EMC VNX Series

VNX5800 Series

Speed application performance with EMC VNX5800 data storage. Multicore optimization with MCx boosts transaction performance by a factor of 4x and takes full advantage of flash data storage. You’ll have the power to handle the most rigorous workloads.
EMC VNX systems make it easy to keep your performance high and your costs low. Deploy EMC’s FLASH 1st strategy, including FAST Cache and FAST VP, to deliver the best performance for the most active data. These hybrid arrays include thin provisioning, deduplication, and compression to save you more.


VNX Series VNX5400 VNX5600 VNX5800
Max Drivers 4/250 4/500 4/750
Drive Types SAS, NL-SAS, Flash SAS, NL-SAS, Flash SAS, NL-SAS, Flash
X-Blades 1 or 2 1 or 2 1 or 3
CPU/Memory Per X-Blade Intel Xeon 5600/6 GB Intel Xeon 5600/12 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 750.0 TB 1500.0 TB 2250.0 TB
Max Total Ports per Array 44 44 44
Max FAST Cache 1.0 TB 2.0 TB 3.0 TB
Max Block UltraFlex I/O Modules per Array 8 10 10

Key features:

  • Provides block, file, and object multiprotocol support
  • Delivers scalable performance with MCx multicore optimization
  • Expands to 2,250 TB max raw capacity
  • Eases storage provisioning with VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V integration
  • Pairs with FAST Suite to optimize performance and cost
  • Simplifies administration with EMC Unisphere Management Suite
  • Protects data with optional local, remote, and application protection solutions


VNX5600 DatasheetEMC VNX5600 data Sheet