NetApp E2700 Technical Specifications

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

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 factor4U/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 Memory8 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 MaximumsHosts: 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
Height7.0" (17.78 cm)3.47" (8.81 cm)3.4" (8.64 cm)
Width19" (48.26 cm)19" (48.26 cm)19" (48.26 cm)
Depth32.5" (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 shelfE2724 system shelfE2712 system shelf

DE6600 disk shelfDE5600 disk shelfDE1600 disk shelf