EMC VNX Series

VNX5400 Series

Rev up application performance like never before with VNX5400 unified storage systems. These data storage systems feature MCx for multicore optimization that delivers a four-fold increase in transaction performance over previous EMC VNX systems. Get high performance and low latency for virtualization and IOPS-intensive applications.
Deduplication, compression, and thin provisioning reduce your SAN and NAS storage requirements dramatically. Choose FAST Suite to automate storage tiering, and you’ll benefit from the best performance at the lowest cost. Protect data with options including point-in-time snapshots and remote replication.


VNX Series VNX5200 VNX5400 VNX5600
Max Drivers 4/125 4/250 4/500
Drive Types SAS, NL-SAS, Flash SAS, NL-SAS, Flash SAS, NL-SAS, Flash
X-Blades 1 or 2 1 or 2 1 or 2
CPU/Memory Per X-Blade Intel Xeon 5600/6 GB Intel Xeon 5600/6 GB Intel Xeon 5600/12 GB
Protocols FC, FCoE, NFS, CIFS, iSCSI FC, FCoE, NFS, CIFS, iSCSI FC, FCoE, NFS, CIFS, iSCSI
Max Raw Capacity 375.0 TB 750.0 TB 1500.0 TB
Max Total Ports per Array 28 36 44
Max FAST Cache 600 GB 1.0 TB 2.0 TB
Max Block UltraFlex I/O Modules per Array 6 8 10

Key features:

  • Provides unified block, file, and object support
  • Delivers high performance and low latency with MCx multicore optimization
  • Supports 750 TB max raw capacity
  • Reduces capacity needs with block-based and file-based deduplication and compression
  • Offers industry-leading integration with VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization
  • Pairs with FAST Suite to optimize performance and cost
  • Simplifies administration with EMC Unisphere Management Suite


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