Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAPAmazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP

The first fully featured ONTAP
as a native AWS fully managed service

Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP delivers NFS, SMB and iSCSI storage powered by NetApp’s advanced data management operating system and tightly integrated with an ecosystem of AWS, NetApp®, and ISV cloud services.

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The best of both worlds

Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP combines the robustness and flexibility of NetApp’s proven data management technology, with the simplicity and scalability of a native AWS service. FSx for ONTAP isn’t just a file system. It’s an integrated data storage platform, complete with the enterprise-grade capabilities you need to overcome cloud migration roadblocks and accelerate your digital transformation strategy.



  • Fully managed

    Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP is a native service - fully-managed, operated and supported by AWS. Requires no installation, no upgrading, and no maintenance.
    FSx for ONTAP is easy to operate. Choose from a variety of management tools including the AWS Management Console, AWS Command Line Interface (CLI), AWS SDKs, AWS CloudFormation, NetApp Cloud Manager GUI and REST API, ONTAP CLI, and ONTAP REST API.

  • Easily and broadly accessible

    Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP is globally available in AWS.
    The multiprotocol storage volumes created on FSx for ONTAP support all versions of NFS, SMB, and iSCSI. These volumes can be accessed from compute services such as Amazon EC2, containers services such as Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service and Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS (ROSA), as well as virtual desktop and application services such as Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon AppStream 2.0. FSx for ONTAP integrates with a growing list of leading ISV solutions including SAP, Oracle, and Epic.

  • Performant and cost-efficient

    Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP delivers high-performance storage with sub-millisecond latencies, hundreds of thousands of IOPS, and up to 2 Gbps of throughput.
    Additionally, FSx for ONTAP leverages NetApp’s storage efficiencies for primary and backup data and uses a capacity pool tier for infrequently accessed data. Together, these features help reduce costs while maintaining high-performance data operations.

  • Resilient and secure

    Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP provides multiple AZ High Availability with 99.99% guaranteed uptime.
    Stored data is thoroughly protected using built-in SnapshotTM technology, automatic backups and disaster recovery copies. FSx for ONTAP also includes enhanced data security features such as file access auditing, ransomware protection, and antivirus scanning, including third-party integration with leading security software solutions.

  • Flexible and diverse

    Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP is a single, centralized offering that serves the requirements of multiple business units within an organization, and which covers a wide variety of workloads, including enterprise applications, databases, file shares, HPC, analytics and development environments.
    Whether your strategy is cloud-first, hybrid cloud, or multicloud, FSx for ONTAP’s rich feature set and ecosystem help you achieve your cloud goals.

FSx for ONTAP ecosystem


Advanced services with Cloud Manager

Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP File Systems can be deployed and managed using Cloud Manager. When you use Cloud Manager, you unlock more features and integrated services in addition to the ones that are accessible on the AWS console.
Here are some of the additional capabilities you can get access to via Cloud Manager.


Multi-region, Hybrid cloud, and Multicloud mobility

Cloud Manager simplifies the data replication process with a smart drag-and-drop GUI. Mirror data between FSx for ONTAP file systems in different regions or replicate data from any ONTAP-based system to FSx for ONTAP using NetApp SnapMirror®. The integration with NetApp Cloud Sync also lets you create sync relations between FSx for ONTAP and various file and object storage systems on AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, and on-premises. Simply migrate data to FSx for ONTAP from almost anywhere with just a few clicks.


DevOps agility with data cloning

NetApp Cloud Manager lets you make fast and lightweight read/write clones of your FSx for ONTAP volumes using NetApp’s FlexClone® technology. DevOps and SRE teams can use this cloning capability to accelerate CI/CD cycles by rapidly creating multiple copies of live production data to be used as development, testing, and staging environments.


AI-driven data governance

With NetApp Cloud Manager, you can activate Cloud Data Sense, a unique integrated service that performs AI-driven scanning of the files stored in your FSx for ONTAP volumes. This intelligent scanning and classification can give you valuable insights into data ownership and locate sensitive data within files. In addition, Cloud Data Sense allows you to sanitize your data before migration; optimize data by identifying duplicate, stale, or non-business-related data; and stay compliant with privacy regulations.