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Fujitsu Adds Eternus JX60 Storage for the Budget Minded

By - Source: Fujitsu

Fujitsu's new Eternus JX60 storage system, aimed at increasing usability and expandability, offers support for up to 240 hard drives and can be controlled through Fujitsu's own ServerView software.

"The new Fujitsu Eternus JX60 storage system is an ideal extension for servers like the Fujitsu Primergy server systems. For those with a limited budget or lacking administrative experience, or for data center farms managing massive amounts of data, the Eternus JX60 offers low investment cost and easy handling," the company stated in a press release. The Primergy line includes micro servers, blade servers, racks and towers.

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Eternus JX60 Technical Specifications
Max number of drives240
Max number of drive enclosures4
Max capacity960 TB
RAID support0, 1, 1+0, 5, 5+0, 6, 6+0
Drive Interface6 Gbps Serial Attached SCSI

The JX60 supports 3.5 inch Nearline SAS drives ranging from 2 TB to 4 TB. In terms of installation requirements, the storage system is 4U and is a standard 19'' rackmount size. For a full specification list click here.

"With the volume of data continuing to expand, capacity requirements often exceed the internal storage capacity servers can offer. As a result, many businesses need an easy and effective storage capacity extension," the company stated in a press release. The JX60 is ideal for environments with only one or two servers.

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For management, Fujitsu's ServerView software, primarily a server management tool that provides standard features such as setup installation, mass deployment, and basic monitoring and control, integrates with the company's storage offerings with capacity management, storage support features and easy integration with heterogeneous environments.

The Eternus JX60 is available now and comes with a three year, on-site service warranty. For more information on the JX60, visit