NetApp FAS2500 Series Product Comparison


Features FAS2554
netapp FAS2554
FAS2552
netapp FAS2552
FAS2520
netapp FAS2520
Maximum Raw Capacity 1152TB 1052TB 672TB
Maximum Drives 144 144 84
ECC Memory 36GB 36GB 36GB
Controller Form Factor 1 or 2 controllers in a single 4U chassis 1 or 2 controllers in a single 2U chassis 1 or 2 controllers in a single 2U chassis
Maximum Flash Pool 16TB[1] 16TB[1] 16TB[1]
Onboard I/O: UTA 2 (8Gb FC/16Gb FC/FCoE/10GbE/1GbE[2]) 8[3] 8[3] N/A
Onboard I/O:
10G Base-T
N/A N/A 8[4]
Onboard I/O: GbE 4 4 4
Onboard I/O: 6Gb SAS 4 4 4
Storage Protocols Supported FC, FCoE, iSCSI, NFS, pNFS, CIFS/SMB FC, FCoE, iSCSI, NFS, pNFS, CIFS/SMB iSCSI, NFS, pNFS, CIFS/SMB
OS Version ONTAP® 8.2.2 or later

All specifications are for dual-controller, active-active configurations.
[1] 16TB for ONTAP 8.3 and higher, 4TB for Data ONTAP 8.2. (cluster-mode and 7-mode)
[2] 1GbE optical and copper SFP support starts with the release of Data ONTAP 8.3.1RC. 1GbE is also supported on ONTAP 8.2.4 or later for 7-mode systems.
[3] FAS2552 and FAS2554 onboard UTA2 ports can be configured as either 8Gb/16Gb FC port pair or 10GbE/1GbE port pair and mixed combinations.
[4] FAS2520 onboard ports are 10GBASE-T only that can autorange to 1GbE.

For more information, see the NetApp® FAS2500 Series datasheet PDF.