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NetApp ASA: all-flash SAN array

Modern block storage with the best-in-class speed, efficiency, security, sustainability, and cloud integration to accelerate your virtual machines and databases.

ASA C-Series: Get a lot more for less

Still on disk or hybrid flash? Modernize with all-flash at the price of hybrid flash with the new ASA C-Series. Unmatched value and ROI. More efficient, sustainable, and secure.

NetApp storage system

Modern block storage that delivers exceptional outcomes

Supercharge your database applications

Supercharge your database applications

Achieve latency as low as 100 microseconds with NetApp's innovative SAN technologies, NVMe/FC and NVMe/TCP.

Architect for the future

Architect for the future

Optimize VMware environment today and future-proof for hybrid multicloud with NetApp's unparalleled cloud integration in all major clouds.

Safeguard all your data

Safeguard all your data

NetApp ASA is quite simply the most secure block storage. With our Ransomware Recovery GuaranteeTerms and conditions will apply., industry-leading security certifications, and built-in data protection, your data is in good hands.

ASA tech specs

ASA A-Series and C-Series models provide a full range of performance and capacity to meet your needs. Find out which model is the best fit for your SAN.

ASA C-Series: optimized for capacity-intense workloads

  All Flash SAN Storage Array NetApp AFF C400 System NetApp AFF C250 System
ASA 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. ASA 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. ASA 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 12 nodes 12 nodes 12 nodes
Raw capacity 182TB-7.4PB raw 122TB-2.9PB raw 122PB-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. 176.8PB 70.7PB 35.4PB
Controller Chassis Form Factor 4U; 48 internal SSD slots 4U 2U; 24 internal SSD slots
Power Consumption (Median) 1463W 1240W (with NS224) 491W

ASA A-Series: optimized for performance-demanding workloads

  ASA A900 product ASA A800 product ASA A800 product ASA A250 product ASA A150 product
  ASA A900 ASA A800 ASA A400 ASA A250 ASA A150
Best for Performance-driven block workloads and mission-critical applications that require high resilience Most demanding block workloads that require ultra-low latency Most enterprise applications running on SAN that require best balance of performance and cost Mid-size businesses and small enterprises that require simplicity and best value for SAN Small and mid-size businesses that require simplicity and best value for SAN
Maximum scale-out 12 nodes 12 nodes 12 nodes 12 nodes 12 nodes
Maximum SSD 2880 1440 2880 288 432
Maximum effective capacityEffective capacity based on 5:1 storage efficiency ratios with the maximum number of SSDs installed; space savings vary dependent on workload and use cases. 351PB 158PB 351PB 26PB 13PB
Controller chassis form factor 8U 4U; 48 internal SSD slots 4U 2U; 24 internal SSD slots 2U; 24 internal SSD slots
Power consumption (median) 2450W (with NS224) 1463W 890W (with DS224C)
1240W (with NS224)
491W 300WEstimate under typical conditions.

Comprehensive data services included in ONTAP One for SAN

Category Features
Data Access Protocols
  • FC, iSCSI, NVMe/FC, NVMe/TCP
High Availability
  • Active-active controller architecture
  • Symmetric active-active FCP and iSCSI multipathing
  • Nondisruptive maintenance, upgrade and scale-out clustering
  • Multi-site resiliency for continuous data access
Storage Efficiency
  • Inline 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
Data Protection
  • Application-consistent NetApp Snapshot™ copies and restore
  • Integrated remote backup/disaster recovery
  • Synchronous zero-data-loss replication
  • Tamper-proof Snapshot
  • Business continuity across sites
Security and Compliance
  • 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 and replicate data to private and public clouds

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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