Entry Level Storage

All NVMe Entry-level Storage

Start small and grow as your business demands. Get high-performance and scalable—but amazingly simple—data storage from Pure FlashArray.

Meet FlashArray//X Entry-level Storage

Deploy effortless, enterprise-proven storage with FlashArray//X10 and //X20. Like all FlashArray™ devices, they deliver 100% NVMe performance, proven 99.9999% availability, consistent performance, non-disruptive upgrades and maintenance, and industry-leading predictive support. Goodbye, downtime.

Accelerate Critical Applications

With sub-1ms latency, FlashArray//X10 can power critical workloads, including remote or branch-office apps. Data reduction is typically twice that of competitors. And data protection includes end-to-end encryption, snapshots, and replication.

Manage with Simplicity

FlashArray is self-managing and plug-and-play with a quick, simple install. There are no manuals, no training, and no tuning required. The Pure1® cloud-based management platform means your smartphone will let you know if anything needs your attention.

Improve with Age

With Pure’s Evergreen Storage™ Subscription model, your storage grows with you, providing value for a decade or more. Deploy once, then upgrade capacity, performance, and features non-disruptively. No more migrations and no need to re-buy TBs you already own.

FlashArray//X10 and FlashArray//X20

Capacity1

Physical

//X10

Up to 73TB / 66.2TiB effective 

Up to 22TB / 19.2TiB raw

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

Up to 94TB / 88TiB raw2

3U; 741 – 973 Watts (nominal – peak)

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

[1] 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.
[2] Array accepts Pure Storage DirectFlash™ Shelf and/or Pure.

What is Entry-level Storage?

Entry-level storage is the minimum viable storage solution needed to start small and grow big without sacrificing security, scalability, and performance.

People also ask:

1. What are the benefits of entry-level storage?

The benefits of all-NVMe entry-level storage include:

  • Modular file, block, and object storage solutions that scale as you grow
  • A custom-tailored storage solution optimised for cost, capacity, and performance
  • The faster data transfer speeds and massive parallelism of NVMe storage
  • A built-in storage management system for streamlined customer experience

2. Who should use entry-level storage?

Entry-level storage is right for anyone who needs a storage solution that is simple to set up, cost-effective, and can scale as their capacity needs grow. Examples of customers who use entry-level storage include: 

  • Small to medium-sized businesses, nonprofits, and enterprises that need flexible data storage for their technology workloads

  • Organisations looking to set up agile data services for containers and virtual machines

  • Small offices looking to set up a shared drive to house files locally for local teams

3. What are the common use cases for entry-level storage?

Common use cases for entry-level storage solutions include:

  • File and block storage for enterprise app workloads (e.g., SQL and databases)

  • Object storage for software-as-a-service (SaaS) apps and API workloads

  • Cloud block storage for virtual machines and containers

Don't Take Our Word for It

We work with the best across all industries.

“We decided to go all-flash in our data centers. We migrated to Pure Storage FlashArray in a single weekend and have never looked back.”

Bill Cranford, CIO
Mississippi College

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