Economical, Scalable All-Flash Storage Grows With You

The FA-400 series from Pure Storage® offers an economical and scalable all-flash storage solution able to handle virtually any workload, from single-application acceleration to data center consolidation. Start at the capacity that fits your business, then add base and expansion shelves as you grow.

Upgrade For a Decade or More – With No Disruptions

Our Evergreen Storage model ensures that your FA-400 investment – like every system we sell – will be good for several generations of forklift-free hardware and software upgrades. Performance and capacity can be upgraded independently, and every upgrade will be problem-free: no disruptions, no downtime, no data migrations.


FA-400 SERIES TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

405

420

450

  • Up to 100,000 32K IOPS @ < 1ms average latency
  • Up to 3 GB/s bandwidth
  • Up to 150,000 32K IOPS @ < 1ms average latency
  • Up to 5 GB/s bandwidth
  • Up to 200,000 32K IOPS @ < 1ms average
  • Up to 7 GB/s bandwidth
  • Up to 35+ TBs effective capacity
  • 2.75-11 TB raw capacity
  • Up to 100+ TBs effective capacity
  • 11-35 TB raw capacity
  • Up to 200+ TBs effective capacity
  • 22-70 TB raw capacity
  • 4 x 8 Gb/s Fibre Channel or
  • 4 x 10 Gb/s Ethernet iSCSI (all 405 systems include Replication Ports)
  • 8 x 8 Gb/s Fibre Channel or
  • 8 x 10 Gb/s Ethernet iSCSI or
  • 8 x 8 Gb/s Fibre Channel and 4 x 10 Gb/s iSCSI or
  • 8 x 10 Gb/s iSCSI and 4 x 8 Gb/s Fibre Channel (all 420 systems include Replication ports)
  • 8 x 16 Gb/s Fibre Channel or
  • 8 x 10 Gb/s Ethernet iSCSI or
  • 12 x 16 Gb/s Fibre Channel or
  • 12 x 10 Gb/s Ethernet iSCSI or
  • 8 x 10 Gb/s iSCSI and 4 x 16 Gb/s Fibre Channel or
  • 8 x 16 Gb/s Fibre Channel + 4 x 10 Gb/s iSCSI (all 450 systems include Replication Ports)

2 x 1U + shelves

330 Watts/controller

33.5 pounds/controller

1.72" h x 17.08" w x 23.74" d

  • 2 x 2U + shelves
  • 400 Watts/controller
  • 44 pounds/controller
  • 3.44" h x 17.08" w x 29.75" d
  • 2 x 2U + shelves
  • 500 Watts/controller
  • 44 pounds/controller
  • 3.44" h x 17.08" w x 29.75" d
  • Purity Operating Environment 4.0
  • Purity Operating Environment 4.0
  • Purity Operating Environment 4.0

FA-400 Series Base Shelf

  • 2.75, 5.5 or 11TBs raw capacity
  • 256GB or 512GB MLC SSDs
  • 2 x mirrored NV-RAM devices
  • 6 x 6Gb/s SAS ports for controller connectivity
  • 2U, 200W, 42-44 pounds per shelf
  • 3.46" x 19.01" x 22.71"

FA-400 Series Expansion Shelf

  • 6 or 12TBs raw capacity for the FA-405, FA-420, and FA-450 or a 24TB shelf raw capacity for the FA-450 only
  • 512GB MLC SSDs
  • 6 x 6Gb/s SAS ports for controller connectivity
  • 2U, 200W, 44 pounds per shelf
  • 3.46" x 19.01" x 22.71"
  • Can add only to an array that first contains two base shelves
"We went from 50 racks of disk down to 5 racks of Pure Storage."
Alex Patent, Global VP
The Nielsen Company
"Deployment was simple and painless with Pure Storage FlashArray."
Alan Davidson, Director
Avago Technologies
"The three words I’d use to describe Pure Storage arrays are: simple, reliable and fast."
Steve Young, CTO
Judson ISD

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