Enterprise tier

This page describes the Enterprise tier for Filestore, which is designed for enterprise-grade Network File System (NFS) workloads. It provides:

  • Regional High Availability.
  • Data replication over multiple zones for resilience within a region.
  • 1–10 TiB capacity range with capacity increment/decrement steps of 256 GiB.
  • Snapshots for data backup.
  • Support for customer managed encryption keys.

Enterprise tier has a separate total capacity quota (EnterpriseStorageGibPerRegion) and the following capabilities:

Capability Description
Up and down capacity scaling The capacity of Enterprise tier instances can be enlarged or reduced to meet changing capacity needs. For more information, see Scaling capacity
Performance scaling The IOPS and throughput of Enterprise tier instances automatically scale with each 1 TiB of capacity. For more information, see Performance.
Availability Regional
Backup solution Snapshots (Preview)
CMEK supported


Enterprise quota starts at 0. Before you can create an Enterprise instance, you must first make and be approved for an Enterprise quota increase request.

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