This product has been replaced by the NetApp E2800.
The NetApp E2700 Storage System comes from the Engenio group at NetApp as part of the E-Series and consist of a dual controller system up to 192 drives with performance and features to meet the block storage requirements for open systems. The E2700 is an OEM product for NetApp and also offered as part of integrated solutions. The E-Series provides advanced features that have evolved over time to provide high-value capabilities to customers. TheE2700 is capable of scaling to mid-range capacity and performance but is targeted at entry level pricing.
The E2700 system is offered as an OEM product targeted for usage with servers in the mid-range and small enterprise environments. The system is seen for many usage areas including as SAN attached and direct attached storage in high performance computing and big data analytics environments as well as in traditional SAN environments offered through a number of OEMs.
The flexibility of SAN attachment for both Fibre Channel and iSCSI interfaces and the SAS host connection allows the E2700 to be used in multiple environments that cover many different customer needs.