FlashArray//X Delivers 100% Native NVMe

The Pure Storage FlashArray//X is the first all-flash, 100% NVMe storage solution designed for all your apps – both mainstream enterprise and next-gen web-scale. Delivering up to 3PB effective in 6U with support for FC, iSCSI, and NVMe over Fabrics connectivity via DirectFlash™ technology, //X is more efficient than ever – and an Evergreen™ upgrade.

100% NVME, 100% Software-Driven Flash is Here

See how shared accelerated storage enables unprecedented performance and capacity density in an all-flash array for mainstream enterprise environments and next-gen web-scale applications.

 


Accelerate Tier 1 Applications with Plug-and-play Storage Class Memory

Deliver a storage class memory (SCM) cache boost to maximize acceleration for your SAP Hana, Oracle, SQL Server, and applications that normally require DAS performance. Pure Storage DirectMemory technology provides with Intel Optane up to 50% reduction in latency with FlashArray//X70R2 and //X90R2 in addition to 100% NVMe and NVMe-oF performance. Adding Storage Class Memory is as simple as plugging in a DirectMemory Module—no configuration or  tuning required.

Pure Storage FlashArray X 90, 100% NVME SAN Storage Solution

FlashArray Powered by Purity

Purity for FlashArray is the software-defined heart of FlashArray, delivering rich data services, DirectFlash™ global flash management and fabric support, plus Evergreen improvements with every release. Continuous innovation via non-disruptive Purity upgrades have included ActiveCluster™ for business continuity and disaster recovery, QoSVVols, NVMe-oF/RoCE, Purity CloudSnap™, and EncryptReduce.

FlashArray//X Is Powered by Purity Data Storage Software

Ensure Business Continuity with Active-Active Asynchronous Replication

Get RPO zero, RTO zero, and disaster recovery. ActiveCluster is an elegant business continuity, metro cluster solution that simply works without the complexity or additional cost imposed by legacy storage. Best of all? It’s included with FlashArray and can be up and running in minutes.

Get Faster Applications: Consolidate with NVMe-oF

Up-level the performance of your SAN and DAS applications as you consolidate. Address mission-critical and new cloud-native applications with a DirectFlash™ Fabric-enabled FlashArray//X. Add NVMe/RoCE speed to all the efficiency, availability, and rich data services that come with every //X.

 Pure Storage NVME DirectFlash Fabric

Consolidate Tier1 SAN and DAS Applications

DirectFlash-powered FlashArray//X delivers on average 10:1 total efficiency across all of Pure’s customers, typically 2x better than the competition enabling a lower per-TB cost*. Consolidating all of your Tier 1 applications as well as applications that run on DAS with FlashArray//X. It is not only simple and worry-free, it’s incredibly cost-effective.

* Effective capacities.


NVMe at Zero-Dollar Premium

Get 100% native NVMe-accelerated DirectFlash storage at a zero-dollar premium vs. conventional SAS-based SSDs*. We’re driving to next-gen shared accelerated storage and you can’t get there with last-gen serial-attached SCSI protocols.  

NVME serial-Attached SCSI Protocols

* //X50 models and above


Pure1 Storage Management Self Drives FlashArray//X

Analyze VM workloads from end to end. Plan for capacity and performance needs. Take your datacenter with you on your mobile device. And get the world’s best support. All of it powered by  Pure1®—the AI-powered data storage management engine that makes self-driving storage possible.


FlashArray for Every Workload and Budget

FlashArray has a solution for every IT need. FlashArray//X provides latency-optimization for applications from the entry-level //X10 to the fastest //X90 with DirectMemory Cache for performance-critical databases. Start anywhere and non-disruptively upgrade capacity and performance as needed. The new FlashArray//C is capacity-optimized supporting up to 5.2PB of effective capacity in 9U. Now Tier 2 workloads get consistent NVMe performance, simplified management, and modern enterprise features at Tier 2 hybrid economics.


FlashArray//X Specifications

 

 

 

 

Capacity

 

 

Physical

 

//X10

 

 

Up to 61TB / 55.8TiB effective capacity** 

Up to 20TB / 18.6TiB raw capacity

 

 

3U; 490 – 600 Watts (nominal – peak) 

95 lbs (43.1 kg) fully loaded; 5.12” x 18.94” x 29.72”

 

//X20

 

 

Up to 314TB / 285.4TiB effective capacity**

Up to 91TB / 79.3TiB raw capacity††

 

 

3U; 620 – 688 Watts (nominal – peak)

95 lbs (43.1 kg) fully loaded; 5.12” x 18.94” x 29.72”

 

//X50

 

 

Up to 663TB / 602.9TiB effective capacity**

Up to 183TB / 160.1TiB raw capacity†

 

 

3U; 620 – 760 Watts (nominal – peak)

95 lbs (43.1 kg) fully loaded; 5.12” x 18.94” x 29.72”

 

//X70

 

 

Up to 1.3PB / 1238.5TiB effective capacity**

Up to 366TB / 320.1TiB raw capacity†

 

 

3U; 915 – 1345 Watts (nominal – peak)

97 lbs (44.0 kg) fully loaded; 5.12” x 18.94” x 29.72”

 

//X90

 

 

Up to 3.3PB / 3003.1TiB effective capacity**

Up to 878TB / 768.3TiB raw capacity†

 

 

3U – 6U; 1100 – 1570 Watts (nominal – peak)

97 lbs (44 kg) fully loaded; 5.12” x 18.94” x 29.72”

 

Direct Flash Shelf

 

 

Up to 1.9PB effective capacity**

Up to 512TB / 448.2TiB raw capacity

 

 

3U; 460 - 500 Watts (nominal – peak)

87.7 lbs (39.8kg) fully loaded; 5.12” x 18.94” x 29.72”

//X Connectivity

 

Onboard Parts (per controller)

 

 

Host I/O Cards (3 slots/controller)

 

  • 2 x 1/10/25Gb Ethernet
  • 2 x 1/10/25Gb Ethernet Replication 
  • 2 x 1Gb Management Ports
  • 2-port 10GBase-T Ethernet 
  • 2-port 1/10/25Gb Ethernet 
  • 2-port 40Gb Ethernet
  • 2-port 25/50Gb NVMe/RoCE
  • 2-port 16/32Gb Fibre Channel (NVMe-oF Ready) 
  • 4-port 16/32Gb Fibre Channel (NVMe-oF Ready)

[**] Effective capacity assumes HA, RAID, and metadata overhead, GB-to-GiB conversion, and includes the benefit of data reduction with always-on inline deduplication, compression, and pattern removal. Average data reduction is calculated at 5-to-1 and does not include thin provisioning.

[†] Array accepts Pure Storage DirectFlash Shelf and/or Pure.