EMC VNX Unified Storage Systems Detailed Comparison Matrix

This is part two of this comparison. Part one can be found here:
http://www.maximummidrange.com/blog/emc-vnx-arrays-quick-summary/4188

Part one is an EMC VNX Arrays Quick Summary with some explanation of the benefits the VNX system provides.

Part two (this one) is a deeper look into specs for the EMC VNX family.
Detailed specs are listed in the table below.

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EMC VNX Unified Storage Systems

SpecsDell EMC VNX 5200Dell EMC VNX VNX5400Dell EMC VNX VNX5600Dell EMC VNX VNX5800Dell EMC VNX VNX7600Dell EMC VNX VNX8000
Max Raw Capacity 500.0 TB 1.0 PB 2.0 PB 3.0 PB 4.0 PB 6.0 PB
Min-Max Drives 4/125 4/250 4/500 4/750 4/1000 4/1500
Max Total Ports per Array 28 36 44 44 44 88
Max FC Ports per Array 24 32 40 40 40 72
1 GBaseT iSCSI Max Ports per Array 24 32 32 32 32 32
10 GbE iSCSI Max Ports per Array 12 16 20 20 20 32
Max FCoE Total Ports per Array 12 16 20 20 20 36
Max FAST Cache 600GB 1TB 2TB 3TB 4.2TB 4.8TB
Max SAN Hosts 1024 1024 1024 2048 4096 8192
IO Modules per Array 6 8 10 10 10 22
Max Number of Pools 15 20 40 40 60 60
Max Number of LUNs (Pool) 1000 1000 1100 2100 3000 4000
Max Number of LUNs (Classic) 2048 2048 4096 4096 8192 8192
Protocol Fibre Channel Fibre Channel Fibre Channel Fibre Channel Fibre Channel Fibre Channel
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
Network File System (NFS) Network File System (NFS) Network File System (NFS) Network File System (NFS) Network File System (NFS) Network File System (NFS)
SMB 3.0 (CIFS) SMB 3.0 (CIFS) SMB 3.0 (CIFS) SMB 3.0 (CIFS) SMB 3.0 (CIFS) SMB 3.0 (CIFS)
iSCSI iSCSI iSCSI iSCSI iSCSI iSCSI
Drive Enclosure 2.5 inch SAS/Flash (2U), 25 drives 2.5 inch SAS/Flash (2U), 25 drives 2.5 inch SAS/Flash (2U), 25 drives 2.5 inch SAS/Flash (2U), 25 drives 2.5 inch SAS/Flash (2U), 25 drives 2.5 inch SAS/Flash (2U), 25 drives
3.5 inch SAS/Flash (3U), 15 drives 2.5 inch SAS/Flash (3U), 120 drives 2.5 inch SAS/Flash (3U), 120 drives 2.5 inch SAS/Flash (3U), 120 drives 2.5 inch SAS/Flash (3U), 120 drives 2.5 inch SAS/Flash (3U), 120 drives
3.5 inch SAS/Flash (3U), 15 drives 3.5 inch SAS/Flash (3U), 15 drives 3.5 inch SAS/Flash (3U), 15 drives 3.5 inch SAS/Flash (3U), 15 drives 3.5 inch SAS/Flash (3U), 15 drives
3.5 inch SAS/Flash (4U), 60 drives 3.5 inch SAS/Flash (4U), 60 drives 3.5 inch SAS/Flash (4U), 60 drives 3.5 inch SAS/Flash (4U), 60 drives 3.5 inch SAS/Flash (4U), 60 drives
CPU per Array 2 x Intel Xeon E5-2600 4-Core 1.2 GHz 2 x Intel Xeon E5-2600 4-Core 1.8 GHz 2 x Intel Xeon E5-2600 4-Core 2.4 GHz 2 x Intel Xeon E5-2600 6-Core 2.0 GHz 2 x Intel Xeon E5-2600 8-Core 2.2 GHz 4 x Intel Xeon E5-2600 8-Core 2.7 GHz
Memory per Array 32 GB 32 GB 48 GB 64 GB 128 GB 256 GB
Max Total Ports per Array 28 36 44 44 44 88
2/4/8 Gb/s FC Max Ports per Array 24 32 40 40 40 72
1 GBASE-T iSCSI Max Ports per Array 24 32 32 32 32 32
Max FCoE Ports Per Array 12 16 20 20 20 36
10 GbE iSCSI Max Ports per Array 12 16 2 20 20 32
RAID Options 0/1/10/3/5/6 0/1/10/3/5/6 0/1/10/3/5/6 0/1/10/3/5/6 0/1/10/3/5/6 0/1/10/3/5/6
Qty of Data Movers 1-3 1-4 1-4 2-6 2-8 2-8
Data Mover CPU Intel Xeon 5600 Intel Xeon 5600 Intel Xeon 5600 Intel Xeon 5600 Intel Xeon 5600 Intel Xeon 5600
Data Mover RAM 6 GB 6 GB 12 GB 12 GB 24 GB 24 GB
IO Modules per Data Mover 3 3 3 4 4 5
Max FC Ports per Data Mover 4 4 4 4 4 4
Max IP Ports per Data Mover 8 8 8 12 12 16
Max 1 GBaseT Ports per Data Mover 8 8 8 12 12 16
Max 10 GbE Ports per Data Mover 4 4 4 6 6 8
Standby Power 1 Battery per storage processor 1 Battery per storage processor 1 Battery per storage processor 1 Battery per storage processor 1 Battery per storage processor 2x2U rack mount 2.2KW Li-Ion
Primarily For Mid-Range Storage Mid-Range Storage Mid-Range Storage Mid-Range Storage Mid-Range Storage Mid-Range Storage
Storage Consolidation Storage Consolidation Storage Consolidation Storage Consolidation Storage Consolidation Enterprise-Class Storage
SpecsDell EMC VNX 5200Dell EMC VNX VNX5400Dell EMC VNX VNX5600Dell EMC VNX VNX5800Dell EMC VNX VNX7600Dell EMC VNX VNX8000



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