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Don’t settle for inferior NVMe. Moving to NetApp end-to-end NVMe gives you up to a 230% performance gain. Other vendors only deliver 6%. The choice is clear.

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Software Features
Features and Software Included with ONTAP Software
  • Efficiency: FlexVol®, inline deduplication, inline compression, inline compaction, and thin provisioning
  • Availability: Active-Active HA pair and Multipath I/O
  • Data protection: RAID-DP®, RAID TEC, and Snapshot®
  • Synchronous replication for disaster recovery: MetroCluster™
  • Performance Control: Adaptive quality of service (QoS), balanced placement
  • Management: OnCommand® Workflow Automation, ONTAP System Manager, and Active IQ Unified Manager
  • Scalable NAS container: FlexGroup
  • Storage protocols supported: NVMe/FC, FC, FCoE, iSCSl, NFS, pNFS, SMB
Flash Bundle
  • SnapRestore®: Back up and restore entire Snapshot copies in seconds
  • SnapMirror®: Simple, flexible replication for backup and disaster recovery
  • FlexClone®: Instant virtual copies of files, LUNs, and volumes
  • SnapCenter®: Unified, scalable platform and plug-in suite for application-consistent data protection and clone management
  • SnapManager®: Application-consistent data backup and recovery for enterprise applications
Extended Value Software (optional)
  • OnCommand Insight: Flexible, efficient resource management for heterogeneous environments
  • SnapLock®: Compliance software for write once, read many (WORM) protection
  • Volume Encryption (free license): Granular, volume-level, data-at-rest encryption
  • FabricPool: Automatic data tiering to the cloud
  • SnapMirror Synchronous: Synchronous data replication with zero data loss (RPO=0)
  • NetApp Data Availability Services: Cloud native backup solution for NetApp ONTAP storage.
  • FlexCache: Cloud native backup solution for NetApp ONTAP storage.

Models & Specifications

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Best for Most demanding workloads requiring ultra-low latency Performance-driven workloads and data center requiring small foot-print Performance-driven workloads and data centers requiring maximum expandability Enterprise applications that require the best performance at value Enterprise applications that require performance and scalability Mid-size businesses that require balanced performance and cost
Maximum scale-out 24 nodes 24 nodes 24 nodes 24 nodes 24 nodes 24 nodes
Maximum SSD 2880 2592 5760 576 4608 1728
Max Effective Capacity [1] 316.3PB 316.3PB 702.7PB 35PB 562.2PB 193.3PB
Controller Chassis Form Factor 4U 4U 8U 2U 3U 2U
  1. Effective 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.


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