Patent Number: 7,133,291

Title: Carrier device and method for a multiple disc array

Abstract: An array storage system and associated method are provided comprising a multiple disc array. The multiple disc array comprises a partition defining attachment points for fixing each of a plurality of data storage devices to the partition arranged in a first and a second array, wherein a data storage device in the first array operably spins oppositely with respect to a data storage device in the second array. Two identical partitions, each supporting arrays of data storage devices, can be joined together to increase the storage capacity of the multiple disc array.

Inventors: Carlson; Grant Edward (Florissant, CO), Cunha; Karl Heinz (Colorado Springs, CO)

Assignee: Seagate Technology LLC

International Classification: G06F 1/16 (20060101); H05K 7/14 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-07 0:00:00