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1. (WO2018044384) DATA STORAGE DEVICE ENCLOSURE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/044384    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/039341
Publication Date: Fri Mar 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Jun 28 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: G11B 33/12
G06F 3/06
Applicants: WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Inventors: JENKINS, Dean Mitcham
RYAN, Robert P.
Title: DATA STORAGE DEVICE ENCLOSURE
Abstract:
A Data Storage Device (DSD) enclosure includes a chassis and at least one backplane mounted in the chassis. According to one aspect, each backplane includes a row of DSD slots and a switch slot located in a middle portion of the row of DSD slots. A plurality of signal traces connect the DSD slots to the switch slot.