Data ONTAP Essentials:
Efficiency: FlexVol®, deduplication, compression, and thin provisioning
Availability: Multipath I/O, MultiStore®, MetroCluster (7-mode only)
Data protection: RAID-DP®, Snapshot™ and Open Systems SnapVault®
Performance: FlexShare®, FlexCache, Storage QoS
Management: OnCommand System Manager, OnCommand Unified Manager, Workflow Automation
Storage Protocols: One SAN or NAS protocol of your choice (iSCSI, FC, NFS, CIFS) is included with your system.
SnapRestore: Fast restore of Snapshot copies in seconds
SnapMirror: Simple, efficient, and flexible disaster recovery
SnapVault: Disk-to-disk backup software for complete backups and online archives to primary or secondary storage in minutes instead of hours or days
FlexClone: Instant virtual copies of databases or virtual machines
SnapManager Suite: Application and virtual machine-aware backup, recovery, and cloning
OnCommand® Balance for NetApp: Advanced analytics for physical and virtual environments
Storage Protocols: Native support for all key SAN/NAS protocols (iSCSI, FC, NFS, CIFS). One protocol of your choice is included standard with your system; others can be added as desired.