Artesyn Embedded Technologies (Tempe, AZ) announced the Centellis 8000 Series AdvancedTCA (ATCA) system. With power and cooling for up to 600 W per blade, Artesyn’s the system can accommodate a full payload of today’s highest performance ATCA blades and offers a future-proof platform for higher powered processors, according to the company. The new ATCA systems can be deployed in existing networks as well as emerging Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) deployments. A Centellis 8000 system is 18U (798 mm) high and designed for standard 19-inch rack mounting. It features a 40GbE dual-star fabric interface and 14 blade slots, including two switching slots into which Artesyn’s 40G combined switching and system management blade (ATCA-F140) can be integrated. A wide variety of payload blades and software enable it to be deployed in a range of applications such as:
- Session border controllers.
- Content optimization and security appliances.
- Telecom central office (AC and DC versions).
- Network data center and enterprise data center deployments (AC and DC versions).
For more information, visit www.artesyn.com