IntelliFlash Hybrid Flash Arrays

IntelliFlash Hybrid Flash Arrays

Cost-Effective Flash Storage for Secondary and Backup Workloads

OVERVIEW

Simplify Your Approach to Managing Secondary Data


If you've been searching for the ideal solution for your secondary data storage, then look no further. IntelliFlash hybrid flash arrays combine the performance of flash memory and the economics of hard disk drives to deliver an efficient, hybrid storage solution. Ideal for applications that require cost-effective flash performance, IntelliFlash hybrid flash arrays offer exceptional value for storing and managing your secondary and backup data.

Radically Simple

Configure, deploy, and manage with ease

Enterprise Resilience

Multi-parity RAID protection schemes for maximum resilience

Ideal for Secondary Data

Flash performance with cost-effective economics of hard disks

Highlights

  • Storage Visionary – Recognized as a “Visionary” in the Gartner® Magic Quadrant
  • Easy to Set Up – 1-click per-VM storage provisioning
  • Rich Data Services – Instantaneous per-VM snapshots and clones
  • Unified Storage – Concurrent SAN and NAS data storage for virtual machine clusters
  • All-inclusive Pricing – Perpetual licensing for all included software

Applications and Workload

  • Virtual Servers
  • Data Backup
  • Data Archives
  • Digital Imaging
  • Disaster Recovery

Deliver Cost-Efficient Data Storage

Organizations have many applications, some of which require cost-effective flash performance. With IntelliFlash hybrid flash arrays you no longer have to compromise between performance, capacity, and data management features to accelerate and protect your enterprise applications. Balance your performance and manage your budget by leveraging a cost-effective solution for your secondary applications, including digital imaging, data streaming, and data backup.

Put your Secondary Data to Work

Extract more value from your secondary data. Optimize its performance, resiliency, efficiency, and endurance by storing your secondary data on IntelliFlash hybrid flash arrays. Architect a more affordable disaster recovery solution for your important data stored on primary, performance-oriented IntelliFlash arrays. Protect your data with flash-optimized snapshots, and zero-copy clones for faster recovery.

You'll love the exceptional value that IntelliFlash Delivers

Solving infrastructure challenges is rarely about a single technology solution, but rather a holistic approach to creating business value.

We have helped thousands of IntelliFlash customers unlock the power of their data while achieving substantial capital and operational cost savings with their storage infrastructure.

At Western Digital, we are committed to deliver exceptional value to your business. We bring to bear innovation and operational ingenuity that makes us the ideal and trusted partner in your data center and business transformation.

Suitable for:

  • Predictive Analytics & Management
  • Maximum Efficiency
  • Big Savings
  • Lifetime Storage

 T4100T4200
Specifications
Flash as % of Total Usable Capacity10% Flash10% Flash
ControllersDual-Active Controller ArchitectureDual-Active Controller Architecture
ProcessorsDual multi-core CPUs per controllerDual multi-core CPUs per controller
Memory (GB)256464
Storage Capacity
Flash Memory (TB)1.55.8
Disk Storage (TB)2652
Effective All-Flash Capacity (TB)N/AN/A
Effective Hybrid Capacity (TB)80 - 1040160 - 1120
Physical
Form Factor (RU)3U3U
Software Services
ProtocolsSAN protocols (iSCSI, Fibre Channel)
NAS protocols (NFS, CIFS, SMB 3.0)
SAN protocols (iSCSI, Fibre Channel)
NAS protocols (NFS, CIFS, SMB 3.0)
Data ServicesInline deduplication and compression, space efficient thin provisioning, snapshots and clones, remote replication, application-aware provisioning

Inline deduplication and compression, space efficient thin provisioning, snapshots and clones, remote replication, application-aware provisioning

ManagementWeb browser, plug-ins for VMware vCenter® and Microsoft® System Center VM Manager, SSH, IP-KVM, SNMP

Web browser, plug-ins for VMware vCenter® and Microsoft® System Center VM Manager, SSH, IP-KVM, SNMP

Security FeaturesInline 256-bit AEM encryption for data at rest

Inline 256-bit AEM encryption for data at rest

RedundancyNo single point of failure, Active/Active high-availability architecture, dual-ported storage media

No single point of failure, Active/Active high-availability architecture, dual-ported storage media

 T4630T4730
Specifications
Flash as % of Total Usable Capacity30% Flash30% Flash
ControllersDual-Active Controller ArchitectureDual-Active Controller Architecture
ProcessorsDual multi-core CPUs per controllerDual multi-core CPUs per controller
Memory (GB)256464
Storage Capacity
Flash Memory (TB)17.334.6
Disk Storage (TB)52104
Effective All-Flash Capacity (TB)43 - 98486 - 835
Effective Hybrid Capacity (TB)160 - 960320 - 960
Physical
Form Factor (RU)5U5U
Software Services
ProtocolsSAN protocols (iSCSI, Fibre Channel)
NAS protocols (NFS, CIFS, SMB 3.0)
SAN protocols (iSCSI, Fibre Channel)
NAS protocols (NFS, CIFS, SMB 3.0)
Data ServicesInline deduplication and compression, space efficient thin provisioning, snapshots and clones, remote replication, application-aware provisioning

Inline deduplication and compression, space efficient thin provisioning, snapshots and clones, remote replication, application-aware provisioning

ManagementWeb browser, plug-ins for VMware vCenter® and Microsoft® System Center VM Manager, SSH, IP-KVM, SNMP

Web browser, plug-ins for VMware vCenter® and Microsoft® System Center VM Manager, SSH, IP-KVM, SNMP

Security FeaturesInline 256-bit AEM encryption for data at rest

Inline 256-bit AEM encryption for data at rest

RedundancyNo single point of failure, Active/Active high-availability architecture, dual-ported storage mediaNo single point of failure, Active/Active high-availability architecture, dual-ported storage media
 T4760T4860
Specifications
Flash as % of Total Usable Capacity60% Flash60% Flash
ControllersDual-Active Controller ArchitectureDual-Active Controller Architecture
ProcessorsDual multi-core CPUs per controllerDual multi-core CPUs per controller
Memory (GB)464464
Storage Capacity
Flash Memory (TB)24.551.8
Disk Storage (TB)2652
Effective All-Flash Capacity (TB)86 - 1027173 - 1114
Effective Hybrid Capacity (TB)80 - 880160 - 960
Physical
Form Factor (RU)5U5U
Software Services
ProtocolsSAN protocols (iSCSI, Fibre Channel)
NAS protocols (NFS, CIFS, SMB 3.0)
SAN protocols (iSCSI, Fibre Channel)
NAS protocols (NFS, CIFS, SMB 3.0)
Data ServicesInline deduplication and compression, space efficient thin provisioning, snapshots and clones, remote replication, application-aware provisioning

Inline deduplication and compression, space efficient thin provisioning, snapshots and clones, remote replication, application-aware provisioning

ManagementWeb browser, plug-ins for VMware vCenter® and Microsoft® System Center VM Manager, SSH, IP-KVM, SNMP

Web browser, plug-ins for VMware vCenter® and Microsoft® System Center VM Manager, SSH, IP-KVM, SNMP

Security FeaturesInline 256-bit AEM encryption for data at rest

Inline 256-bit AEM encryption for data at rest

RedundancyNo single point of failure, Active/Active high-availability architecture, dual-ported storage mediaNo single point of failure, Active/Active high-availability architecture, dual-ported storage media