The All-Flash Array Built for the Next Generation Data Center.

Product Specifications

Discover what your infrastructure can do with
optimally balanced storage performance and capacity.

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About SolidFire Efficiencies

SolidFire provides a scale-out all-flash storage platform designed to deliver guaranteed storage performance to thousands of application workloads side-by-side, allowing consolidation under a single storage platform. The SolidFire system can be combined together over a 10Gb Ethernet network or 8/16 Gb FC clients in clusters ranging from 4 to 100 nodes.

The SolidFire primary storage solution scales up to 100 nodes, provides capacity from 35TB to 3.4PB, and can deliver between 200,000 and 7.5M guaranteed IOPS to more than 100,000 volumes / applications within a single system - increasing overall business productivity through consolidation, automation and granular scalability.

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System Specifications

Model # SF2405 SF4805 SF9605 SF9010 SF Fibre Channel
Drives (10)240 GB 2.5" SSD (10) 480GB 2.5" SSD (10)960 GB 2.5" SSD (10) 960GB 2.5” SSD N/A
System Memory / Read Cache 64GB 128GB 256GB 256GB 32GB
Effective Capacity** 8.75TB 17.25TB 34.5TB 34.5TB N/A
Performance per node 50,000 IOPS 50,000 IOPS 50,000 IOPS 75,000 IOPS N/A
Networking (2) 10GbE iSCSI SFP+, (2) 1GbE RJ45 management

(4) 16Gb FC, (4) 10GbE iSCSI SFP+

(2) 1GbE RJ45 management
Power Supply (2) Hot-plug redundant high-efficiency 750W
Average Watts 130W to 230W, depending on IO load and model 150W to 275W, depending on IO load 150W to 450W, depending on IO load and model 120W to 200W, depending on IO load and model
Enclosure 1RU, Height: 42.8mm (1.7”), Width: 434mm (17.09”), Depth: 731mm (28.8”)
Rack Support 4 post rack, tool-less sliding rails
Weight 17.2 kg (38 lbs) 16.3kg (36 lbs)
Environmental Parameters Min operating temp: 50 degrees F
Max continuous operating temp: 95 degrees F
Humidity range: 10 - 80% (non-condensing)

Systems at scale

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* SolidFire's SF2405 / SF4805 / SF9605 / SF9010 storage system is scalable from 4 to 100 nodes. Groupings of 4, 20, 40, and 100 nodes are provided above as examples of system scale.

** Effective capacity benefits are calculated on an 4x average assuming deduplication, compression, thin provisioning and include SolidFire’s Helix data protection. Data reduction benefits have no upper limit and will vary by workload.

The most complete range of enterprise class features.

 

 

Performance

  • 100% flash
  • Performance virtualization
  • Fine-grain Quality of Service
    (min, max, burst)
  • Adjust resources on the fly

Data Efficiency

  • Always on / in-line
  • Global deduplication
  • Global compression
  • Global thin provisioning
  • No performance impact

Reliability

  • Clustered architecture
  • Self-healing, RAID-less data protection
  • Reliability increased at scale
  • Rapid mesh rebuilds

Data Services

  • Real-time replication 
  • Integrated backup & restore
  • Rapid and efficient cloning & snapshots
  • AES 256-bit encryption
  • Consistency groups

Management / Monitoring

  • 100% REST-based API driven
  • UI & terminal management
  • Proactive remote monitoring
  • Tenant level management
  • Real-time reporting
  • SNMP support
  • Volume system level performance and
    data usage reporting

Operational

  • Automatic load balancing
  • Evenly distributed data with no hotspots
  • Mixed-node clusters
  • Linear resource scalability
  • Zero downtime expansion
  • Non-disruptive upgrades
  • Dense 1U node form factor
  • Extremely low power consumption
  • Tool-less rack installation
  • Mixed and match nodes within clusters

Security

  • Account isolation
  • Role based access & permissions
  • Volume access groups
  • CHAP authentication
  • 256-bit AES at-rest encryption
  • VLAN tagging

Integration

  • VMware vCenter plug-in, VAAI, SRM
  • OpenStack driver
  • CloudStack plug-in
  • OnApp built-in SolidFire control
  • Microsoft VSS provider, PowerShell
  • VMware SRM/SRA
  • Microsoft PowerShell

Data Protocols

  • iSCSI
  • Fibre Channel 
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