Concurrent Technologies has announced two fabric switch boards to complement its range of single board computers. The FR 331/306 (VPX) and FX 322/0xx (VXS) enable multiple single board computers to inter-communicate, providing backplane connectivity compliant with VITA 46.x and VITA 41.x standards for aerospace, military, industrial and telecommunication secure networks.
The FR 331/306 is a 3U OpenVPX (VITA 65) fabric switch offering Gigabit data transfer rates in a form factor that is fast becoming the bus architecture of choice for many aerospace, defence and harsh environmental deployments. It supports x4 PCI-Express (Gen1 or Gen2), 6 payload boards; DMA on two PCI-E ports and user configuration via RS232.
The FR331/306 is designed to complement the TR 501/36x Core 2 Duo VPX single board computer, as a multi-channel 6U VXS fabric switch operating at multiple Gigabit transfer rates to provide higher bandwidth and lower latency for PCI Express architectures.
The FX 322/0xx supports x4 PCI-Express (Gen1 or Gen2) 6, 12 or 18 payload boards; 2 inter switch ports; 4 SERDES ports and user configuration via RS232. It is designed to complement Concurrent Technologies VX 511/06x Core 2 Duo VXS single board computer.
The FR 311/306 and FX 322/0xx offer high bandwidth, low latency, flexible port architectures to infrastructures requiring high performance and secure connectivity for centralized switching systems, Network Centric Operations (NCO) and data management servers.
For more information on Concurrent Technologies product range visit http://www.cct.co.uk
Courtesy of EE Times Europe.