IBM 00NA526 2TB Hard Drive
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IBM 00NA526 2TB Hard Drive 7.2K RPM SATA 6GBPS Nearline Hot Refurbished

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00NA526 2 Terabytes (TB) 7.2K Revolutions Per Minute (RPM) Serial Advanced Technology Attachment(SATA) Gigabits Per Second (6GBPS) 2.5 Inch Generation(3) Hot Swap Hard Disk Drive With Tray for Server | Made by IBM | Refurbished
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Product overview for the IBM 00NA526

In the ever-evolving landscape of information technology, server systems play a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless functioning of various applications and services. A crucial component of these servers is the internal hard disk drive (HDD), and IBM has been a trusted name in delivering reliable and high-performance storage solutions. In this detailed exploration, we will delve into the specifications and features of the IBM 00NA526, a 2TB 7.2K RPM SATA 6GBPS Nearline Hot Swap (512e) 2.5-inch Internal HDD designed specifically for server environments.

Understanding the Basics

Before we embark on a deep dive into the features of the IBM 00NA526, let's break down the technical jargon to ensure a clear understanding:

  • Capacity: 2TBThe 2TB HDD storage capacity signifies the amount of data the hard disk can store. For server applications, having a substantial storage capacity is crucial to accommodate the vast amounts of data generated and processed.
  • Speed: 7.2K RPMThe 7.2K RPM (rotations per minute) speed determines how quickly the hard disk can read and write data. Higher RPM values generally result in faster data access, contributing to improved overall system performance.
  • Interface: SATA 6GBPSThe SATA (Serial ATA) 6GBPS interface is the communication link between the hard disk and the server. A higher data transfer rate, such as 6 gigabits per second, ensures swift and efficient data exchange.
  • Form Factor: 2.5-inchThe 2.5-inch form factor refers to the physical size of the hard disk, which is a standard size for many server configurations. This compact size allows for better utilization of space within the server chassis.
  • Hot Swap (512e) CapabilityThe term "Hot Swap" indicates that the hard disk can be replaced or added to the server without powering it down. This feature is crucial for ensuring continuous operation and minimizing downtime in mission-critical environments. The "(512e)" denotes the drive's sector size, whereas "e" stands for emulation, providing compatibility with systems that use 512-byte sectors.

Features and Benefits

Now that we've clarified the key specifications, let's explore the features and benefits that make the IBM 00NA526 a compelling choice for server storage solutions:

  • Reliability and Durability: IBM is renowned for its commitment to delivering robust and reliable hardware, and the 00NA526 is no exception. Designed with enterprise-level durability in mind, this HDD is built to withstand the rigors of 24/7 operation in demanding server environments.
  • Optimized Performance: The 7.2K RPM rotational speed ensures that the IBM 00NA526 provides optimized performance for data-intensive applications. Whether it's database management, file hosting, or virtualization, the higher rotational speed contributes to quicker data access and reduced latency.
  • High Storage Capacity: The 2TB storage capacity meets the growing demands for data storage in modern server setups. With businesses generating and managing vast amounts of data, having a spacious and reliable storage solution is essential for seamless operations.
  • Efficient Data Transfer: The SATA 6GBPS interface enables efficient data transfer between the hard disk and the server. This high-speed interface is particularly advantageous for applications that require rapid access to large datasets, ensuring smooth data flow and responsiveness.
  • Space Optimization: The 2.5-inch form factor allows for efficient use of space within the server chassis. In environments where physical space is at a premium, such as data centers, the compact size of the IBM 00NA526 becomes a valuable asset.
  • Hot Swap Capability for Continuous Operation: The hot-swap feature facilitates easy replacement or addition of the hard disk without shutting down the server. This capability is crucial for minimizing downtime in scenarios where uninterrupted operation is paramount.
Applications and Use Cases

The IBM 00NA526's specifications and features make it well-suited for a variety of server applications and use cases. Some notable scenarios include:

  • Data Centers: In large-scale data center environments where space optimization, reliability, and continuous operation are paramount, the IBM 00NA526 finds its place as a reliable storage solution.
  • Enterprise Servers: Enterprise-level servers handling critical business operations benefit from the high capacity and performance of the IBM 00NA526. Its hot-swap capability ensures minimal disruption in case of hardware maintenance or upgrades.
  • Cloud Infrastructure: Cloud service providers leveraging scalable infrastructure require storage solutions that can keep up with dynamic workloads. The IBM 00NA526, with its efficient data transfer and high capacity, aligns with the demands of cloud-based applications and services.
  • Virtualization Environments: Virtualized server environments, where multiple virtual machines share the same physical hardware, benefit from the fast data access and high storage capacity provided by the IBM 00NA526.

General Information about the IBM 00NA526

  • Manufacturer: IBM
  • Model Number or SKU# 00NA526
  • Type: Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
  • Product Type: SATA 6GBPS

Performance Specifications for the 2TB SATA 6GBPS HDD

  • Product Type: Internal Hard Drive
  • Form Factor: 2.5-inch
  • Capacity: 2 TB
  • Spindle Speed: 7200 RPM
  • Drive Interface Type: SATA 6.0 Gbps

Outline, the IBM 00NA526 2TB 7.2K RPM SATA 6GBPS Nearline Hot Swap (512e) 2.5-inch Internal Hard Disk Drive for Servers emerges as a powerhouse storage solution, combining high capacity, optimized performance, and enterprise-level reliability. Whether deployed in data centers, enterprise servers, cloud infrastructure, or virtualization environments, this hard disk drive caters to the evolving storage needs of modern server configurations. With its hot-swap capability ensuring continuous operation and a compact form factor optimizing space utilization, the IBM 00NA526 stands out as a reliable and efficient choice for businesses seeking robust server storage solutions.

Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
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