FAS2600 Hybrid-Flash Storage Systems

Simplify operations. Raise ROI. Adapt to business growth.


Multiple Business Advantages

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High Performance with NVMe Flash

Accelerate your SAN and NAS workloads.

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Simplified Operations

Service and upgrade your systems during regular business hours.

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Scalable Solution

Start small—as little as 10TB. Grow to 24 nodes and 17PB.

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Integrated Data Protection

Reduce downtime risk. Meet your business-continuity goals

Models & Specifications

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Max. Raw Capacity 1243TB 1440TB
Internal Drives 24 12
Supported Internal Drives
Performance HDD 900GB, 1.2TB, 1.8TB N/A
Capacity HDD Not Applicable 4TB, 8TB, 10TB
SSD 960GB, 3.84TB, 7.6TB 15.3TB 960GB, 3.84TB
Self-encrypting Drives 800GB SSD, 3.8TB SSD, 1.8TB 10K RPM AES-256, FIPS 140-2 compliant 800GB SSD, 3.8TB SSD, 6TB at 7.2K RPM AES-256, FIPS 140-2 compliant
Maximum Drives (Internal + External) 144 (same for both models)
ECC Memory 64GB
Controller Form Factor 1 or 2 controllers in a single 2U chassis (same for both models)
Onboard NetApp NVMe Flash Cache™ 1TB (same for both models)
Maximum Flash Pool 24 TB (same for both models)
NVMEM/NVRAM 8GB (same for both models)
Onboard 10GbE 4 (same for both models)
Onboard I/O: UTA2 (8Gb FC/16Gb FC/FCoE/10GbE/1GbE) 8 (same for both models)
Onboard I/O: 12Gb SAS 4 (same for both models)
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NAS Scaling 1–24 nodes (12 HA pairs)
SAN Scaling 1–12 nodes (6 HA pairs)
Maximum Drives 1728 1728
Maximum Raw Capacity 15.0PB 17.1PB
Maximum onboard NetApp NVMe Flash Cache™ 12TB 12TB
Maximum Flash Pool 288TB 288TB
Maximum Memory 768GB 768GB
Cluster Interconnect 10GbE, supported using either 10GbE or UTA2 ports for maximum flexibility
Storage Protocols Supported FC; FCoE; iSCSI; NFS; pNFS; CIFS/SMB
OS Version ONTAP® 9.1 RC1 or later
High-Availability Features SAS in-band management over SAS connections; 
Ethernet-based Service Processor and ONTAP management interface; redundant hot-swappable controllers, cooling fans, and power supplies
Supported Configurations Hardware Cluster Configurations
  • Single-node cluster
  • Two-node switchless cluster
  • Two-node switched cluster
  • Clusters of HA pairs
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 FAS2600 support on earlier versions of ONTAP software.
Disk Shelves Supported

DS212C (2U; 12 drives, 3.5” LFF)

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

DS460C (4U; 60 drives, 3.5” LFF)

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

DS4246 (4U; 24 drives, 3.5" LFF, 6Gb)

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)
  • SSDs and Performance HDDs: 29 (26 data disks plus 3 parity disks)
  • Capacity HDDs: 29 (26 data disks plus 3 parity disks)
  • SSDs and Performance HDDs: 28 (26 data disks plus 2 parity disks)
  • Capacity HDDs: 20 (18 data disks plus 2 parity disks)
  • SSDs and Performance HDDs: 14 (13 data disks plus 1 parity disk)
  • Capacity HDDs: 7 (6 data disks plus 1 parity disk)
RAID 6 + RAID 1 or RAID 4 + RAID 1 (SyncMirror®)
Host/Client Operating Systems Supported Windows® 2000, Windows Server® 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2016, Linux®, Oracle® Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Mac® OS, VMware®, ESX
Max. Number of LUNs 2048 per controller
Number of Supported Hosts
  • Up to 4 ports per controller configured as front-end (host) connectivity ports
  • Up to 8 directly connected servers per active-active configuration
  • Connected hosts per HA pair: Up to 512 SAN connected servers
FlexVol Volumes Up to 1,000 per controller
Snapshot® Copies Up to 255,000 per controller
Maximum Volume Size 100TB
Maximum Aggregate Size 400TB
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Thermal Rating (at 110V) 1,219 BTU (typical)
1,697 BTU (worst case)
Power supply / cooling fans Dual, hot pluggable, integrated power supply/fan assemblies
AC input power voltage (autoranging, VRMS) 100-120V, 200-240V
AC input power frequency 50-60 Hz
Chassis Height 3.35” (8.5 cm)
Width (without mounting flanges) 17.6” (44.7 cm)
Depth (without cable management brackets) 19" (48 cm)
Weight 60.85 lbs (27.6 kg)
Operating temperature, altitude, and relative humidity 41°F to 113°F (5°C to 45°C); at ≤ 3,000m (at ≤ 10,000') elevation; 8% to 90% 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, 10% to 95% relative humidity, noncondensing, in original container
Operating acoustic noise Declared sound power (LwAd) per ISO 9296: 6.9 Bels
Sound pressure (LpAm) (bystander positions): 51
Compliance RoHS-compliant (PDF)
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
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    Specifications are subject to change without notice.

Primary Use Cases


Consolidate all your workloads, including those in a virtualized environment, with a common set of data services.

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Microsoft Solutions

Accelerate and protect your critical Microsoft and business applications on FAS2600

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Backup & Recovery

Safeguard your critical data with enterprise-grade, continuous data protection.

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Harness the power of ONTAP and OnCommand® software to simplify your data management and protection.

Capabilities Base Bundle

Included features and software:

Premium Bundle

A premium bundle is available for purchase that includes:

Flexible and Scalable
Unified support for SAN and NAS workloads All supported storage protocols included in configuration
Massively scalable, high-performance data containers FlexGroup
Resilient and Available
Double parity RAID protection RAID DP
Triple parity RAID protection RAID TEC
Redundant I/O paths for performance and availability Multipath I/O
High availability pair of active storage controllers Active-Active
Back-up, Disaster Recovery, and Compliance
Incremental point-in-time copies Snapshot
Asynchronous replication for back-up and disaster recovery SnapMirror
Synchronous mirroring to enable business continuity *MetroCluster
WORM file locking for data retention and compliance SnapLock Optional Optional
Reduce storage capacity requirements Inline Deduplication
Inline Compression
Additional storage efficiency with patented block-reduction technology Inline Compaction
Flexibly allocate disk storage space as needed Thin Provisioning
Create instant read/write virtual copies FlexClone
Increase usable storage capacity *Advanced Drive Partitioning
Automate placement of new workloads to balance utilization across the cluster Balanced Placement
Security and Multi-tenancy
Data-at-rest encryption using self-encrypting drives NetApp Storage Encryption (NSE)
Software-based data-at-rest encryption on any type of disk NetApp Volume Encryption (NVE) Optional Optional
Embedded key management Onboard Key Manager
Adaptive workload performance limits (maximums and minimums) in multitenant environments Storage Quality of Service (QoS)
Automatic Data Tiering
Automate tiering of cold data to the cloud (public and private) from all-SSD aggregates FabricPool Optional Optional
Accelerate hot data performance with read caching on flash media FlashCache
Accelerate hot data performance with read and write caching on aggregate of HDDs and SSDs Flash Pool
Management Software
Fast, simple configuration set-up and system management OnCommand System Manager
Monitor and proactively manage system health, protection, and performance OnCommand Unified Manager
Improve productivity by automating storage-management processes OnCommand Workflow Automation
Streamline storage management by integrating disparate software tools OnCommand API Services
Recover file systems or entire databases in an instant SnapRestore
Centralize application-consistent data protection and clone management SnapCenter
Simplify application-consistent configuration, backup, and restore SnapManager
Extended Value Software: Virtualization, Back-up and Infrastructure Management
Storage virtualization of third-party arrays **FlexArray Virtualization Optional Optional
Open platform for on-premises and hybrid cloud-based data center management OnCommand Insight Optional Optional
  • The ONTAP® 9 Base Bundle includes a set of software products that deliver leading data management, storage efficiency, data protection, security, scalability, and high performance.
  • To add capabilities onto the Base Bundle, the optional Premium Bundle includes additional NetApp technologies.
  • Optional extended value software is also available separately beyond the Base Bundle and Premium Bundle.

*Not available on all FAS systems. Check with your NetApp sales representative to determine availability.

**Not available with FAS2700, FAS2600, and FAS2500.

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