Tech Spec

All data in this table applies to dual-controller configurations.

E5660 E5624 E5612
Maximum Raw Capacity 480TB

(using 8TB drives) 
3.1PB with expansion shelves

(using 8TB drives)


(using 1.8TB and 3.2TB drives)   
2.9PB with expansion shelves (using 1.8TB, 3.2TB and 8TB drives)


(using 8TB drives) 
3.1PB with expansion shelves (using 8TB drives)

Maximum Disk Drives 360 with 60-drive shelves   
384 with mixed shelves   
120 SSDs                                   
(25 SSDs per 60-drive shelf) 
384 drives 
120 SSDs
192 with 12-drive shelves 
384 with mixed shelves
Form factor 4U/60 drives (2.5″/3.5″) 2U/24 drives (2.5″) 2U/12 drives (3.5″)
Drives Supported
  • 2/3/4/6TB NL-SAS 7.2k FDE/non-FDE
  • 8TB NL-SAS 7.2k non-FDE
  • 6TB NL-SAS 7.2k FIPS 
  • 600/900GB, 1.2/1.8TB SAS 10k FDE/non-FDE
  • 1.8 TB SAS 10k FIPS 
  • 400/800GB, 1.6/3.2 [1] TB SSD non-FDE
  • 1.6TB [1] SSD FIPS 
  • 800GB SSD FDE
  • 600/900GB, 1.2/1.8TB 10k SAS FDE/non-FDE
  • 400/800GB, 1.6TB/3.2 [1] TB SSD non-FDE
  • 1.8TB SAS 10k FIPS
  • 1.6TB[1] SSD FIPS 
  • 800GB SSD FDE
  • 2/3/4/6TB NL-SAS 7.2k FDE/non-FDE
  • 8TB NL-SAS 7.2k non-FDE
  • 6TB NL-SAS 7.2k FIPS 
DC Power Not available Available option Available option
System Memory 24GB or 96GB [2] 
Host I/O Ports 8 port 12Gb SAS 
8 port 10Gb iSCSI-optical [3] 
8 port 16Gb FC [3] 
4 port 56Gb InfiniBand 
Expansion Disk Shelves DE6600 (4U/60 drives), DE5600 (2U/24 drives) and DE1600 (2U/12 drives)
Operating System & System Management SANtricity® OS 8.25 
SANtricity Storage Manager 11.25
High Availability Features Dual active controller with automated I/O path failover 
Dynamic Disk Pools and traditional RAID levels 0, 1, 3, 5, 6, and 10 
Redundant, hot-swappable storage controllers, disk drives, power supplies and fans 
Automatic DDP or RAID rebuild following a drive failure 
Mirrored data cache with battery backup and de-stage to flash 
SANtricity proactive drive health monitoring identifies problem drives before they create issues 
Greater than 99.999% availability (with appropriate configuration and service plans) 
Host Operating Systems Microsoft® Windows® Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux®, Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Apple® Mac® OS, Oracle® Solaris, HP HP-UX, CentOS Linux, Oracle Enterprise Linux, IBM AIX, VMware® vSphere®
Included Software Features SANtricity Mirroring 
SANtricity Volume Copy 
SANtricity Snapshot 
SANtricity SSD Cache 
SANtricity Thin Provisioning 
Dynamic Disk Pools
Optional Software Features SANtricity Drive Encryption
System Capabilities Data Assurance (T10-PI standard) 
Dynamic volume expansion 
Dynamic capacity expansion 
Dynamic RAID-level migration 
Dynamic segment size migration 
System Event Monitor 
Proactive drive heath monitoring 
AutoSupport automatic support system 
Online SANtricity OS upgrades & drive firmware upgrades 
VMware vSphere Storage APIs – Array Integration (VAAI) 
Microsoft Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX)
Application Plug-ins [4] Oracle: SANtricity Plug-in for Oracle Enterprise Manager 
Microsoft: SANtricity Management Pack for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) & SANtricity Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server® Management Studio (SSMS) 
VMware: SANtricity Plug-in for VMware vCenter®; E-Series VASA Provider, Storage Replication Adapter for E-Series 
Splunk: SANtricity Performance App for Splunk® Enterprise 
Nagios: SANtricity Plug-in for Nagios 
Chef: SANtricity Module for Chef 
Puppet: SANtricity Module for Puppet 
Open Management OpenStack Swift on E-Series Storage 
NetApp Cinder Driver 
SANtricity Web Services Proxy (REST and SYMbol Web) 
SANtricity SMI-S Provider 
SANtricity PowerShell Toolkit 
System Maximums Host/partitions: 512  
Volumes: 2,048  
Snapshot copies: 2,048  
Mirrors: 128
[1] Expected availability in mid-2016 
[2] FC or iSCSI systems only 
[3] Can support 4 ports of iSCSI and 4 ports of FC through software feature key upgrade 
[4] No-charge download from mysupport.netapp.com 
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  • All ENERGY STAR certified systems are dual power/cooling/controllers, FDE or non-FDE drives of any capacity, with any host interface option
  • NetApp E-Series E5612 up to 24 HDD drives w/DE1600 shelf
  • NetApp E-Series E5624 up to 48 HDD drives w/DE5600 shelf
  • NetApp E-Series E5660 up to 120 HDD drives w/DE6600 shelf
Dimensions E5660 System Shelf 
DE6600 Disk Shelf
E5624 System Shelf 
DE5600 Disk Shelf
E5612 System Shelf 
DE1600 Disk Shelf
Height 7.0″ (17.78 cm) 3.47″ (8.81 cm) 3.4″ (8.64 cm)
Width 19″ (48.26 cm) 19″ (48.26 cm) 19″ (48.26 cm)
Depth 32.5″ (82.55 cm) 19.6″ (49.78 cm) 21.75″ (55.25 cm)
Weight (max) E5660 System Shelf E5624 System Shelf E5612 System Shelf
240.7 lb. (109.2 kg) 63.2 lb. (28.7 kg) 65.3 lb. (29.6 kg)
Weight (max) DE6600 Disk Shelf DE5600 Disk Shelf DE1600 Disk Shelf
235.6 lb. (106.6 kg) 57.5 lb. (26.8 kg) 59.6 lb. (27.4 kg)
E5660 system shelf [5] E5624 system shelf [5] E5612 system shelf [5]
Typical Maximum Typical Maximum Typical Maximum
KVA 1.115 1.325 0.550 0.700 0.475 0.625
Watts 1104 1312 544 693 470 619
BTU 3767 4475 1857 2364 1605 2111
DE6600 disk shelf DE5600 disk shelf DE1600 disk shelf
Typical Maximum Typical Maximum Typical Maximum
KVA 0.801 1.011 0.250 0.400 0.175 0.325
Watts 793 1001 248 396 174 322
BTU 2707 3415 845 1352 593 1099

[5] E5660, E5624 and E5612 power specs are based on storage array with 24GB system memory. 

Compliance RoHS-compliant (PDF)
Safety/emissions/immunity Safety: EN60950, CB IEC60950, UL/CSA 60950, BIS, BSMI, EAEU (EAC), SONCAP, UKRSepro, UNBS, KEBS [6] , KSA [6] , NRCS [6] , S-Mark [6] 
Emissions/Immunity: FCC Part 15 Class A, CE (which includes EN55022, EN55024 EN61000-3-2 and EN61000-3-3), AS/NZS CISPR 22, BSMI, KC [7] [8] , VCCI, SABS [6] , ICES-003

[6] E5612, E5624, DE1600 and DE5600 configurations are not certified 
[7] 12G SAS and 56G IB HIC E5612 and E5624 configurations are not certified 
[8] DE5600 configuration is not certified 

Specifications are subject to change without notice.