Fujitsu extends ETERNUS DX line for smaller businesses
15 January 2015 | 0
Fujitsu Storage has said that its new ETERNUS DX60 S3 cost-effectively scales to meet the ever-increasing data management needs of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
The DX line is sold via Fujitsu’s SELECT partner programme, providing dedicated customer support, for the business-centric system makes it easy to install, configure, operate and maintain, removing the perennial headache of managing and storing increasing volumes of data at an affordable cost, the company argues.
According to Fujitsu, the ETERNUS DX60 provides faster host interfaces, greater performance, a better price/performance ratio, twice the cache size, and enhanced snapshot and replication functions compared to its predecessor. It also offers improved support of virtualized server environments plus enterprise features such as Thin Provisioning, which are usually found in more expensive, higher-classified systems.
The ETERNUS SF Express storage management suite is also included in the purchase price. It can be upgraded to the full, richly-featured ETERNUS SF version which uses a more predictable controller-based licensing model rather than the more conventional capacity-based model.
“Effective data management is an increasing priority for Irish small to medium sized enterprises,” said Paul Frost, Channel Manager, Fujitsu Ireland. “The Fujitsu Storage ETERNUS DX60 S3 provides SMEs with a compelling entry-level disk storage solution making data management easier and more affordable for companies scale their business.
“SMEs are the cornerstone of the Irish economy and we at Fujitsu Ireland are committed to supporting the growth of this sector through the provision of innovative and cost effective solutions for our customers.”