NetApp E2700 Technical Specifications

E2700 Technical Specifications
All data in this table applies to dual-controller configurations.

E2760 E2724 E2712
Maximum Raw Capacity

with expansion 1.2PB

with expansion 1.1PB

with expansion 1.2PB

Maximum Drives*

192 with mixed expansion shelves 
120 SSDs (limit of 25 per 60-drive shelf) 

192 with expansion shelves
120 SSDs
192 with expansion shelves
Form factor 4U/60 drives (both 2.5" and 3.5") 2U/24 drives (2.5”) 2U/12 drives (3.5”)
Drive Types
  • 2/3/4/6TB NL-SAS 7.2K FDE/non-FDE
  • 600/900GB, 1.2/1.8*TB SAS 10K FDE/non-FDE
  • 400/800GB, 1.6TB SSD non-FDE
  • 800GB SSD FDE
  • 600/900GB, 1.2/1.8*TB SAS 10K FDE/non-FDE
  • 400/800GB, 1.6TB SSD non-FDE
  • 800GB SSD FDE
2/3/4TB 7.2K NL-SAS FDE/non-FDE
System Memory 8 or 16GB
Included host I/O ports

4 port 12Gb SAS

Optional host I/O ports

4 ports or 8 ports 10Gb iSCSI (copper)
4 ports or 8 ports 10Gb iSCSI (optical)
4 ports or 8 ports 16Gb FC
4 ports or 8 ports 12Gb SAS

Expansion Disk Shelves

DE6600 (4U/60 drives):

  • 2/3/4/6TB NL-SAS 7.2K FDE/non-FDE
  • 600/900GB, 1.2/1.8TB** SAS 10K FDE/non-FDE
  • 400/800GB, 1.6TB SSD non-FDE
  • 800GB SSD FDE

DE5600 (2U/24 drives):

  • 600/900GB, 1.2/1.8*TB SAS 10K FDE/non-FDE
  • 400/800GB, 1.6TB SSD non-FDE
  • 800GB SSD FDE

DE1600 (2U/12 drives):

  • 2/3/4/6TB NL-SAS 7.2K FDE/non-FDE
Operating System & System Management

SANtricity OS 8.20
SANtricity Storage Manager 11.20

High Availability Features

Dual active controller with automated I/O path failover
Dynamic Disk Pools and traditional RAID levels 0, 1, 3, 5, 6 and 10
Redundant, hot-swappable storage controllers, disk drives, power supplies and fans
Automatic DDP or RAID rebuild following a drive failure
Mirrored data cache with battery backup and de-stage to flash
SANtricity proactive drive health monitoring
Greater than 99.999% availability (with appropriate configuration and service plans)

Host Operating Systems

Microsoft® Windows® Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux®, Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Apple® Mac® OS, Oracle® Solaris, HP-UX, CentOS Linux, Oracle Enterprise Linux, IBM AIX, VMware® ESX™

Software Features


  • SANtricity mirroring
  • SANtricity volume copy
  • SANtricity Snapshot
  • SANtricity SSD cache
  • SANtricity thin provisioning
  • Dynamic Disk Pools

Optional Software Features

  • SANtricity drive encryption
System Capabilities

Data assurance (T10-PI standard)
Dynamic Volume Expansion
Dynamic Capacity Expansion
Dynamic RAID-level Migration
Dynamic segment size migration
System Event Monitor
Proactive drive heath monitoring
Online SANtricity OS upgrades & drive firmware upgrades
VMware vSphere® Storage APIs – Array Integration (VAAI)
Microsoft Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX)

Application Plug-ins***

SANtricity Plug-In for Oracle Enterprise Manager
SANtricity Management Pack for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
SANtricity Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server™ Management Studio (SSMS)
SANtricity Plug-in for VMware vCenter®
SANtricity VASA Provider
SANtricity Storage Replication Adapter for VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
SANtricity Performance App for Splunk® Enterprise

Open Management

SANtricity OpenStack Cinder
SANtricity Web Services Proxy (REST and SYMbol Web)
SANtricity PowerShell Toolkit

System Maximums Hosts: 256 
Volumes: 512 
Snapshot copies: 512 
Mirrors: 32

* Expected availability mid-2015
** All models are capable of reaching 192 disk drives when configured with intermixed drive shelves.
*** No-charge download from

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  • All ENERGY STAR certified systems are dual power/cooling/controllers, FDE or non-FDE drives of any capacity, with any host interface option
  • NetApp E-Series E2712 up to 24 HDD drives w/DE1600 shelf
  • NetApp E-Series E2724 up to 48 HDD drives w/DE5600 shelf
  • NetApp E-Series E2760 up to 120 HDD drives w/DE6600 shelf

Dimensions and
E2760 System Shelf
DE6600 Disk Shelf
E2724 System Shelf
DE5600 Disk Shelf
E2712 System Shelf
DE1600 Disk Shelf
Height 7.0" (17.78 cm) 3.47" (8.81 cm) 3.4" (8.64 cm)
Width 19" (48.26 cm) 19" (48.26 cm) 19" (48.26 cm)
Depth 32.5" (82.55 cm) 19.6" (49.78 cm) 21.75" (55.25 cm)
Weight (max) 232 lb (105.2 kg) 57.32 lb (26 kg) 59.52 lb (27 kg)

E2760 system shelf E2724 system shelf E2712 system shelf
Typical Maximum Typical Maximum Typical Maximum
KVA 1.009 1.219 0.482 0.632 0.361 0.516
Watts 999 1206 477 626 358 511
BTU 3408 4117 1628 2134 1220 1744

DE6600 disk shelf DE5600 disk shelf DE1600 disk shelf
Typical Maximum Typical Maximum Typical Maximum
KVA 0.815 1.024 0.296 0.446 0.175 0.325
Watts 806 1014 293 442 174 322
BTU 2752 3460 1001 1507 593 1099
Compliance RoHS-compliant PDF
Safety/emissions/immunity Safety: EN60950, CB IEC60950, UL/CSA 60950, BIS, BSMI, EAEU (EAC), SONCAP, UKRSepro, UNBS, KEBS[1], KSA[1], NRCS[1], S-Mark[1]

Emissions/Immunity: FCC Part 15 Class A, CE (which includes EN55022, EN55024 EN61000-3-2 and EN61000-3-3), AS/NZS CISPR 22, BSMI, KC[2],[3], VCCI, SABS[1] , ICES-003
[1] E2712, E2724, DE1600 and DE5600 configurations are not certified
[2] E2712 and E2724 12G SAS HIC, and E2724 10G Base-T HIC configurations are not certified
[3] DE5600 configuration is not certified