1. Data ONTAP - OS and has its own release model that are different compared to other software packages
  2. Client Software - Any software that resides on a customer-provided computing host (server, desktop, laptop or mobile device). Client software does not include Data ONTAP operating systems, embedded software or firmware such as disk shelf firmware on hardware products, or host utilities
  3. Host Utilities - utilities is required for host servers attached to N series storage systems via SAN protocols (FCP, iSCSI, and FCoE).

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