With the FXT Series Edge filers, enterprises can adopt the cloud at a pace that is tailored to the business and integrate public object, private object and existing NAS systems into a single, easy-to-manage infrastructure. FXT Edge filers provide unlimited NFS and SMB performance scaling while making data easier to manage, both in the data center and in the cloud. FXT Edge filers are conveniently offered as both virtual, software-only solutions and physical, hardware-included appliances.
|Applicable Verticals||Cloud Service Providers, Financials, Government & Education, Healthcare and Telecom|
|Supported Hypervisors||KVM and Xen|
|Proprietary HW Platform||No|
|Primary Use Cases||Analytics Clusters, IaaS for private or public clouds (leverage shared images) and Media rendering|
Avere FXT Edge filers and software products bring flexibility and performance to modern enterprise architecture. Used by some of the most demanding and innovative companies, the Avere “Edge-Core architecture” uses a complete file system that separates performance from capacity both in the cloud and on premises. Avere filers bridge traditional storage infrastructure with the cloud, enabling options to add cloud compute and storage to create hybrid workflows that match diverse business needs.
Per Node: 16 (physical) CPU Cores, 19.2TB Flash SSD Capacity, Network bandwidth: four 25GbE ports, 768GB DRAM, 4GB NVRAM
Per 24-node cluster: Max. DRAM per Cluster: 18.4TB, Max. SSD per Cluster: 461TB
|Licensing and Pricing Details||
The list price for the newest FXT 5850 model is $211,500. Pricing varies based on the solution type:
Dell EMC ECS, IBM Cloud Object Storage, SwiftStack, and Western Digital/HGST Active Archive System deliver extreme performance scaling with highest density and cost-effective object storage when integrated with Avere. Avere also integrates with AWS and Google Cloud Platform.