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September 2006

Executive Interview

“Parallel Buses Are Dead!”

RTC: We continue to hear tales of standard bus architectures such as VME and cPCI becoming obsolete, yet GMS continues to develop new products based on these architectures. Can you commRead More...

Industry Insider

Industry Insider

Flex Circuit-Based Chip-to-Chip Interconnection Concept Validated by Intel Team The performance potential of high-speed, copper-based, direct interconnections between IC packages bRead More...

Industry Insight

Blade Server Interconnect Converges on Switched Ethernet

The rapid rise of the blade server system industry has introduced a new model for how to build out an enterprise-computing data center. By using a chassis with computing blades added asRead More...

The 1/10 Gigabit Ethernet Ripple Effect

Ethernet is hands down the most pervasive networking technology in the world. Nearly all wireline traffic on the Internet starts or ends with an Ethernet connection. As standards have eRead More...

Publisher's Letter

On Independence…

On July fourth this year, when our country celebrated its independence, I was fortunate enough to be representing our magazines at the Kennedy Space Center as the nation put on, what waRead More...

Software & Development Tools

Off-the-Shelf Carrier-Grade Middleware: The Next Logical Step

The telecommunications industry gave birth to the catch phrase “Innovation at the speed of the Internet,” so it should come as no surprise that telecom equipment vendors theRead More...

Solutions Engineering

VPX and VPX-REDI Standards Coming on Strong

The VPX and VPX-REDI standards are currently a major focus area for the VITA Standards Organization (VSO). VPX, formally referred to as VITA 46, offers 6U and 3U board formats with a Read More...

VMEbus at 25!

VME at 25. I don’t think anyone would have expected that to happen! Good planning? Good luck? Actually I believe the answer is pretty simple. The VMEbus specification was written Read More...

VME: Moving from Evolution to Revolution

Since its adoption in the early 1980s, the VME architecture has evolved continuously, and remarkably successfully, to keep pace with the improvements in microprocessor and communicationRead More...

VME Market Bifurcation: The VXS and VPX Face-Off

VME has enjoyed robust growth since it was adopted in 1981. Today the merchant VME board market is north of $1B and growing at a respectable clip. In aerospace and defense, nearly 80% oRead More...

Tech Feature

VXS: Jump Start to Higher Performance for VME Users

One of the reasons VMEbus has thrived for over 25 years is that the technology continues to evolve to meet increasing performance demands over time, yet preserves a base of compatibilitRead More...

Technology in Context

Biometric Access Control Gets Networked

The use of unique physical or behavioral characteristics, such as hand shape or a signature, to verify someone’s identity is called “biometrics.” Biometric access contRead More...