ATCA backplanes for defense, video processing, and data communications introduced by Pentair
WARWICK, R.I., 3 Aug. 2011. Pentair Technical Products in Warwick, R.I., is introducing the Schroff AdvancedTCA (ATCA) backplanes for 40-gigabit-per-second (40G) embedded computing and networking applications. The ATCA backplanes, which are compatible with MicroTCA, CompactPCI Serial, and VPX platforms, are made from FR4 material, and offer fast point-to-point connection between boards for internal and external communications. The backplane’s fabric channels consist of four ports, each with a 10-gigabit-per-second transfer rate per signal pair for defense, video broadcasting, video processing, telecommunications, and data communications applications.