VadaTech Announces Rugged Blade Processor with Dual Xeon Cascade Lake-SP

March 10, 2020 Tiera Oliver

VadaTech announced the ATC128. The ATC128 is an ATCA processor blade featuring dual 24 core Intel Xeon processors, each with six banks of memory providing up to a total of 384 GB DDR4 memory with ECC. The processor includes two PCIe Fabric interfaces, PCIe to RTM expansion, dual GbE base interfaces, dual front panel GbE egress ports, front panel micro USB (RS-232), USB 3.0 ports, and front panel VGA connector. Onboard mSATA storage is available for local boot.

This ATCA blade is PXI-boot capable via any of the onboard Ethernet interfaces. It offers Serial over LAN (SOL) utilizing Hardware Random Number Generation (RNG) to form a secure session and also has dual redundant BIOS-boot capability with multiple (WDTs) for fail-safe, before, and after OS boot. The ATC128 has an onboard FPGA which allows secure boot of the system.

The FPGA can be reprogrammed by the customer to meet their security requirement. The Unit uses one of the most feature rich Health Management Module in the industry, incorporating HTTP and HTTPS support, Web Interface, added security with SSL, multiple user permission level, etc. The unit can be ruggedized for harsh environments.

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Tiera Oliver, edtorial intern for Embedded Computing Design, is responsible for web content edits as well as newsletter updates. She also assists in news content as far as constructing and editing stories. Before interning for ECD, Tiera had recently graduated from Northern Arizona University where she received her B.A. in journalism and political science and worked as a news reporter for the university's student led newspaper, The Lumberjack.

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