Fujitsu Completes Global ETERNUS DX Disk Storage Lineup With Mid-Range and Enterprise Systems
Full Range of Storage Systems Unified Under One Global Brand
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/24/09 -- Fujitsu today announced in
North America the availability of the mid-range ETERNUS<sup>®</sup> DX400 series disk storage system, and
enterprise-class ETERNUS<sup>®</sup> DX8000 series, both featuring maximum
data and system availability, security, and operational efficiency.
Designed to provide multi-dimensional scalability and maximize the
benefits of pooling storage resources, the versatile ETERNUS DX400 and
DX8000 series are key building blocks for dynamic IT infrastructures
in which system resources are allocated according to demand.
The launch marks an important milestone in consolidating Fujitsu's
global storage portfolio under the ETERNUS brand. From entry-level to
high-end systems through to virtual tape appliances, the
globally-unified ETERNUS brand stands for reliability, quality and
- ETERNUS DX400 series: Highest reliability for mid-range.
Designed for medium-sized data centers, the Fujitsu ETERNUS DX400 series
addresses an organization's need for a robust yet
energy-efficient solution that provides performance and capacity
scalability, availability, data mobility and security.
- ETERNUS DX8000 series: Class-leading enterprise
scalability. The enterprise-class Fujitsu ETERNUS DX8000 series
meets the high-capacity and performance requirements of large
organizations, making it the perfect platform for storage
consolidation. Key technical benefits include advanced functionality
along with data availability, security, and operational
- ETERNUS DX400 series scale up to 428 TB, and ETERNUS DX8000 series
offer the industry's largest capacity with more than 2.7 petabytes.
The 8 Gb Fibre Channel host interface and fast quad-core processors
significantly increase performance.
- ETERNUS DX systems optimize business innovation. Both the DX400
and DX8000 series offer added-value features such as Data Block Guard,
which enhances RAID data protection by helping ensure data integrity
both on data drives and in the system cache. Advanced data copying and
mirroring capabilities protect against data loss during operation,
while native 128-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) protects
critical data from unauthorized access throughout its lifecycle,
including disposal, when drives are removed from the storage
- Power and cooling requirements are reduced with Eco-mode using
Massive Array of Idle Disks (MAID), spin-down technology and support
for low-power, high-performance enterprise Solid State Disks
Dave Egan, Senior Vice President Storage Business, Fujitsu America:
"All ETERNUS DX systems offer high-end features and set new standards
in innovation. The systems provide multi-dimensional scalability and
the capability to maximize the pooling of storage resources. Eco-mode
functionality places the ETERNUS DX400 and DX8000 series among the
most energy-efficient systems in their class. Virtualization
capabilities including Thin Provisioning make the systems ideal
building blocks for Dynamic Infrastructures."
Fujitsu is a leading provider of IT-based business solutions for the
global marketplace. With approximately 175,000 employees supporting
customers in 70 countries, Fujitsu combines a worldwide corps of
systems and services experts with highly reliable computing and
communications products and advanced microelectronics to deliver added
value to customers. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702)
reported consolidated revenues of 4.6 trillion yen (US$47 billion) for
the fiscal year ended March 31, 2009. For more information, please
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