1U System

The 1U system for ixia, highlighting the hardware box with 23 different ports for plugs.

Our client enlisted Pump’s engineering services to help design this product for use in data centers and telecom base stations. For reliability reasons, the client required a very simple, redundant thermal solution which would perform even after a fan failure. After evaluating the thermal problem using simulation software, Pump developed the mechanical architecture, and worked closely with […]

5288 – Net Tool Optimizer

A rendering of the ixia 5288 – Net Tool Optimizer showing off the front and the back with two of the metal rectangular boxes.

Ixia approached Pump for assistance developing a new high density network monitoring switch. The product had a long list of requirements, including hot-swappable components (e.g. input/output trays, fan modules, and power supplies), broad temperature range with narrow component operating limits, and strict regulatory certification (NEBS Level 1). Pump supported the product throughout the full development […]