VX6090, 6U VPX Dual 8-core Intel® Xeon® D processor blade computer successfully integrated and tested by Thales in a radar application
Toulon, France, January 09, 2018 – Kontron, a leading global provider of IoT/Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), today announced that the VX6090, a 6U VPX Dual 8-core Intel® Xeon® D processor blade computer has been successfully integrated and tested by Thales in a radar application.
"We are very proud to have been selected by a worldwide leader of radar systems for the delivery of high performance blade computers", said Alain Spors, Director of Sales, Kontron. "The VX6090 has met the performance and the level of quality in volume production required by our customer."
Kontron VX6090 combines dense processing with rich standards-based 10 Gigabit Ethernet communication fabrics and I/O connectivity to form a powerful and flexible platform for SWaP-constrained missions. It is equally suitable for streaming radar signal processing, image-processing and embedded server-type applications.
The 6U OpenVPX™-compliant VX6090 features a dual-node architecture with 8-core 2 GHz Intel Xeon D processors, AVX2 SIMD extensions, up to 32 GB of on-board soldered DDR4 (with ECC), up to 24 MB of high speed cache memory and an embedded 2-D SM750 graphics controller per node.
Adding advanced security, the Kontron’s VX6090 integrates two secure elements, Kontron APPROTECT and Trusted Platform Module, which offer security protection through trusted boot, authentication by TPM and secure boot solutions.
"The qualification of the VX6090 in our new radar program confirms that Kontron meets the high level of quality that we expect, for both the products and the long-term services", said Arnaud Defaut, Head of COTS Purchasing at Thales.
About Kontron – An S&T Company
Kontron is a global leader in IoT/embedded computing technology (ECT). As a part of technology group S&T, Kontron offers a combined portfolio of secure hardware, middleware and services for Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0 applications. With its standard products and tailor-made solutions based on highly reliable state-of-the-art embedded technologies, Kontron provides secure and innovative applications for a variety of industries. As a result, customers benefit from accelerated time-to-market, reduced total cost of ownership, product longevity and the best fully integrated applications overall.
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