Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform N Series

Address the substantial growth of unstructured data with our NAS file system technology and proven reliability.

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Data works smarter, not harder

Hitachi’s VSP N series can store, manage and protect your data by simplifying enterprise workloads that demand consistent performance and rock-solid reliability.

Multicloud Transparency
Choice of cloud strategy lets you minimize ongoing storage and data center costs.
Full Software Bundle
Our inclusive software gives you access to high-end, enterprise features.
Sustainable Performance
All data processing is offloaded to an FPGA for superior user scalability.
Simple. Powerful.
Greater File System Scalability

Improved scalability with 2x more shares and file systems.

Cloud Extension

Unlimited virtual capacity per file system when combined with external object store integration.

Security Management

Unix, Microsoft Windows and mixed mode support environments.

Cost Effective

Flat Service Pricing Extends Up to 7 Years

Business Continuity

Global-active device balances workload access across sites for better performance and up to 3-data-center support.

Key Assets

Specifications

Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform N400
Protocols NFS, SMB, FTP, iSCSI and HTTPS to the cloud
Max. EVS (Enterprise Virtual Servers) 64
Max. File Systems 500
Max. Virtual File System Size (w/tiering to Object Store) Unlimited up to max. files per file system
Max. Physical File System Size per System 2PB
Max. Physical File System Size 1PB
Max. Files per File System 130 Billion
Max. File Size 256TB
Throughput (Read, Write) 3GB/s, 1.5GB/s
Number of VLANs 4095
Max. IP Addresses per Cluster 256
Max. IP Addresses per EVS 32
Max. Snapshots per File System 1,024
Max. Global Symlinks 10,000
Max. CNS Links 500
Max. Mount Points (Shares and Exports) 20,000 shares, 10,000 exports. Note: Maximum tested configurations are:a) 10k exports with 10k shares, or b) 5k exports with 20k shares
Max. Concurrent NFS and/or SMB Clients 64,000
Max. Virtual Volumes 100,000
Max. User or Group Quotas 100,000
Max. Concurrent Open Files: SMB 1,178,000
Max. NAS SD/LUN size 64TB
Max. NAS System Drives 512
HARDWARE SPECIFICATIONS -
10Gb/s Client Ports per NAS module 6
Host Interface Types FC: 32Gb/s
FC: 16Gb/s
FC: 8Gb/s
iSCSI: 10Gb/s
Host Port Counts 24 x FC
12 x iSCSI
NAS Module Memory 96GiB (8GiB NVRAM) per NAS module
Modules per Cluster Two NAS modules internal to each VSP N400
Max. Controller Cache 128GiB
Max. Flash Drives, Including Spares 384 SSD
192 FMD
Max. Hard Drives, Including Spares 384 SFF
480 LFF
Max. Raw Internal Capacity 4,699TB (10TB LFF HDD)
885TB (2.4TB SFF HDD)
2,702TB (14TB FMD)
2,903TB (7.6TB SSD)
Flash Drive Options 14TB FMD
7TB FMD
7.6TB 2.5” SSD
3.8TB 2.5” SSD
1.9TB 2.5” SSD
SAS Hard Drive Options 10TB (3.5” 7.2K)
6TB (3.5” 7.2K)
2.4TB (2.5” 10K)
1.2TB (2.5” 10K)
600GB (2.5” 10K)
Max. Standard Expansion Trays 16 (2U: 12 LFF)
16 (2U: 24 SFF/SSD)
Max. High Density Expansion Trays 8 (4U: 60 LFF)
Max. Flash Module Expansion Trays 16 (2U: 12 FMD)
Height
Width
Depth
4U, 6.9" (174mm)
19.0" (483mm)
35.1” (892mm)
Max. Controller Weight 187 lbs. (85kg)   
Fibre Bandwidth to Host 76,800MB/s
Back-End Disk Interface and Links 16 x 12Gb/s SAS
SVOS SPECIFICATIONS -
RAID Supported RAID-1, RAID-5, RAID-6
Data-at-Rest Encryption Yes
Max. LUN Size 256TB
Max. LUNs 4,096
Max. Snapshots 1,024 per LUN;
102,400 per system
Max. Hosts per Fibre Channel Port 255
Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform N600
Protocols NFS, SMB, FTP, iSCSI and HTTPS to the cloud
Max. EVS (Enterprise Virtual Servers) 64
Max. File Systems 500
Max. Virtual File System Size (w/tiering to Object Store) Unlimited up to max. files per file system
Max. Physical File System Size per System 6.5PB
Max. Physical File System Size 1PB
Max. Files per File System 130 Billion
Max. File Size 256TB
Throughput (Read, Write) 4GB/s, 2GB/s
Number of VLANs 4095
Max. IP Addresses per Cluster 256
Max. IP Addresses per EVS 32
Max. Snapshots per File System 1,024
Max. Global Symlinks 10,000
Max. CNS Links 500
Max. Mount Points (Shares and Exports) 20,000 shares, 10,000 exports. Note: Maximum tested configurations are:a) 10k exports with 10k shares, or b) 5k exports with 20k shares
Max. Concurrent NFS and/or SMB Clients 64,000
Max. Virtual Volumes 100,000
Max. User or Group Quotas 100,000
Max. Concurrent Open Files: SMB 1,500,000
Max. NAS SD/LUN size 64TB
Max. NAS System Drives 512
HARDWARE SPECIFICATIONS -
10Gb/s Client Ports per NAS module 6
Host Interface Types FC: 32Gb/s
FC: 16Gb/s
FC: 8Gb/s
iSCSI: 10Gb/s
Host Port Counts 24 x FC
12 x iSCSI
NAS Module Memory 96GiB (8GiB NVRAM) per NAS module
Modules per Cluster Two NAS modules internal to each VSP N600
Max. Controller Cache 256GiB
Max. Flash Drives, Including Spares 576 SSD
288 FMD
Max. Hard Drives, Including Spares 576 SFF
720 LFF
Max. Raw Internal Capacity 7,049TB (10TB LFF HDD)
1,328TB (2.4TB SFF HDD)
4,053TB (14TB FMD)
4,355TB (7.6TB SSD)
Flash Drive Options 14TB FMD
7TB FMD
7.6TB 2.5” SSD
3.8TB 2.5” SSD
1.9TB 2.5” SSD
SAS Hard Drive Options 10TB (3.5” 7.2K)
6TB (3.5” 7.2K)
2.4TB (2.5” 10K)
1.2TB (2.5” 10K)
600GB (2.5” 10K)
Max. Standard Expansion Trays 24 (2U: 12 LFF)
24 (2U: 24 SFF/SSD)
Max. High Density Expansion Trays 12 (4U: 60 LFF)
Max. Flash Module Expansion Trays 24 (2U: 12 FMD)
Height
Width
Depth
4U, 6.9" (174mm)
19.0" (483mm)
35.1” (892mm)
Max. Controller Weight 187 lbs. (85kg)
Fibre Bandwidth to Host 76,800MB/s
Back-End Disk Interface and Links 16 x 12Gb/s SAS
SVOS SPECIFICATIONS -
RAID Supported RAID-1, RAID-5, RAID-6
Data-at-Rest Encryption Yes
Max. LUN Size 256TB
Max. LUNs 4,096
Max. Snapshots 1,024 per LUN;
102,400 per system
Max. Hosts per Fibre Channel Port 255
Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform N800
Protocols NFS, SMB, FTP, iSCSI and HTTPS to the cloud
Max. EVS (Enterprise Virtual Servers) 64
Max. File Systems 500
Max. Virtual File System Size (w/tiering to Object Store) Unlimited up to max. files per file system
Max. Physical File System Size per System 6.5PB
Max. Physical File System Size 1PB
Max. Files per File System 130 Billion
Max. File Size 256TB
Throughput (Read, Write) 8.4GB/s, 3.1GB/s
Number of VLANs 4095
Max. IP Addresses per Cluster 256
Max. IP Addresses per EVS 32
Max. Snapshots per File System 1,024
Max. Global Symlinks 10,000
Max. CNS Links 500
Max. Mount Points (Shares and Exports) 20,000 shares, 10,000 exports. Note: Maximum tested configurations are:a) 10k exports with 10k shares, or b) 5k exports with 20k shares
Max. Concurrent NFS and/or SMB Clients 64,000
Max. Virtual Volumes 100,000
Max. User or Group Quotas 100,000
Max. Concurrent Open Files: SMB 1,500,000
Max. NAS SD/LUN size 64TB
Max. NAS System Drives 512
HARDWARE SPECIFICATIONS -
10Gb/s Client Ports per NAS module 6
Host Interface Types FC: 32Gb/s
FC: 16Gb/s
FC: 8Gb/s
iSCSI: 10Gb/s
Host Port Counts 32 x FC
16 x iSCSI
NAS Module Memory 96GiB (8GiB NVRAM) per NAS module
Modules per Cluster Two NAS modules internal to each VSP N800
Max. Controller Cache 512GiB
Max. Flash Drives, Including Spares 1,152 SSD
576 FMD
Max. Hard Drives, Including Spares 1,152 SFF
1,440 LFF
Max. Raw Internal Capacity 14,098TB (10TB LFF HDD)
2,656TB (2.4TB SFF HDD)
8,106TB (14TB FMD)
8,711TB (7.6TB SSD)
Flash Drive Options 14TB FMD
7TB FMD
7.6TB 2.5” SSD
3.8TB 2.5” SSD
1.9TB 2.5” SSD
SAS Hard Drive Options 10TB (3.5” 7.2K)
6TB (3.5” 7.2K)
2.4TB (2.5” 10K)
1.2TB (2.5” 10K)
600GB (2.5” 10K)
Max. Standard Expansion Trays 48 (2U: 12 LFF)
48 (2U: 24 SFF/SSD)
Max. High Density Expansion Trays 24 (4U: 60 LFF)
Max. Flash Module Expansion Trays 48 (2U: 12 FMD)
Height
Width
Depth
4U, 6.9" (174mm)
19.0" (483mm)
35.1” (892mm)
Max. Controller Weight 187 lbs. (85kg)
Fibre Bandwidth to Host 102,400MB/s
Back-End Disk Interface and Links 64 x 12Gb/s SAS
SVOS SPECIFICATIONS -
RAID Supported RAID-1, RAID-5, RAID-6
Data-at-Rest Encryption Yes
Max. LUN Size 256TB
Max. LUNs 16,384
Max. Snapshots 1,024 per LUN;
102,400 per system
Max. Hosts per Fibre Channel Port 255

Notes:
1MB = 1,000,000 bytes, 1MiB= 1,048,576 bytes, SFF = small form factor, LFF = large form factor, SAS = serial attached SCSI, HDD = hard disk drive,
SSD = solid state disk, MLC = multilevel cell, FMD = flash module drive, FC = Fibre Channel, CNS = cluster namespace, NVRAM = nonvolatile random access memory, VLAN = virtual local area network, EVS = Enterprise Virtual Servers, SMB = Server Message Block, NFS = Network File System

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