ETERNUS DX8700 S2 include Fujitsu’s Flexible Data Management for automating storage tiering
Fujitsu has introduced ETERNUS DX8700 S2 to extend modular technology into the high-end disk storage segment by offering customers the choice to start small and letting systems grow in line with business requirements.
With Fujitsu ETERNUS DX8700 S2, customers can avoid the disruption of unplanned change while tangentially reducing upfront investment.
ETERNUS DX Enterprise Disk Storage System manages enterprise storage data growth, introducing a modular architecture that can be flexibly expanded to meet ever-changing business needs.
Fujitsu ETERNUS DX8700 S2 is purpose-built for environments with multiple open systems, and virtualised infrastructure and brings mission-critical reliability and performance to the fore, without unnecessary expense on upfront investment, said the company.
ETERNUS DX module has a new minimised, high density form factor that fits into a standard 19-inch datacenter rack and the ETERNUS DX software licenses have a fixed price, based on the number of controllers used, instead of more usual variable data capacities.
ETERNUS DX8700 S2 systems include Fujitsu’s Flexible Data Management concept allows a higher level of automation for storage tiering, including support for different disk types and capacities that ensures an optimum service level in dynamic and fast-changing environments.
Fujitsu Storage Systems Unit president Kazuhiro Igarashi said Fujitsu has evolved the ETERNUS DX Family, building on Fujitsu’s experience in storage development and the skills of over 1,000 storage engineers.
"The Flexible Data Safe’ concept enables the Fujitsu ETERNUS DX8700 S2 to deliver unmatched flexibility and cost efficiency for growth in the high-end data center class of systems," said Igarashi.