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NetApp AFF C-Series is capacity flash storage

NetApp® AFF C-Series systems make all-flash more accessible with the lowest entry capacity for unified storage, meaning less money out of your pocket. Modernize your data center with these capacity-optimized, all-flash systems with native cloud integration.

Sustainable

Reduce energy consumption and achieve your carbon footprint reduction goals.

Scalable

Expand capacity and​ eliminate storage silos with non-disruptive scale-out in a cluster. Deploy and move workloads with the ultimate flexibility.

Secure

Safeguard against threats like ransomware and get built-in, application-consistent data protection.

Sustainable flash technology

Save the planet

Save the planet

Reduce rack space by up to 95% and power and cooling costs by up to 85%.

Simplify scaling

Simplify scaling

Remove silos by scaling out in a cluster nondisruptively with just the right mix of performance flash, capacity flash, and hybrid flash.

Trust your security

Trust your security

The only enterprise storage vendor validated to store top-secret data.

AFF C-Series Technical Specifications

The AFF C-Series all-flash systems are ideal for tier 1 and tier 2 workloads while also delivering better performance than disks. Find out which model is the best fit for your requirements.

  NetApp AFF C800 System NetApp AFF C400 System NetApp AFF C250 System
AFF C800The product images shown may represent the range of products or be for illustration purposes only. They may not be an exact representation of the product. AFF C400The product images shown may represent the range of products or be for illustration purposes only. They may not be an exact representation of the product. AFF C250The product images shown may represent the range of products or be for illustration purposes only. They may not be an exact representation of the product.
Best for More demanding workloads requiring moderately high performance and high capacity Most enterprise applications that require best balance of performance and capacity Mid-size business and enterprises that require simplicity and best value
Maximum scale-out 24 nodes 24 nodes 24 nodes
Raw capacity 182TB-7.4PB raw 122TB-2.9PB raw 122TB-1.5PB raw
Max Effective CapacityEffective capacity based on 5:1 storage efficiency ratios with the maximum number of SSDs installed; space savings will vary dependent on workload and use cases. 354PB 141PB 71PB
Controller Chassis Form Factor 4U; 48 internal SSD slots 4U 2U; 24 internal SSD slots
Power Consumption (Median) 1463W 1240W (with NS224) 491W

Our guarantees

Software features

CategoryFeatures
Data Access Protocols
  • FC, iSCSI, NVMe/FC, NVMe/TCP, FCoE, NFS, SMB, S3
High Availability
  • Active-active controller architecture
  • Nondisruptive maintenance, upgrade and scale-out clustering
  • Multi-site resiliency for continuous data access
Storage Efficiency
  • Online data compression, deduplication and compaction
  • Space-efficient LUN, file and volume cloning
  • Automatic data tiering
Data Management
  • Intuitive onboard GUI, REST APIs and automation integration
  • AI-informed predictive analytics and corrective action
  • Quality of Service (QoS) workload control
  • Easily provision and manage data from market-leading host operating systems, hypervisors and application software
Scalable NAS
  • Large-scale single namespace management with local and remote caching
Data Protection
  • Application-consistent Snapshot® copies and restore
  • Integrated remote backup/disaster recovery
  • Synchronous zero data loss replication
  • Tamper-proof Snapshots
  • Business continuity across sites
Security and Compliance
  • Autonomous ransomware protection
  • Multifactor admin access
  • Secure multitenant shared storage
  • In-flight and data at-rest encryption
  • Regulatory compliant data retention
  • Multi-admin verification before executing sensitive commands
Cloud Integration
  • Seamlessly tier, backup, replicate, cache data to private and public clouds
  • Move data between major public cloud services

Simplify your storage journey

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NetApp once again named a Leader in Gartner® Magic Quadrant™

We're honored NetApp has been named a Leader in the 2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant for Primary Storage. NetApp also ranked highest in two Use Cases in the 2023 Gartner Critical Capabilities for Primary Storage report: Cloud IT Operations and Containers.Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Primary Storage, Jeff Vogel | Joseph Unsworth | Chandra Mukhyala, 18 September 2023
Gartner, Critical Capabilities for Primary Storage, Jeff Vogel | Joseph Unsworth | Chandra Mukhyala, 18 September 2023

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