10G/1G Ethernet switch core modules for avionics and military switches introduced by Kontron

ECHING, Germany, 3 Nov. 2012. Kontron in Eching, Germany, is introducing the ESC1600/ESC2404 10G/1G Ethernet switch core modules for the accelerated development of custom-made, high-availability switches. These modules are for deployment in avionics and military switches with individual mechanical system designs and physical network interfaces.

The ESC1600/ESC2404 modules are application-ready Ethernet switching building blocks. The physical footprint is standardized, the number of interfaces and their layout is scalable, and everything is pre-integrated and application-ready even including the management system for the configuration of the switch, Kontron officials say.

The Kontron 10G/1G Ethernet switch core modules footprint is based on the COM Express compact form factor. The management interface is software compliant to the Kontron CompactPCI, AdvancedTCA and MicroTCA Managed Switches. The module operates in temperatures from -40 to 85 degrees Celsius.

Either via command line or web interface, the switch can be configured for specific network switching and routing requirements. Physical management access is via the serial interface or via the network.

The modules are shock- and vibration-proof and shielded against electro-magnetic interference fields. They offer L2 and L3 management for IPv4 and IPv6 like IP forwarding, L2 and L3 multicast, Quality of Service (QoS) and VLANs.

The ESC provides a USB interface and an I²C bus for various IO's, which can also reflect network errors and status information.

For more information contact Kontron online at www.kontron.com.

Easily post a comment below using your Linkedin, Twitter, Google or Facebook account.


The Innovation That Matters™ Quiz

Innovation is one of the key drivers in the Defense industry. View this short video of Leon Woo, VP of Engineering at Mercury Systems, on the role of innovation. Then, answer 3 simple questions correctly to be entered into a drawing to win an Eddie Bauer fleece jacket!

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR TWO MOST RECENT WINNERS. "Nick from SPARWAR" and "Bridget from AOC."


Featured Slideshow

Evolution of the American soldier

The American soldier has come a long way since the beginning of the Republic 237 years ago. While uniforms for early soldiers were based on cost and utility, soldiers' clothing eventually considered ballistic protection, increasing storage space, protection from poison gas and other contaminants.

Wire News provided by   

Most Popular Articles

Webcasts

On Demand Webcasts

Engineering the VPX high-speed data path for physical and signal integrity

Join Arrow Electronics and TE Connectivity, for an overview webinar of the standards, technologies and trends involving VITA and TE.

Design Strategy Considerations for DO-178C Certified Multi-core Systems

Join Wind River to learn how system architecture and design choices can minimize your DO-178C certification challenges.

Sponsored by:

Flying, Sailing or Driving - The Rugged, Embedded Intel-based Server that goes where you need it!Flying Sailing or Driving

Leveraging the power of server-class processors is no longer relegated to the confines of data centers. Through several innovations, Mercury Systems has ruggedized Intel’s server-class chips for deployment. ...
Sponsored by:

social activity

All Access Sponsors


Mil & Aero Magazine

February 2014
Volume 25, Issue 2
file

Download Our Apps



iPhone

iPad

Android

Follow Us On...



Newsletters

Military & Aerospace Electronics

Weekly newsletter covering technical content, breaking news and product information
SUBSCRIBE

Defense Executive

Monthly newsletter covering business news and strategic insights for executive managers
SUBSCRIBE

Embedded Computing Report

Monthly newsletter covering news on embedded computing in aerospace, defense and industrial-rugged applications
SUBSCRIBE

Unmanned Vehicles

Monthly newsletter covering news updates for designers of unmanned vehicles
SUBSCRIBE