Developing, releasing, and supporting subsystem power and electrical cables and connectors including passive and active, off-the-shelf, modifying to 3rd party products, and custom deliverables

The IBM interconnect engineering team develops, releases, and supports the subsystem power and electrical cables and connectors for the IBM server family of system products. They are also available to apply their experience and skills to your projects, helping you develop cost-effective, high-quality interconnect solutions. 

Deep Skill and Experience With:

  • High speed fly-over internal cables
  • High speed backplane connectors
  • High density power connectors
  • Card Edge connectors
  • Copper, optical, active, and non-active cables
  • Low Speed cables and connectors
  • Low Voltage cables and connectors
  • High Voltage cables and connectors

Test and Validation Methods, and Tools:

  • CAE/CAD:, Creo, Solid-works, CATIA
  • PDM: Windchill, Vault
  • Rack level cable routing in CAD and physical mockup
  • Connector plug/un-plug force characterization via mechanical testing
  • Connector wear inspections for shock/vibe and cyclical plugging