EMC Celerra and Celerra Gateway

Celerra Gateway Platforms – Add NAS and iSCSI storage to your SAN and get the benefits of no-compromise availability, virtual provisioning, and file system deduplication.
Celerra Unified Storage Platforms – Drive down server and storage consolidation costs and increase efficiency through virtual provisioning, file system deduplication, and ease of management.

  Unified Storage Gateway Platforms
Applications profile Distributed file server environments with specific performance, availability, and scalability requirements in a unified storage environment with optional storage area network (SAN) access. Environments with existing SAN infrastructure, growing deployments of file servers, and specific multiprotocol performance, availability, and scalability requirements. 10/100/1000, dual GigE Optical + dual 10/100/1000, or single 10GigE Port
NAS servers NX4 – 1 or 2 X-Blades
NS-120 – 1 or 2 X-Blades
NS-480 – 2 or 4 X-Blades
NS-960 – 2 or 8 X-Blades
VG2 – 1 or 2 X-Blades
VG8 – 2 to 8 X-Blades
Packaging Unified storage solution with up to 8 X-Blades Gateway solution with up to 8 X-Blades
No. of Control Stations 1 (1-2 for NS-960) 1 or 2
Max. Storage Capacities NX4
Up to 32TB usable (16TB maximum per active X-Blade), SAS and SATA drives
Up to 60 drives*

NS-120
Up to 64TB usable (32 TB maximum per active X-Blade), FC, SATA and flash drives
Up to 120 drives*

NS-480
Up to 192TB usable (64TB maximum per active X-Blade), FC, SATA and flash drives
Up to 480 drives*

NS-960
Up to 1,792 TB usable (256 TB maximum per active X-Blade), FC, SATA and flash drives
Up to 960 drives*

VG2
Up to 128 TB usable (64 TB maximum per active X-Blade), FC, SATA and flash drives
Up to 256 TB raw capacity based on RAID 1 configuration

VG8
Up to 1.8 PB usable (256TB maximum per active X-Blade), FC, SATA and flash drives
Up to 3.6 PB raw capacity based on RAID 1 configuration

Network Access NX4
4 Copper GigE ports per
X-Blade or 2 Copper GigE
ports and 2 Optical 10GigE ports per X-Blade
Optional: 4 Fibre Channel ports (2 per back-end SP)

NS-120
4 Copper GigE ports per X-Blade or 2 Copper GigE ports
2 Optical 10GigE ports per X-Blade
Optional: 8 Fibre Channel ports (4 per back-end SP)

NS-480
4 Copper GigE ports per X-Blade or 2 Copper
2 Optical GigE per X-Blade or 2 Copper GigE ports
2 Optical 10GigE ports per X-Blade
Optional: 8 Fibre Channel ports (4 per back-end SP)

NS-960
6 UltraFlex IO slots per X-Blade*
Optional: Up to 20 Fibre Channel ports (10 per back-end SP)
* Slot can contain either quad 10/100/1000, dual GigE Optical + dual 10/
100/1000, or single 10GigE Port

VG2
4 UltraFlex IO slots per X-Blade*

VG8
5 UltraFlex IO slots per X-Blade*

* Slot can contain either quad 10/100/1000, dual
GigE Optical + dual
10/100/1000, or dual
10GigE Optical port

Network Protocols NFS v2, v3, & v4, CIFS (SMB
1 and SMB 2), FTP, FTP
Secure, SNMP, NDMP, NTP,
SNTP, TFTP, iSCSI, MPFS,
Fibre Channel Option
NFS v2, v3, & v4, CIFS (SMB
1 and SMB 2), FTP, FTP
Secure, SNMP, NDMP, NTP,
SNTP, TFTP, iSCSI, MPFS
Operating Environments UNIX, Windows, Linux,
Novell (iSCSI only),
Mac (NAS only)
UNIX, Windows, Linux,
Novell (iSCSI only),
Mac (NAS only)
Software EMC Celerra Event
Enabler (Anti-Virus and
Event Publishing)
EMC Celerra Automated
Volume Management
EMC Celerra Data
Deduplication
EMC Celerra Replicator
EMC Celerra SnapSure
EMC Celerra FileMover
EMC Celerra File Level
Retention (Enterprise & Compliance options)
EMC Celerra MPFS
EMC Celerra FAST Suite
EMC Celerra Event
Enabler (Anti-Virus and
Event Publishing)
EMC Celerra Automated
Volume Management
EMC Celerra Data
Deduplication
EMC Celerra Replicator
EMC Celerra SnapSure
EMC Celerra FileMover
EMC Celerra File Level
Retention (Enterprise & Compliance options)
EMC Celerra MPFS
EMC Celerra FAST Suite
Management Options EMC Celerra Manager
(Basic or Advanced Edn),
Microsoft Management
Console, Command Line
Interface (CLI)
EMC Celerra Manager
(Basic or Advanced Edn),
Microsoft Management
Console, Command Line
Interface (CLI)