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NetApp FAS270 Filer Head (Controller)

Filer Head
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NetApp FAS270 Enterprise Storage System

Maximum Raw Capacity (HA): 16TB
Maximum Disk Drives: 56
Controller Form Factor: 3U
Max Memory: 2GB
Disk Type: Fibre Channel, SATA
Disk Form Factor: 3.5"
Storage Protocols Supported: CIFS (NAS), NFS (NAS), iSCSI (IP SAN), HTTP, Fibre Channel (FC)
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

Operating System NetApp Data ONTAP 6.5
Standard Software Features Integrated automatic RAID manager, SnapShot™, Fast Boot, Telnet, E-Mail Alerts, NIS, DNS, SNMP, FilerView®, NDMP
Network Protocol Support NFS V2/V3/V4 over UDP or TCP, PCNFSD V1/V2 for (PC) NFS client authentication, Microsoft® CIFS, VLD, HTTP 1.0, HTTP 1.1 Virtual Hosts
SAN Protocol Support Fibre Channel Protocol (FCP) for SCSI; Fabric-attached and direct-attached; iSCSI
Hardware Features 3U integrated filer and disk storage available in 19" rack-mount or tower configurations
Redundant hot-plug power supplies and cooler
2 integrated full-duplex 10/100/1000 ports
2 integrated FC adapters
Diagnostic LEDs/OPS panel
Default RAID Group Size 6 Data + 1 Parity
Minimum RAID Group Size 1 Data + 1 Parity
Maximum RAID Group Size 13 Data + 1 Parity
Disk Drive Capacities Supported (FC) 36GB, 72GB, 144GB
Max Raw Capacity 4TB
Max Number of Disk Drives 42
Volumes and RAID Groups (Min/Max) - Minimum of 1 RAID Group per Volume 1/21
Max Volume Size 4TB
ECC Memory 1GB
Nonvolatile Memory 128MB

Integrated I/O

Ethernet 10/100/1000 Copper


Copper FC Adapter

1 Storage

Optical FC Adatper (host-attach SAN/TapeSAN)

Clustered Failover-Capable No
Cabinet Configuration Yes
AC Power / Max Current 100 to 120 VAC/4 A; 200 to 240 VAC/2 A
Thermal Rating 1,195 Btu/hr (fully loaded shelf)
Dimensions (Height/Width/Depth) 3 EIA U (5.25") / 10" EIA rack-compliant (17.6") / 20"
Weight (max) 78.8lbs (fully loaded)
Operating Temperature & Relative Humidity 50°F to 104°F (10°C to 40°C); 20% to 80% relative humidity, non-condensing
Non-operating Temperature & Relative Humidity -40°F to 149° (-40°C - 65°C); 8% to 95% relative humidity, non-condensing
Operating Acoustic Noise <60 dBa @ 1m at 20°C
Min Service Clearances 9" front; 30" rear; 3" rear for cable radius
Disk Drive Storage System DS14MK2-based - 14 low-profile slots for FC disk drives
Disk Drive Storage Interface Fibre Channel - Arbitrated Loop
Power Supply / Cooling Fans Dual, redundant, hot-pluggable, integrated power supply / fan assembly (220v/110v)
Disk-Based Backup SnapVault, SnapMirror
GbE-Based Backup Quantum ATL GbE Libraries, Spectra Logic GbE Libraries
Direct-Attached Tape Drive Support (optical) Exabyte Mammoth - 2
IBM 3590B & 3590E, IBM ULT3580-TDI (LTO)
Sony GY 8240 (DTF2)
STK 9840, 9840B, 9940, 9940B
Exabyte Mammoth II
Max DS14-Class Shelves 4
Aggregate Size 32 bit (TiB) 8
Flex Volume Size 32 bit (TiB) 8
Min Root Volume Size (Single/HA) 12GB/12GB
Rack Units (Single/HA) 3U/3U
Processor (Single) 1x 64-bit 0.60 Ghz
Memory (Single) 1GB
NVRAM (Single) 128MB (NVMEM)
Ethernet Ports (Single) 2x RJ45 (1Gbps)
Fibre Channel Ports (Single) 2x SFP (2Gbps)
Max Back-End FC Loops (HA) 1
Min Version of Data ONTAP 7 7.2

Ask about our NetApp Disk Shelves! We can create custom Turn-Key configurations based on your needs!


Shipping Information

Express Computer Systems can ship to virtually any address in the world and provides you with the best shipping rates possible. Cost of shipping varies depending on what service you require, your destination and size of the shipment. Shipping costs will be calculated separately from your order and billed to you post purchase. In the notes section of your order please provide us with your preferred shipping method and we will get back to you.

Custom configured orders ship within 2 business days after all required products are in stock.

Please allow 3 business days for products that are not in stock to arrive to our facility in Irvine, California.

Domestic Shipments

Standard Ground Shipping time: 2-7 business days
Order processing time: 0-3 business days
Delivery time after order is placed: 2-10 business days
Excludes weekends, holidays or weather delays.
3 Business Days Shipping time: 3 business days
Order processing time: 0-3 business days
Delivery time after order is placed: 3-6 business days
Excludes weekends, holidays or weather delays.
2 Business Days Shipping time: 2 business days
Order processing time: 0-3 business days
Delivery time after order is placed: 2-5 business days
Excludes weekends, holidays or weather delays.
Overnight / Next Business Day Shipping time: 1 business day
Order processing time: 0-3 business days
Delivery time after order is placed: 1-4 business days
Excludes weekends, holidays or weather delays.

International Shipments

International Economy Shipping time: 4-6 business days
Order processing time: 0-3 business days
Delivery time after order is placed: 5-9 business days
Excludes weekends, holidays or weather delays.
International Priority Shipping time: 1-3 business days
Order processing time: 0-3 business days
Delivery time after order is placed: 2-6 business days
Excludes weekends, holidays or weather delays.


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ECS Warranty Information

Express Computer Systems (ECS) provides a 1 year parts warranty against defects in material or workmanship that will affect the products functionality. All refurbished items are tested prior to shipping to guarantee up-time upon arrival. If you are having issues with an item we provided please Contact Us and we will do our best to assist you.

What does our ECS warranty cover?
We offer 1 year warranty as standard and additional years can be added to fit your needs. Please reach out to a sales associate via the Contact Us page or live chat for more information on extended coverage options. During the coverage period if your product fails we will offer a Next Business Day replacement. If we are unable to replace the product we will refund its original selling price. Shipping costs and tax are not refundable. Express Computer Systems retains the right to decide whether the goods will be replaced or refunded.

What is not covered by our warranty?
Our warranty does not cover any problem caused by the following conditions:

  1. accidents; misuse; carelessness; electrostatic discharge; shock; temperature or humidity beyond the specifications of the product; improper installation; operation; modification;
  2. any improper use that contravenes the instructions in the user manual;
  3. problems caused by other equipment. Our warranty is void if the product is returned with damaged, removed, counterfeit labels, or any modifications (including any component or external cover removal). Our warranties do not cover data loss or damages to any other equipment. In addition, our warranties do not cover incidental damages, consequential damages, or costs related to data recovery, removal, and installation.

Important notes:

  • Please ask for additional warranty/coverage that you may require in addition to the standard 1 ECS warranty prior to final purchase. Requesting additional warranty after your purchase can be denied.
  • FREE technical support is provided on purchased items via phone, email, or live chat.

About Express Computer Systems

Express Computer Systems is committed to transforming our customers’ IT infrastructure with high quality products at affordable costs. Our sales reps and customer support engineers understand our customers rely heavily on advanced technology to run their business but need to do so without breaking the bank.

We specialize in building custom server configurations, custom storage solutions, networking solutions, and components from top manufacturers including HPE, Dell, Cisco, NetApp, Dell EMC, HPE Nimble and many others.

Same-Day Shipping
At Express Computer Systems, we know hardware emergencies can happen at anytime. We also understand that you want to receive the best hardware as quickly as possible. At Express Computer Systems we'll ship the majority of our orders out the same day payment is made. Curious if the item you need will make it out on time? Feel free to contact us directly via the Contact Us link at the bottom, Live Chat feature or (800) 327-0730.

Buy, Sell, Rent, Lease, Trade-In
At Express Computer Systems we not only will sell you equipment at a great value, but we'll also purchase your used Dell, Cisco, NetApp or other networking equipment. Feel free to contact us with the model of the items you're looking to sell and we'll get you a quote ASAP. We also have flexible financing options for your purchasing needs.

In-House Configuration and Testing Lab
Every item we sell is tested on-site in our state-of-the-art hardware engineering lab. We use certified technicians to test every piece of equipment as well as updating all necessary firmware. The highest quality of testing and certification is guaranteed. We warranty all of our items we sell. Ask us today about warranty for a specific item.