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EMC Symmetrix VMAXe Storage System
The EMC® Symmetrix® VMAXe™ storage system is a new class of enterprise storage purpose-built to provide leading high-end virtual storage capabilities to a growing number of IT organizations and service providers with demanding storage requirements and limited resources. The Symmetrix VMAXe utilizes the same powerful and revolutionary scale-out Virtual Matrix Architecture™ as is delivered on the EMC Symmetrix VMAX.VMAXe delivers scalable performance, simplified management and provisioning, automated tiering, local and remote replication, and the ability to simultaneously support thousands of virtual machines from VMware® and others.
 
  • Multi-controller, scale-out architecture
  • FC 2, 4 or 8 Gb/s, iSCSI 1 or 10 Gb/s and FCoE 10 Gb/s SAN connectivity
  • Scalable up to 1 080 drives; Up to 512 GB memory
  • 100 percent virtually provisioned environment
  • Fully Automated Tiered Storage for Virtual Pools (FAST/VP)
  • Bundled software for greater efficiency
  • Industry leading local and remote replication
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    TECHNICAL HIGHLIGHTS
  • VMAXe Engine
  • • Two quad-core 2.4 GHz Intel® XEON • 96 or 128 GB of Memory
  • VMAXe System
  • • Up to 4 VMAXe engines • Up to 384 or 512 GB of Memory
  • VMAXe Interconnect
  • Industry-standard RapidIO® fabric
  • Form Factor
  • • System bay: cabinet hosting system components and up to 150 drives
    • Storage bay: cabinet hosting up to 180 drives
  • Host Connectivity
  • 8-64 2, 4 or 8 Gb/s FC Host/SAN ports (8-16 per engine); 4-32 1 or 10 Gb/s iSCSI Host ports (4-8 per engine); 4-32 10 Gb/s FCoE Host ports (4-8 per engine) ¹
  • Supported Protocols
  • º SAN Fibre Channel protocol (FCP), iSCSI, FCoE
    º Other IPv6 with 10 Gb/s Ethernet
  • Min/Max. Disk Drives
  • 24 - 1,080
  • Drives Supported
  • º SATA II 7200rpm 2 TB 3 Gb/s with 4 Gb/s FC interface
    º SAS 10Krpm 300 and 600 GB 4 Gb/s
    º Fibre Channel 10Krpm 600 GB 4 Gb/s
    º Fibre Channel 15Krpm 300, 450 and 600 GB 4 Gb/s
    º Flash Drives 100 and 200 GB 4 Gb/s
  • RAID Support
  • º RAID 1 Disk mirroring; for all drive types
    º RAID 5 (3+1) and (7+1) striped data with rotating parity; for all drive types
    º RAID 6 (6+2) and (14+2) striped data with dual rotating parity; for FC, SATA and SAS drives
  • Back-end Connectivity
  • Up to 64 x 4 Gb/s (16 x 4 Gb/s per engine)
  • Management
  • EMC Symmetrix Management Console, EMC ControlCenter® ProSphere™ software suite
  • 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 Console, EMC ControlCenter® ProSphere™ software suite
  • Multi-path Management
  • PowerPath® for physical and virtual environments
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Symmetrix Performance Analyser, FAST VP
  • Local Data Replication
  • TimeFinder® Clone, RecoverPoint/EX or RecoverPoint/CL
  • Remote Data Replication
  • RecoverPoint/EX or RecoverPoint/CL, SRDFe
  • 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
      
    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 75 in (190.5 cm) x 24.02 in (61 cm) x 41.88 in (106.4 cm)
    º Storage Bay 75 in (190.5 cm) x 24.02 in (61 cm) x 41.88 in (106.4 cm)
  • Weight
  • º System Bay 1,550 lb (703 kg) max.
    º Storage Bay 1,160 lb (526 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
  • Single Phase: 200-240 VAC
    • North America 3 Wire connection (2L & 1G)*
    • International and Australian 3 Wire connection (1L & 1N 1G)*
    *: L=Line or phase, N=neutral, G=ground
  • Frequency
  • 50-60 Hz
  • Power consumption
  • º System Bay 4.0 kVA max.
    º Storage Bay 3.9 kVA max.
  • Heat Dissipation
  • º System Bay 12.8 kBTU/hr max.
    º Storage Bay 12.3 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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