AdvancedTCA backplane vendor gears up for NXTcomm - Embedded.com

AdvancedTCA backplane vendor gears up for NXTcomm

Brockton, Mass.—Carlo Gavazzi Computing Solutions will be exhibiting its AdvancedTCA and MicroTCA capabilities in the PICMG Pavillion at NXTcomm 2008, June 16-19 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Designed to meet network equipment-building system (NEBS) requirements and the PICMG 3.0 AdvancedTCA specification, Carlo Gavazzi Computing Solutions' AdvancedTCA backplanes are suitable for the telecommunications, enterprise and datacom marketplaces. Available in a variety of slot configurations to suit individual bandwidths, the systems include unique dual-redundant Pigeon Point Systems shelf management modules. All field-replaceable units are intelligent devices and communicate to the shelf managers through the IPMI. The 600 Series AdvancedTCA systems are equipped with a front removable push/pull intelligent cooling system, featuring six dual-fan modules to cool up to 220 watts front side and 30 watts back side.

Intended for smaller telecom and industrial applications, the MicroTCA models are engineered to be an economical connectivity product. According to the company, they are offered at half the cost of comparable products. The MicroTCA models are available in a range of customizable configurations for full- and half-height Advanced Mezzanine Card slots. Each model includes a low cost power supply and features a forced evacuation and pressurization cooling design.

Featuring enhanced thermal capabilities, the 600 Series of AdvancedTCA and MicroTCA products are designed to cost-effectively address demanding power, thermal management, and connectivity requirements. The 600 Series includes configurable AdvancedTCA (633, 646) and MicroTCA (650) models that can be customized to address individual needs.

For Carlo Gavazzi Computing Solutions' 600 Series of AdvancedTCA and MicroTCA products, please visit the company in the PICMG Pavilion at NXTcomm 2008.

Carlo Gavazzi Computing Solutions, 1-800-926-8722, www.gavazzi-computing.com

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