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Azure FXT Edge Filer pricing

Hybrid storage optimization solution for HPC environments

The Azure FXT Edge Filer is a clustered solution that scales from 3 to 24 nodes per cluster. Each node is a software plus hardware appliance composed of an Azure FXT Edge Filer software license sold by Microsoft or CSP Qualified Partner plus a Dell hardware server sold by Arrow Electronics. The Azure FXT Edge Filer is shipped to the customer as a complete solution with the software pre-loaded on the hardware.

Azure FXT Edge Filer buying and operating steps

  • Buy Azure FXT Edge Filer software license from Microsoft or CSP Qualified Partner
  • Buy Dell hardware from Arrow Electronics
  • Deploy on your premises or co-location facility
  • You control management and operations
  • Contact Microsoft or CSP Qualified Partner for support

Software subscription pricing

Azure FXT Edge Filer software is licensed by Microsoft or CSP Qualified Partner as a subscription with pricing that is independent of usage. Support is included in the subscription price. For Microsoft purchased subscriptions, Standard support plan is included by default and a support plan with faster response times can be purchased separately. For subscriptions purchased through a CSP, please contact your CSP for more information.

Software subscription Price
Azure FXT Edge Filer software including NFSv3, SMB2, all caching features, access to NAS systems, and access to Azure Blob storage $833/month

Buy hardware from Arrow Electronics

Two FXT 6000 models can be purchased from Arrow. Get a quote by emailing a request to AzureFXT@arrow.com. Arrow is an authorized distributor of Dell servers.

Model Memory/DRAM NVMe SSD Network ports
FXT 6600 1,536 GB 25.6 TB 6x 25/10Gb + 2x 1Gb
FXT 6400 768 GB 12.8 TB 6x 25/10Gb + 2x 1Gb

Available around the world

The Azure FXT Edge Filer is available in the following countries with more to follow in the coming months: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Spain, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Poland, Sweden, Iceland, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Singapore, India, Taiwan, and South Korea.

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