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EF-Series Flash Storage Arrays

Microsecond Response to Your Most Demanding Apps

Back up and restore to your premises or the cloud

Primary Use Cases

Big Data Analytics

Achieve consistent high performance. Access your data more frequently. Scale with compute and storage decoupled.

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Video Surveillance

Meet the challenges of increased surveillance-data throughput, retention, and retrieval.

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Technical Computing

Optimize performance for petabyte-scale, data-intensive applications.

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Backup and Recovery

Get cost-effective, reliable, fast storage for backing up heterogeneous environments.

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Models & Specifications

  EF570 All-Flash Array Product Demo EF560 All-Flash Array Product Demo
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IOPS 1,000,000 IOPS 825,000 IOPS
Average Latency

<100µs up to 185,000 4K random write IOPS

<140µs up to 100,000 4K random read IOPS

<200μs up to 800,000 4K random read IOPS

<300μs up to 1,000,000 4K random read IOPS

<300µs up to 500,000 IOPS

<800μs up to 825,000 IOPS

Sustained throughput Up to 21GBps Up to 12GBps
Maximum drives 120 (EF570 with 4 expansion shelves) 120 (EF560 with 4 expansion shelves)
Maximum raw capacity 1.8PB 384TB
Drive types supported 2.5" SSD: 800GB, 1.6TB, 3.2TB, 15.3TB
2.5" SSD: 1.6TB FIPS encryption
2.5" SSD: 800GB, 1.6TB, 3.2TB non-FDE
2.5" SSD: 800GB FDE, 2.5" SSD: 1.6TB FIPS
Form factor [1] Base system: 2U/24
Expansion shelf: 2U/24
Base system: 2U/24
Expansion shelf: 2U/24
System memory 32GB, 128GB 24GB, 96GB
Host I/O ports Base I/O Ports
4 ports 16Gb FC or
4 ports 10Gb iSCSI (optical)

Optional Add-On I/O Ports
8 ports 32Gb FC
8 ports 10Gb iSCSI (copper)
8 ports 25Gb iSCSI (optical)
8 ports 12Gb SAS
4 ports 100Gb InfiniBand (iSER or SRP)
4 ports 100Gb NVMe over InfiniBand
8 x 16Gb FC, 8 x 12Gb SAS, 8 x 10Gb iSCSI, or 4 x 56Gb InfiniBand
Operating system and system management SANtricity System Manager 11.40
High-availability features

Dual active controller with automated I/O path failover

Automatic load balancing and path connectivity monitoring

Dynamic Disk Pools technology and traditional RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 6, and 10

Redundant, hot-swappable storage controllers, disk drives, power supplies, and fans

Automatic rebuild after a drive failure

Mirrored data cache with battery-backed destage to flash

Proactive drive health monitoring that identifies problems before they create issues

Up to six-nines availability (with appropriate configuration and service plans)

Dual active controller with automated I/O path failover

Automatic load balancing and path connectivity monitoring

Dynamic Disk Pools technology and traditional RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 6, and 10

Redundant, hot-swappable storage controllers, disk drives, power supplies, and fans

Automatic rebuild after a drive failure

Mirrored data cache with battery-backed destage to flash

Proactive drive health monitoring that identifies problems before they create issues

Up to six-nines availability (with appropriate configuration and service plans)

Host operating systems Apple Mac OS
CentOS Linux
IBM AIX
Microsoft Windows Server
Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Oracle Enterprise Linux
Oracle Solaris
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Ubuntu Linux
VMware ESX
Apple Mac OS
CentOS Linux
IBM AIX
Microsoft Windows Server
Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Oracle Enterprise Linux
Oracle Solaris
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Ubuntu Linux
VMware ESX
Included software features

SANtricity synchronous and asynchronous mirroring

SANtricity volume copy

SANtricity Cloud Connector

SANtricity Snapshot

SANtricity thin provisioning

Dynamic Disk Pools technology

Data assurance (T10 PI ANSI standard)

Role-based access control and audit log

LDAP support

Native drive encryption key management

External (KMIP-compliant) key management

SANtricity synchronous and asynchronous mirroring

SANtricity volume copy

SANtricity Cloud Connector

SANtricity Snapshot

SANtricity thin provisioning

Dynamic Disk Pools technology

Data assurance (T10 PI ANSI standard)

Optional software features SANtricity Drive Encryption [2] SANtricity Drive Encryption [2]
System capabilities

Full Stripe Write Acceleration (FSWA) to accelerate system write performance

Dynamic volume expansion

Dynamic capacity expansion and contraction

Dynamic RAID-level migration

Dynamic segment-size migration

Embedded system event monitoring

NetApp AutoSupport® for proactive maintenance

Online SANtricity OS upgrades and drive firmware upgrades

VMware vSphere Storage APIs—Array Integration (VAAI)

Microsoft Windows Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX)

Full Stripe Write Acceleration (FSWA) to accelerate system write performance

Dynamic volume expansion

Dynamic capacity expansion and contraction

Dynamic RAID-level migration

Dynamic segment-size migration

Embedded system event monitoring

NetApp AutoSupport for proactive maintenance

Online SANtricity OS upgrades and drive firmware upgrades

VMware vSphere Storage APIs—Array Integration (VAAI)

Microsoft Windows Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX)

Application plug-ins [3]

NetApp SANtricity Plug-In for VMware vCenter

NetApp SANtricity Performance App for Splunk Enterprise

NetApp SANtricity Plug-In for Nagios

NetApp SANtricity Plug-In for VMware vCenter

NetApp SANtricity Performance App for Splunk Enterprise

NetApp SANtricity Plug-In for Nagios

Open management

NetApp SANtricity Web Services embedded REST API

NetApp PowerShell Toolkit

NetApp SANtricity Secure CLI

NetApp SANtricity Web Services REST API proxy

NetApp PowerShell Toolkit

NetApp SANtricity Secure CLI

System maximums

Hosts/partitions: 512

Volumes: 2,048

Snapshot copies: 2,048

Mirrors: 128

Hosts/partitions: 512

Volumes: 2,048

Snapshot copies: 2,048

Mirrors: 128

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Dimension and Weights EF570 Base System EF570 Expansion Shelf EF560 Base System EF560 Expansion Shelf
Height 3.47" (8.81cm) 3.47" (8.81cm) 3.47" (8.81cm) 3.47" (8.81cm)
Width 19" (48.26cm) 19" (48.26cm) 19" (48.26cm) 19" (48.26cm)
Depth 19.27" (48.95cm) 19.27" (48.95cm) 19.6" (49.78cm) 19.6" (49.78cm)
Weight [4] 51.63lb (23.42kg) 46.896lb (21.27kg) 58.59lb (26.58kg) 52.91lb (24.00kg)
Power and Cooling EF570 Base System EF570 Expansion Shelf EF560 Base System EF560 Expansion Shelf
kVA

Typical: 0.522

Maximum: 0.665

Typical: 0.265

Maximum: 0.379

Typical: 0.457

Maximum: 0.627

Typical: 0.158

Maximum: 0.327

Watts

Typical: 546.18

Maximum: 658.53

Typical: 262.76

Maximum: 375.12

Typical: 452.9

Maximum: 620.67

Typical: 156.27

Maximum: 324.04

BTU

Typical: 1863.64

Maximum: 2247

Typical: 896.57

Maximum: 1279.96

Typical: 1545.3

Maximum: 2117.81

Typical: 533.22

Maximum: 1105.67

  1. The base system and expansion shelves can be configured with a minimum of six SSDs.
  2. Hardware and software for at-rest data encryption are not available in certain countries, including Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, and other Eurasian Customs Union countries.
  3. Plug-ins are available for download at no charge from mysupport.netapp.com.
  4. System weights will vary depending on drive count and type.
  5. *NetApp EF570 all-flash system is the storage industry’s price/performance leader as demonstrated by SPC-1 and SPC-2 benchmark tests as of September 19, 2017.

Multiple Business Advantages

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Maximum Efficiency

Eliminate overprovisioning. Reduce costs dramatically by cutting space, power, and cooling—up to 95%.

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Modular Scalability

Support for up to 1.8PB of raw capacity in modular 2U building blocks delivers superior data access with low-latency performance.

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Enterprise-Proven Platform

Benefit from 1 million systems—flash-optimized fourth-generation EF-Series arrays are designed to work in the most demanding environments.

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Advanced Data Protection

Guard against data loss and downtime events—locally and long distance—with advanced data protection.

Software

NetApp SANtricity software lets you achieve maximum performance and utilization of your EF-Series all-flash arrays.

Need a software update? Find downloads on Support.

Software Features
Operating system and system management SANtricity System Manager 11.40
High-availability features [1] Dual active controller with automated I/O path failover
Automatic load balancing and path connectivity monitoring
Dynamic Disk Pools technology and traditional RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 6, and 10
Redundant, hot-swappable storage controllers, disk drives, power supplies, and fans
Automatic rebuild after a drive failure
Mirrored data cache with battery-backed destage to flash
Proactive drive health monitoring that identifies problems before they create issues
Up to six-nines availability (with appropriate configuration and service plans)
Host operating systems Apple Mac OS
CentOS Linux
IBM AIX
Microsoft Windows Server
Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Oracle Enterprise Linux
Oracle Solaris
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Ubuntu Linux
VMware ESX
Included software features SANtricity synchronous and asynchronous mirroring
SANtricity volume copy
SANtricity Cloud Connector
SANtricity Snapshot
SANtricity SSD cache
SANtricity thin provisioning
Dynamic Disk Pools technology
Data assurance (T10 PI ANSI standard)
Role-based access control and audit log
LDAP support
Native drive encryption key management
External (KMIP-compliant) key management
Optional software feature SANtricity Drive Encryption [1]
System capabilities Full Stripe Write Acceleration (FSWA) to accelerate system write performance
Dynamic volume expansion
Dynamic capacity expansion and contraction
Dynamic RAID-level migration
Dynamic segment-size migration
Embedded system event monitoring
NetApp AutoSupport for proactive maintenance
Online SANtricity OS upgrades and drive firmware upgrades
VMware vSphere Storage APIs—Array Integration (VAAI)
Microsoft Windows Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX)
Application plug-ins [2] NetApp SANtricity Plug-In for VMware vCenter
NetApp SANtricity Performance App for Splunk Enterprise
NetApp SANtricity Plug-In for Nagios
Open management NetApp SANtricity Web Services embedded REST API
NetApp PowerShell Toolkit
NetApp SANtricity Secure CLI
  • [1] Hardware and software for at-rest data encryption are not available in certain countries, including Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, and other Eurasian Customs Union countries.
  • [2] Plug-ins can be downloaded at no charge from mysupport.netapp.com or the application partner website.

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