FAS All-Flash Storage
The NetApp FAS Hybrid and A-Series of all flash arrays are purpose built for consolidated SAN and NAS environments where advanced data services and native cloud integrations are a requirement. With shared storage environments that can start with as few as 12 drives and scale to systems that are comprised of more than 17,000 drives and millions IOPS, NetApp as a primary storage solution can fit any use case.
Features & Capabilities
One of the things that makes NetApp unique is its ability to use flash storage in multiple ways to increase performance while keeping costs, management, and footprint down. Additionally, the advanced data services, powered by Data ONTAP9, include application integrated backup capabilities, deduplication, Flash Cache, Flash Pool, replication, and Metro Cluster support.
Predictive Analytics & Proactive Support
Active IQ, formerly AutoSupport, provides predictive analytics and proactive support for all NetApp platforms. Active IQ saves NetApp users over $600M annually by providing recommendations for optimizing configurations, automated upgrade alerts for software and firmware, as well as the ability to stay ahead of rapid growth demands.
Model Comparison Chart
|Max Raw Capacity||1440TB||4800TB||11.7PB|
|Max onboard Flash Cache||1TB||4TB||NA|
|Max Flash Pool||24TB||72TB||NA|
|Unified Ports/Ethernet (built in)||8||8||8|
|Cluster Ports||4 x 10Gb||4 x 10Gb||4 x 10Gb|
|Onboard 12Gb SAS||4||8||8|
|SAN Scale Out Nodes||12||12||12|
|NAS Scale Out Nodes||24||24||24|