FAS9000 Hybrid Flash Storage
Power business-critical apps with our leading hybrid-flash storage system.
Adapt fast to changing business needs with hybrid flash.
- Accelerate SAN and NAS workloads with NVMe flash—driving up to 50% more performance.
- Scale to 24 nodes—with zero downtime to upgrade and service.
- Easily connect to the cloud with leading integration.
Deliver efficiently on core IT requirements.
- Continuous Availability
- Proven Storage Efficiency
- Built-in Encryption
- Simplified Management
- Streamlined Maintenance and Upgrades
Put powerful, scalable hybrid-flash storage to work.
Optimized for reliability, availability, and serviceablity (RAS), the modular FAS9000 delivers superior TCO. It’s built for large business-critical and consolidated environments that demand:
- Rich Data Management
- Enterprise-grade Capabilities
- Future-ready Flexibility for Scale and Performance
Multiple Business Advantages
Flexibly scale with Business Growth.
Expand to 138PB. Cluster with AFF all-flash systems. Integrate existing third-party storage arrays.
Accelerate applications with NVMe flash.
New architecture is designed for speed, with up to 50% higher performance than the previous generation.
Eliminate planned downtime and streamline maintenance. Add, upgrade, or retire storage during regular business hours.
Meet your goals for business continuity and security leveraging integrated data protection, built-in encryption, and multifactor authentication.
|NAS Scaling||1–24 nodes (12 HA pairs)|
|Maximum drives (HDD/SSD)||17280/5,760|
|Maximum onboard NVMe Flash CacheTM||192TB|
|Maximum Flash PoolTM capacity||1,728TB|
|SAN Scaling||1–12 nodes (6 HA pairs)|
|Maximum onboard NVMe Flash Cache™||96TB|
|Maximum Flash Pool capacity||864TB|
|Cluster interconnect||2x 40GbE|
|Per HA Pair Specifications (active-active dual controller)|
|Maximum drives (HDD/SSD)||1,440/480|
|Controller form factor||Single 8U enclosure HA|
|Maximum onboard NVMe Flash CacheTM||16TB|
|Maximum Flash Pool capacity||144TB|
|Combined flash total||144TB|
|PCIe expansion slots||20|
|Storage networking supported||FC; FCoE; iSCSI; NFS; pNFS; CIFS/SMB|
|OS version||ONTAP® 9.1
RC1 or higher
|High-availability features||Ethernet-based service processor and ONTAP management interface; redundant hot-swappable controllers, cooling fans, and power supplies.|
|Supported Configurations ONTAP 9.1 or higher||
Hardware cluster configurations:
MetroCluster configurations for synchronous replication:
|Disk shelves supported||
DS224C (2U; 24 drives, 2.5" SFF)
DS212C (2U; 12 drives, 3.5” LFF)
DS460C (4U; 60 drives, 3.5” LFF)
DS2246 (2U; 24 drives, 2.5" SFF)
DS4246 (4U; 24 drives, 3.5" LFF)
DS4246 (DS4243 with IOM3 changed to IOM6)
DS4486 (4U; 48 drives, 3.5" LFF)
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)
|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||12,288|
|Number of supported SAN hosts||8,192|
|FlexVol® volumes||Up to 1,000 per controller|
|Snapshot® copies||Up to 255,000 per controller|
|Maximum volume size||100TB|
|Maximum aggregate size||400TB|
|Maximum Port Count (Includes Integrated Ports and PCIe Expansion Slots)|
|FC target ports (32Gb autoranging)||32|
|FC target ports (16Gb autoranging)||64|
|FC target ports (4Gb or 8Gb)||64|
|FCoE target ports, UTA (max.)||64|
|40GbE ports (max)||32|
|10GbE ports (max.)||64|
|10GbE Base-T ports (1GbE autoranging max.)||64|
|6Gb/12Gb SAS ports (max.)||64|
|FC initiator ports (max.)||64|
|Dual 40GbE(40GbE, 4x10 GbE break-out)||16|
|Dual 32Gb FC||16|
|Quad 10Gbase-T (RJ-45,CAT 6A-E)||16|
|Quad 10GbE/FCoE 16Gb FC Unified Target
Adapter 2 (UTA2, optical or copper for
10GbE/FCoE deployments, optical for 16Gb FC)
|Quad 12Gb SAS storage HBA||16|
|System Environment Specifications|
|Thermal Rating (at 200V)||6,219 BTU (typical)
6,505 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|
|Depth||30.8" (36.8" with cable management)|
|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||FAS9000:
|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
|NetApp Systems Cabinet|
|Dimensions (height/weight/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" (76.3 cm) 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)|
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
Primary Use Cases
Harness the power of ONTAP and OnCommand® software to simplify your data management and protection.
Included features and software:
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|
|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|
|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|
*Not available on all FAS systems. Check with your NetApp sales representative to determine availability.
**Not available with FAS2700, FAS2600, and FAS2500.