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Mid-range Storage Satisfying High Scalability and Performance Requirements. The ETERNUS DX400 S2 Series has a maximum capacity of 1,920 TB, supports up to 480 / 960 SSDs, SAS and Nearline SAS drives in mixed configuration and is equipped with 4 to 32 host interfaces.

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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


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

Product Details

The ETERNUS DX400 S2 series with Intel® Xeon® processors is purpose-built for data centers and virtualized environments. Its performance architecture featuring innovative powerful technologies delivers better performance for all levels of business.

The ETERNUS DX400 S2 series offers better scalability from 2 to 960 disk drives in order to serve capacity-intensive environments with tremendous storage density. Non-disruptive capacity upgrades, by simply adding disks or complete enclosures with the latest 2.5 inch, 3.5 inch, SAS, Nearline SAS, SED (Self Encrypting Drives) and SSD drive types, is supported even in mixed configurations, thus enabling an efficient tiered storage environment. Data-in-Place upgrades from ETERNUS DX90 S2 to the ETERNUS DX410 S2 model and further to the ETERNUS DX440 S2 model as well as field-replaceable FC, FCoE or iSCSI host interface cards provide convincing flexibility throughout the lifecycle of enterprise data.

Internal redundant components and local or remote data copy options ensure maximum resiliency and protects valuable data assets against site outages. Together with an easy-to-use ETERNUS SF storage management software suite with a wide range of features, the architecture of the ETERNUS DX400 S2 series is ideally designed for the requirements of mid-range and large enterprises.


Versatile midrange storage system

  • Flexible configuration of disk types and connectivity enables flexible balancing of performance, capacity and costs
  • Ensures data safety through comprehensive features like encryption, redundancy, rich copy functionality and snapshots
  • Efficient operations through technologies such as Tiering, Thin Provisioning and Eco-mode

High scalability regarding capacity, performance and availability

  • Performance architecture delivers support, high data growth and virtualization
  • Supports high capacity growth bridging midrange and large data center requirements. Comprehensive high availability and disaster recovery functionality ensure high quality of service

Unique and consistent family concept

  • Seamless and fully compatible product family of disk storage systems with uniform system components and unified management software
  • Family concept reduces operations, maintenance, migration and training efforts as well as costs
  • Migration path to the next bigger model