NetApp E5600 Technical Specifications

All data in this table applies to dual-controller configurations.

E5660 (DE6600) E5624 (DE5600) E5612 (DE1600)
Form factor 4U/60 drives (both 2.5" and 3.5") 2U/24 drives (2.5") 2U/12 drives (3.5")
Maximum raw capacity

3.8PB with expansion shelves (using 10TB drives)

76.8TB (using 3.2TB SSD drives)
3.7PB with expansion shelves (using 10TB drives)
120TB 3.8PB with expansion shelves (using 10TB drives)
Maximum drives[1] 360 with 60-drive shelves
384 with mixed shelves
120 SSDs (25 SSDs per 60-drive shelf)
120 SSDs
192 with 12-drive shelves
384 with mixed shelves
Drives supported
  • 4/6TB NL-SAS 7.2K FDE/non-FDE
  • 8/10TB NL-SAS 7.2K non-FDE
  • 6/10TB[2] NL-SAS 7.2K FIPS
  • 900GB 1.2/1.8TB SAS 10K FDE/ non-FDE
  • 1.8TB SAS 10K FIPS
  • 800GB, 1.6/3.2TB SSD non-FDE
  • 800GB SSD FDE
  • 1.6TB SSD FIPS
  • 900GB, 1.2/1.8TB SAS 10K FDE/non-FDE
  • 1.8TB SAS 10K FIPS
  • 800GB, 1.6/3.2TB SSD non-FDE
  • 800GB SSD FDE
  • 1.6TB SSD FIPS
  • 4/6TB NL-SAS 7.2K FDE/non-FDE
  • 8/10TB NL-SAS 7.2K non-FDE
  • 6/10TB[2] NL-SAS 7.2K FIPS
DC power Not available Available option Available option
System memory 24GB/96GB[3]
Host I/O ports 8-port 12Gb SAS
Optical 8-port 16Gb FC
8-port 10Gb iSCSI
4-port 56Gb (FDR) InfiniBand[4]
Operating system and system management SANtricity OS 8.30
SANtricity Storage Manager 11.30
High-availability features Dual active controller with automated I/O path failover
Auto load balancing and path connectivity monitoring
Dynamic Disk Pools 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 identifies problems before they create issues Greater than
Host operating systems Microsoft Windows Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Apple Mac OS, Oracle Solaris, HP, HP-UX, CentOS Linux, Oracle Enterprise Linux, IBM AIX, VMware ESX
Included software features SANtricity synchronous and asynchronous mirroring
SANtricity volume copy
SANtricity Snapshot® copies
SANtricity SSD Cache
SANtricity Thin Provisioning
Dynamic Disk Pools
Optional software feature SANtricity Drive Encryption
System capabilities Data Assurance (T10-PI)
Dynamic volume expansion
Dynamic capacity expansion and contraction
Dynamic RAID-level migration
Dynamic segment size migration
System event monitor
NetApp AutoSupport automatic support system
Online SANtricity OS upgrades and drive firmware upgrades
VMware vSphere Storage APIs—Array Integration
Microsoft Windows Offloaded Data Transfer
Application plug-ins [5] NetApp SANtricity Management Pack for Microsoft System Center
Operations Manager
NetApp SANtricity Plug-In for VMware vCenter
NetApp SANtricity VASA Provider
NetApp SANtricity Storage Replication Adapter for VMware vCenter Site
Recovery Manager
NetApp SANtricity Performance App for Splunk Enterprise
NetApp SANtricity Plug-In for Nagios
Open management NetApp SANtricity OpenStack Cinder
NetApp SANtricity Web Services Proxy (REST and SYMbol Web)
NetApp SANtricity PowerShell Toolkit
System maximums Hosts/partitions: 512
Volumes: 2,048
Snapshot copies: 2,048
Mirrors: 128

[1] All models can reach 384 disk drives when configured with intermixed drive shelves.
[2] 10TB NL-SAS FIPS drive expected to be available in Nov 2016.
[3] Availability with storage arrays that have FC or iSCSI host I/O ports only.
[4] SRP or iSER protocol is supported.

Height 7.0" (17.78cm) 3.47" (8.81cm) 3.4" (8.64cm)
Width 19" (48.26cm) 19" (48.26cm) 19" (48.26cm)
Depth 32.5" (82.55cm) 19.6" (49.78cm) 21.75" (55.25cm)
Weight[6] E5660 System Shelf E5624 System Shelf E5612 System Shelf
240.7 lb. (109.2kg) 63.2 lb. (28.7kg) 65.3 lb. (29.6kg)
Weight[6] DE6600 Disk Shelf DE5600 Disk Shelf DE1600 Disk Shelf
235.6 lb. (106.6kg) 57.5 lb. (26.8kg) 59.6 lb. (27.4kg)

POWER[6] E5660 System Shelf[7] E5624 System Shelf[8] E5612 System Shelf[8]
Typical Maximum Typical Maximum Typical Maximum
kVA 1.115 1.325 0.550 0.700 0.475 0.625
Watts 1,104 1,312 544 693 470 619
BTU 3,767 4,475 1,857 2,364 1,605 2,111

DE6600 Disk Shelf[7] DE5600 Disk Shelf[8] DE1600 Disk Shelf[8]
Typical Maximum Typical Maximum Typical Maximum
kVA 0.801 1.011 0.250 0.400 0.175 0.325
Watts 793 1001 248 396 174 322
BTU 2,707 3,415 845 1,352 593 1,099

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[6] E5660, DE6600, E5612, and DE1600 weight and power numbers are based on 6TB/8TB NL-SAS drives.
[7] E5660 and D6600 nominal voltage range is between 200 and 240 VAC.
[8] E5612, E5624, DE1600, and DE5600 nominal voltage range is between 100 and 240 VAC.

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  • All ENERGY STAR certified systems are dual power/cooling/controllers, FDE or non-FDE drives of any capacity, with any host interface option
  • NetApp E-Series E5612 up to 24 HDD drives w/DE1600 shelf
  • NetApp E-Series E5624 up to 48 HDD drives w/DE5600 shelf
  • NetApp E-Series E5660 up to 120 HDD drives w/DE6600 shelf

ASHRAE Compliant
All E-Series systems meet the certification requirements of ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers), a global society that advances human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment.

  • The E5612 and E5624 are ASHRAE A3 compliant.
  • The E5660 is ASHRAE A2 compliant.