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NetApp FAS8020 Filer Head (Controller) Enterprise Storage System

NetApp FAS8020 Filer Head (Controller)

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NetApp FAS8020 Filer Head (Controller)

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NetApp FAS8020 Enterprise Storage System

Maximum Raw Capacity (HA): 1440TB
Maximum Disk Drives: 480
Controller Form Factor: 3U
Memory: 48GB
Maximum Flash Cache: 3TB
Maximum Flash Pool: 24TB
Disk Type: Fibre Channel, SSD/Flash, NL-SAS, SATA, SAS
Disk Form Factor: 2.5" & 3.5"
Host Connectivity: 16 Gb Fibre Channel, 10Gb Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
Storage Protocols Supported: CIFS (NAS), Fibre Channel, Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), iSCSI (IP SAN), NFS (NAS), SMB
Supported RAID: RAID 4, RAID 6 (RAID-DP)

*Available in Single or Dual Controller ('C' Cluster / 'A' Active-Active / 'HA' High-Availability). Call for Details and Pricing



FAS8020 scale-out storage systems offer exceptional flexibility and expandability. Integrated unified target adapter (UTA2) ports support 16Gb Fibre Channel, 10GbE, or FCoE so your storage is ready on day one for whatever choices the future holds. The FAS8000 Series features a multiprocessor Intel chip set and leverages high-performance memory modules, NVRAM to accelerate and optimize writes, and an I/O-tuned PCIe Gen3 architecture that maximizes application throughput. Data ONTAP keeps up with continuous growth resulting in flexible, efficient I/O design capable of supporting large numbers of high-speed network connections and massive capacity scaling.

FAS8020 is engineered to meet the most demanding availability requirements. The FAS8020 is designed to deliver 99.999% availability or greater through a comprehensive approach that combines highly reliable hardware, innovative software, and sophisticated service analytics. Software and firmware updates, hardware repair and replacement, load balancing and tech refresh happen without planned downtime. NetApp Integrated Data Protection technologies protect your data, accelerate recovery, and integrate with leading backup applications for easier management.

The FAS8020 can utilize up to 480 drives and supports up to 2880TB of raw capacity (24TB Flash). FAS8020 has a maximum Flash Cache of 3TB with a maximum Flash Pool of 24TB. The FAS8020 provides 48GB of memory and 8GB NVRAM in a 3U form factor. The FAS8020 utilizes Data ONTAP versions 8.2.1 and later.

FAS8020 Technical Specifications

Scale-Out Specifications
NAS Scale-Out 1-24 Nodes (12 HA Pairs)

Maximum Drives


Maximum Raw Capacity: Hybrid

288TB Flash

Maximum Raw Capacity: All-Flash FAS


Maximum Memory

SAN Scale-Out 1-8 Nodes (4 HA Pairs)

Maximum Drives


Maximum Raw Capacity: Hybrid

96TB Flash

Maximum Raw Capacity: All-Flash FAS


Maximum Memory


Cluster Interconnect

2x 10GbE
Per HA Pair Specifications (Active-Active Dual Controller)
Maximum Drives 480
Maximum Raw Capacity: Hybrid 2880TB
24TB Flash
Maximum Raw Capacity: All Flash FAS 384TB
Maximum Flash Cache 3TB
Maximum Flash Pool 24TB
Controller Form Factor 3U
ECC Memory 48GB
PCIe Expansion Slots 4
Onboard I/O: UTA 2 (16Gb FC/FCoE/10GbE) 4
Onboard I/O: GbE 4
Onboard I/O: 10GbE 4
Onboard I/O: 6Gb SAS 4
OS Version Data ONTAP 8.2.1 and Later
Storage Protocols Supported FC, FCoE, iSCSI, NFS, pNFS, CIFS/SMB, HTTP, FTP
Host/Client Operating Systems Supported Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Serer 2012, Windows XP, Linux, Sun Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Mac OS, VMware, ESX
Recommended Min Raw Capacity Array LUNs (GB) 3150
Absolute Min Raw Capacity Array LUNs (GB) 1890
Maximum Storage Devices (HA) 480 (Array LUNs & Disks)
Max DS2246 Shelves (HA) 20
Max DS4243 Shelves (HA) 20
Max DS4246 Shelves (HA) 20
Max DS4486 Shelves (HA) 10
Max DS14-Class Shelves (HA) 24
Max Nodes per Cluster (NAS) Not Supported
Max Nodes per Cluster (SAN) Not Supported
Aggregate Size 32 bit (TiB) 16
Aggregate Size 64 bit (TiB) 324
Min Size for an Array LUN Aggregate (GB) 40
Flex Volume Size 32 bit (TiB) 16
Flex Volume Size 64 bit (TiB) 70
Max Infinite Volume Data Constituent Size (TiB) Not Supported
Max Volume Count (Single) 500
Max Array LUN Size (GB) 5856
Min Array LUN Size (GB) 1.05
Min Array LUN Size - Root Volume (GB) 401
Min Root Volume Size (Single/HA) 250GB / 250GB
Spare Core Array LUN Min Size (GB) 32
Max RAID Groups in an Aggregate 150
Block Size (Bytes) 512
Chassis Height 5.12"
Chassis Width 17.60"
Chassis Depth 23.92"
Rack Units (Single/HA) 3/3
Operating Temperature Range 50°F to 104°F
Storage Temperature Range -40° to 158°F
Input Power Voltage 100v to 120v, 200v to 240v
Processor (Single) 64-bit 6-Core 2.00Ghz
Memory (Single) 24GB
NVRAM (Single) 4GB (Onboard)
Ethernet Ports (Single) 2x RJ45 (1Gbps) & 2x SFP+ (10Gbps)
UTA2 Ports (Single) 2x SFP+ (16Gbps)
Expansion Slots (Single) 2x PCIe3
SAS Ports (Single) 2x QSFP (6Gbps)
Max Back-End FC Loops (HA) 8
Min Version of Data ONTAP 8 (both modes) 8.2.1RC2, 8.3RC1
Max Version of Data ONTAP 8 (both modes) 8.2.4, 8.3.2RC1

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Additional Information

Manufacturer NetApp
Mfg Part Number(s) FAS8020
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