NetApp E-Series Product Comparison

A new version of this product is available.
Please see the E2700 page.

Compare among the NetApp E-Series systems to find the right fit for your application-driven storage needs.

Feature E2600
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E2700
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E5400
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E5500
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Maximum Raw Capacity 768TB 768TB 1536TB 1536TB
Maximum Disk Drives 192 192 384 384
Max sustained Bandwidth 4,000 MB/s 8,000 MB/s 6,000 MB/s 12,000 MB/s
Form Factor Dual (2) controllers in 4U/60, 2U/24
or 2U/12 shelf
Dual (2) controllers in 4U/60, 2U/24
or 2U/12 shelf
Dual (2) controllers in 4U/60, 2U/24
or 2U/12 shelf
Dual (2) controllers in 4U/60, 2U/24
or 2U/12 shelf
Cache Memory 4GB 4/8GB (Standalone—simplex)
8/16GB (HA—duplex)
12GB or 24GB 24GB
IO Interface Options 6Gb SAS
8Gb FC
1Gb iSCSI
10Gb iSCSI
12Gb SAS
16Gb FC
10Gb iSCSI
Eight 8Gb FC base ports PLUS
Eight 6Gb SAS
Eight 8Gb FC
Four 10Gb iSCSI
Four 40Gb IB
Eight 6Gb SAS
Eight 10Gb iSCSI
Eight 16Gb FC
Four 40Gb InfiniBand
Disk Shelves &
Supported Drives
4U/60 drives
  • 2TB/3/4TB 7.2K NL-SAS
  • 900GB 10K SAS

2U/ 24 drives
  • 600GB/900GB 10K SAS
  • 800GB SSD *

2U/12 drives
  • 2TB/3/4TB 7.2K NL-SAS
  • 600GB 15K SAS
4U/60 drives
  • 2/3/4TB NL-SAS 7.2k FDE and non-FDE
  • 600/900GB, 1.2TB SAS 10k FDE and non-FDE
  • 800GB SSD non-FDE

2U/ 24 drives
  • 600/900GB, 1.2TB SAS 10k FDE and non-FDE
  • 800GB SSD non-FDE

2U/12 drives
  • 2/3/4TB NL-SAS 7.2k FDE and non-FDE
4U/60 drives
  • 2/3/4TB NL-SAS 7.2k FDE and non-FDE
  • 600/900GB, 1.2TB SAS 10k FDE and non-FDE
  • 800GB SSD non-FDE

2U/ 24 drives
  • 600/900GB, 1.2TB SAS 10k FDE and non-FDE
  • 800GB SSD non-FDE

2U/12 drives
  • 2/3/4TB NL-SAS 7.2k FDE and non-FDE
4U/60 drives
  • 2/3/4TB 7.2K NL-SAS FDE,non-FDE
  • 600/900GB, 1.2TB 10K SAS FDE/non-FDE
  • 800GB SSD FDE/non-FDE

2U/ 24 drives
  • 600GB/900GB, 1.2TB 10K SAS FDE/non-FDE
  • 800GB SSD FDE/non-FDE

2U/12 drives
  • 2/3/4TB 7.2K NL-SAS FDE/non-FDE
  • 600GB 15K SAS FDE