Upgrade Platform: FAS2552

Designed to fit the needs of entry-level and mid-range environments, the IBM N3700 (also known as FAS2050A, FAS270, FAS270C) is a storage solution that offers scalability, affordability and reliability. It incorporates best of breed technology, as well as robust operability and stability, providing organizations with a range of benefits and features.

Equivalent NetApp Platforms

  • FAS2050A
  • FAS270
  • FAS270C


  • FAS2552


The IBM N3700 is available in two models. The A10 is a single-node model, while the A20 is a dual-node solution that offers clustered failover protection, as well as additional benefits. The A10 can easily be upgraded to the A20 model at a later date for businesses and organizations unsure of their actual needs, or seeking a scalable solution to grow with them.


  • Highly scalable
  • Easily upgradable
  • Stable and offering superior data access and throughput speeds
  • Physical storage capacity up to 16.8 TB

Features and Benefits

  • Supports iSCSI, CIFS and FNS protocols
  • Provides high-availability options
  • NAS and iSCSI compatible


  • Up to 14 disk drives (72, 144 or 300 GB capacities)
  • FlexCache
  • FlexVol for storage
  • SnapMover for data migration
  • SnapShot capability
  • 3U standard 19-inch rack mountable