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NetApp AFA EF600 All-Flash Storage

The NetApp AFA EF600 All-Flash Storage is a high-performance all-flash storage array that uses NVMe (NVM Express) technology to deliver exceptional low latency and high throughput.

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The NetApp AFA EF600 All Flash Storage is a high-performance and 360TB that uses NVM Express technology to deliver exceptional low latency and high throughput.

It is designed for mission-critical workloads that require the fastest possible access to data, such as real-time analytics, virtual desktops, and high-performance databases.

The EF600 is a 2U rack-mount appliance that can be scaled up to 1.8PB of raw capacity.

It supports a variety of NVMe SSDs, including both NL-SAS and SAS options.

The EF600 also supports a variety of networking options, including 100GbE InfiniBand, 100GbE RoCE, and 32GbE FC.

The EF600 is managed by NetApp SANtricity, a storage management operating system that provides a variety of features for provisioning, managing, and monitoring storage resources.

SANtricity also includes a number of data protection features, such as snapshots, replication, and erasure coding.


Exceptional performance: The NetApp EF600 delivers up to 2 million IOPS and 44GB/s of throughput, making it ideal for the most demanding workloads.

Low latency: The EF600 offers sub-100 microsecond latency, which is essential for applications that require real-time response.

High scalability: The EF600 can scale up to 1.8PB of raw capacity, making it suitable for large deployments.

Advanced data protection: The EF600 supports a variety of data protection features, such as snapshots, replication, and erasure coding, to help ensure that your data is always available.

Ease of management: The EF600 is easy to manage using NetApp SANtricity, which provides a user-friendly interface for provisioning, managing, and monitoring storage resources.

NetApp AFA EF600 All-Flash Storage Specs NetApp AFA EF600 360TB All-Flash Storage 128GB Memory 5gen

Maximum IOPS : 2,000,000 IOPS

Average Latency :

  • <100µs up to 200,000 4K random write IOPS
  • <100µs up to 300,000 4K random read IOPS
  • <260µs up to 2,000,000 4K random read IOPS

Sustained throughput : Up to 44GBps

Maximum drives in base controller enclosure : 24

Maximum raw capacity in base controller enclosure : 367TB

Drive types supported

  • SSD (NVMe)
  • SED: 1.9TB, 3.8TB, 7.6TB, 15.3TB
  • FIPS: 3.8TB
  • Non-SED: 1.9TB, 3.8TB

NetApp AFA EF600 360TB All Flash Storage Expansion options : Up to 420 NL-SAS HDDs or Up to 96 SAS SSDs

Maximum raw capacity with expansion : 7.9PB hybrid, or 1.8PB all-SSD

Form factor : Base system: 2U/24

System memory : 32GB, 128GB

Host I/O ports :

  • 4 ports 200Gb NVMe/IB, NVMe/RoCE
  • 4 ports 200Gb iSER/IB
  • 8 ports 100Gb NVMe/IB, NVMe.RoCE
  • 8 ports 100Gb iSER/IB, SRP/IB
  • 16 ports 32 Gb NVMe/FC
  • 16 ports 32Gb SCSI FC
  • 16 ports 25Gb iSCSI

System management : SANtricity System Manager(web-based, on-box)

High-availability features (all platforms) :

  • Dual active controller with automated I/O path failover
  • Automatic load balancing and path connectivity monitoring
  • Dynamic Disk Pools technology and traditional RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 6, and 10
  • Redundant, hot-swappable storage controllers, disk drives, power supplies, and fans
  • Automatic rebuild after a drive failure
  • Mirrored data cache with battery-backed destage to flash
  • Data Assurance (T10 PI ANSI standard to ensure data integrity)
  • Proactive drive health monitoring that identifies problems before they create issues
  • NetApp Active IQ
  • Online SANtricity OS upgrades and drive firmware upgrades
  • Online configuration changes
  • Six-nines availability (with appropriate configuration and service plans)

NetApp AFA EF600 360TB All Flash Storage Security features :

  • Self-encrypting drives support (SED/FIPS) support[5]
  • Native encryption key management
  • External encryption key management (KMIP-compliant)
  • Role-based access control and audit log
  • LDAP/LDAPS for user authentication
  • SAML support to enable Multi-Factor Authentication
  • Common Criteria certified

System capabilities :

  • Dynamic Disk Pools and Traditional RAID coexistence
  • Dynamic volume expansion
  • Dynamic capacity expansion for DDP or RAID volume group
  • Dynamic capacity contraction (DDP only)
  • Dynamic RAID-level or segment size migration (traditional RAID only)
  • Embedded system event monitoring
  • Full Stripe Write Acceleration (FSWA) to accelerate system write performance (for qualifying workloads)

NetApp AFA EF600 360TB All Flash Storage Included software features :

  • SANtricity volume copy
  • SANtricity asynchronous mirroring
  • SANtricity SSD read cache
  • SANtricity Snapshot
  • Remote Storage Volumes

Management enablers :

  • SANtricity Unified Manager for enterprise management of up to 500 systems
  • NetApp SANtricity Storage Plugin for vCenter
  • NetApp SANtricity Performance App for Splunk Enterprise
  • VMware vSphere Storage APIs Array Integration (VAAI)
  • Microsoft Windows Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX)

Open management and orchestration :

  • NetApp SANtricity Web Services embedded REST API
  • NetApp SANtricity Secure CLI
  • Ansible modules for E-Series
  • NetApp PowerShell Toolkit

System maximums :

  • Max hosts: 1024
  • Max partitions: 512
  • Volumes: 2,048
  • Maximum DDP volume size: 2PiB
  • Maximum RAID volume size: 30 drives
  • Snapshot copies: 2,048

NetApp AFA EF600 360TB All Flash Storage Height : 3.43” (8.7cm)

Width : 19.02” (48.3cm)

Depth : 17.6” (44.7cm)

Weight : 53.66lb (24.34kg)

kVA :

  • Typical: 0.979
  • Maximum: 1.128

Watts :

  • Typical: 979.09
  • Maximum: 1128


  • Typical: 3348
  • Maximum: 3859.128

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