17 July 2012 AdvancedTCA system delivers 40Gbit/s data transfer AdvancedTCA system delivers 40Gbit/s data transfer Electronics packaging specialist Schroff has unveiled a 6 slot AdvancedTCA system that incorporates a triple replicated mesh backplane with a data transfer rate of 40Gbit/s. Designed for use in the telecoms sector, the system is suitable for applications such as video on demand, webinars and video conferencing. Compliant with AdvancedTCA specification PICMG 3.0 Rev. 3.0, the 5U-high system offers space at the front for six 8U-high horizontally mounted AdvancedTCA blades and can also accommodate six rear transition modules. The backplane has two hub slots, four node slots and a bussed intelligent platform management interface. The company says that high system availability is ensured by redundancy in the power and cooling systems, with two power entry modules delivering the necessary supply voltage of -48VDC/-60VDC and two hot swappable fan trays providing a cooling capacity of over 350W per front board. Author Simon Fogg Comment on this article Websites http://www.schroff.co.uk/ Companies Pentair Technical Solutions UK Ltd This material is protected by MA Business copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team. What you think about this article: Add your comments Name Email Comments Your comments/feedback may be edited prior to publishing. Not all entries will be published. Please view our Terms and Conditions before leaving a comment.