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Fujitsu Makes Backup Appliance Ready for Exponential Data Growth

Enhancing the scalability of its data protection appliance, while making disaster recovery concepts for backup data more flexible

Fujitsu Hong Kong Limited

Hong Kong, July 30, 2014

Fujitsu today announced the new generation FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS CS800 Data Protection Appliance, a complete solution providing backup to disc, complemented by powerful deduplication which can reduce storage capacity requirements by up to 95 percent. Underlining its focus on simplicity and transparency, Fujitsu includes this deduplication functionality, as well as replication and path-to-tape software, in all versions at no extra charge.


Thanks to the appliance's unique extensibility – from four to 360 terabytes – customers can start with the configuration that best fits their current backup capacity needs, with the assurance that they can easily and without risk add additional capacity when requirements change. Comprehensive disaster protection comes as standard: bi-directional and 1:2 replication are possible between different ETERNUS CS800 systems in data centers or in the cloud, while additional copies may also be written to tape for disaster recovery scenarios.

Configuration flexibility and scalability ensure that the ETERNUS CS800 fits every existing backup environment, while customers implementing a new strategy can count on Fujitsu to deliver a complete solution including server, productive disk storage, backup software and appliance, plus supporting professional services.

High system performance is achieved by embedding the latest, benchmark-leading technology from Fujitsu in combination with variable-length deduplication. The ETERNUS CS800 S5 as a complete data protection appliance.

"As a seamless appliance, the ETERNUS CS800 is far easier to use, more efficient in operations and shows better results in deduplication in comparison to pure software solutions that are combined with standard disk systems. Fujitsu takes a stringent and long-term approach to optimization, as is demonstrated by the ETERNUS CS800, which sends expensive overprovisioning requirements to the history books. Since all necessary software is included in the appliance, there are no hidden costs to worry about such as the need for extra capacity-bound storage software licenses." Hans-Dieter Wysuwa, Executive Vice President, Service Platform, Global Product Business, Fujitsu.

"In Asia Pacific's dynamic economic environment the ETERNUS CS800 is a critical piece of hardware for regional IT operations located in Hong Kong, that are in need of safely storing and protecting their data from the external risks that may occur around the region. ETERNUS CS800 is suitable for use at a wide range of industries including FSI, retail, telecoms and the public sector in combination with Fujitsu's one-stop shop IT solutions to strengthen and enhance business performance." Derek Yiu, General Manager, Solutions and Services Business, Fujitsu Hong Kong.

New generation ETERNUS CS800 S5

• Entry model: 4 TB or 8 TB, extendable - 12/16/20/24 TB
• Scale model: 16 TB – 320 TB, start with 16/24/32 TB , extendable to max. 160/240/320 TB

• Enhanced disaster recovery options support on premise or cloud disaster recovery sites:
o 1:2 Replication Fan-out
o 32 replication snapshots
• Cloud enablement features / Charge back:
o Deduplication statistics per share / partition – enables charge back
• For any selected time frame:
o Average disk utilization after reduction
o Total amount of new data backed up
o Total amount of data protected
o Compression ratio, dedup ratio, total reduction

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About Fujitsu Hong Kong

Fujitsu Hong Kong, a leading technology company, is one of the largest providers of customer-focused information technology and telecommunications (IT & T) solutions and services for organizations in Hong Kong. With more than 50 years of experience and as part of the Fujitsu Group -- a global family of IT & T infrastructure experts - Fujitsu Hong Kong extends its expertise across the enterprise and throughout the region. Fujitsu Hong Kong is able to support and optimize world-class IT & T infrastructure for organizations in the region that aim at gaining a global competitive edge for a sustainable future. Major customers include Government of HKSAR, Cathay Pacific Airways, PCCW, and more.
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Date: 30 July, 2014
City: Hong Kong
Company: Fujitsu Hong Kong Limited