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Fujitsu ETERNUS DX100 S3 – Product Analysis

Full Summary:

 The ETERNUS DX100 S3 is one of the entry-level series of the Fujitsu ETERNUS family of storage systems designed for SMB and distributed environments requiring high reliability, availability and serviceability features. The entry level DX systems share features with Fujitsu’s mid-range DX500/DX600 and high-end DX8700 lineup. Common elements include drive trays, web browser based management GUI.

Products and vendors that compete with the DX100 S3 include the EMC VNXe, Hitachi Data Systems G200, Hewlett Packard’s (HP) MSA 2000, and NetApp’s FAS 2000 series.

The ETERNUS DX100 S3 is an entry-level model of the Fujitsu ETERNUS family of storage systems that is designed for SMB and distributed environments requiring high reliability, availability and serviceability features. The entry level ETERNUS DX systems utilize a 2U enclosure for the base unit and support for additional expansion enclosures. The system enclosure houses one or two controllers, and includes slots for either twenty-four 2.5”, twelve - 3.5”, or 60 devices in a high-density enclosure.

The DX100 uses an Intel Ivy Bridge processor with 2 cores and 2 threads on a single CPU.

Fujitsu ETERNUS DX100 S3 Product Analysis includes:

  • Highlights
  • Overview of system
  • Hardware architecture
  • Software architecture
  • RAS features
  • Performance
  • Evaluator Group commentary

You may also be interested in the Fujitsu Eternus DX100 S3 Product Brief or  Entry-Level SAN Comparison Matrix