Kontron CP-ASM3-RAID Rugged CompactPCI RAID Server

The Kontron CP-ASM3-RAID rugged RAID server combines CompactPCI technology with high-speed SATA connections via the backplane. The modular Kontron CP-ASM3-RAID features a high-speed RAID array with up to 8 SATA-II hard disks (SATA 3.0 Gbit/s) or Solid State Drives, high availability, high shock and vibration resistance, electronic components with protective coating, fanless system design, and protection against humidity and dust. Even when using standard hard disks, the Kontron CP-ASM3-RAID offers a long lifecycle in operating temperatures of 0°C to 55°C.

Kontron CP-ASM3-RAID Fanless CompactPCI RAID server

Kontron CP-ASM3-RAID Features

  • Ruggedized modular 3U CPCI Server with support for up to 8 HDD’s
  • Highly Reliable CompactPCI System
  • High-Performance RAID Controller
  • Network Power Management Controller
  • Open System Architecture

The Kontron CP-ASM3-RAID server is ideal for mobile or stationary video surveillance, in public transport or tunnel surveillance, video and audio streaming and digital image processing for controlling various production processes. Owing to the open system architecture the addition of extra modules for further application areas is possible at any given time.

The Kontron CP-ASM3-RAID supports RAID 0/1/5/10/50 or JBOD (Just a Bunch Of Disks) and a wide range of management and recovery mechanisms and guarantees data integrity and security. The hard disks or Solid State Drives are integrated on hot-swappable carrierboards and offer a storage capacity of up to several terabytes.

The CompactPCI processor board Kontron CP307 serves as a system controller with passively cooled 1.06 GHz Intel Celeron M processor and 512MB of soldered RAM which enable optimal performance with minimal energy consumption of the RAID system.

For remote system management via LAN, a special system management tool has been developed, which enables the reading of system voltage and operating temperatures or the shutting down of the RAID server.

Drivers and tools for parameter setting of system functions are available for Linux. Further operating system support is available on request. The CompactPCI RAID server Kontron CP-ASM3-RAID is available now.

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