CLARiiON CX4 and AX4 Systems

EMC CLARiiON CX4 and AX4 Systems

Delivering up to twice the performance and scale as the previous CLARiiON generation, CLARiiON CX4 is a midrange storage solution designed to meet a full range of needs – from departmental applications to data-center-class, business-critical-systems. EMC CLARiiON AX4 is the entry level model. Call EMC Reseller for more information on CLARiiON CX4 and CLARiiON AX4 storage systems.

EMC CLARiiON AX4, CX4 120, CX4 240 Comparison

Clariion Series CLARiiON AX4 CLARiiON CX4 120 CLARiiON CX4 240
Maximum capacity
(per system)
120 TB 235 TB 459 TB
HA Hosts (per array) 64 128 256
Max logical units 512 1024 2048
Host Ports (per array) 4 FC or 4 IP 4 FC or 4 iSCSI 4 FC or 4 iSCSI
System Memory 2 GB 6 GB 8 GB
Drivers (per array) 60 120 240
Disks Type SATA II & SAS Drives Fibre Channel
SATA II, LP SATA
II, and Enterprise
Flash Drives
Fibre Channel,
SATA II, LP SATA
II, and Enterprise
Flash Drives
Software AX4 Integrated
Software Suite,
Navisphere
Express,
Unisphere,
SAN Copy,
RepliStor,
SnapView,
MirrorView/A,
MirrorView/S
Unisphere,
Unisphere Quality
of Service Manager,
Unisphere Analyzer,
SnapView,
MirrorView/A,
MirrorView/S,
SAN Copy,
Replication
Manager/SE,
RecoverPoint/SE,
PowerPath,
CLARiiON Virtual
Provisioning
Unisphere,
Unisphere Quality
of Service Manager,
Unisphere Analyzer,
SnapView,
MirrorView/A,
MirrorView/S,
SAN Copy,
Replication
Manager/SE,
RecoverPoint/SE,
PowerPath,
CLARiiON Virtual
Provisioning
Host Support Windows*,
Linux*,
NetWare,
Solaris*,
VMware*,
AIX*, HP-UX*
Windows*,
Linux*,
NetWare,
Solaris*,
VMware*,
AIX*, HP-UX*
Windows*,
Linux*,
NetWare,
Solaris*,
VMware*,
AIX*, HP-UX*

EMC CLARiiON AX4, CX4 480, CX4 960 Comparison

Clariion Series CLARiiON CX4 240 CLARiiON CX4 480 CLARiiON CX4 960
Maximum capacity
(per system)
459 TB 939 TB 1899 TB
HA Hosts (per array) 256 256 512
Max logical units 2048 4096 8192
Host Ports (per array) 4 FC or 4 iSCSI 8 FC or 4 iSCSI 8 FC or 4 iSCSI
System Memory 8 GB 16 GB 32 GB
Drivers (per array) 240 480 480 or 960
Disks Type Fibre Channel
SATA II, LP SATA
II, and Enterprise
Flash Drives
Fibre Channel
SATA II, LP SATA
II, and Enterprise
Flash Drives
Fibre Channel,
SATA II, LP SATA
II, and Enterprise
Flash Drives
Software Unisphere,
Unisphere Quality
of Service Manager,
Unisphere Analyzer,
SnapView,
MirrorView/A,
MirrorView/S,
SAN Copy,
Replication
Manager/SE,
RecoverPoint/SE,
PowerPath,
CLARiiON Virtual
Provisioning
Unisphere,
Unisphere Quality
of Service Manager,
Unisphere Analyzer,
SnapView,
MirrorView/A,
MirrorView/S,
SAN Copy,
Replication
Manager/SE,
RecoverPoint/SE,
PowerPath,
CLARiiON Virtual
Provisioning
Unisphere,
Unisphere Quality
of Service Manager,
Unisphere Analyzer,
SnapView,
MirrorView/A,
MirrorView/S,
SAN Copy,
Replication
Manager/SE,
RecoverPoint/SE,
PowerPath,
CLARiiON Virtual
Provisioning
Host Support Windows*,
Linux*,
NetWare,
Solaris*,
VMware*,
AIX*, HP-UX*
Windows*,
Linux*,
NetWare,
Solaris*,
VMware*,
AIX*, HP-UX*
Windows*,
Linux*,
NetWare,
Solaris*,
VMware*,
AIX*, HP-UX*