RapidIO Trade Association Announces Rick O’Connor as RTA Executive Director

Sue Leininger RapidIO Trade Association Phone: 512-401-2900 For release: 16 Dec 2013 December 16, 2013 Austin, Texas The RapidIO® Trade Association (RTA) announced today that it has appointed Rick O’Connor as the new Executive Director of the organization. The RapidIO Trade Association’s next generation development is positioned for growth opportunities in wired and wireless communications technologies along with the global focus on low latency efficient data centers and high performance…

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Praesum Communications’ Raptor™ Targets Wireline/Wireless Infrastructure

Praesum Communications introduces the Raptor™—the first member of the Smarter Switching™ platform family. The high performance system level development platform enables the rapid development of switching systems utilizing Praesum SwitchKit™ IP. Based on a leading edge Virtex®-7 FPGA, the Raptor supports the customization of switching algorithms and integration of specialized packet processing IP within the SwitchKit framework. Targeted at leading edge wireline, wireless infrastructure, and mil-aero applications, the Raptor platform can…

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Noted Linley Analyst Reviews RapidIO Trade Association’s DCCN Initiative

Analyst, Jag Bolaria, reviews the RapidIO Trade Association’s new initiative targeting cloud computing and data centers calling attention to the trade association’s recent development activity with Gen3 and Gen4 standards.  Gen3 specifies a data rate of 10Gbps; Gen4 will increase the data rate to 25Gbps.  Read the full summary here.

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Data Center Compute and Networking Task Group Releases Phase I Reference Design

The DCCN task group of the RapidIO Trade Association announced the release of the Phase 1 specification at last month’s Open Server Summit in Santa Clara, CA. The final specification describes a functionality optimized CPU agnostic compute/motherboard fitted in a 19” 1U enclosure, with OCP compatible 21” form-factor option. Thanks to adding multiple SFP and QSFP cages, users may choose between electrical or optical interface for connections to the outside…

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