Fujitsu ETERNUS DX500 S3

Fujitsu DX500 S3 Unified Storage SAN/NAS

The scalable, unified Fujitsu ETERNUS DX500 S3 combines leading performance architecture with automated quality of service management. The Fujitsu ETERNUS DX500 S3 series aligns storage resources with business priorities, thus enabling higher system utilization and delivering increased system consolidation capabilities and a faster ROI. Unified scalable entry-level and midrange systems, a seamless family concept enabling system upgrades and ETERNUS SF, the unified management suite across the product line, reduce operational and migration costs. ETERNUS SF provides enterprise-class functionalities in the entry and midrange class and allows flexible disaster recovery concepts for the different model sizes, thus decreasing investment costs.  It is the perfect solution when consolidating data in large-scale databases, business critical applications and business analytics / big data - all into one system.

It provides ample headroom for demanding server/desktop virtualisation environments and enterprise file services. Extensive high-availability and disaster recovery capabilities make Fujitsu ETERNUS DX500 S3 an ideal storage system for business-critical data.

Fujitsu ETERNUS DX500 S3 Key features

performance Market-leading performance combined with automated performance management.
  • Leading 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.
ha Rock-solid operation.
  • Comprehensive high-availability, quality of service and disaster resilience functions ensure predictable and reliable operation.
  • Flexible disaster recovery, including transparent fail-over, with remote replication and snapshot concepts between different model sizes.
  • Extensive non-disruptive maintenance and upgrade capabilities reduce planned downtimes.
sla Service Level Agreements
  • 7x24 operations require a guaranteed service level agreement
  • Support and service carried out by Fujitsu personnel
qos Guaranteed performance
  • When your applications demand optimum performance Fujitsu delivers
  • Set Quality of Service targets for your applications
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.
family Unique and consistent family concept
  • Seamless and fully compatible product family of disk storage systems with uniform components such as disks, shelves, software, racks, cables and unified management software
  • Family concept reduces operations, maintenance, migration and training efforts as well as costs


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Fujitsu ETERNUS DX500 S3 specifications

Supported RAID Levels 0, 1, 1+0, 5, 5+0, 6
Host Interfaces [Max. transfer speed] FC (16Gbit/s,8Gbit/s), iSCSI (10Gbit/s, 1Gbit/s), FCoE (10Gbit/s), Ethernet (10Gbit/s, 1Gbit/s), CIFS / NFS
Number of controllers 2
Number of host interfaces (*Note 1) 4 - 16 ports
Number of hosts Max. 1024
Cache memory capacity 16 GB / 32 GB / 64 GB
Number of drive enclosures Max. 22 (3.5", 2.5")Max. 8 (HD)
Number of drives Max. 528
Storage capacity Max. 2,112.0 TB
Drives 2.5-inch SAS disk drives 1.2 TB / 900 GB / 600 GB / 300 GB (10,000 rpm)300 GB (15,000 rpm)
SAS Self-Encrypting drives 1.2 TB / 900 GB (10,000 rpm)
Nearline SAS disk drives 1 TB (7,200 rpm)
SSD (Solid State Drives) 800 GB/400 GB
3.5-inch Nearline SAS disk drives 4 TB / 2 TB / 1 TB (7,200 rpm)
SSD (Solid State Drives) 1.6TB / 800 GB/400 GB
Drive interface Serial Attached SCSI (6 Gbit/s)
Back-End Disk Connectivity 2 pair of four-lane × 12 Gbit/s SerialAttached SCSI buses (SAS 3.0 wide)
Redundancies RAID Controller, Fan, Power Supply
Number of LUN Max. 16,384
LUN capacity Max. 128 TB
Number of Snapshots 8,192
Number of copy generations 512
Remote Copy feature (*Note 2) Yes

*Note 1: Mixed configurations are possible.

*Note 2: Remote Copy Licenses must be purchased for each system.


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