EMC VNX Series

VNX8000 Series

Scale up for enterprise requirements with the EMC VNX8000 unified storage system. This hybrid data storage array is the largest of our VNX systems featuring powerful multicore optimization, MCx. Increase performance by 4x for I/O-intensive applications and mixed workloads. Thin provisioning, deduplication, and compression keep these high performing systems operating at maximum effectiveness.
EMC VNX8000 systems are optimized for a FLASH 1st strategy. Select FAST Suite and flash drives for blazing performance. FAST VP tiers cold data onto high capacity drives to optimize costs and reach new levels of efficiency.


VNX Series VNX5800 VNX7600 VNX8000
Max Drivers 4/750 4/1000 4/1000
Drive Types SAS, NL-SAS, Flash SAS, NL-SAS, Flash SAS, NL-SAS, Flash
X-Blades 1 or 3 2 to 4 2 or 8
CPU/Memory Per X-Blade Intel Xeon 5600/12 GB Intel Xeon 5600/24 GB Intel Xeon 5600/24 GB
Protocols FC, FCoE, NFS, CIFS, iSCSI FC, FCoE, NFS, CIFS, iSCSI FC, FCoE, NFS, CIFS, iSCSI
Max Raw Capacity 2250.0 TB 3000.0 TB 3000.0 TB
Max Total Ports per Array 44 44 88
Max FAST Cache 3.0 TB 4.2 TB 4.2 TB
Max Block UltraFlex I/O Modules per Array 10 10 22

Key features:

  • Provides block, file, and object multiprotocol support
  • Delivers high performance and low latency with MCx multicore optimization
  • Expands to 3,000 TB max raw capacity
  • Shrinks data footprint with block-based and file-based deduplication, compression
  • Provides industry-leading integration with VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization
  • Pairs with FAST Suite to optimize performance and cost
  • Meets data protection needs with optional local, remote, and application protection solutions
  • Simplifies administration with EMC Unisphere Management Suite


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