Upgrade Platform: FAS8060

N6270 Enterprise Class Storage


The N6270 (also known as FAS3270A, V3270A, FAS3270, V3270, FAS3270A, V3270A) is part of IBM’s N-series of enterprise-class storage solutions for IBM servers. It features a host of high-end features and capabilities designed to provide outstanding performance and reliability, including fast access to data with simultaneous multiprotocol support and the ability to expand the system as your needs grow.

Equivalent NetApp Platforms

  • FAS3270A
  • V3270A
  • FAS3270
  • V3270
  • FAS3270A
  • V3270A


  • FAS8060


  • System-level redundancy
  • High data availability
  • High throughput and fast response times
  • iSCSI connectivity
  • CF, SAS and SATA expansion units

Features and Benefits

  • Fiber Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), FCP, iSCSI, CIFS, FTP, HTTP, NFS simultaneous multiprotocol support
  • Data ONTAP software
  • Wide range of features built in
  • 70 terabytes maximum volume size
  • Fiber Channel, SATA and SAS disk drive support
  • Block-level and file-level service within a single system
  • Wide range of backup methods supported, including tape backup, SAN, GbE attached tape devices and disk and host-based backup


  • E16 and E26 models available
  • Single + IO Exp (CI) Dual (active/active) (CI-HA)
  • 2/4 cores per node
  • 20 GB/40 GB RAM
  • 2 GB/4 GB nonvolatile memory per node
  • 2.3 GHz Intel (Quad Core)