FAS8000 systems feature the NetApp Data ONTAP operating system and advanced data management and data protection tools.

NetApp® FAS8000 software products deliver storage efficiency, superior data management, and high performance. Optional extended-value software products provide advanced capabilities including instant data recovery, instant cloning, data replication, disk-to-disk backup, and application-aware backup and recovery.


NetApp FAS8000 Series
Features/Software Included with Data ONTAP

Efficiency: FlexVol®, deduplication, compression, and thin provisioning

Availability: Multipath I/O, MultiStore®, MetroCluster (7-mode only)

Data protection: RAID-DP®, Snapshot™, and Open Systems SnapVault®

Performance: FlexShare®, FlexCache, Storage QoS

Management: OnCommand System Manager, OnCommand Unified Manager, Workflow Automation

Extended Value Software (optional)
  • FlexArray storage virtualization software
  • OnCommand® Balance for NetApp
  • Storage Protocols
Premium Bundle includes:
  • SnapRestore®
  • SnapMirror®
  • FlexClone®
  • SnapManager® Suite
  • SnapVault®
Software Description

FlexArray: Full storage virtualization for EMC, HDS, and NetApp E-Series arrays connected to FAS8000 systems

OnCommand® Balance for NetApp: Advanced analytics for physical and virtual environments

Storage Protocols: Native support for all key SAN/NAS protocols (iSCSI, FC, NFS, CIFS/SMB). Add protocols as needed.

SnapRestore: Fast restore of Snapshot copies in seconds

SnapMirror: Simple, efficient, and flexible disaster recovery

FlexClone: Instant virtual copies of databases or virtual machines

SnapManager Suite: Application and virtual machine-aware backup, recovery, and cloning

SnapVault: Disk-to-disk backup software for complete backups and online archives to primary or secondary storage in minutes instead of hours or days