Fujitsu ETERNUS DX200 S3

Fujitsu DX200 S3 Unified Storage Platform

The scalable and unified Fujitsu ETERNUS DX200 S3 delivers enterprise-class functionality to small and medium-sized companies and subsidiaries with an excellent price/performance ratio. It is the perfect solution when consolidating data for server virtualisation, e-mail, databases and business applications as well as centralised file services. Simple, intuitive system management, highly flexible network connectivity and the option of field upgrades to higher system classes significantly reduce operational and migration costs. The Fujitsu ETERNUS DX200 S3 architecture lets customers benefit from software options, such as thin provisioning, automatic storage tiering, remote replication and quality of service management. This all contributes to better business support.


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Fujitsu ETERNUS DX200 S3 Key features

Main Features Benefits
price_performance Excellent price-performance in the entry-class.
  • Performance and capacity headroom enable data consolidation for server virtualisation, e-mail, databases and business applications in one system.
  • High scalability within the system and upgrade options to bigger systems support high data increases at low costs of growth and ensure investment protection.
management Enterprise-class management functions in the entry class.
  • Richly featured ETERNUS SF Express management suite at no extra cost.
  • Intelligent snapshot functionality for backup already included.
  • Easy and efficient operation with a minimum of administration efforts.
unified-storage 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.

Fujitsu ETERNUS DX200 S3 general system information

2.5-inch Controller Enclosure 3.5-inch Controller Enclosure
No. of controllers 1/2
No. of host interfaces 2/4/8 ports [FC, iSCSI, FCoE, SAS, Ethernet(10Gbit/s)], 4/8/16 ports [Ethernet(1Gbit/s)], CIFS / NFS
Max. cache capacity 16 GB (block) / 16 GB + 16 GB (block + file)
Max. no. of drives 264
Max. no. of drive enclosures 10
Note 10 with 2.5″ or 3.5″ DE, 4 with HD-DE or mixture of DEs up to Max no. Drives
Redundancies RAID Controller (in 2-controller configuration)FanPower supply
Supported RAID levels 0, 1, 1+0, 5, 5+0, 6
Host interfaces Fibre 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 GBbit/s)SAS(6 Gbit/s, 3 Gbit/s) – available in April 2014
Mixed host interfaces Yes
Max. no. of hosts 1,024
Supported NAS protocols CIFS (SMB 2.0), NFSv2, NFSv3, NFSv4
Max. storage capacity – physical 1,056 TB
Drive Type 2.5-inch, SAS, 15,000 rpm (300 GB)2.5-inch, SAS, 10,000 rpm (900 GB / 600 GB / 300 GB)2.5-inch, SAS (self-encrypting), 10,000 rpm (900 GB)2.5-inch, Nearline SAS, 7,200 rpm (1 TB)2.5-inch, SSD (800 GB / 400 GB)3.5-inch, Nearline SAS, 7,200 rpm (4 TB / 3 TB / 2 TB)3.5-inch, SSD (1.6TB / 800 GB / 400 GB)
Note 2.5-inch drives are available only for 2.5-inch drive enclosures and 3.5-inch drives are available only for 3.5-inch drive enclosures.
Max. no. of SSDs unlimited
Mixed 2.5 inch/ 3.5 inch drive enclosures Yes
Drive interface Serial Attached SCSI (12 Gbit/s)
Back-end disk connectivity 1 pair of four-lane x 12 Gbit/s Serial Attached SCSI buses (SAS 3.0 wide)
Max. no. of LUNs 4,096
Max. LUN capacity 128 TB
Eco-mode Yes
Thin Provisioning Yes
Quality of Service Yes

Business Continuity Features

2.5-inch Controller Enclosure 3.5-inch Controller Enclosure
No. of snapshots – max. 2,048
Max. no. of copy generations 512
Remote Copy functionality Synchronous and asynchronous
Data protection features Cache Protection, Data Block Guard, Data Encryption, Dedicated Hot Spare, Disk Drive Patrol, Global Hot Spare
Security features HTTPS (SSL), One Time Password, RADIUS, SSH


2.5-inch Controller Enclosure 3.5-inch Controller Enclosure
Automated Storage Tiering Yes
Reporting function Yes
Note Options can be activated via ETERNUS SF Software

Dynamic configuration

Field model upgrade to ETERNUS DX500 S3 to ETERNUS DX600 S3
Non-disruptive firmware upgrade Yes
RAID migration Yes
LUN online expansion w/o interruption Yes
Wide striping Yes
Hot part replacement/ expansion Yes


Interfaces Ethernet (1000 Base-T / 100 Base-TX / 10 Base-T)
Supported protocols SNMP (version1, 2C, 3), SMI-S 1.6
Administration Web-based graphical user interface, CLI (Command Line Interface), ETERNUS SF

Supported OS for ETERNUS SF Express

Operation Management Server Windows Server® 2012 R2 DatacenterWindows Server® 2012 R2 StandardWindows Server® 2012 DatacenterWindows Server® 2012 StandardWindows Server® 2008 R2 DatacenterWindows Server® 2008 R2 EnterpriseWindows Server® 2008 R2 StandardWindows Server® 2008 DatacenterWindows Server® 2008 Enterprise
Operation Management Client Windows® 7 Home PremiumWindows® 7 ProfessionalWindows® 7 UltimateWindows Vista® Home BasicWindows Vista® Home PremiumWindows Vista® BusinessWindows Vista® EnterpriseWindows Vista® UltimateWindows® XP Home EditionWindows® XP ProfessionalWindows Server® 2008 StandardWindows Server® 2008 EnterpriseWindows Server® 2008 Datacenter

Windows Server® 2012 Standard

Windows Server® 2012 Datacenter

Windows Server® 2012 R2 Standard

Windows Server® 2012 R2 Datacenter

Note See the ETERNUS SF datasheet for further options

Supported configurations

All major host operating systems, servers and business applications

Detailed support matrix:

Installation specification

19″ rackmount Yes
Service Area Front: 850 mm (33.5 inch) or moreRear: 850 mm (33.5 inch) or more
Power voltage AC 100 – 120 V / AC 200 – 240 V
Power frequency 50 / 60 Hz
Power supply efficiency 92 % (80 PLUS gold)
Maximum PowerConsumption AC 100 – 120 V 6,290 W (6,410 VA)
AC 200 – 240 V 6,290 W (6,410 VA)
Power phase Single
2.5-inch Controller Enclosure 2.5-inch Drive Enclosure 3.5-inch Controller Enclosure 3.5-inch Drive Enclosure High-Density Drive Enclosure
Dimensions(W x D x H) 482 x 645 x 88 mm19 x 25.4 x 3.5 inch2 U 482 x 540 x 88 mm19 x 21.3 x 3.5 inch2 U 482 x 670 x 88 mm19 x 26.4 x 3.5 inch2 U 482 x 560 x 88 mm19 x 22 x 3.5 inch2 U 482 x 980 x 176 mm19 x 38.6 x 6.9 inch4 U
Weight 35 kg (77 lb) 95 kg (209 lb)
Max. power consumption(AC 100 – 120V) 790 W(800 VA) 430 W(440 VA) 690 W(700 VA) 340 W(350 VA) 1,300 W(1,320 VA)
Max. power consumption(AC 200 – 240V) 790 W(800 VA) 430 W(440 VA) 690 W(700 VA) 340 W(350 VA) 1,300 W(1,320 VA)


MaximumHeat Generation AC 100 – 120 V 23,100: kJ/h
AC 200 – 240 V 23,100: kJ/h
Temperature (operating) 10 – 40 °C
Temperature (not operating) 0 – 50 °C
Humidity (operating) 20 – 80 % (relative humidity, non-condensing)
Humidity (not operating) 8 – 80 % (relative humidity, non-condensing)
Altitude 3,000 m (10,000 ft.)
Sound power (LWAd; 1B = 10dB) 6.7B
Sound pressure (LpAm) 49dB(A)
Noise notes Measured with single enclosure according to ISO 7779 and declared according to ISO 9296
Operating environment FTS 04230 – Guideline for Data Center (installation specification)
Operating environment Link


Product safety UL 60950-1, CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1, EN 60950-1, IEC 60950-1, GOST-R
Electromagnetic Compatibility CNS 13438, FCC CFR 47 class A , ICES 003 Class A, EN 55022 Class A, VCCI Class A, AS/NZS CISPR 22 Class A
Electromagnetic Immunity EN 55024
CE certification 2004/108/EC, 2006/95/EC, 2011/65/EC
Approvals CB, CE, C-Tick, FCC, GOST, GS, VCCI
Environmental compliance RoHS compliant, WEEE compliant
Compliance notes There is general compliance with the safety requirements of all European countries and North America. National approvals required in order to satisfy statutory regulations or for other reasons can be applied for on request.
Compliance link


Standard Warranty 3 years
Service level Onsite Service
Warranty Terms & Conditions

Maintenance and Support Services – the perfect extension

Support Pack Options Globally available in major business areas:9×5, Next Business Day Onsite Response Time9x5, 4h Onsite Response Time24x7, 4h Onsite Response Time
Recommended Service 24×7 Fujitsu support for enterprise class services. Please check your specific service level with your FUJITSU sales organization or partner.
Service Lifecycle 5 years after end of product life
Service Weblink