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Expanded Ethernet Switch Family from Aitech Offers Robust Network Communication

Rugged switches effectively manage data in harsh environments

CHATSWORTH, Calif., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aitech Defense Systems Inc., a pioneer in true embedded and mission critical computing technologies for environmentally-demanding military, defense and aerospace and rugged industrial applications, has expanded its line of rugged, managed Gigabit Ethernet switches to include several new versions.

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In addition to the original 6U CompactPCI (C660) version, Aitech now offers managed Gigabit Ethernet switches in 6U VPX (C670), 3U VPX (C680) and XMC (M620) formats.  The new rugged switches provide reliable operation in all harsh environments across several military, rugged and industrial applications.

Each managed switch product supports the same protocols and network services, in addition to a simplified HTML browser-based interface, enabling the user to easily manage the switch's comprehensive feature set for a better optimized network.  Using the Marvell Prestera 98DX4122 multi-layer switch packet controller, the switches perform Layer 2 and Layer 3 routing and switching.

The switches feature a host of board management devices such as power controller, elapsed time recorder and temperature sensors as well as several monitoring devices including CPU, port and TCAM utilization.

The Aitech GbE Switch Family consists of the following highly integrated products:

C660 6U cPCI GigE Switch

  • 24 GbE ports
    • 24 x 10/100/1000Base-T ports
    • 8 of the 24 can be 1000Base-X SERDES ports
    • 24 x 10/100Base-TX Fast Ethernet ports
  • Four 10 GbE XAUI Ports
  • Expandable to 40 total GbE ports with the M620 XMC

C670 6U VPX GigE Switch

  • 24 GbE ports
    • 24 x 10/100/1000Base-T ports
    • 8 of the 24 can be 1000Base-X SERDES ports
    • 24 x 10/100Base-TX Fast Ethernet ports
  • Four 10 GbE XAUI Ports
  • Expandable to 40 total GbE ports with the M620 XMC

C680 3U VPX GigE Switch

  • Up to 24 Fast/Gigabit Ethernet ports in three standard configurations
    • 12 x 10/100/1000Base-T ports
    • 24 x 1000Base-BX/KX SERDES ports
    • 24 x 10/100Base-TX Fast Ethernet ports
  • Two 10 GbE ports

M620 XMC GigE Switch

  • Up to 16 Fast/Gigabit Ethernet ports in three standard configurations
    • 8 x 10/100/1000Base-T ports
    • 16 x 1000Base-BX/KX SERDES ports
    • 16 x 10/100Base-TX Fast Ethernet ports
  • Two 10 GbE XAUI ports, VITA 42.6 compliant (optional)

Designed for high performance in rugged environments, these switches incorporate an integrated low power ARM-compatible Sheeva CPU core.  Operating at 800 MHz, the CPU core functions as a service processor and interfaces to a high speed DDRII-320 MHz memory controller. 

Features of each port include auto-negotiation and auto MDI/MDIX support as well as head of line (HOL) blocking prevention.  VLAN and port mirroring are also included.

Each GbE switch is available in five 100% software compatible environmental build-grades:

  • Air-cooled commercial (0 degrees C to 50 degrees C),
  • Air-cooled rugged (-40 degrees C to +71 degrees C) 
  • Conduction-cooled rugged (-40 degrees C to +71 degrees C)
  • Full military air-cooled (-55 degrees C to +85 degrees C)
  • Full military conduction-cooled (-55 degrees C to +85 degrees C)

For more information please call 888-Aitech-8 (888-248-3248), visit http://www.rugged.com/ethernet-switches or e-mail [email protected].

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ABOUT AITECH:
Established in 1983, Aitech offers military and space-qualified, commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) embedded computing products for rugged defense, aerospace and astronautics (space) applications as well as provides radiation tolerant and full MIL-SPEC solutions. 

The company provides industry-standard, open architecture VMEbus, CompactPCI and high speed serial fabric-based boards, power subsystems, mass memory, enclosures and hardware subsystem integration along with logistics, configuration control, component obsolescence and earned-value management services.

Having pioneered the development of true military VMEbus products for use in mainstream defense and aerospace applications, Aitech utilizes its broad base of off-the-shelf products and technologies to also develop customer-specific solutions, deliver superior cost-performance and reliability, and expedite time to market. 

Applications for its products range from mission processors, fire control, mission control and autonomous robotic subsystems for ground vehicles as well as surface and subsurface naval platforms to tactical and strategic fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, and low- to high-earth orbit and deep space vehicles.

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E-mail: [email protected]

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