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SANtricity Hero

SANtricity Software

Your dedicated, application-driven workloads will thank you.

Primary Use Cases

Big Data Analytics

Achieve consistent high performance. Access your data more frequently. 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

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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Multiple Business Advantages

Boost performance.

Accelerate performance for high-IOPS, low-latency applications and high-bandwidth, high-throughput applications.

Maximize uptime.

Realize best-in-class reliability with automated features, online configuration, state-of-the-art Dynamic Disk Pools technology, and more.

Gain flexibility.

Simplify storage-management chores. Gain the flexibility you need for advanced tuning of all E-Series storage systems.

Manage anytime, anywhere.

Manage your NetApp E-Series system—anytime, anywhere. Our on-box, web-based interface streamlines your management workflow.


NetApp SANtricity software lets you achieve maximum performance and utilization of your E-Series Hybrid-Flash Storage Systems and EF-Series Flash Storage Arrays.

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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
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
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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