AFF A-Series All Flash Arrays
World’s fastest, most cloud-connected NVMe flash
Industry’s First and Only NVMe—Inside and Out
NVMe inside the system is only half the story. AFF also offers support for NVMe over Fabrics to deliver up to 60% more IOPS and cut latency by half.
Leading Performance Driven by Innovation
Best-in-class performance as proven by SPC-1 benchmark testing gets even better, delivering around 10µs latency when used in combination with SCM-based MAX Data software.
Unmatched Data Management
AFF features native multiprotocol support, non-disruptive scalability to 24 nodes, and seamless tiering to the cloud.
Most Cloud-Connected Flash
AFF is designed for the cloud era to connect to more clouds, in more ways, and to more cloud data services.
Superior Data-Center Efficiency
Dramatically reduce data-center costs by cutting power by up to 15x and shrinking storage footprint by as much as 37x.
Optimize your storage with AI-based, predictive analytics delivered by NetApp Active IQ.
Most Comprehensive Data Protection—Simply Built In
Meet the strictest SLAs with a full suite of integrated and application-consistent data protection and compliance solutions.
Seamless Cloud-Integrated Backup
Dramatically simplify hybrid-cloud backup and recovery with cloud-resident NetApp® Data Availability Services.
Efficiency-Optimized Synchronous Replication
Get zero data loss protection for an entire system or selected critical data, whichever best meets your needs.
Meet the Latest and the Greatest: AFF A800
Meet the demand of any workload with industry’s first and only all-NVMe flash array inside and out. Imagine what you could do with sub-200µs latency and 300GB/s throughput, as well as the most cloud-integration choices in the industry.
Unleash the Power of Your Data with ONTAP: The World's #1 Branded Storage OS
The AFF A-Series harnesses the power of ONTAP® and OnCommand software to simplify your data infrastructure, from edge to core and to cloud, with a common set of data services and 99.9999% availability.
- Unmatched versatility
- Comprehensive data protection
- Leading efficiency
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We Guarantee – taking the risk out of your flash journey
Achieve predictable and consistent low latency of 500us or less.
Cut flash-storage requirements up to 7:1 with inline data reduction.
The industry’s most flexible upgrade program lets you choose from a free controller or a credit toward cloud-based services.
Multiple Business Advantages
Integrate with the cloud.
Respond fast to changing business demands. Seamless, maximum cloud integration; scale-out; and nondisruptive upgrade to NVMe-oF (NVMe over Fabrics) technologies give you the edge.
Speed up enterprise applications, AI, and data analytics with up to 11.4M IOPS and the industry’s first end-to-end NVMe support. Optimize performance control with adaptive QoS.
Transform data-center economics.
Conserve power by 15x and footprint by 37x. Leverage the industry’s first support of 30TB SSDs.
Simplify your operations with 10-minute setup and integrated data protection.
StorageReview Editors' Choice
Editor’s Choice award for the NetApp AFF A200 for phenomenal performance at sub-millisecond latencies.
CRN Products of the Year
The NVMe-ready AFF A800s awarded the Product of the Year award for Enterprise Storage from CRN.
IT Brand Pulse 2017 Innovation Leader
IT Brand Pulse presented NetApp with a 2017 Innovation Leader Award for its All Flash NAS array.
IDC MarketScape: Worldwide All-Flash Array 2017 Vendor Assessment
NetApp is ranked in the leader quadrant in the IDC Marketscape for All-Flash Arrays.
NetApp a leader in Solid-State Arrays. Again.
NetApp named a Leader three years in a row in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays.
Gartner Peer Insights Reviews of Solid-State Arrays
Reviews from your enterprise peers – verified by Gartner.
Models & Specifications
|AFF A800||AFF A700s||AFF A700||AFF A300||AFF A220|
|Best for||Most demanding workloads requiring ultra-low latency||Performance-driven workloads and data center requiring small foot-print||Performance-driven workloads and data center requiring modular design||Most enterprise applications that require best balance of performance and cost||Mid-size business and small enterprises that require simplicity and best value|
|Maximum scale-out||24 nodes||24 nodes||24 nodes||24 nodes||24 nodes|
|Max Effective Capacity ||316.3PB||316.3PB||702.7PB||562.2PB||193.3PB|
|Controller Chassis Form Factor||4U||4U||8U||3U||2U|
- 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.
- For information on AFF A200, the predecessor of AFF A220, click here.