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E5700 hybrid-flash arrays: Balanced performance for all

Performance. Value. Simplicity. Your three wishes have been granted. Our NetApp® E5700 cost-effectively addresses the storage requirements of a broad range of workloads, including high-bandwidth and mixed.

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Why NetApp E5700 hybrid-flash arrays?

Maximum performance for the most workloads

From the world's largest data warehouse to the world's biggest online store, over one million (and counting) enterprises depend on NetApp E5700 arrays to help drive business forward.

We built the E5700 storage system to drive your high-performance and data-intensive bandwidth applications without sacrificing simplicity and efficiency. Okay, let’s talk numbers. The E5700 delivers up to 1M IOPS, 21GB/s throughput, scalability to 6PB raw capacity with disk shelves, and 99.9999% availability. That should do the trick, right?

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Hyperdrive your enterprise apps

Run your high-performance and data-intensive bandwidth applications with enterprise-grade reliability. E5700 hybrid-flash storage systems deliver high IOPS with low latency and high bandwidth for your mixed workload apps.

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Get more bang for your buck

Customize configurations to optimize your performance and capacity requirements with three distinct disk system shelves, multiple drive types, and a complete selection of SAN interfaces. Address your ever-changing business requirements with the industry’s most flexible, enterprise-grade storage system.

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Primary use cases

Start your transformation with data, connected to your cloud, then accelerated for your business

Big data analytics

Achieve consistent high performance, access your data more frequently and scale with compute and storage decoupled.

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Video surveillance

Meet the challenges of increased surveillance-data throughput, retention, and retrieval.

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High Performance Computing (HPC)

Optimize performance for petabyte-scale, data-intensive applications.

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Backup and recovery

Get cost-effective, reliable, fast storage for backing up heterogeneous environments.

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E5760 (DE460C) E5724 (DE224C)
Form factor 4U/60 drives (both 2.5" and 3.5") 2U/24 drives (2.5")
Maximum raw capacity 600TB (using 60 x 10TB NL-SAS HDDs)
4.8PB with expansion shelves (total of 480 x 10TB NL-SAS drives)
286.2TB (6 x 1.8 TB + 18 x 15.3TB SSDs)
345.6TB (total of 19 2x 1.8TB SAS HDDs)
Maximum drives 480 HDDs total
120 SSDs total
192 HDDs (limit of 8 shelves total)
120 SSDs total
Drives supported NL-SAS
• 4TB, 8TB, 12TB
• 10TB FIPS

SAS
• 1.2TB, 1.8TB
• 1.8TB FIPS

SSD
• 800GB, 1.6TB
• 1.6TB FIPS
SAS
• 1.2TB, 1.8TB
• 1.8TB FIPS

SSD
• 800GB, 1.6TB, 3.8TB, 7.6TB, 15.3TB
• 1.6TB FIPS, 3.8TB FDE
System memory 32GB/128GB 32GB/128GB
Host I/O ports

Base I/O Ports
4 ports 16Gb FC or
4 ports 10Gb iSCSI (optical)

Optional Add-On I/O Ports
8 ports 32Gb FC
8 ports 10Gb iSCSI (copper)
8 ports 25Gb iSCSI (optical)
8 ports 12Gb SAS
4 ports 100Gb InfiniBand (iSER or SRP)
4 ports 100Gb NVMe over InfiniBand
4 ports 100Gb NVMe over RoCE (Ethernet)

System management SANtricity System Manager 11.50 (web-based, on-box)
High-availability features Dual active controller with automated I/O path failover
Automatic load balancing and path connectivity monitoring
Dynamic Disk Pools technology 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
Data Assurance (T10 PI ANSI standard to ensure data integrity)
Proactive drive health monitoring that identifies problems before they create issues
NetApp Active IQ
Online SANtricity OS upgrades and drive firmware upgrades
Online configuration changes
Up to six-nines availability (with appropriate configuration and service plans)
Host operating systems Apple macOS
CentOS Linux
IBM AIX
Microsoft Windows Server
Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Oracle Enterprise Linux
Oracle Solaris
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Ubuntu Linux
VMware ESX
Included software features SANtricity synchronous and asynchronous mirroring
SANtricity volume copy
SANtricity thin provisioning
SANtricity Snapshot
SANtricity SSD cache
SANtricity Cloud Connector
Security features Drive encryption (FDE/FIPS) supportHardware and software for at-rest data encryption are not available in certain countries, including Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, and other Eurasian Customs Union countries.
Native encryption key management
External encryption key management (KMIP-compliant)
Role-based access control and audit log
LDAP support
SAML support to enable Multi-Factor Authentication
Common Criteria certification in progress
System capabilities Dynamic Disk Pools and Traditional RAID coexistence
Dynamic volume expansion
Dynamic capacity expansion for DDP or RAID volume group
Dynamic capacity contraction (DDP only)
Dynamic RAID-level or segment size migration (traditional RAID only)
Embedded system event monitoring
Full Stripe Write Acceleration (FSWA) to accelerate system write performance (for qualifying workloads)
Open management NetApp SANtricity Web Services embedded REST APIs
NetApp PowerShell Toolkit APIs
NetApp SANtricity Secure CLI
Management enablers NetApp SANtricity Performance App for Splunk EnterpriseAvailable from Splunk’s website.
VMware vSphere Storage APIs—Array Integration (VAAI)
Microsoft Windows Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX)
System maximums Hosts/partitions: 512
Volumes: 2,048
Maximum DDP capacity per system: 6PB
Maximum DDP volume size: 2PB
Maximum RAID volume size: 30 drives
Snapshot copies: 2,048
Mirrors: 128
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT E5760 SYSTEM SHELF
DE460C DISK SHELF
E5724 SYSTEM SHELF
DE224C DISK SHELF
Height 6.97" (17.70cm) 3.47" (8.81cm)
Width 19" (48.26cm) 19" (48.26cm)
Depth 38.25" (97.16cm) 19.27" (48.95cm)
WeightSystem weights will vary depending on drive count and type. E5760: 226lb (102kg)
DE460C: 221.014lb (99.46kg)
E5724: 55.16lb (25kg)
DE224C: 50.064lb (22.53kg)
POWER E5760 System Shelf E5724 System Shelf
Typical Maximum Typical Maximum
kVA 0.587 0.701 0.587 0.701
Watts 581.79 694.15 581.79 694.15
BTU 1985.15 2368.54 1985.15 2368.54
POWER DE460C Disk Shelf DE224C Disk Shelf
Typical Maximum Typical Maximum
kVA 1.102 1.501 0.313 0.426
Watts 1090.84 1485.62 309.7 422.06
BTU 3722.1 5069.15 1056.74 1440.13

Multiple Business Advantages

Take a look at the multiple examples of how E5700 gives a business advantage.
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Optimized for performance

The E5700 hybrid-flash arrays provide 2 to 3 times improvements in IOPS for read-intensive applications.

Enterprise-proven platform

Benefit from nearly 1 million systems. Hybrid-flash–optimized E-Series arrays are built to work in the most demanding environments.

Advanced data protection

Guard against data loss and downtime events—locally and long distance—with advanced data protection.

Ease of use and configuration

Easily install and administer E5700 storage systems using powerful on-box, web-based NetApp® SANtricity® software.

Software

Standard SANtricity software features are available with every E-Series storage system.
Software Features
System management SANtricity System Manager 11.50
High-availability features Dual active controller with automated I/O path failover
Automatic load balancing and path connectivity monitoring
Dynamic Disk Pools technology 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 that identifies problems before they create issues
Data Assurance (T10 PI ANSI standard to ensure data integrity)
Proactive drive health monitoring that identifies problems before they create issues
Online SANtricity OS upgrades and drive firmware upgrades
Online configuration changes
Host operating systems Apple macOS
CentOS Linux
IBM AIX
Microsoft Windows Server
Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Oracle Enterprise Linux
Oracle Solaris
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Ubuntu Linux
VMware ESX
Included software features SANtricity synchronous and asynchronous mirroring
SANtricity volume copy
SANtricity thin provisioning
SANtricity Cloud Connector
SANtricity Snapshot
SANtricity SSD cache
Security features Drive encryption (FDE/FIPS) support[1]
Native encryption key management
External encryption key management (KMIP-compliant)
Role-based access control and audit log
LDAP support
SAML support to enable Multi-Factor Authentication
Common Criteria certification in progress
System capabilities Dynamic Disk Pools and Traditional RAID coexistence
Dynamic volume expansion
Dynamic capacity expansion for DDP or RAID volume group
Dynamic capacity contraction (DDP only)
Dynamic RAID-level or segment size migration (traditional RAID only)
Embedded system event monitoring
Full Stripe Write Acceleration (FSWA) to accelerate system write performance (for qualifying workloads)
Open management NetApp SANtricity Web Services embedded REST APIs
NetApp PowerShell Toolkit APIs
NetApp SANtricity Secure CLI
Management enablers NetApp SANtricity Performance App for Splunk Enterprise[2]
VMware vSphere Storage APIs—Array Integration (VAAI)
Microsoft Windows Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX)
  • [1] Hardware and software for at-rest data encryption are not available in certain countries, including Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, and other Eurasian Customs Union countries.
  • [2] Available from Splunk’s website.
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