Case Study: Apple Xserve 2nd generation & Xserve Raid Servers

Mechanical Engineering

2004, 2005, 2006

Sparkfactor's role:

Layout studies for internal configurations

Detailed CAD design for plastics & sheet metal

Supported Thermal design with mechanical prototypes & CAD models.

Detail design of hard drive carriers and power supply system

Vendor management of parts & CAD data

Traveled to Asia to support manufacturing

Managed CAD database and distribution to suppliers and vendors

Apple Xserve website