NetApp has announced the new NetApp E5500, designed to provide industry-leading performance, efficiency and reliability for Big Data and high-performance computing (HPC).

The NetApp E5500 is the latest addition to the NetApp E-Series platform, and builds the foundation for high-capacity application workflows to provide industry-leading storage performance with half the footprint and half the operational costs over competitive systems.

A seventh-generation E-Series platform, the E5500 builds on the modular scalability and proven reliability of the previous generations and modular high-performance architecture can be used with file systems such as Lustre and Hadoop. Combined with 4TB drive support, the E5500 provides the density and speed needed to accelerate time to results for HPC and Big Data customers.

In addition to the E5500, the NetApp AutoSupport tool is now available for the E-Series product line, providing improved service and uptime to customers.


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