Unity. High-performance hybrid systems to store data

Dell EMC Unity XT—hybrid storage systems. The equipment optimally combines high density, performance and flexible configuration options to work with the most demanding business workloads.

Key features:

  • Supported drive types: SAS flash and hard drives;
  • Intel® Xeon® CPU (from 12 to 64 cores per array / from 128 to 768 GB cache);
  • The maximum amount of cache memory on flash drives (FAST Cache) is from 800 GB to 6 TB;
  • Maximum raw storage capacity from 2.4 Pb to 16 Pb (depending on hardware model);
  • The maximum number of drives is from 500 to 1,500 (depending on the equipment model);
  • Support for RAID levels 1/0, 5, 6;
  • Expansion disk shelves:
    • 2U 25 x 2.5'' SAS Flash and HDDs;
    • 3U 15 x 3.5'' NL-SAS hard drives;
    • 3U 80 x 2.5'' flash drives and SAS hard drives.
  • Support for the NVMe standard;
  • Built-in 12 Gb/s SAS I/O ports for internal connections;
  • Support for file (NAS) and block (SAN) protocols—NFS, CIFS, SMB, FTP and SFTP, Fiber Channel, iSCSI and VMware Virtual Volumes (VVols);
  • Universal software for all models:
    • Array management console;
    • Unified control panel and alerts;
    • Manage file retention policies;
    • Orchestration and automation of the process of creating and using data copies (local or remote mode);
    • Remote support, online chat, service request, etc.

Key benefits:

  • Support for installing drives of various types;
  • Possibilities of flexible configuration of the ratio of drives;
  • Consolidation of all mixed workloads (files, data blocks and VMware virtual volumes data) in one array and storage pool;
  • Dynamic real-time data reduction for flash pools;
  • Improve performance and reduce latency with powerful CPUs, FAST Cache / FAST VP and NVMe;
  • Redundant power system (two power supplies per DPE or DAE, battery backup for storage system module);
  • Quick installation and setup (average ~20 minutes) with an intuitive user interface;
  • Integration with cloud storage services;
  • Free CloudIQ app for remote monitoring, troubleshooting storage system from your mobile device. Built-in predictive analytics makes it possible to get a comprehensive assessment of the state of the data repository;
  • High operational flexibility of the system, increasing capacity and performance without data migration;
  • Scaling to individual customer requirements: from entry-level storage for remote offices and branches to enterprise-class systems.

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