All Flash FAS systems come with NetApp® ONTAP® storage software and advanced data management and data protection tools.

    See AFF8000 Software for more details on software offered with all-flash AFF8000



     AFF8080 EXAFF8060AFF8040
    NAS Scale-out1-24 nodes (12 HA Pairs)
    Maximum SSD576057604608
    Maximum Raw Capacity: All-Flash88.5PB/78.6PiB22.12PB/19.65PiB17.7PB/15.7PiB
    Effective Capacity[*]366.6PB/325.6PiB
    Maximum Memory3,072GB1,536GB768GB
    SAN Scale-out1-8 nodes (4 HA Pairs)
    Maximum SSD192019201536
    Maximum Raw Capacity26.2PB/23.3PiB7.37PB/6.55PiB5.9PB/5.2PiB
    Effective Capacity[*]122.2PB/108.5PiB30.54PB/27.12PiB24PB/21.3PiB
    Maximum Memory1,024GB512GB256GB
    Cluster Interconnect2, 4, or 6 10GbE2 or 4 10GbE2 or 4 10GbE

    [*]Effective capacity based on 5:1 storage efficiency ratios with the maximum number of SSDs installed. Actual ratio is up to 10:1 and higher depending on workloads and use cases.

    Per HA Pair Specifications (active-active dual controller)

     AFF8080 EXAFF8060AFF8040
    Maximum SSD480480384
    Maximum Raw Capacity: All-Flash7.4PB/6.6PiB1.84PB/1.64PiB1.47PB/1.28PiB
    Effective Capacity[*]30.6PB/27.1PiB7.63PB/6.78PiB6.1PB/5.4PiB
    Controller Form FactorDual-enclosure HA;
    2 controllers and 2 IOXMs in two 6U chassis; total of 12U or single-enclosure HA;
    2 controllers in single 6U chassis
    Dual-enclosure HA;
    2 controllers and 2 IOXMs in two 6U chassis; total of 12U or single-enclosure HA;
    2 controllers in single 6U chassis
    Single-enclosure HA;
    2 controllers in single 6U chassis
    PCIe Expansion Slots6 or 248 or 248
    Onboard I/O: UTA2 (10GbE/FCoE, 16Gb FC)888
    Onboard I/O: 10GbE888
    Onboard I/O: GbE888
    Onboard I/O: 6Gb SAS888
    Storage Networking SupportedFC; FCoE; iSCSI; NFS; pNFS; CIFS/SMB
    OS VersionData ONTAP 8.3 or higher; Data ONTAP 8.3.1 or later for AFF8080 EX single-chassis HA.
    High-Availability FeaturesAlternate Control Path (ACP); Ethernet-based service processor and Data ONTAP management interface; redundant hot-swappable controllers, cooling fans, power supplies, and optics
    Supported ConfigurationsCluster Configurations
    • Two-node switchless or switched cluster
    • HA nodes within a Data ONTAP cluster
    MetroCluster™ Configurations (DataONTAP 8.3.1 and later)
    • Single or two-node clusters at each site
    Disk Shelves Supported

    DS2246 (2U; 24 drives, 2.5" SFF)

    DS224C (2u; 24 drives, 2.5" SFF)

    See NetApp Disk Shelves and Storage Media for more details on each disk shelf and supported drive types.

    Maximum RAID Group Sizes

    RAID-TEC™ (triple parity, ONTAP 9)

    SSDs and Performance HDDs: 29 (26 data disks plus 3 parity disks)

    Capacity HDDs: 21 (18 data disks plus 3 parity disks)

    RAID 6 (RAID-DP)

    SSD: 28 (26 data disks plus 2 parity disks)

    RAID 4

    SSD: 14 (13 data disks plus 1 parity disk)

    RAID 6 + RAID 1 or RAID 4 + RAID 1 (SyncMirror)

    Host Operating Systems SupportedWindows® 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows XP, Linux®, Oracle® Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Mac® OS, VMware®, ESX
    Max. Number of LUNs12,000 per node
    Number of Supported SAN HostsUp to 512 hosts per HA pair
    FlexVol® VolumesUp to 1,000 per controller
    Snapshot® CopiesUp to 127,000
    Maximum Volume Size100TiB100TiB100TiB
    Maximum Aggregate Size400TiB400TiB324TiB

    Maximum port count includes integrated ports and PCIe expansion slots per HA pair

    FC Target Ports (16Gb autoranging)32 or 646424
    FC Target Ports (4Gb or 8Gb)32 or 646440
    FCoE Target Ports, UTA (max.)323224
    10GbE Ports (max.)32 or 646432
    GbE Ports (max.)30 or 727240
    6Gb SAS Ports (max.)32 or 565640
    FC Initiator Ports (max.)32 or 727240
    Maximum Adapters
    Dual 10GbE (optical or copper)6 or 16168
    Dual 10Gbase-T (RJ-45,CAT 6A-E)6 or 16168
    Quad GbE (copper)6 or 16168
    Dual 10GbE/FCoE 16Gb FC Unified Target Adapter 2 (UTA2, optical or copper for 10GbE/FCoE deployments, optical for 16Gb FC)6 or 24248
    8Gb FC Target6 or 16168
    Quad 6Gb SAS Storage HBA6 or 12128
    Quad 4Gb FC Storage/Tape HBA (fiber)6 or 16168

    [*]Effective capacity based on 5:1 storage efficiency ratios with the maximum number of SSDs installed. Actual ratio is up to 10:1 and higher depending on workloads and use cases.

    System Environmental Specifications

     AFF8080 EXAFF8060AFF8040
    Thermal Rating (at 200V)Dual Chassis: 2,880 BTU (typical, per enclosure);

    3,252 BTU (worst case, per enclosure)

    Single Chassis: 2,696 BTU (typical); 3809 (worst case)
    2,031 BTU (typical)

    2,362 BTU (worst case)
    1,495 BTU (typical)

    1,843 BTU (worst case)
    Weight125.7 lb121 lb121 lb
    Height12U or 6U12U or 6U6U
    Width19" IEC rack-compliant (17.6", 44.7 cm)
    Depth24.3" (28.9" with cable management)
    Operating Temperature, Altitude, and Relative Humidity10° C to 40° C (50° F to 104° F); at <= 3,000 m (at <= 10,000' feet) elevation; 20% to 80% relative humidity, noncondensing (28° C wet bulb temperature)
    Nonoperating Temperature and Relative Humidity-40° C to 65° C (-40° F to 149° F); 5% to 95% relative humidity, noncondensing, in original container
    Operating Acoustic NoiseAFF8040/AFF8060:
    • Declared sound power (LwAd) per ISO 9296: 7.6 Bel
    • Sound pressure (LpAm) (bystander positions): 62.9 dB
    AFF8080 EX:
    • Declared sound power (LwAd) per ISO 9296: 7.6 Bel @ normal operating conditions (at 23 °C and at sea level)

    Safety: EN 60950, CE, CSA 60950, UL 60950, CB IEC60950-1 (all national deviations), EN60825-1, IRAM, GOST-R, BSMI, SONCAP, NRCS LOA (South Africa)

    Emissions/Immunity: FCC Part 15 Class A, ICES-03, CE, KCC, VCCI, AS/NZS CISPR 22, EN55022, EN55024, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3, SABS COC (South Africa), BSMI

    NetApp Systems Cabinet

     AFF8080 EXAFF8060AFF8040
    Rack Space42U
    Dimensions (height/width/depth)78.75" (200 cm)/23.6" (60 cm)/44.3" (112.5 cm)
    Minimum Cabinet Clearances for Airflow10" (25.4 cm) front and 12" (30.5 cm) rear
    Minimum Cabinet Clearances for Service30" (76.3 cm) front and rear, 12" top
    AC Power200 to 240VAC
    Current30A Single Phase or 3-Phase
    Weight (empty)307 lbs (138 kg)
    FeaturesSplit rear door with cable egress opening, reversible front door (left or right handed)

    FC and FCoE Switch Support

    AFF8080 EXAFF8060AFF8040
    NetApp offers broad support for FC and FCoE switches. A list of switches available through NetApp can be found here. For the complete list of supported switches, please consult the interoperability matrix found on the NetApp support site. Login access is required.