High-density appliance

Cohesity C6000 Series is a dense hybrid hyperconverged storage appliance that supports up to 168 TB per appliance. Ideal for data protection, backup target, and file and object use cases, the C6000 augments the current C5000 and CX8000 Series platforms with extended capacity and optimization for scale-out NAS deployments. The Cohesity Data Cloud runs on all C6000 Series models to deliver unlimited scalability, a single UI, leading deduplication, software-based encryption, enterprise search, and powerful cybersecurity.

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Hyperconverged architecture

Eliminate multiple point products and user interfaces. Simplify your IT infrastructure by collapsing compute and storage into a single high-density node.

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Large workload scale-out

Get support for archival and storage of petabytes of data. Enjoy unlimited scalability and nondisruptive upgrades.

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Optimized capacity

The C6000 eliminates the need for forklift expansions to address current and future file storage needs.


Workload consolidation

Converge data protection, file services, object storage, dev/test, and analytics data on a single platform. Minimize data movement and bring compute to the data.

Pay as you grow

Data and business evolve. Cohesity’s flexible architecture gives you the freedom to scale and size your cluster anytime without downtime.

Best economics

The C6000 is a dense HDD and SSD configuration in a compact 1U form factor. You’ll get the best dollar-per-terabyte value.

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Technical specifications for Cohesity C6000 Series

Model C6025 C6035 C6045 C6055
Hard disk capacity 96 TB 144 TB 168 TB 192 TB
PCI-e based flash storage 6.4 TB 6.4 TB 6.4 TB 6.4 TB
Memory 128 GB 128 GB 128 GB 128 GB
CPU Two x86 each with 12-cores / 2.4 GHz Two x86 each with 12-cores / 2.4 GHz Two x86 each with 12-cores / 2.4 GHz Two x86 each with 12-cores / 2.4 GHz
Network connectivity options 10/25/40GbE 16G FC 10/25/40GbE 16G FC 10/25/40GbE 16G FC 10/25/40GbE 16G FC
Dimensions W x H x D (in): 17.6 x 1.7 x 35.8
W x H x D (mm): 448 x 44 x 910
Weight 74 lbs / 34 KG
Operating environment Cohesity Data Cloud
Storage protocol support NFSv3, SMB 2.1, SMB 3.0, S3 REST API
Data protection integrations VMware VADP, Oracle RMAN, Microsoft SQL, Windows, Linux, Pure Storage, NAS, Nutanix AHV, Microsoft Hyper-V, NetApp
Data resiliency Erasure Coding and RF/2
Cloud archive Google Nearline, Microsoft Azure, Amazon S3 & Glacier, any S3 and NFS compatible storage
Encryption AES256
Power supply 2x Redundant (1+1) 700 W PSUs, Platinum Efficiency
Voltage 100 – 240 VAC / 50-60 Hz 100 – 120 V / 8.0 A 200 – 240 V / 4.0 A
Power consumption Average 360 W (1228 BTU/hr) Peak 650 W (2218 BTU/hr)
Operating temperature 5°C to 35°C (41°F to 95°F )
Non-operating temperature -40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F)
Emissions and immunity FCC Part 15, ICES-003, CE, VCCI, RCM
Safety UL/cUL, CB

Commonly asked hyperconverged storage questions

Hyperconverged storage refers to a storage infrastructure architecture that combines storage, compute, and virtualization resources into a single, integrated system. In a hyperconverged storage environment, traditional storage arrays and separate compute servers are replaced with a unified system that tightly integrates storage and compute resources.

The terms “converged” and “hyperconverged” are related to infrastructure architecture and refer to different approaches to integrating and consolidating IT resources.

Converged infrastructure integrates separate components into a unified solution but retains separate hardware elements, while hyperconverged infrastructure further integrates compute, storage, networking, and virtualization into a software-defined platform, eliminating the need for separate storage arrays and networking switches. Hyperconverged systems offer tighter integration, simplified management, and scalability by using a distributed architecture across multiple server nodes.

Hyperconverged nodes offer several advantages in terms of simplicity, scalability, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness. Here are some key advantages of hyperconverged nodes:

  1. Simplified management: Hyperconverged nodes integrate compute, storage, networking, and virtualization resources into a single platform.
  2. Scalability: Hyperconverged nodes are designed to scale easily. Organizations can start with a small cluster of nodes and add more nodes as needed to increase compute and storage capacity.
  3. Improved resource utilization: Hyperconverged nodes leverage software-defined storage (SDS) technologies to pool and distribute storage resources across the nodes. This pooling allows for efficient utilization of storage capacity, ensuring optimal use of available resources.
  4. High availability and resilience: Hyperconverged nodes employ distributed architectures, where data is replicated and distributed across multiple nodes within the cluster.
  5. Cost savings: Hyperconverged nodes can lead to cost savings in several ways. First, the integrated nature of the infrastructure reduces hardware and cabling complexity, resulting in lower upfront costs and reduced data center footprint. Second, simplified management and centralized control reduce operational costs, including administrative overhead and training requirements. And third, the scalability and efficient resource utilization help organizations avoid overprovisioning, optimizing hardware investments.
  6. Enhanced performance: Hyperconverged nodes benefit from the close proximity of compute and storage resources, which can improve data access and reduce latency.
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