NetApp, has announced the NetApp EF600 storage array, an end-to-end NVMe midrange array that accelerates access to data and empowers companies to rapidly develop new insights for performance-sensitive workloads.
Organizations are looking for ways to improve the speed and responsiveness of the applications that control their critical business operations. Because application performance is a key driver of time to market, revenue, and customer satisfaction, it’s crucial that companies operate at the highest levels with maximum efficiency. The end-to-end NVMe EF600 array doubles the performance of currently available all-flash arrays that use the serial-attached SCSI (SAS) protocol.
NetApp is leading in this offering as companies continue to make the move to flash. This technology allows organizations to accelerate write IOPS and read/write throughput with an end-to-end NVMe storage system that’s purpose-built for high-performance computing (HPC) workloads.
“NetApp has been a leader in supporting Mellanox NVMe-oF network controllers on their EF-Series and E-Series arrays, including both NVMe/IB and NVMe/RoCE available now with the latest EF600 platform,” said Rob Davis, vice president of storage technology at Mellanox. “We look forward to continuing our partnership of innovation with NetApp to accelerate the industry’s transition to NVMe-oF.”
“Organizations demand high performance and fast access to their data in order to makedecisions that positively impact business operations,” said Fadi Kanafani, Middle East Managing Director & General Manager, NetApp. “The EF600 offers customers the ability to unlock the value of their data and rapidly develop insights that were previously unrealistic for performance-sensitive workloads such as Oracle databases, real-time analytics, and high-performance computing applications on top of a BeeGFS high-performance parallel file system.”
The EF600 all-flash array delivers 2 million sustained IOPS, response times under 100 microseconds, and 44GBps of throughput and offers a leading price/performance ratio for enterprise workloads. With the array’s trusted simplicity, the modular design and simple management tools make it easy