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NetApp AFF A800: powering the best of hybrid cloud

Your ability to master data will determine your success in the digital age. With the NetApp AFF A800, one of the world’s fastest enterprise NVMe flash array, you can push the limits of performance. And with industry’s best cloud integration, you can manage your data from edge devices, to your core data center, and across multiple clouds.

AFF A800: Blazing speed, any data, anywhere.

Looking to power your data-hungry applications such as artificial intelligence, deep learning, and big data analytics? Or to scale your massive file workloads used in the Media and Entertainment, and EDA industries? The AFF A800 answers your call. With its ultra low latency of 100us and up to 300 GB/s throughput, you can unleash the power of your data with lighting speed, no matter where your data lives, on-prem, in any clouds, or anywhere in between.

Incredibly fast, surprisingly sleek

With everything powered by the industry’s leading data management software—ONTAP, discover how to enable new data-driven applications and create innovation opportunities across your organization. With a sleek form factor, the AFF A800 also saves you tons of data center space and carbon footprint. Now that's a win-win-win!

NetApp AFF A800 product

AFF A800 hardware technical specifications

Per-cluster specifications
Maximum scale-out 2–24 nodes (12 HA pairs)
Maximum SSDs 2,880
Maximum effective capacity 316.3PB




Per-system specifications (active-active dual controller)
Controller form factor 4U with 48 SSD slots
PCIe expansion slots 8
FC target ports (32Gb autoranging) 32
FC target ports (16Gb autoranging) 32
FCoE target ports, UTA2 n/a
100GbE ports (40GbE autoranging) 20
25GbE ports (10GbE autoranging) 16
10GbE ports 32
10Gbase-T (1GbE autoranging) n/a
12Gb/6Gb SAS ports n/a
Storage networking supported NFSv4/RDMA, NVMe/TCP, NVMe/FC, FC, iSCSI, NFS, pNFS, CIFS/SMB, Amazon S3
OS version ONTAP 9.7 RC1 or later
Shelves and media NS224 (2U, 24 drives, SFF NVMe); DS224C (2U, 24 drives, 2.5" SFF); DS2246 (2U, 24 drives, 2.5", SFF)
Host/client OS supported Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2016, Linux, Oracle Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, macOS, VMware, ESX
power consumption (Median) 1463W

AFF A800 benefits

Accelerate—drive business forward with lightning speed

  • Maximize the value of your data by powering the most demanding AI and analytics workloads
  • Improve productivity and meet peak performance demands with ease
  • Simplify support by eliminating performance tuning
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Future-proof—enable cloud with ease

  • Simplify your cloud strategy by connecting to any public cloud any time with the same ONTAP software
  • Reduce storage cost by automatically tiering cold data to the cloud
  • Fuel innovation with enhanced collaboration across the globe with cloud caching
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Transform—dramatically improve data center economics

  • Serve over 2.5PB of data and millions of IOPS in as little as 4 RUs
  • Reduce your data footprint with leading storage efficiency features
  • Lower power/cooling and support cost by consolidating data on fewer systems
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