Skip to main content


United Kingdom

Archived content

NOTE: this is an archived page and the content is likely to be out of date.


The Fujitsu PRIMERGY SX980 S2 is ideal suited for mid-sized organizations and branch offices which would like to expand their internal storage capacity within the PRIMERGY Blade Server chassis. The SX980 S2 is a SAS 2.0 storage solution that helps users easily transition from direct attached to centralized storage. This storage blade is connected via midplane to one or two SAS Connection Blades, holding up to 10 hot-plug SAS HDD’s or SSD’s, accessible by any server blade installed in the enclosure.

Features & Benefits

Features Benefits
More storage capacity for PRIMERGY Blade Server enclosures
  • Storage drives of the PRIMERGY SX980 S2 can be assigned via SAS connection blade to specific Server blades within the PRIMERGY Blade Server enclosure. By combining it with Microsoft Storage Spaces feature, the SX980 S2 offers shared storage functionality.

  • Increased flexibility and full virtualization support without the need for an external SAN infrastructure.
Easy storage expansion
  • PRIMERGY SX980 S2 supports up to 10 hot-plug SAS 2.0 disk drives in a half-height and double-wide form factor.

  • With the currently available drives, the internal storage capacity may be extended to up to 20 TB (2x SX980 S2) in PRIMERGY BX400 S1 systems, and to up to 60 TB (6x SX980 S2) in the PRIMERGY BX900 S2 chassis.
Highly available, cost-effective storage solution
  • Redundant SAS switches are active, if one fails the second takes over the entire workload.
  • Redundant SAS paths to the dual-ported disk drives.

  • Cost effective and reliable usage of storage to protect important data and business-critical services.

Technical details

Max. number per BX400max. 2
Max. number per BX900max. 6, (for the US market max. 3x SX980 S2 can be installed)
Storage drive bays10 x 2.5-inch hot-plug SAS
Hard disk driveHDD SAS, 1 TB, 2.5-inch
HDD SAS, 1.8 TB, 2.5-inch
HDD SAS, 1.2 TB, 2.5-inch
HDD SAS, 300 GB, 2.5-inch
HDD SAS, 600 GB, 2.5-inch
HDD SAS, 900 GB, 2.5-inch
HDD SAS, 1 TB, 2.5-inch
HDD SAS, 2 TB , 2.5-inch
SSD SAS, 3.84 TB, 2.5-inch
SSD SAS, 480 GB, 2.5-inch
SSD SAS, 960 GB, 2.5-inch
Active power (max. configuration)110 W
Weightmax. 8 kg (fully equipped)
Dimensions (W x D x H)90 x 508 x 204 (chassis height 210,5) mm