VPX REDI Backplane offers configurable, diverse I/O.

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Highly configurable, 5-slot Full Mesh 3U VPX REDI Backplane delivers I/O flexibility via I/O PLUS(TM) integration, which brings 2 VPX connectors to front edge of board and utilizes 2 interchangeable daughter I/O cards. Capable of delivering 200+ W of power per VPX slot, backplane incorporates 10 fat pipes/high-speed differential channels on J1 and 16 fat pipes as well as 20 single-ended signals on J2. Standard and custom ATR rugged enclosures are available with various means of cooling.



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SIE Computing Solutions, Inc. Announces New, Enhanced 5-Slot Full Mesh 3U VPX REDI Backplane Featuring I/O PLUS(TM)



Highly customizable architecture provides additional I/O options.

Brockton, Mass. - SIE Computing Solutions, Inc., an innovative leader in the design and manufacture of open architecture based computing platforms and system packaging for rugged environments, announces its enhanced 5-slot I/O PLUS 3U VPX Full Mesh Backplane for a wide array of VPX applications. A commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) solution, the highly configurable VPX REDI backplane offers high-bandwidth in a compact size and provides greater I/O flexibility through I/O PLUS(TM), the innovative use of configurable I/O daughter cards to accommodate an array of VPX applications.

I/O PLUS(TM) brings two high speed VPX connectors to the front edge of the board and utilizes two interchangeable daughter I/O cards, reducing the need for custom backplanes for each VPX application. The backplane design incorporates 10 fat pipes / high speed differential channels on J1 and 16 fat pipes as well as 20 single-ended signals on J2.

The backplane is capable of delivering over 200 watts of power per VPX slot. SIE Computing Solutions offers standard and custom ATR rugged enclosures featuring convection, conduction, air-over conduction or liquid-cooling requirements to meet the demanding cooling requirements for a variety of thermal loads. The 5-slot 3U VPX REDI backplane is ideal for deployment in aerospace and vetronic military applications where high performance and the small 3U form factor are mandated.

Addressing the needs of users deploying a variety of boards for specialized applications, SIE Computing Solutions also offers custom backplane system design and manufacturing services.

For more information on SIE Computing Solutions' VPX and custom rugged enclosure capabilities, visit www.sie-computing.com

About SIE Computing Solutions, Inc.
Based in Brockton, Mass., SIE Computing Solutions, Inc. is an innovative leader in the design and manufacture of open architecture based computing platforms and system packaging for rugged environments. The company has more than 30 years of experience enabling computing platforms to thrive in rugged environments. With its primary focus on the military and industrial markets, the company offers services based upon its core capabilities in electronic packaging. All products are manufactured in the United States and comply with VITA, PICMG and PCI-SIG standards.

SIE. Computing Solutions, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of S.I.E. AG, a privately-held, embedded computing company. For more information on SIE Computing Solutions Inc., visit www.sie-computing.com, call 1.800.926.8722 or write to pr@sie-cs.com.

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