Upgrade Platform: FAS8060

The IBM N7950T (also known as V6220A, FAS6220A, FAS6280A, V6280A) acts as both a storage controller and gateway depending on the configuration chosen, and provides enterprise-level performance for organizations in a wide range of industries. The N7950T offers high data transfer speeds, and is connectible via NAS, iSCSI and Fibre Channel connections.

Equivalent NetApp Platforms

  • FAS6280A
  • V6280A
  • FAS6220A
  • V6220A


  • FAS8040/60


Featuring system-level redundancy and high data throughput, the IBM N7950T is both a gateway and a storage controller. It also features attachments for SAS, SATA and FC expansion units, providing the means to upgrade and expand the system as an organization’s needs change and evolve.


  • System-level redundancy
  • High data transfer speeds
  • Low maintenance requirements
  • Simultaneous protocol expansion
  • Easily upgradeable

Features and Benefits

  • Designed to work over both Ethernet and FC SAN infrastructures
  • Unified access requirements for NAS via FC or iSCSI
  • Ideal for database, technical and email applications
  • Single integrated architecture


  • 12U rack space required
  • 12 available PCI-E slots per node
  • Redundant power supplies
  • 4 10-GB Ethernet ports per node
  • 4 8-GB Fibre Channel ports per node
  • 2 6-core 2.93 GHz CPUs per node
  • 96 GB RAM per node