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