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FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX8900 S3

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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

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 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,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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