IBM 7226 Multimedia Storage Enclosure

Optimize storage devices and protect data


For organizations with rack-mount servers, IBM 7226 Multimedia Storage Enclosure provides reliable and flexible data backup and security in the data center. With high-speed SAS, USB and Fibre Channel interface options, as well as compatibility with a range of storage devices, 7226 Multimedia Storage Enclosure can help protect data on critical IBM Power Systems™, POWER, BladeCenter, PureFlex and other compatible OEM systems. High-density applications using half-high LTO Ultrium 7, LTO Ultrium 6 and LTO Ultrium 5 SAS tape drives are available on POWER8® and POWER7 systems. These LTO Ultrium tape drives are also available with Fiber Channel.

7226 Multimedia Storage Enclosure is a rack-mounted unit that features two drive bays that can hold one or two tape drives, one or two RDX removable disk drives, and up to four slim-design DVD-RAM drives. These drives can be mixed in any combination of any available drive technology or electronic interface in a single 7226 Multimedia Storage Enclosure.