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Dell EMC Symmetrix DMX-4

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EMC Symmetrix DMX-4 provides Flash SSD as Tier 0 ultra performance storage environmnts with Enginuity 5773.

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Compatible with

  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service
  • XenServer 6.0
  • XenServer 6.0.2
  • XenServer 6.1
  • XenServer 6.2
  • XenServer 6.5
  • XenServer 7.0


  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service (XenApp & XenDesktop service)
  • Citrix Hypervisor (XenServer)

Product Details

Dell EMC has optimized the latest release of Symmetrix Enginuity version 5773 to integrate enterprise-class Flash dives directly into the Symmetrix DMX-4 storage array. Symmetrix is an enterprise array with support for this emerging generation of drive technology.

With this capability EMC creates a new "Tier 0" ultra-performance storage tier that transcends the limitations previously imposed by magnetic disk drives. By Combining enterprise-class Flash drives optimized with EMC technology and advanced Symmetrix functionality - including Symmetrix virtual Provisioning - organizations now have new tiering options previously unavailable from any vendor.


  • Max Capacity: 1 PB Raw Storage
  • Max Drives: 1900. On RPQ: 2400 max
  • Symmetrix Management Console 6.0
  • EFD: 73GB, 146GB, 200GB, 400GB
  • FC Drives: 73GB, 146GB, 300GB, 400GB, 450GB
  • SATA II: 500GB, 1000 GB
  • FC Drive Speed: 10K or 15K
  • SATA II Drive Speed: 7.2K
  • 4 Ports per Director
  • 64 Fiber Channel total ports on all directors for host connectivity
  • 32 FICON ports for host connectivity
  • 32 GbE iSCSI ports
  • Total Cache: 512GB with 256 GB usable (mirrored)
  • Drive interface speed either 2GB or 4GB, drives auto negotiate speed
  • FAST: Fully Automated Storage Tiering may not be supported on DMX-4’s
  • Microcode: 5772 / 5773 runs DMX-4’s
  • Largest supported volume is 64GB per LUN
  • No support for FCOE or 10GB Ethernet