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EMC Symmetrix DMX-4 950
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EMC Symmetrix DMX-4 950
Building on the proven success of the Symmetrix Direct Matrix Architecture®, Symmetrix DMX-4 950 enables consolidation to get all the benefits of tiered storage on one platform, as well as the flexibility to rapidly address the changing needs of business. For data center with limited space, power and cooling the Symmetrix DMX-4 950 is a compact footprint optimized solution that is remarkably simple to manage.
 
  • Fibre Channel, iSCSI and FICON SAN connectivity
  • Fibre Channel and Gigabit Ethernet connectivity for remote replication
  • Scalable to 360 drives; 180 TB Raw capacity
  • Up to 64 GB effective Cache Memory
  • Up to 16 x (2 ou 4 Gb/s) FC front-end ports
  • Up to 10 x 1 Gb/s iSCSI front-end ports
  • Up to 8 x 4 Gb/s FICON front-end ports
  • Up to 8 x (2 ou 4 Gb/s) FC remote replication ports
  • Up to 10 x 1 Gb/s Ethernet remote replication ports
  • Four-gigabit (4 Gb) Fibre Channel back-end infrastructure
  • Tiered storage optimization with FAST
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    TECHNICAL HIGHLIGHTS
  • Form Factor
  • System bay: 40 U cabinet hosting system components, plus up to 120 drives.
    Storage bay: 40 U cabinet hosting up to 240 drives
  • Host Connectivity
  • 8 - 16 x FC (2 or 4 Gb/s); 2 - 10 x 1 Gb/s iSCSI; 4 - 8 x 4 Gb/s FICON ¹
  • Remote Replication Connectivity
  • 2 - 8 FC (2 or 4 Gb/s); 2 - 10 x 1 Gb/s Ethernet ¹
  • Cache Memory
  • 64 GB max. effective (128 GB max. physical, mirrored)
  • Supported Protocols
  • º SAN Fibre Channel Protocol (FCP); iSCSI; FICON
  • Min/Max. Disk Drives
  • 32 - 360
  • Drives Supported
  • º Fibre Channel 7200rpm 500GB and 1TB 4Gb/s
    º Fibre Channel 10Krpm 73GB, 146GB, 300GB 2Gb/s; 300GB, 400GB, 450GB, 600GB 4 Gb/s
    º Fibre Channel 15Krpm 73GB, 146GB, 300GB, 450GB, 600GB 4Gb/s
    º Flash Drives 73GB, 100GB, 200GB, 400GB
  • RAID Support
  • RAID 0, 1, 1/0, 5, 6
    º RAID 0 No data protection, striped data
    º RAID 1 Disk mirroring
    º RAID 1/0 Data striped across mirrored pairs
    º RAID 5 RAID 5 (3+1) and RAID 5 (7+1); striped data with rotating parity
    º RAID 6 RAID 6 (6+2) and RAID 6 (14+2); striped data with dual rotating parity (horizontal and diagonal parities)
  • Back-end Connectivity
  • 8 - 16 x 4 Gb/s
  • Management
  • EMC Ionix™ ControlCenter® software suite, EMC Symmetrix Management Console
  • Reliability
  • Redundant, hot-swappable components
  • Availability
  • Multi-path access
      Mirrored cache, disk vault protected
      On-line upgrade
      Hot-spares disks
      Battery back-up unit(s)
  • Storage Provisioning
  • Symmetrix Virtual Provisioning
      
    HOST ENVIRONMENT
  • FC Host Support
  • Includes UNIX, Linux, Windows, iSeries, GCOS 7, GCOS 8 ²
  • iSCSI Host Support
  • Includes UNIX, Linux, Windows ²
      
    MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION
  • Storage Management
  • EMC Ionix™ ControlCenter® software suite, EMC Symmetrix Management Console, FAST
  • Multi-path Management
  • PowerPath®
  • Snap Shot
  • TimeFinder® software family
  • Performance Monitoring
  • ControlCenter® Performance Analyser, ControlCenter® Symmetrix Optimizer
  • Local Data Replication
  • TimeFinder® software family, RecoverPoint
  • Remote Data Replication
  • Symmetrix Remote Data Facilities (SRDF®) software family, RecoverPoint
  • Other
  • Dynamic Cache Partitioning, Priority Control, VMware integration
      
    PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS
  • Dimensions (HxWxD)
  • An additional 18 in (45.7 cm) is required for ceiling/top clearance. Raised floor recommended
    º System Bay 76.66 in (194.7 cm) x 24.02 in (61 cm) x 41.16 in (104.5 cm)
    º Storage Bay 76.66 in (194.7 cm) x 30.02 in (76.3 cm) x 41.88 in (106.4 cm)
  • Weight
  • º System Bay 1,879 lb (852.3 kg)
    º Storage Bay 2,422 lb (1,098.6 kg)
      
    ENVIRONMENT
  • Temperature
  • 50-90 degrees F (10-32 degrees C)
  • Humidity
  • 20% to 80% non-condensing
  • Altitude
  • 7,500 ft (2,286 m) max.
      
    POWER
  • Input Voltage
  • North America 3-phase (Delta-4 wire)/International 3-phase (Wye-5 wire): 200-240
  • Frequency
  • 50 - 60
  • Power consumption
  • º System Bay 4.7 kVA max.
    º Storage Bay 5.9 kVA max.
  • Heat Dissipation
  • º System Bay 16,036 Btu/hr max.
    º Storage Bay 20,137 Btu/hr max.
      
    REGULATORY & SAFETY
  • Safety
  • CAN/CSA-C22.2 NO. 60950-1-07, EN 60950-1, IEC 60950-1, UL 60950-1, GOST IEC 60950-1, CNS14336, CE Marking
  • Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)
  • FCC Part 15 Class A, ICES-003 Class A, CE Marking, VCCI Class A, AS/NZS CISPR22 CLass A, CNS 13438 BSMI, MIC RRL
      
    WARRANTY
  • Standard warranty
  • 3 year Hardware Support; 4 hour on site, 9-18 same business day
  • Extended Warranty
  • 3 year Hardware Support; Standard + 8 hour garanteed repair time
      
    NOTES
  • Note 1
  • ¹ Combinations may be limited or restricted
  • Note 2
  • ² Consult the EMC Interoperability Support Matrix
     
     
     
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