Upgrade Platform: FAS2520

The IBM N3150 (also known as FAS2220, FAS2220A) is an ideal starting point for organizations seeking a reliable server solution. It provides both iSCSI and NAS connectivity, combined with industry-leading reliability, data transfer speeds and low maintenance requirements.

Equivalent NetApp Platforms

  • FAS2220
  • FAS2220A


  • FAS2520


The N3150 replaces conventional second tier system. It relies on SATA disk technology, and consists of two models. The A15 is a single-node unit, while the A25 is a dual node, active/active base unit with failover protection. Each model provides outstanding performance for discerning businesses in need of reliable data transfer.


  • High data availability and system-level redundancy
  • Support for iSCSI, FTP, HTTP, NFS and CIFS block I/O protocols
  • 2 SAS ports per node
  • Easily upgradable to the A25 model

Features and Benefits

  • Fast data access
  • High data throughput speeds
  • Simultaneous multiprotocol support
  • Low maintenance requirements
  • Expandable


  • 2U standard 19-inch rack mountable
  • 1/2 1.73 GHz Intel dual-core processors
  • Hot swappable power supplies
  • Hot swappable, redundant cooling fans
  • Two series console ports
  • 1/2 integrated remote LAN management ports
  • 2/4 SAS ports
  • 6/12 GB ECC RAM