Trust NetApp for your SAN deployments.

Tens of thousands of customers rely on NetApp AFF systems for mission critical SAN applications, so should you.

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Why NetApp SAN solutions?

Continuous availability and rock-solid performance

Industry-leading, NetApp AFF systems allow you to build a simplified and dedicated SAN that provides continuous access to mission-critical databases during both planned and unplanned events.

NetApp’s storage efficiency, encryption, data protection, and ultra-fast response times means accelerating your Oracle, SAP, and Microsoft applications. Take advantage of unparalleled cloud connectivity for backup data protection, analytics, and automatic cold data storage.

Need a cherry on top? NetApp SAN deployments enable you to achieve strict performance and uptime service level objectives.

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NetApp AFF All-SAN Array - Dedicated SAN storage to meet strict SLA's

Storage provisioning and data management for NetApp-qualified, customer-trusted Oracle, SAP, and Microsoft environments are fast and easy with NetApp AFF All-SAN Arrays. Set up and provision storage with quality of service objectives in less than 10 minutes. Create data protection relationships and policies with just a few clicks.

NetApp qualified and customer trusted - Oracle, SAP, SQL, and VMware environments.

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Superior performance

Accelerate your Oracle, SAP, and Microsoft business applications to improve customer experience and reduce time to results. Meet the performance objectives for all your applications while encrypting, replicating and storing the data efficiently. Deliver 100 microsecond response times to your applications with NVMe over FC. And achieve up to 8.4M IOPS with AFF A800 SAN Cluster.

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Continuous data availability

NetApp® AFF SAN storage provides access to your critical data during both planned and unplanned events. Perform planned maintenance and upgrades with data services intact. And prevent business disruptions due to ransomware attacks, storage and fabric failures, application errors and site disasters.

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Unparalleled cloud connectivity

Store your application data on-premises and in public clouds to meet the needs of your business. Put your data where it delivers the most value, and seamlessly move it as your business demands change. And automatically tier cold data to the cloud, or put copies there for data protection, analytics and other uses.

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Maximum raw capacity per HA pair 6609.6 TB 14688 TB 14688 TB 1101.6 TB 4406.4 TB
Maximum drives per HA pair 240 480 480 48 144
Controller chassis form factor 4U 8U 4U 2U 2U
OS version ONTAP 9.9.1 ONTAP 9.9.1 ONTAP 9.9.1 ONTAP 9.9.1 ONTAP 9.9.1
Storage protocols supported FCP, iSCSI, NVME-oF FCP, iSCSI, NVME-oF FCP, iSCSI, NVME-oF FCP, iSCSI, NVME-oF FCP, iSCSI, NVME-oF

Streamlined data migration

Upgrade to NetApp AFF SAN storage and migrate your data with ease. With built-in foreign LUN import, our proven data migration process has helped customers effortlessly move hundreds of thousands of LUNs to NetApp AFF arrays.

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SAN Health Check

Through this exclusive free offer, leverage our comprehensive SAN Health Check and optimize your infrastructure today. Get an end-to-end SAN assessment, including switches, storage, adapters, and protocols, so you can identify problems and proactively take action before they impact your environment. Developed by Brocade and brought to you by NetApp, the SAN Health Check takes less than one minute to install and just a few minutes to audit your environments.

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Primary use cases

Start your transformation with data, connected to your cloud, then accelerated for your business.

Oracle database solutions 

Respond rapidly to your customers: NetApp all-flash solutions for Oracle Database.  

SAP solutions

Accelerate your journey to SAP HANA with NetApp.

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NetApp and Brocade SAN solutions

Thousands of customers worldwide have deployed NetApp and Brocade SAN solutions to support their enterprise applications. Read more on our validated solutions for Oracle, VMware vSphere, MongoDB, and more.

Proven SAN Solutions PDF

SAN solution

Architect the best SAN solution for your business requirements: Our industry-leading portfolio of all-flash systems is ready when you are.

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AFF A-Series

AFF A-Series

Speed business insights and decisions: NetApp® AFF A-Series supplies enterprise-class, scale-out all-flash storage. Get the industry’s most advanced data management and cloud integration.

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AFF All-SAN Array

For mission-critical enterprise applications Dedicated SAN storage (FCP, iSCSI)

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Achieve the next-generation data center: NetApp SolidFire® all-flash arrays deliver agility and guaranteed application performance at web scale.

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EF Series


Accelerate high-performance databases and data analytics: NetApp EF-Series all-flash arrays provide fast, consistent response times.

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Keep your data safe and sound

Unprotected data is a disaster waiting to happen. And traditional data protection approaches aren’t keeping pace with IT complexity and growing threats. With NetApp, you can be confident that your data is secure in the cloud without sacrificing application performance. Plan backups and disaster recovery. Increase privacy and compliance. Prevent ransomware. Stay ahead of emerging threats. Smart, right?

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Börse Stuttgart

This German stock exchange relies on NetApp infrastructure to advance the digital economy.

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Xi'an Jiaotong - Liverpool University (XJTLU)

Increases management efficiency by 80%, boosts storage performance by 10x

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McKesson relies on NetApp to deliver capabilities resulting in superior healthcare.

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