Who makes XtremIO?

Dell EMC’s
Dell EMC’s XtremIO X2 is the manufacturer’s current generation of an all-flash midrange storage system designed for high performance with consistently low latency, storage efficiency and zero-impact copy services.

Who are XtremIO X2 target customers?

The XtremIO X2 storage platform is primarily designed for applications that benefit from its data reduction and copy data management capabilities. It also targets organizations with large VDI deployments.

What is XMS XtremIO?

The XtremIO Management Server (XMS) is a stand-alone, Linux-based server that controls the system operation of the XtremIO storage array. The XMS host is deployed as a VM on the VxBlock 1000 management infrastructure. XtremIO can continue operation when disconnected from the XMS, but cannot be managed.

What is pure storage FlashArray?

An all-flash array (AFA) is a storage infrastructure that contains only flash memory drives instead of spinning-disk drives. All-flash storage is also referred to as a Solid-State Array (SSA). AFAs and SSAs offer speed, performance, and agility for your business applications.

What is the difference between the XtremIO X2 S and X2 R models?

X2 is offered in 2 models: X2-S and X2-R. The X2-S is meant for the customers that don’t need a lot of physical capacity, but a lot of logical capacity, therefore, it utilizes 400G flash drives and maxes out at 4 x-bricks. The X2-R has 1.92TB drives (3.84TB coming later this year) and maxes out at 8 x-bricks.

What is XtremIO X2?

XtremIO is an all-flash storage array, designed from the ground up to unlock flash’s full performance and deliver array-based capabilities leveraging unique characteristics of SSDs, based flash media.

What is the difference between the XtremIO X2-S and X2-R models?

What is an XtremIO brick?

An XtremIO storage system can include a single X-Brick or multiple X-Brick blocks. Both the X2-R and X2-S support up to four X-Brick blocks. With clusters of two more X-Brick blocks, XtremIO uses two redundant 56 Gbps InfiniBand HCA ports for an ultralow latency back-end connectivity between storage controllers.