NetApp EF550 Technical Specifications

EF550 Technical Specifications

All data in this table applies to dual-controller configurations.

Attribute NetApp EF550
Max Drives 120 SSDs
Max raw capacity Up to 192TB
Drive types supported 2.5" SSD 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB
Form factor Base System: 2U/24
Expansion shelf: 2U/24
Memory 24GB
I/O interface options (8) 16Gb FC
(8) 6Gb SAS
(8) 10Gb iSCSI
(4) 40Gb InfiniBand
Operating System SANtricity® 11
High-availability features
  • Dual active controller with automated I/O path failover
  • DDP and RAID levels 0, 1, 3, 5, 6 and 10
  • Redundant, hot-swappable controllers, disk drives, power supplies and cooling fans
  • Automatic drive fail-over, and detection and rebuild using global hot spare drives
  • Mirrored data cache with battery backup and de-stage to memory
  • Non-disruptive controller firmware upgrades (no interruption to data access)
  • SANtricity proactive drive health monitoring tracks SSD wear life and provides alerts when the threshold is reached
  • SANtricity persistent monitor makes periodic copies of the storage system configuration
Operating systems supported Microsoft® Windows Server®, Red Hat Enterprise Linux®, Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, VMware® ESX®, Oracle® Solaris, HP HP-UX, IBM AIX, Apple® Mac® OS
Software features

Auto Support, dynamic disk pools, proactive drive health monitoring, dynamic volume expansion, dynamic capacity expansion, dynamic RAID-level migration, dynamic segment size migration, persistent monitor, non-disruptive firmware upgrades, thin provisioning, background media scan with autoparity check and correction, SANtricity Snapshot™, SANtricity Volume Copy, SANtricity remote mirroring