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The sale of this product was terminated in September 2018.
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

          • Germany , Industry: Manufacturing
            PRIMERGY and ETERNUS systems help Remmers to migrate to SAP HANA

            SAP HANA enables Remmers to produce real-time reports for its sales, accounting and reporting departments in 26 companies across Germany and abroad, even dealing with the different currencies. The entire SAP environment is hosted from the company’s headquarters in Löningen, with the two redundantly designed data centers ensuring high availability.Tags: SAP Solutions

          • Germany , Industry: Insurance
            ARA Assistance ensures business continuity and call center operations with automatic failover concept

            The most important benefit for the IT team at ARA Assistance is that the failover feature enables them to fulfill the board’s requirement for the call center to be fully operational 24 hours a day.Tags:

          • 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: Retail-Wholesale
            PAN Manager for FUJITSU Server PRIMERGY achieves high availability of the OBETA IT

            A comprehensive IT infrastructure with two FUJITSU PRIMERGY BX900 S2 chassis, each fitted with ten server blades, two FUJITSU PRIMERGY RX300 S7 rack servers and PAN Manager for FUJITSU Server PRIMERGY. The integrated “virtual machine instance” function is a cost-effective solution for providing and managing both virtual and physical servers.Tags: IT infrastructure

          • Germany , Industry: Manufacturing
            seepex renovates its data center for being well-prepared for global growth

            As seepex had already been working with the Fujitsu SELECT expert partner SVA System Vertrieb Alexander for some time, it made sense to choose them to renovate the data center...Tags: Data Center

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