Unique Design Enables 100 Gb/s OpenVPX Transmission Rates

Mercury Systems has developed a unique approach that achieves 100-Gb/s board-to-board data transmission rates, enabling next-generation PCIe Gen-4, 100 Gb/s Ethernet and InfiniBand high-speed switch fabrics to run faster within OpenVPX embedded computing subsystems. Allegedly, this computing technology more than doubles previous OpenVPX switch fabric bandwidths and is made possible with existing backplane and module technologies.


These capabilities produce higher fidelity transmission lines that mitigate the impact of in-subsystem signal channel limitations enabling next-generation data rates while remaining compliant with open architecture standards including VITA 68.2 (signal channel compliance) and VITA 65 (OpenVPX). The resulting high-integrity transmission lines deliver sustained data rates of 100 Gbps and beyond with extremely low bit error rates. The approach is so robust that it delivers consistent performance across a broad temperature range, making it ideal for embedding into rugged defense applications.

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The company is currently developing 100 Gbps demonstration units for delivery in early 2019. For more information, visit the product info page and/or call Mercury at 866-627-6951 and/or email [email protected].

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