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IBM 7226 Multimedia Storage Enclosure

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For organizations with rack-mount servers, the IBM 7226 Multimedia Storage Enclosure provides reliable and flexible data backup and security in the data center. With high-speed, serial-attached SCSI (SAS), USB and Fibre Channel (FC) interface options, as well as compatibility with a range of storage devices, the 7226 Multimedia Storage Enclosure can help protect data on critical IBM Power Systems™.

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IBM 7226 Multimedia Storage Enclosure

  1. 1. IBM Systems and TechnologyData Sheet IBM 7226 Multimedia Storage Enclosure Optimize storage devices and protect data Provides reliable data protection Highlights For organizations with rack-mount servers, the IBM 7226 Multimedia Storage Enclosure provides reliable and flexible data backup and security Features a low-profile design that can in the data center. With high-speed, serial-attached SCSI (SAS), USB ●● ● ● be configured with up to four storage devices and mounted in a 1U space in and Fibre Channel (FC) interface options, as well as compatibility with a a 19-inch rack range of storage devices, the 7226 Multimedia Storage Enclosure can help protect data on critical IBM Power Systems™. Offers DAT160 and half-high IBM Linear ●● ● ● Tape-Open (LTO) Ultrium 5 tape drives, DVD-RAM or RDX removable disk drives The 7226 system is a rack-mounted enclosure that features two drive ●● ● ● Provides multiple options to connect to bays that can hold one or two tape drives, one or two RDX removable high-performance IBM POWER7®, disk drives and up to four slim design DVD-RAM drives. These drives IBM POWER6® and IBM POWER® may be mixed in any combination in a single 7226 Multimedia Storage blade systems Enclosure. Enables the performance and capacity ●● ● ● enhancements of DAT160 and half high To help connect the 7226 enclosure to IBM POWER7 systems, the SAS LTO5 tape drives, with the additional ver- satility of RDX removable disk drive and drive requires the PCI-X double data rate (DDR) Dual-x4 SAS Adapter DVD-RAM options (Feature 5278, 5900, 5901 and 5912). Up to two 7226 enclosures may be attached to this adapter. Each 7226 SAS device may be attached indi- vidually to a server host bus adapter (HBA) port. The Quad External SAS Cable (Feature 5544) also allows up to four SAS drives to attach to a single HBA port. USB drive features may also attach to standard USB ports on the system or to the four-port USB adapter (Feature 2728).
  2. 2. IBM Systems and TechnologyData SheetIBM POWER6 servers require the PCI-X DDR Dual SAS ●● ● DVD optical drive features:Adapter (Features 5900, 5901 and 5912). IBM POWER blade – DVD-RAM SAS and USB drives: Native capacity of up toservers require the 3 GB SAS Expansion Adapter (Feature 9.4 GB with a data transfer rate of 2.77 MBps. With a8246) and attach to the 7226 Multimedia Storage Enclosure typical 3:1 compression, a single disk can read and writethrough IBM POWER blade center. The half high LTO5 FC up to 28 GB of data. The DVD-RAM drive is mounted intape drive attaches only to an IBM POWER blade center. the DVD sled feature, which has space for a second DVD-RAM drive. The DVD-RAM drive can readIncludes broad choice of features CD-recordable, CD-RW and CD-ROM media. DVD-Drive options on the 7226 Multimedia Storage Enclosure RAM drives use bare media and support both synchronousinclude: and asynchronous data transfers. The DVD drives are compatible with 2.6 GB, 4.7 GB, 5.2 GB and 9.4 GB●● ● Tape drive features: media. The availability of both the SAS and USB elec- – DAT160 SAS and USB tape drives: Storage capacity of tronic interface expands the attach capability of DVD up to 160 GB with a data transfer rate of up to 12 MBps drives on various IBM POWER system models. (assumes 2:1 compression). (NOTE: The DVD-RAM feature cannot attach to – Read/write compatibility of the DAT160 drive with DAT an IBM POWER blade server.) 320 and DAT160 media formats: The availability of both ●● ● RDX removable disk drive features: the SAS and USB electronic interface expands the attach – RDX removable disk drive cartridges capacity options: capability of DAT160 on various IBM POWER system 320 GB, 500 GB or 1 TB with a data rate of up to models. 30 MBps – Half high LTO Ultrium 5 SAS and FC tape drives: Storage – RDX docking station: Installed in a drive bay of the capacity of up to 3 TB with a data transfer rate of up to 7226 Multimedia Storage Enclosure, this feature provides 280 MBps (assumes 2:1 compression). easy plug-and-play of computer data. Most IBM RDX – Read/write compatibility of the half high LTO 5 drive with cartridge capacities are compatible with the 7226 RDX Ultrium 5 and Ultrium 4 media, and read-only compatible drive dock. Data encryption is supported through a with Ultrium 3 media: The availability of both the SAS POWER system application. and FC electronic interface expands the attach capability of the half high LTO 5 drives on IBM POWER system and IBM BladeCenter® models. 2
  3. 3. IBM Systems and TechnologyData Sheet7226 Multimedia Storage Enclosure at a glanceCharacteristicsNumber of storage devices Four maximum (assumes four DVD drives)Electronics Optional SAS or USB electronic busTypical compression 2:1 for tape drives and 3:1 for DVD optical drives. Compression on RDX disk drives is typically 2:1 and is supported by a POWER systemColor BlackWarranty options One yearService offerings 1 year limited warranty Customer replaceable unit (CRU) and 24x7 on-site service, service upgrades availablePhysical characteristicsDimensions 4.3 cm H x 48 cm W x 43.8 cm D (1.7 in. x 18.7 in. x 17.6 in.)Weight 7.1 kg (15.6 lbs) – typical configurationOperating environmentTemperature 10°C to 40°C (50°F to 104°F)Relative humidity 20 to 80 percentWet bulb (maximum) 26°C (79°F)Electrical power 0.047 kVAPower requirement 140-watt power supplyAcoustics (maximum) 5.5 bels @ idle; 6.2 bels operatingSoftware requirementsIBM AIX® 7.1 ●● ● All levelsAIX 6.1 ●● ● With 6100-01 technology and Service Pack 7 or laterAIX 5.3 ●● ● With 5300-10 technology and Service Pack 2 or laterIBM i (previously known as OS/400®) ●● ● IBM i 7.1 or later (SAS devices only) ●● ● IBM i 6.1.1 or later (SAS devices only)Linux ●● ● SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 for Power Systems or later ●● ● SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for Power Systems or later ●● ● Red Hat Enterprise Linux for POWER V5.5 or laterVirtual I/O Server (Supports SAS devices Assignment of devices in 7226 enclosure requires VIOS 2.2 or lateronly)Power Systems hardware adapter requirementsSAS adapters ●● ● PCI-X DDR Dual-x4 external SAS controller adapter for half high LTO5 and DAT160 SAS tape drives,Feature numbers: 5278, 5900, 5901 and and DVD-RAM drives5912. One drive device per HBA standard.Quad Cable (Feature 5544) allows up to fourdevices per HBAUSB adapter ●● ● 4-port USB adapter for RDX Removable Disk Drive Docking Station, DAT160 USB tape drive andFeature 2728 DVD-RAM drivesIBM BladeCenter adapter ●● ● 3 GB SAS Expansion Adapter installed in IBM BladeCenterFeature 8246 (for use with POWER Bladesystems) 3
  4. 4. For more informationTo learn more about the IBM 7226 Multimedia StorageEnclosure, please contact your IBM marketingrepresentative, IBM Business Partner or visit:ibm.com/systems/storage/tape/7226 © Copyright IBM Corporation 2012For a current list of host software versions and release IBM Corporation Systems and Technology Grouplevels that support the IBM System Storage Route 1007226 Multimedia Enclosure, please visit: Somers, New York 10589ibm.com/systems/support/storage/config/ssic/index.jsp Produced in the United States of America February 2012For more information on tape drives and ordering IBM, the IBM logo, ibm.com, Power Systems, POWER, POWER6,media for tape and RDX drives, please visit: POWER7, AIX, BladeCenter, and OS/400 are trademarks of Internationalibm.com/systems/storage/tape/entry/x.html Business Machines Corp., registered in many jurisdictions worldwide. Other product and service names might be trademarks of IBM or other companies. A current list of IBM trademarks is available on the web atFor information about the Linear Tape File System™ “Copyright and trademark information” at ibm.com/legal/copytrade.shtmlfeature on the half high LTO5 tape drive, please visit: Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the United States,ibm.com/tape/ltfs other countries or both. Linear Tape-Open, LTO, the LTO Logo, Ultrium, and the Ultrium logoFor more information on the advantages of RDX Removable are trademarks of HP, IBM Corp. and Quantum in the U.S. and otherDisk Drive technology, please visit: countries.ibm.com/systems/storage/tape/rdx/index.html This document is current as of the initial date of publication and may be changed by IBM at any time. Not all offerings are available in every countryAdditionally, IBM Global Financing can help you acquire the in which IBM operates.IT solutions that your business needs in the most cost-effective It is the user’s responsibility to evaluate and verify the operation of anyand strategic way possible. We’ll partner with credit-qualified other products or programs with IBM products and programs. THEclients to customize an IT financing solution to suit your INFORMATION IN THIS DOCUMENT IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED,business goals, enable effective cash management, and improve INCLUDING WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OFyour total cost of ownership. IBM Global Financing is your MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSEsmartest choice to fund critical IT investments and propel your AND ANY WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF NON- INFRINGEMENT. IBM products are warranted according to the termsbusiness forward. For more information, visit: and conditions of the agreements under which they are provided.ibm.com/financing Actual available storage capacity may be reported for both uncompressed and compressed data and will vary and may be less than stated. Please Recycle TSD03148-USEN-00

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