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FAS8000 Hybrid Flash Storage

Fast-track your business operations with scalable hybrid-flash storage.

Primary Use Cases

Enterprise Applications

Accelerate Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, and SAP to meet your business demands.

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

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Hybrid Cloud

Take advantage of cloud simplicity, scale, and flexibility for specific applications or workloads.

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Multiple Business Advantages

Scale flexibly with business growth.

Expand to 172PB. Cluster with AFF all-flash systems. Integrate existing third-party storage arrays.

Accelerate applications with flash.

Reduce latency and speed operations with Flash Cache™ and Flash Pool™.

Maximize uptime.

Eliminate planned downtime. Service and upgrade your systems during regular business hours.

Reduce risks.

Leverage integrated data protection and built-in encryption to meet your goals for business continuity and security.

Models & Specifications

FAS8080 image FAS8060 image FAS8040 image FAS8020 image
Print all specs print FAS8080 EX FAS8060 FAS8040 FAS8020
NAS Scaling 1–24 nodes (12 HA pairs)
Maximum drives 17,280 14,400 8,640 5,760
Maximum capacity 172PB 144PB 86PB 57PB
Maximum Flash Pool™ capacity 1728TB 864TB 576TB 288TB
Maximum memory 3072GB 1536GB 768GB 576GB
SAN Scaling 1–12 nodes (6 HA pairs)
Maximum drives 8,640 7200 4,320 2880
Maximum capacity 86PB 72PB 43PB 28PB
Maximum Flash Pool capacity 864TB 432TB 288TB 144TB
Maximum memory 1536GB 768GB 384GB 288GB
Cluster interconnect 2, 4, or 6 10GbE 2 or 4 10GbE 2 or 4 10GbE 2 10GbE
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Maximum capacity 14400TB 12000TB 7200TB 4800TB
Maximum Flash Pool capacity 144TB 72TB 48TB 24TB
Maximum drives 1,440 1,200 720 480
Controller form factor Dual enclosure HA;
2 controllers and 2 IOXMs in two 6U chassis; total of 12U
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 Single-enclosure HA;
2 controllers in single 3U chassis
Memory 256GB 128GB 64GB 48GB
Maximum Flash Cache™ 24TB 8TB 4TB 3TB
Maximum Flash Pool 144TB 72TB 48TB 24TB
Combined flash total 144TB 72TB 48TB 24TB
PCIe expansion slots 24 8 or 24[1] 8 4
Onboard I/O: UTA2
(10GbE/FCoE, 16Gb FC)
8 8 8 4
Onboard I/O: 10GbE 8 8 8 4
Onboard I/O: GbE 8 8 8 4
Onboard I/O: 6Gb SAS 8 8 8 4
Storage networking supported FC; FCoE; iSCSI; NFS; pNFS; CIFS/SMB
OS version ONTAP® 8.2.2 RC1 or higher ONTAP 8.2.1 RC2 or higher
High-availability features Alternate Control Path (ACP); Ethernet-based service processor and ONTAP management interface; redundant hot-swappable controllers, cooling fans, power supplies, and optic
Supported configurations

ONTAP 9, 8.3
Hardware cluster configurations:
  • Single-node cluster
  • Two-node switchless or switched cluster
  • Clusters of HA pairs
MetroCluster configurations for synchronous replication:
  • 2-node
  • 4-node: two x 2-node switched or switchless clusters with fabric-attached (switched) storage; 4 nodes total: a 2-node active-active cluster at each site)
  • 8-node (NAS-only): four x 2-node switched or switchless clusters with fabric-attached (switched) storage; 8 nodes total: a 4-node cluster at each site)
Consult the Interoperability Matrix Tool for FAS8000 support on earlier versions of ONTAP software.
Disk shelves supported DS212C (2U; 12 drives, 3.5” LFF, 12Gb)
DS224C (2U; 24 drives, 2.5" SFF, 12Gb)
DS2246 (2U; 24 drives, 2.5" SFF, 6Gb)
DS4246 (4U; 24 drives, 3.5" LFF, 6Gb)
DS4486 (4U; 48 drives, 3.5" LFF, 6Gb)
DS4243[2] (4U; 24 drives, 3.5" LFF) supported for upgrades only with ONTAP 9
DS4246 (DS4243 with IOM6 added) – supported in ONTAP 9.1+
DS14[2] disk shelves (mk2-AT, mk4) are supported for upgrades only, not supported in ONTAP 9+
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)
  • 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®)
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 FAS8020/FAS8040: 8,192 (ONTAP 9 and 8.3.x)
FAS8060/FAS8080: 12,288 (ONTAP 9 and 8.3.x)
7-mode, all FAS8000 systems: 2048
Number of supported SAN hosts FAS8020/FAS8040: 4,096 (ONTAP 9 and 8.3.x)
FAS8060/FAS8080: 8,192 (ONTAP 9 and 8.3.x)
7-mode, all FAS8000 systems: Up to 512 hosts per HA pair
FlexVol® volumes (In hardware clusters) Up to 1,000 per controller; (7-mode) up to 500 per controller
Snapshot® copies Up to 255,000 per controller
Maximum volume size 100TB 100TB 100TB 70TB
Maximum aggregate size 400TB 400TB 324TB 324TB
Maximum Port Count (Includes Integrated Ports and PCIe Expansion Slots)
FC target ports (16Gb autoranging) 64 64 24 12
FC target ports (4Gb or 8Gb) 64 64 40 20
FCoE target ports, UTA (max.) 32 32 24 12
10GbE ports (max.) 64 64 32 16
GbE ports (max.) 72 72 40 20
6Gb/12Gb SAS ports (max.) 56 56 40 20
FC initiator ports (max.) 72 72 40 20
Maximum Adapters
Dual 10GbE (optical or copper) 16 16 8 4
Dual 10Gbase-T (RJ-45,CAT 6A-E) 16 16 8 4
Quad GbE (copper) 16 16 8 4
Dual 10GbE/FCoE 16Gb FC Unified Target Adapter 2 (UTA2, optical or copper for 10GbE/FCoE deployments, optical for 16Gb FC) 24 24 8 4
8Gb FC target 16 16 8 4
Flash Cache Performance Acceleration Module (2TB) 12 4 2 0
Flash Cache Performance Acceleration Module (1TB) 24 8 4 2
Flash Cache Performance Acceleration Module (512GB) 24 16 8 4
Quad 6Gb SAS storage HBA 12 8 8 4
Quad 12Gb SAS storage HBA 12 8 8 4
Quad 4Gb FC storage/tape HBA (fiber) 16 8 8 4
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Thermal Rating (at 200V) 2,880 BTU (typical, per enclosure)

3,252 BTU (worst case, per enclosure)
2,031 BTU (typical)

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

1,843 BTU (worst case)
1,205 BTU (typical)

1,450 BTU (worst case)
Weight (heaviest) 115.08lb. 121.47lb. 119.49lb. 74.08lb.
Height 12U (6U per enclosure) 6U or 12U[1] 6U 3U
Width 19" IEC rack-compliant (17.6", 44.7cm)
Depth 24.3" (28.9" with cable management)
Operating temperature, altitude, and relative humidity 10°C to 40°C (50°F to 104°F); at <= 3,000m (at <= 10,000') elevation; 20% to 80% relative humidity, noncondensing (28°C wet bulb temperature)
Nonoperating temperature and relative humidity –40°C to 70°C (–40°F to 158°F); 5% to 95% relative humidity, noncondensing, in original container
Operating acoustic noise
  • Declared sound power (LwAd) per ISO 9296: 7.8 Bel
  • Sound pressure (LpAm) (bystander positions): 62.6 dB

  • Declared sound power (LwAd) per ISO 9296: 7.6 Bel
  • Sound pressure (LpAm) (bystander positions): 62.4 dB

FAS8080 EX:
  • Declared sound power (LwAd) per ISO 9296: 7.5 Bel @ normal operating conditions (at 23°C and at sea level)
Compliance RoHS-compliant
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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Rack space 42U
Dimensions (height/width/depth) 78.75" (200cm)/23.6" (60cm)/44.3" (112.5cm)
Minimum cabinet clearances for airflow 10" (25.4cm) front and 12" (30.5cm) rear
Minimum cabinet clearances for service 30" (76.3cm) front and rear, 12" top
AC power 200 to 240VAC
Current 30A single-phase or 3-phase
Weight (empty) 307lb. (138kg)
Features Split rear door with cable egress opening, reversible front door (left or right handed)
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  1. Requires ONTAP 8.2.3 or higher.
  2. Not supported in ONTAP 9.

© 2018 NetApp, Inc. All rights reserved. No portions of this document may be reproduced without prior written consent of NetApp, Inc. Specifications are subject to change without notice. NetApp, the NetApp logo, ONTAP, Flash Cache, Flash Pool, FlexVol, MetroCluster, RAID DP, Snapshot, and SyncMirror are trademarks or registered trademarks of NetApp, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Windows and Windows Server are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle Corporation. VMware and ESX are registered trademarks of VMware, Inc. Mac is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. All other brands or products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders and should be treated as such.


NetApp FAS8000 Series

Features and Software Included with the ONTAP® Software

Efficiency: FlexVol®, deduplication, compression, compaction[1], and thin provisioning

Availability: MetroCluster™ and Multipath I/O

Data protection: RAID-TEC™[1], RAID-DP®, and Snapshot®

Performance: Storage quality of service (QoS)

Scalable NAS container: FlexGroup

Management: Active IQ Unified Manager, OnCommand Performance Manager, OnCommand Workflow Automation, OnCommand API Services, ONTAP System Manager

Extended Value Software (optional)

A Premium Bundle is available for purchase with FAS8000 systems that includes:

  • SnapRestore®: Restore entire Snapshot copies in seconds
  • SnapMirror®: Simple, efficient, and flexible disaster recovery
  • FlexClone®: Instant virtual copies of databases or virtual machines
  • SnapManager® suite and SnapCenter®: Application- and virtual machine–aware backup, recovery, and cloning for enterprise applications
  • SnapVault®: Disk-to-disk backup software for complete backups and online archives to primary or secondary storage in minutes instead of hours or days
  1. Available with ONTAP 9

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