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EMC CLARiiON CX4 Model 480
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EMC CLARiiON CX4 Model 480
The EMC® CLARiiON® CX4 series of the StoreWay offer delivers industry-leading innovation in midrange storage. The unique combination of flexible, scalable hardware design and advanced software capabilities enable EMC CLARiiON CX4 series systems to meet the growing and diverse needs of today’s midsize and large enterprises. Through innovative technologies like UltraFlex™ featuring versatile front-end connectivity, Flash Drives, Thin Provisioning, CLARiiON FAST, FAST Cache, Block Data Compression and disk spin-down customers can decrease costs and energy use, and optimize availability, performance and virtualization.
 
  • Fibre Channel 4 or 8 Gb/s, iSCSI 1or 10 Gb/s and FCoE front-end connectivities
  • Up to 24 front-end ports subject to system limits
  • Scalable to 480 drives
  • Up to 1,024 high-availability connected hosts; up to 4,096 LUNs
  • 16 GB system memory; cache memory extensible with Flash Drives
  • 8 x 4 Gb/s FC back-end disk ports
  • Up to 120 high performance Enterprise Flash Drives with 73, 100, 200 or 400 GB
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    TECHNICAL HIGHLIGHTS
  • Form Factor
  • Standard NEMA 19-inch rackmount;
    3U Storage Processor Enclosure including Standby Power Supplies (SPS);
    3U 15-slot Disk Array Enclosure
  • Storage Processor
  • Dual active/active, Asymmetric Logical Unit Access (ALUA)
  • Host Connectivity
  • One pair of Storage Processor (SP), four SP base configurations:
    . 4 x 4 or 8 Gb/s FC optical ports plus 2 x 1 Gb/s Ethernet iSCSI copper ports
    . 4 x 8 Gb/s FC optical ports plus 2 x 10 Gb/s Ethernet iSCSI optical ports
    . 4 x 8 Gb/s FC optical ports plus 2 x FCoE copper or optical ports
    UltraFlex™ additional I/O modules subject to slot and system limits:
    . 4 Gb/s FC module pair: 4 optical ports each (auto-negotiable to 1, 2 or 4 Gb/s)
    . 8 Gb/s FC module pair: 4 optical ports each (auto-negotiable to 2, 4 or 8 Gb/s)
    . 1 Gb/s Ethernet iSCSI module pair: 2 copper ports each (auto-negotiable to 10, 100 or 1000 Mb/s)
    . 10 Gb/s Ethernet iSCSI module pair: 2 optical ports each
    . FCoE module pair: 2 copper or optical ports each
  • Cache Memory
  • 16 GB System Memory (8 GB per storage processor); cache memory extensible with Flash Drives
  • Supported Protocols
  • º SAN Fibre Channel Protocol (FCP); FCoE; iSCSI
  • LUNs
  • 4,096 Max.
  • Max. Hosts
  • 1,024 HA hosts
  • Min/Max. Disk Drives
  • From 5 up to 480 within 32 Disk Array Enclosures
  • Drives Supported
  • º SATA II 5400rpm Low Power 1 and 2 TB** 4 Gb/s
    º SATA II 7200rpm 1 TB, 2 TB and 3 TB 4 Gb/s
    º Fibre Channel 10Krpm 400**, 450** and 600 GB 4 Gb/s
    º Fibre Channel 15Krpm 146**, 300, 450 and 600 GB 4 Gb/s
    º Flash Drives 73**, 100, 200 and 400** GB 4 Gb/s
  • RAID Support
  • º RAID 0 Data striped across 3 to 16 drives
    º RAID 1 Mirrored pairs of 2 drives
    º RAID 1/0 Data mirrored, then striped across 4 to 16 drives
    º RAID 3 Independent data access on 5 or 9 drives, with dedicated parity disk
    º RAID 5 Independent data access on 3 to 16 drives, with striped parity
    º RAID 6 Dual parity distributed across 4 to 16 drives
  • Back-end Connectivity
  • 8 x 4 Gb/s FC (4 dual loops)
  • Reliability
  • Redundant, hot-swappable controllers, drives, power, cooling
  • Availability
  • Multi-path access
      Mirrored cache, disk vault protected
      Preventive disk monitoring
      On-line upgrade
      Global and proactive hot-spare disks
      Battery backup units
  • Storage Provisioning
  • CLARiiON Thin Provisioning
      
    HOST ENVIRONMENT
  • FC Host Support
  • Windows, Solaris, Linux, AIX, HP-UX, GCOS 7 (hosted on Windows), VMware ***
  • iSCSI Host Support
  • Windows, Solaris, Linux, AIX, HP-UX, VMware ***
      
    MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION
  • Storage Management
  • Unisphere ® Manager, Unisphere Quality of Service Manager, CLARiiON FAST at sub-LUN level
  • Multi-path Management
  • PowerPath ® for physical and virtual environments
  • Snap Shot
  • SnapView™
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Unisphere Analyzer, FAST Cache
  • Local Data Replication
  • SnapView™, RecoverPoint
  • Remote Data Replication
  • MirrorView™, SAN Copy™, RecoverPoint
  • Other
  • Block Data Compression, VMware® Product Family, Replication Manager family, ControlCenter 6.1 option
      
    PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS
  • Dimensions (HxWxD)
  • º Storage Processor Enclosure 5.25 in. (13.34 cm) 3 EIA units x 17.5 in. (44.45 cm) x 24.25 in (61.6 cm) including SPS
    º Disk Array Enclosure 5.25 in. (13.34 cm) 3 EIA units x 17.72 in. (45.0 cm) x 14.00 in. (35.56 cm)
  • Weight
  • º Storage Processor Enclosure 99.5 lb (45.4 kg) max. including SPS
    º Disk Array Enclosure 68 lb (30.9 kg) max. configuration
      
    ENVIRONMENT
  • Temperature
  • 50-104 degrees F (10-40 degrees C)
  • Humidity
  • 20% to 80 % (non-condensing)
  • Altitude
  • 7,500 ft. (2,286 m) @ 104 degrees F (40 degrees C) max.; 10,000 ft. (3,048 m) @ 98.6 degrees F (37 degrees C) max.
      
    POWER
  • Input Voltage
  • 100-240 VAC ±10 %, single phase
  • Frequency
  • 47-63 Hz
  • Power consumption
  • º Storage Processor Enclosure 355 VA (290 W) max.
    º Disk Array Enclosure 440 VA (425 W) max.
  • Heat Dissipation
  • º Storage Processor Enclosure 990 BTU/hour
    º Disk Array Enclosure 1,450 BTU/hour
      
    REGULATORY & SAFETY
  • Safety
  • UL 60950, CSAC 22.2-60950, FN 60950; Manufactured under an ISO 9000-registered quality system
  • Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)
  • FCC Class A, CE Mark, ICES-003 Class A (for Canada), EN55024 Immunity ITE, EN55022 Class A, VCCI Class A (for Japan), AS/NZS 3548 Class A (For Australia, New Zealand), BSMI Class A (for Taiwan)
      
    WARRANTY
  • Standard warranty
  • World Wide; 3 years Hardware Support, 9x5, Next Business Day, parts only
  • Extended Warranty
  • Bull’s GlobalCare offer: Bronze, Silver, Gold levels; depends on location
      
    NOTES
  • Note 1
  • * The FLARE® storage operating environment requires 62 GB of disk space on each of the first five drives
  • Note 2
  • ** These disk drives are no longer commercialized
  • Note 3
  • *** Consult the EMC Interoperability Support Matrix
     
     
     
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