The ZT 5551 High Availability Processor Board is a 6U CompactPCI single board computer (SBC) with a 1GHz Pentium II low-voltage processor for use in redundant processing configurations that require high levels of availability, such as servicing a telecom network and the Internet. The ZT 5551, Performance Technologies' upgrade to the ZT 5550 SBC, supports up to 2GB, PC133 SDRAM memory and has capabilities for the PICMG 2.9 Intelligent Platform Management Interface specification for remote management.
The ZT 5551 can support up to 12 CompactPCI peripheral boards, and, according to Performance Technology, reaches 99% availability when used with a second ZT 5551.
Features include PCI-to-PCI bridge interfaces to 32-bit or 64-bit CompactPCI operating at 33MHz; 16MB onboard flash; battery-backed real-time clock with field-replaceable battery; 32-bit 33MHz PCI interface to mezzanine for I/O expansion; two serial ports with one routed front/rear, second on rear panel only; board SM712 PCI bus video controller; and two USB ports, one front, one rear panel.
The ZT 5551 is available immediately, beginning at $2,995.
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