In today’s world of serial switch fabric backplanes, it is very difficult to make fabric protocol decisions. Having a solution that removes the need to make this decision up front is very desirable to system designers. The CSP Inc. FastCluster 3000 Series OpenVPX platforms deliver unparalleled performance and scalability for radar, sonar, and surveillance signal processing applications.
CSPI’s Converged Fabric integrates the Mellanox SwitchX Virtual Protocol Interconnect technology – allowing InfiniBand, Ethernet, and Fibre Channel traffic to exist on a single “one-wire” fabric. The switched fabric also follows the VITA 66 Optical Interconnect for VPX standard to drastically improve performance and weight over previous copper solutions. Future technology refresh for the FastCluster platform is as simple as inserting a new OpenVPX processor or fabric blade, without requiring any change to the backplane.