Patent Number: 7,914,366

Title: Storage apparatus

Abstract: Provided is a cooling method for realizing efficient cooling of a storage apparatus with an airflow separation structure. This storage apparatus has a plurality of cooling areas formed in the cabinet; an external air introduction/discharge device for directing external air to the respective cooling areas, and thereafter discharging the external air from a discharge area of the cabinet outside the cabinet; and an external air guidance area for guiding the external air that passed through each of the cooling areas to the discharge area; wherein the external air guidance area is configured so that the external air that passed through one cooling area will not get mixed with the external air that passed through another cooling area.

Inventors: Miyamoto; Kenichi (Odawara, JP), Morishita; Yasuji (Odawara, JP)

Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.

International Classification: H05K 5/00 (20060101); H05K 7/20 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-03-29 0:00:00