified SAN and NAS access drive system utilization improving ROI
    • Flexible combination of flash and disk media for a broader scope of deployments
    • ETERNUS SF management suite
    Business Continuity around the clock

      • Replication and Storage Cluster to avoid planned or unplanned downtimes
      • Transparent failover for 100% data insurance and non-stop operations
      • Intelligent snapshot functionality for backup
      • System availability of 99.9999%
      Automated Quality-of-Service

        • Control of applications priorities according to business needs.
        • Automation of monitoring and adjustment
        • Minimization of admin efforts
        • Guaranteed service levels
        Selective use of deduplication / compression

          • Decide on application label which option fits best
          • Don’t compromise applications with performance SLA’s
          • Capacity savings in hybrid configurations

          Technical details

          TypeUnified disk storage system for small and mid-range enterprises
          Latency140µsec (Read), 60µsec (Write)
          Sequential access performance20,000 MB/s (128KB Read)
          9,000 MB/s (128KB Write)
          Random access performance580,000 IOPS (8KB Read)
          290,000 IOPS (8KB Write)
          Host InterfacesFibre Channel (16 Gbit/s, 32Gbit/s)
          iSCSI (10Gbit/s [10GBASE-SR, 10GBASE-CR])
          iSCSI (1 Gbit/s)
          Ethernet (10 Gbit/s, 1 Gbit/s)
          Maximum Disk Drives576
          No. of host interfaces4-16 ports [FC(32Gbit/s,16Gbit/s), Ethernet(1Gbit/s)], 4/8 ports [iSCSI(10Gbit/s,1Gbit/s), Ethernet(10Gbit/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

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          Case Studies

          • Germany , Industry: Manufacturing
            Furniture manufacturer Germania virtualises data center with PRIMERGY Rack Servers

            "Furniture manufacturer Germania uses Fujitsu servers and storage devices to virtualize its IT environment and create a modern, reliable system."Tags: Storage Solutions

          • Asia , Philippines , Industry: Automotive
            Honda Parts Manufacturing Corporation profits from new PRIMERGY and ETERNUS virtualized infrastructure

            HPMC had a traditional physical server infrastructure which was energy-intensive and took up lots of space. When this hardware approached end-of-life, the company decided to modernize its approach to IT and introduce a virtualized environment.Tags: Database Management

          • Germany , Industry: Manufacturing
            Planworx adopts new working styles with infrastructure setup based on PRIMERGYand ETERNUS

            "The IT infrastructure developed with the support of Fujitsu and microstaxx has transformed planworx into one of the most state-of-the-art agencies in Germany"Tags: Storage Solutions

          • Austria , Industry: others
            AVITA Resort gains from the availability around the clock ensured by the ETERNUS DX200 storage cluster

            The AVITA Resort Bad Tatzmannsdorf has been crowned Austria’s ‘Wellness Spa of the Year’ three times in a row. The company sees the award as a reflection of its dedication to its customers, who rely on being able to get in and out of the complex quickly and pay efficiently at the tills, and expect the hotel and spa’s building technologies to work flawlessly.Tags: Storage Solutions

          • Germany , Industry: Manufacturing
            NetApp Hybrid-Flash storage accelerates the performance of SAP system and productivity at Augustiner-Bräu

            "Augustiner-Bräu prevents IT bottlenecks with Hybrid-Flash."Tags: Storage Solutions

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          Support Pack OptionsAvailable 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 Service24x7, Onsite Response Time: 4h


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