Compact COM Express for Military Networking Solutions

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Overview

A leading supplier of advanced tactical and enterprise communications equipment enlisted Sealevel to help launch a new line of COM Express voice, data and video communications systems. The first system was a Type 6 Basic carrier board based on Intel Haswell Core-I CPUs with 16GB RAM, dual Gigabit Ethernet, USB 2.0, eSATA, and DisplayPort interfaces.

Subsequent designs have migrated to 8-, 12-, and 16-Core Xeon-D CPUs with up to 128GB RAM, 10 Gigabit Ethernet/SFP, USB 3.0, SATA III/NVME, with support for multiple HDMI/DisplayPort interfaces with discrete MXM NVIDIA GPU modules. This relationship has allowed the customer to maintain their industry lead in providing hardware and software for military customers requiring critically reliable, “always-on” advanced communications.

The Solution

In order to meet the compact footprint and high-performance, robust I/O and wide operating temperature range requirements, Sealevel has developed a series of multi-board carrier solutions. These custom COM Express carrier board designs feature multiple high-speed signals efficiently routed in very small form factors, that continue to operate even in less-than-ideal power conditions.

 

Featured Project: T10 Gigabit Ethernet Serial Servers

  • COM Express Type 7 Basic (8/12/16-Core Broadwell Xeon-D)
  • Up to 128GB DDR4 RAM
  • I/O: 2x 10 Gigabit Ethernet, 2x Gigabit Ethernet, 2x USB 3.0 interfaces
  • Video: HDMI
  • Battery charging interfaces
  • Dual M.2 SSD support
  • Designed for -40°C to +85°C operating temperature range

 


Featured Project: AI Server

  • COM Express Type 7 Basic (12-Core Broadwell Xeon-D)
  • Up to 128GB DDR4 RAM
  • I/O: 2x 10 Gigabit Ethernet, 2x Gigabit Ethernet, 2x USB 3.0, and SATA III interfaces
  • Video: 1x HDMI & 4x DisplayPort
  • Discrete MXM form factor NVIDIA GPU modules
  • Dual 2.5″ SATA SSD support
  • Designed for -40°C to +85°C operating temperature range