Super Micro Computer Inc., San Jose, CA, has been assigned a patent (9,795,050) developed by Chen, Richard S., and Wu, Chaoching, San Jose, CA, for a "server capable of accessing and rotating storage devices accommodated therein."
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A server capable of rotating and accessing storage devices accommodated therein includes a server chassis, a motherboard, a power supply module, two racks, and a system cooling module. The server chassis includes two side plates and an accommodating space between the two side plates. The power supply module is disposed in the accommodating space and arranged corresponding to the motherboard. The racks are arranged parallel to each other and detachably connected to the server chassis. A pivot structure and a handle for operating the rack are disposed at the rack near the motherboard. The rack is rotatable with respect to the server chassis by means of the pivot structure. The system cooling module is disposed adjacent to the rack. At least one cord passage is provided between the system cooling module and each of the side plates.”
The patent application was filed on January 19, 2016 (15/000,768).