Latest generation CompactPCI(r) processor board with 10 Gigabit Ethernet

Concurrent Technologies has introduced a new 6U CompactPCI(r) board based on a 4th generation Intel(r) Core(tm) or Celeron(tm) processor with the option of 10 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces.

Concurrent Technologies has introduced a new 6U CompactPCI® board based on a 4th generation Intel® Core™ or Celeron™ processor with the option of 10 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces. PP B1x/msd is a single slot air-cooled board, allowing customers to easily migrate to the latest generation of Intel® processors for longer system life-cycles. Three levels of performance are offered from a 4-core Intel® Core™ i7-4700EQ, 2-core Intel® Core™ i5-4422E to a 2-core Intel® Celeron™ 2002E processor with options for 16 or 32 Gbytes memory. All PP B1x/msd variants are capable of driving three simultaneous displays with DisplayPort, DVI-D and VGA port options available and powered by the integrated Intel® HD Graphics processor.

New to this generation of CompactPCI boards, Concurrent Technologies has introduced an option for dual 10 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces via front panel SFP+ modules supporting 10GBASE-SR, 10GBASE-CR and 10GBASE-CU connections. This option allows for higher bandwidth interconnects between PP B1x/msd and external equipment which would previously have required the use of an additional expansion mezzanine like the Concurrent Technologies XM 520/032 module. Also new to PP B1x/msd is the option to specify a variant with the J4 connector fitted to add a mix of extra I/O including digital graphics, more USB, Ethernet and GPIO. This complements the Ethernet, SATA, USB and Serial I/O provided on the CompactPCI J3 and J5 connectors that is backwards compatible with Concurrent Technologies’ PP 91x/x1x. Other notable features include up to two XMC/PMC sites with high speed local bus interconnect, on-board 2.5-inch SATA drive and on-board CFast™ removable storage.

Glen Fawcett, CEO for Concurrent Technologies commented "This new PP B1x/msd CompactPCI board provides a performance upgrade for customers using PP 91x/x1x that will enable them to continue to deploy innovative solutions. The new features on PP B1x/msd are a direct response to feedback received from our customers demonstrating our commitment to this popular form factor”.

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Product Launched: PP B1x/msd

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About Concurrent Technologies

Concurrent Technologies is an international ISO 9001:2008 company specializing in the design and manufacture of commercial-off-the-shelf and custom designed industrial computer boards for critical embedded applications. The company, which was founded in 1985, has offices in the USA, UK, India and China as well as a worldwide distributor network. The company has a wide range of high performance Intel® processor based VME, VXS™, OpenVPX™, CompactPCI® and AdvancedMC™ products, which are complemented by an extensive offering of PMC (PCI Mezzanine Card) and XMC (Express Mezzanine Card) products. Concurrent Technologies is an Affiliate Member of the Intel® Internet of Things, a community of communications and embedded developers and solution providers.