FAS2500 Hybrid-Flash Storage Systems
Simplify operations. Raise ROI. Adapt to business growth.
Streamline IT operations to deliver more value.
- Go from initial power-on to serving data in less than 10 minutes.
- Increase utilization with proven storage efficiency.
- Upgrade software or service storage with zero downtime.
Respond flexibly to changing business requirements.
- Start small. Scale as your data requirements grow.
- Accelerate your SAN and NAS workloads with flash.
- Connect easily to the cloud.
Step up to flexible, scalable hybrid-flash storage.
Save space. With a small footprint accommodating up to 24 internal disk drives, the FAS2500 is optimized for midsize businesses and small enterprises.
- Rich Data Management.
- Enterprise-grade Capabilities.
- Simplified Operations for SAN and NAS Workloads.
Primary Use Cases
Multiple Business Advantages
High Performance with Flash
Accelerate your SAN and NAS workloads.
Service and upgrade your systems during regular business hours.
Start small—as little as 10TB. Grow to 8 nodes and more than 4PB.
Integrated Data Protection
Reduce downtime risk. Meet your business-continuity goals.
Models & Specifications
|PER CONTROLLER AND PER HA PAIR SPECIFICATIONS|
|Single Controller||Dual Controller||Single Controller||Dual Controller||Single Controller||Dual Controller|
|Max. Raw Capacity||1152TB||1152TB||1052TB||1052TB||672TB||672TB|
|Supported Internal Drives|
|Performance HDD||N/A||600GB, 900GB, 1.2TB||600GB, 900GB, 1.2TB|
|Capacity HDD||2TB, 3TB, 4TB,6TB,8TB||N/A||2TB, 3TB, 4TB,6TB,8TB|
|SSD||200GB, 400GB, 800GB||200GB, 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB, 3.84TB||200GB, 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB, 3.84TB|
|Self-encrypting Drives||4TB at 7.2K RPM AES-256, FIPS 140-2 compliant||900GB at 10K RPM, 800GB SSD AES-256, FIPS 140-2 compliant||900GB at 10KRPM, 4TB at 7.2K RPM AES-256, FIPS 140-2 compliant|
|Max. Drives (Internal + External)||144||144||144||144||84||84|
|Controller Form Factor||1 or 2 controllers in a single 4U chassis||1 or 2 controllers in a single 2U chassis||1 or 2 controllers in a single 2U chassis|
|Maximum Flash Pool||16TB||16TB||16TB||16TB||16TB||16TB|
|Onboard I/O: UTA 2 (8Gb FC/16Gb FC/FCoE/10GbE/1GbE)||4 ||8 ||4 ||8 ||N/A||N/A|
|N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||4 ||8 |
|Onboard I/O: 6Gb SAS||2||4||2||4||2||4|
|Onboard I/O: GbE||2||4||2||4||2||4|
|Specifications for Scale-Out Configurations (Hybrid and Disk-Only Configurations)|
|NAS/SAN Scaling||1–8 nodes (4 HA pairs)||1–8 nodes (4 HA pairs)||1–4 nodes (2 HA pairs)|
|Maximum Raw Capacity||4.6PB||4.2PB||1.3PB|
|Maximum Flash Pool||64TB||64TB||32TB|
|Cluster Interconnect||10GbE||10GbE||10G Base-T|
|Storage Protocols Supported||FAS2552/FAS2554 = FC; FCoE; iSCSI; NFS; pNFS; CIFS/SMB
FAS2520 = iSCSI; NFS; pNFS; CIFS/SMB
|OS Version||ONTAP® 8.2.2 or later|
|High-Availability Features||Alternate Control Path (ACP); Ethernet-based service processor and ONTAP management interface; redundant hot-swappable controllers, cooling fans, and power supplies|
|Supported Configurations||Hardware Cluster Configurations
Back-End Disks: Single path with single controller or HA pair; dual path with single controller MP-HA with HA pair (best practice)
Consult the Interoperability Matrix Tool for FAS2500 support on earlier versions of ONTAP software.
|Disk Shelves Supported||DS2246 (2U; 24 drives, 2.5" SFF)
DS4246 (4U; 24 drives, 3.5" LFF)
For complete details on expansion disk shelves and supported media in those shelves, see the NetApp Disk Shelves and Storage Media web page.
|Maximum RAID Group Sizes||RAID-TEC™ (triple parity, ONTAP 9)
|Host/Client Operating Systems Supported||Windows® 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 LUNs||2048 per controller|
|Number of Supported Hosts||
|FlexVol Volumes||Up to 1,000 per controller|
|Snapshot® Copies||Up to 255,000 per controller|
|Maximum Volume Size||60TB|
|Maximum Aggregate Size||120TB|
|SYSTEM ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIFICATIONS|
|Thermal Rating||1,948 BTU (typical)
2,044 BTU (worst case)
|1,218 BTU (typical)
1,737 BTU (worst case)
|1,164 BTU (typical)
1,843 BTU (worst case)
|Weight||111.3 lbs||55.4 lbs||58.6 lbs|
|Height||7" (17.9 cm), fits into 4U space||3.35" (8.5 cm), fits into 2U space||3.45" (8.76 cm), fits into 2U space|
|Width||19" IEC rack-compliant (17.6", 44.7 cm)|
|Depth (without cable management brackets)||22" (56 cm)||19" (48 cm)||20" (50.8 cm)|
|Operating Temperature, Altitude, and Relative Humidity||50°F to 104°F (10°C to 40°C); at ≤ 3,000m (at ≤ 10,000') elevation; 20% to 80% relative humidity, noncondensing|
|Nonoperating Temperature and Relative Humidity||-40°F to 158°F (-40°C to 70°C); at ≤ 12,192m (at ≤ 40,000') typical of unconditioned airplane cargo bay, 8% to 80% relative humidity, noncondensing, in original container|
|Operating Acoustic Noise||FAS2520:
|Safety/Emissions/Immunity||Safety: EN 60950, CE, CSA 60950, UL 60950, CB IEC60950-1 (all national deviations), EN60825-1, IRAM, CU, BIS, 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
- 16TB for ONTAP® 8.3 and higher, 4TB for Data ONTAP 8.2. (cluster-mode and 7-mode)
- 1GbE optical and copper SFP support starts with the release of Data ONTAP 8.3.1RC. 1GbE is also supported on ONTAP 8.2.4 or later for 7-mode systems.
- FAS2552 and FAS2554 onboard UTA2 ports can be configured as either 8Gb/16Gb FC port pair or 10GbE/1GbE port pair and mixed combinations.
- FAS2520 onboard ports are 10GBASE-T only that can autorange to 1GbE.
|NetApp FAS2500 Series|
Features and Software Included with the ONTAP® Software
Storage Protocols: All supported data protocol licenses included
Efficiency: FlexVol®, deduplication, compression, compaction, and thin provisioning
Availability: Multipath I/O
Data protection: RAID-TEC™, RAID-DP®, and Snapshot®
Performance: Storage QoS
Scalable NAS container: FlexGroup
Management: System Setup, OnCommand® System Manager, OnCommand Unified Manager
Extended Value Software (optional)
A Premium Bundle is available for purchase with FAS2500 systems, includes:
- Available with ONTAP 9
How To Buy
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