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EMC Symmetrix VMAX 40K
 • Accelerating transformation to the hybrid cloud
 
EMC Symmetrix VMAX 40K
Organizations around the globe rely on instant access to vital information to facilitate transactions and make critical decisions. Typical organizations are experiencing double-digit data growth while IT budgets, staffing, and resources are in many cases held constant. The EMC® Symmetrix® VMAX® 40K System helps IT organizations meet the challenges of doing more with fewer resources.
The EMC Symmetrix VMAX 40K system delivers the scale, performance, and flexibility needed to automatically manage and optimize extreme data growth. EMC Symmetrix VMAX 40K lets IT professionals scale and optimize storage to automatically increase performance, drive down costs, and build trust in hybrid cloud environments

 
  • Multi-controller, scale-out architecture
  • Up to 2,400 or 3,200 drives; up to 2 TB memory
  • FC 8 Gb/s, iSCSI 1 or 10 Gb/s, FICON 8 Gb/s and FCoE 10 Gb/s connectivity
  • Fully Automated Tiered Storage for Virtual Pools (FAST VP)
  • Powerful software capabilities for upmost efficiency
  • Industry leading local and remote replication
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    TECHNICAL HIGHLIGHTS
  • VMAX Engine
  • • Four six-core 2.8 GHz Intel® XEON • Up to 128 GB of Memory
  • VMAX System
  • • Up to 8 VMAX engines • Up to 2 TB of Memory
  • VMAX Interconnect
  • Industry-standard RapidIO® fabric
  • Form Factor
  • • System bay hosting system components. Storage bay hosting up to 240 or 400 drives
  • Host Connectivity
  • 4-128 8 Gb/s FC Host/SAN ports (4-16 per engine); 4-64 1 or 10 Gb/s iSCSI Host ports (4-8 per engine); 4-64 8 Gb/s FICON Host ports (4-8 per engine); 4-64 10 Gb/s FCoE Host ports (4-8 per engine) ¹
  • Supported Protocols
  • º SAN Fibre Channel protocol (FCP), iSCSI, FICON, FCoE
    º Other IPv6 with 10 Gb/s Ethernet
  • Min/Max. Disk Drives
  • 48 - 2,400 or 48 - 3,200
  • Max. Capacity (raw/formatted)
  • Up to 4 PB of usable capacity
  • Drives Supported
  • º SAS 7200rpm 2.5": 1 TB; 3.5": 2 and 3 TB
    º SAS 10Krpm 2.5": 300, 600 and 900 GB; 3.5": 300, 600 and 900 GB
    º SAS 15Krpm 2.5": 146 and 300 GB
    º Fibre Channel 10Krpm 3.5": 300 and 600 GB
    º Fibre Channel 15Krpm 3.5": 300 and 600 GB
    º Flash Drives 3.5": 100, 200 and 400 GB; 2.5": 100, 200 and 400 GB
  • RAID Support
  • º RAID 1 Disk mirroring
    º RAID 10 Distributed mirroring
    º RAID 5 (3+1) and (7+1) striped data with rotating parity
    º RAID 6 (6+2) and (14+2) striped data with dual rotating parity
  • Back-end Connectivity
  • Up to 128 x 4 Gb/s (16 x 4 Gb/s per engine)
  • Reliability
  • Redundant, hot-swappable components
  • Availability
  • Multi-path access
    Mirrored cache, disk vault protected
    On-line upgrade
    Hot-spare
    Disks Battery back-up unit(s)
  • Storage Provisioning
  • Symmetrix Virtual Provisioning; Auto-provisioning Groups
      
    HOST ENVIRONMENT
  • FC Host Support
  • Includes Linux, GCOS 7, GCOS 8, UNIX, Windows²
  • iSCSI Host Support
  • Includes Linux, UNIX, Windows²
      
    MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION
  • Storage Management
  • EMC Symmetrix Management Suite, EMC ControlCenter® ProSphere™ Suite, Unisphere
  • Multi-path Management
  • PowerPath® for physical and virtual environments
  • Snap Shot
  • TimeFinder®
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Symmetrix Performance Analyser, FAST VP
  • Local Data Replication
  • TimeFinder® , RecoverPoint
  • Remote Data Replication
  • SRDF, RecoverPoint
  • Other
  • Dynamic Cache Partitioning, Priority Control, Virtual LUN technology, WMware APIs for Array Integration (VAAI), VMware vSphere Storage APIs for Storage Avareness (VASA), Federated Live Migration, Replication Manager, Storage Configuration Advisor, Federated Tiered Storage, Data at Rest Encryption
      
    PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS
  • Dimensions (HxWxD)
  • • Front and Rear Service Area per bay: 42.0 in (106.7 cm) • 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 30.2 in (76.7 cm) x 41.88 in (106.4 cm)
    º Storage Bay 76.66 in (194.7 cm) x 30.2 in (76.7 cm) x 41.88 in (106.4 cm); High Density: 75.0 in (190.5 cm) x 24.02 in (61.0 cm) x 41.88 in (106.4 cm)
  • Weight
  • º System Bay 4-engine: 1,703 lb (772.5 kg) max; 8-engine: 2,617 lb (1,187 kg) max
    º Storage Bay 2,278 lb (1,033 kg) max; High density: 1,674 lb (759.3 kg) max
      
    ENVIRONMENT
  • Temperature
  • 50-90 degrees F (10-32 degrees C)
  • Humidity
  • 20%-80%, non-condensing
  • Altitude
  • 7,500 ft ( 2,286 m) max.
      
    POWER
  • Input Voltage
  • 200-240 VAC
    • North America 3-phase (DELTA 4-WIRE); International 3-phase (WYE 5-WIRE); North America Single-phase; International Single-phase
  • Frequency
  • 50-60 Hz
  • Power consumption
  • º System Bay 4-engine: 3.9 KVA max; 8-engine: 7.2 KVA max
    º Storage Bay 5.3 KVA max; High density: 4.9 KVA max
  • Heat Dissipation
  • º System Bay 4-engine: 12.9 KBTU/HR max; 8-engine: 24 KBTU/HR max
    º Storage Bay 16.9 KBTU/HR max; High density: 15.2 KBTU/HR max
      
    WARRANTY
  • Standard warranty
  • 3 year Hardware Support; 4 hour on site; 8-18 same business day
  • Extended Warranty
  • 3 year Hardware Support; Standard + 8 hour guaranteed 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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