NetApp SolidFire All-Flash Array
Storage Built for the Next Generation Data Center
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Achieve the next-generation data center.
Modern data centers require storage that’s as innovative as the business models they must enable. SolidFire’s scale-out, 100% predictable, and fully automated platform gives you total flexibility in all-flash storage. Now you can easily and non-disruptively deploy guaranteed application performance at unlimited scale—no matter how you consume storage.
Maximum Flexibility for Consuming All-Flash Storage
- Turn-Key Storage
Accelerate next-generation data center deployments with a complete hardware + software solution.
- Capacity-Based Licensing
Get greater versatility and value from your storage investment than you ever could with legacy storage.
- Customized Hardware
Take advantage of your supply chain with software-only licensing for your storage hardware.
Increase infrastructure agility and responsiveness to deploy applications, services, and all your VMs up to 15x faster than with traditional architectures. With SolidFire, you can grow seamlessly from 20TB to petabytes without data migrations or forklift upgrades.
Guarantee workload performance
Deliver predictable performance to hundreds of applications on a single platform—every time.
Automate your entire storage infrastructure
Plug into a robust, REST-based API that automates every aspect of storage provisioning, management, and reporting.
Scale-out without limitations
Accelerate IT service delivery with a building-block approach to delivering capacity and performance on demand.
The agility, efficiency, and scalability benefi ts demonstrated from cloud computing infrastructure have raised the bar on expectations for IT service delivery. The pressure is on IT to:
- Rapidly deploy applications and service
- Provide more agile and scalable infrastructure
- Increase application performance and predictability
- Enable automation and end-user self service
- Raise operational e ciency and reduce cost
SolidFire is architected from the ground up to be the storage foundation of next generation data centers.
Element OS Software
SolidFire Element OS is THE storage operating system of the next generation data center and is included on every SF Series Appliance. The operating system provides all the features you demand from primary storage — total reliability, all-flash performance, end-to-end security, and more — plus all five criteria for delivering agile, predictable storage performance.
- True scale-out architecture
- Guaranteed performance
- Automated management
- Data assurance
- Global efficiencies
SolidFire SF-Series Hardware
SolidFire SF-series storage nodes are the building blocks of a SolidFire platform, allowing you to build a broad range of scale-out, all-flash storage systems that are highly available and easy to control. Mix and match any SolidFire node within a system to take advantage of the most current and cost-effective flash systems available.
- Scale a single system predictably without performance degradation
- 20TB to petabytes of effective capacity
- 200K to millions of IOPS
Proactive, comprehensive support that solves most problems before they’re ever problematic. SolidFire Active Support continuously monitors your systems, ensuring SolidFire products are maintained and operated at the highest possible level of availability and performance.
- Secure assist
- 24/7/365 worldwide availability
- Expert tier 3-support engineers only
- Active IQ
Together, SolidFire and NetApp are launching the next era of infrastructure.
All-flash arrays are becoming the default choice in storage, and the integrated NetApp and SolidFire flash portfolio accelerates data center transformation with a flash-first model. Now, customers can achieve the best outcomes across all major data center deployment models — performance applications, virtualized infrastructure, and cloud infrastructure.
- Tremendously scalable storage to meet any requirement of rapid growth.
- Breakthrough performance that guarantees predictability for all workloads and tenants.
- Unbelievable data flexibility across your IT organization.