FlashArray//X

100% Native NVMe Storage

From entry-level to enterprise applications, accelerate business results with your most critical data. The pioneer and leader, FlashArray//X delivers a modern experience for Tier 0 and Tier 1 workloads.

Unprecedented NVMe Performance and Capacity Density

FlashArray//X is all-flash, 100% software-driven, and 100% NVMe storage designed to support everything from entry-level to mainstream enterprise environments and next-gen cloud-native applications.

Effortless Storage Management

FlashArray’s Purity operating environment delivers the power, performance, and resilience of a Modern Data Experience™. Get rich data services, global flash management, industry-leading efficiency, and fabric support—and continuous innovation.

Application Acceleration

Get a cache boost for SAP Hana, Oracle, and SQL Server—all your business-critical apps. Pure DirectMemory with Intel Optane delivers up to a 50% reduction in latency. It’s as simple as plugging in a DirectMemory module—no configuration or tuning required.

* Supported in //x70 R2 and //X90 R2 and R3 models only

Modern Data Protection

Included at no extra cost, Purity Snapshots and CloudSnap™ deliver data portability for FlashArray//X to secondary FlashArray™, FlashBlade®, or NFS targets for replication and tiering, or to Amazon AWS or Microsoft Azure cloud for off-premises backup.

FlashArray//X R3 Specifications

Capacity

Physical

//X10

Up to 73TB / 66.2TiB effective capacity** 

Up to 22TB / 19.2TiB raw capacity

3U; 640 – 845 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 94TB / 88TiB raw capacity†

3U; 741 – 973 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 185TB / 171TiB raw capacity†

3U; 868 – 1114 Watts (nominal – peak)

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

//X70

Up to 2286TB / 2078.9TiB effective capacity**

Up to 622TB / 544.2TiB raw capacity†

3U; 1084 – 1344 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; 1160 – 1446 Watts (nominal – peak)

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

DirectFlash 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)

[*] Stated //X specifications are applicable to //X R3 versions.
[**] 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.
[1] Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Primary Storage, 17 September 2019. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

What is NVMe-oF?

NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF) is an extension of the NVMe network protocol to Ethernet and Fibre Channel delivering faster and more efficient connectivity between storage and servers.

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