US Patent No. 9,992,905

SUPPORTING INPUT/OUTPUT (I/O) CONNECTIVITY FOR A PRINTED CIRCUIT ASSEMBLY (PCA) IN A HOT AISLE CABLING OR A COLD AISLE CABLING ARRANGEMENT


Patent No. 9,992,905
Issue Date June 05, 2018
Title Supporting Input/output (i/o) Connectivity For A Printed Circuit Assembly (pca) In A Hot Aisle Cabling Or A Cold Aisle Cabling Arrangement
Inventorship Brian T. Purcell, Tomball, TX (US)
Zheila N. Madanipour, Houston, TX (US)
Chandler Ray Harris, Houston, TX (US)
Robert Allen Voss, Houston, TX (US)
Michael Bourg, Tomball, TX (US)
Assignee Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP, Houston, TX (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,992,905

1. A system for supporting input/output (I/O) connectivity for a printed circuit assembly (PCA) in a hot aisle cabling or a cold aisle cabling arrangement, the system comprising:a chassis, the chassis being connected to a rack in a data center; and
a printed circuit assembly (PCA) slidably connected to the chassis via a tray;
in which the PCA comprises a number of bill of material (BOM) options to customize the PCA and a single basic input/output system (BIOS) image; and
in which the PCA is physically shifted on the chassis to accommodate a cold aisle cabling or a hot aisle cabling arrangement of the data center.