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Compatible with

  • XenServer 7.1 LTSR
  • XenServer 7.2
  • XenServer 7.3
  • XenServer 7.4
  • XenServer 7.5
  • XenServer 7.6


  • Citrix Hypervisor (XenServer)

Product Details

The ETERNUS AF250 S2 is the ideal choice for application scenarios with demanding data and performance requirements. The system delivers impressive IOPS performance with lowest latency even at full load. Thus it offers a solution that resolves all performance issues in critical applications – such as real-time business analytics or VDI environments - without requiring any complicated tuning. It also fits best as general purpose storage for all Tier-1 applications in small and mid-sized companies.


Based on ETERNUS DX standard architecture

  • Performance optimized design
  • Proven and mature technology
  • System availability of 99.9999%
  • Common management across all-flash and hybrid ETERNUS storage systems

Flexible and flash optimized storage

  • Ultra-low response times for all applications
  • Massive increase of IOPS
  • No complicated tuning measures required
  • Scalable in capacity and connectivity 

Selective use of deduplication / compression

  • Decide on volume label whether to use it or not
  • Cost reduction for flash
  • Increased lifespan of flash 

Automated Quality-of-Service

  • Control of applications priorities according to business needs.
  • Automation of monitoring and adjustment
  • Minimization of admin efforts
  • Guaranteed service levels

Storage Cluster Option/Transparent failover

  • Avoid planned or unplanned downtimes
  • Enjoy 100% data insurance and non-stop operations

Convincing access performance and latency

  • Random access performance: Up to 430,000 IOPS (4 KB Blocks)
  • Sequential access performance: Max. 12 GB/s (128 KB Blocks)
  • Latency: Less than 1 ms (4 KB Blocks)
  • Sufficient performance for all applications requiring high data rates and low response times