NetApp FAS8000 support and maintenance from NCE Computer Group

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NetApp FAS8000

NetApp Flash Arrays

The NetApp FAS8000 are enterprise-class storage arrays built for 99.99% uptime, scalability and cost-efficiency. The FAS8000 includes up to 128GB of memory and up to 8TB of Flash (per system) for read caching, up to 16GB of NVRAM for write caching, up to 4,800TBs of raw capacity per system and the ability to scale up to 24 NAS cluster nodes and 8 SAN cluster nodes for High Availability.

Other features include dual-controllers (with automated failover), snapshots and high speed SSD Tiering. The FAS8000 has the capability to expand up to 1,200 drives providing up to 4,800TB of raw capacity accross 25 expansion shelves.

The FAS8000 Series Unified Arrays are available with different controller heads, we have included a comparison below.


  FAS8060 FAS8040 FAS8020
Memory 128GB 64GB 48GB
Max Flash Cache 8TB 4TB 3TB
Max Raw Capacity 4,800TB 2,880TB 1,920GB
Max Drives 1,200 720 480
Expansion Chassis DS2246, DS4246, DS4243 or DS4486
Host Connectivity (Options) 8 x UTA2 (16Gb FC/10GbE)
8 x 6Gb SAS
8 x 10GbE
8 x UTA2 (16Gb FC/10GbE)
8 x 6Gb SAS
8 x 10GbE
4 x UTA2 (16Gb FC/10GbE)
4 x 6Gb SAS
4 x 10GbE 


  DS2246 DS4246 DS4243 DS4486
Drives 24 x 2.5" 24 x 3.5" 24 x 3.5" 48 x 3.5"
Rack Space 2U 4U 4U 4U
Max Capacity 38.4TB (1.6TB SSDs) 96TB (4TB) 72TB (3TB) 192TB (4TB)
Disk Types & Capacities 10k: 450GB, 600GB*, 900GB*, 1.2TB
SAS: 200GB, 400GB, 800GB,
1.6TB, 200GB + 900GB, 400GB + 1.2TB
7.2k: 1TB, 2TB, 3TB*, 4TB*
SSD: 200GB + 2TB or 4TB
7.2k: 1TB, 2TB, 3TB
15k: 450GB, 600GB
7.2k: 4TB

* These capacities are also available in SED (Self Encrypting Drives), you cannot mix SED with normal drives.

NCE is able to fully support the NetApp FAS8000 Series with full support and maintenance.

For NetApp FAS8000 Series Support;

Call:  619.212.3000 or Email: - or use the quote form opposite.


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