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Dell EMC Symmetrix VMAX – Product Brief

This document is retired and no longer updated. Please see Dell EMC VMAX3 for the most current product information. Last updated March 14th, 2014. Concise 11-page overview of the features and functionality of EMC Symmetrix VMAX

This product has been replaced by the Dell EMC VMAX3

The Dell EMC Symmetrix VMAX is the continuation of Dell EMC’s Symmetrix high end storage system series and the successor to the Symmetrix DMX series. The VMAX is powered by the Enginuity firmware enabling a high-end functionality enterprise class storage array which is based on Dell EMC’s Virtual Matrix architecture. The VMAX supports IBM mainframe environments (except for the 10K model), open systems, and IBM System i. The VMAX has a “Virtual Matrix Architecture” which is based on the concept of a “VMAX Engine.” The system scales from the single enclosure VMAX 10K up to 11 racks, including the 10 disk enclosures, each with 240 3.5” or 400 2.5” drives.

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