NetApp AFF A-Series Arrays

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NetApp AFF A-Series Arrays

Cloud-integrated, primed to perform

NetApp AFF A-Series arrays deliver the award-winning speed and responsiveness that performance-sapping workloads demand.

The fundamental step in undertaking an IT transformation is to modernise your infrastructure with all-flash storage to improve speed and responsiveness for critical business applications. NetApp’s data storage lends itself well to a combined AI solution that delivers high performance and assures success in any AI implementation.

Cloud-Connected Flash Storage Powered by ONTAP AI

NetApp® AFF A-Series systems are designed to help organisations accelerate their infrastructure transformation and fuel data-driven strategies. Powered by NetApp ONTAP® data management software, AFF systems deliver the industry’s highest performance, superior flexibility, and best-in-class data services and cloud integration to help you accelerate, manage, and protect your business-critical data in the hybrid cloud.

Organisations rely on AFF to:

  • Simplify operations with seamless data management, on the premises and in the cloud.
  • Accelerate traditional and new-generation applications.
  • Keep business-critical data available, protected, and secure.

Scale without disruption

You can integrate new technologies and private or public cloud into your infrastructure seamlessly. AFF is the only all-flash array that has the ability to combine different controllers, SSD sizes, and new technologies so that your investment is protected. The newer NVMe-based AFF systems also support SAS SSDs, maximising the flexibility and cost effectiveness of your upgrade.

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How NetApp AFF A-Series assures success

Accelerated Applications

  • Industry’s fastest end-to-end NVM enterprise all-flash array.
  • Lowest latency.
  • Twice as more workloads and cut application response time.
  • In half with a modern NVMe-based SAN infrastructure.

Reduced Data Centre Costs

  • Minimise your data centre footprint by storing up to 2PB of data in a 4U compact system.
  • Save SSD storage by 5 to 10 times with inline data reduction technologies.
  • Reduce power and cooling, rack space and support costs dramatically.

Simplified IT Operations

  • Unify data series across SAN and NAS environments, both on the premises and in the cloud.
  • Set up and configure a complete system and serve data within minutes.
  • Safeguard your data with best-in-class integrated data protection and seamless cloud backup and recovery.

Selecting the right solution

NetApp AFF A-Series

AFF A800AFF A700AFF A400AFF A250
Best forMost demanding workloads requiring ultra-low latencyPerformance-driven workloads and mission-critical applications requiring high resiliencyMost enterprise applications that require the best balance of performance and costMid-size business and small enterprises that require simplicity and best value
Maximum scale-out24 nodes24 nodes24 nodes24 nodes
Maximum SSD288057605760576
Max Effective Capacity316.3PB702.7PB702.7PB35PB
Controller Chassis Form Factor4U; 48 internal SSD slots8U4U2U;24 internal SSD slots

Effective capacity based on 5:1 storage efficiency ratios with the maximum number of SSDs installed; space savings will vary dependent on workload and use cases.

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