Cohesity CX8000 Series

All-flash hyperconverged nodes for the diskless data center.

Data management at the speed of flash

Cohesity CX8000 Series is a hyperconverged all-flash storage appliance that supports between 23 TB and 184 TB per appliance. It’s ideal for fast backup, dev and test (databases and VMs), heavy file and object workloads, and demanding app ecosystem requirements.

The Cohesity Data Cloud multicloud data platform runs on all CX8000 Series models to deliver unlimited scalability, single UI, leading data reduction, 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 all-flash node.

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The speed you need

Satisfy demanding performance-related service level agreements (SLAs) more easily with the CX8000 Series. These models are ideal when lower latency and/or higher throughput is required.

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Pay as you grow

Scale and size your cluster anytime without downtime or forklift upgrades thanks to our flexible architecture. Add additional CX8000 appliances seamlessly.

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Mix and match

Augment the current C4000 and C6000 Series platforms with CX8000 models, which can be paired with them as part of a heterogeneous cluster.

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Bring compute to your data

Eliminate data movement by converging data protection, dev/test, and analytics workflows all on the same node.

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Always on

Ensure business continuity in the event of an outage and during maintenance with rolling software upgrades.

Technical specifications for Cohesity CX8000 Series

Model CX8205 CX8305 CX8405
Per node Per block
(4 nodes)
Per node Per block
(4 nodes)
Per node Per block
(4 nodes)
Raw Capacity 23.04 TB 92.16 TB 46.08 TB 184.32 TB 92.16 TB 368.64 TB
NVMe Capacity 3.84 TB 7.68 TB 15.36 TB
No. of Drives 6 24 6 24 6 24
Memory 256 GB 1024 GB 256 GB 1024 GB 256 GB 1024 GB
CPU Dual Socket Intel(R) Xeon(R) Silver 4214. 12 Core, 2.20GHz
Boot SSD 2 x M.2 256 GB 8 x M.2 256 GB 2 x M.2 256 GB 8 x M.2 256 GB 2 x M.2 256 GB 8 x M.2 256 GB
On-board network connectivity 2 x 25 Gb or 2 x 40 Gb or 4 x 10 Gb
Dimensions 17.56 x 3.39 x 29.53 inches
446 x 86.1 x 787.4 mm
Weight 99 lbs / 45 Kg
Operating environment Cohesity Data Cloud
Storage protocol support NFSv3, SMB 2.1, SMB 3.0, S3 REST API
Data protection integrations Refer to Cohesity DataProtect data sheet for the latest
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) 2200 W PSUs, Platinum Efficiency
Voltage 200 – 240 VAC / 50-60 Hz
200 – 240 V / 12.6 A
Power consumption Average 1050 W (3583 BTU/Hr)
Peak 2100 W (7166 BTU/Hr)
Operating temperature 5° ~ 35° C (41° ~ 95° F)
Non-operating temperature – 40° ~ 70° C (-40° ~ 158° F)
Emissions and immunity FCC Part 15, ICES-003, CE, VCCI, RCM
Safety UL/cUL, CB


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