CPCI & VPX Blades & Boards (CompactPCI)
Advantech CPCI Blades and Boards and VPX solutions are designed with the latest technologies. Product offering includes Mezzanine Cards, Network Application, and AdvancedTCA complied solutions. Advantech CompactPCI platforms are widely used in mission-critical industrial and telecommunication applications that demand enhanced reliability, high-availability and serviceability as well as long-term upgradability and manageability.
CompactPCI is a computer bus interconnect for industrial computers,combining a Eurocard-type connector and PCI signaling and protocols. Boards are standardized to 3U or 6U sizes, and are typically interconnected via a passive backplane. The connector pin assignments are standardized by the PICMG US and PICMG Europe organizations. The connectors and the electrical rules allow for eight boards in a PCI segment. Multiple bus segments are allowed with bridges.
VPX – is a broadly defined technology utilizing the latest in a variety of switch fabric technologies in 3U and 6U format blades