PRTODAY / NewswireToday Free press release distribution service network

More news: Software
Written by / Agency / Source: General Electric Company

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

GE Software Solution Reduces Cost, Increases Productivity and Shortens Time to Adopt PCI Express™ Based VPX Based Systems - Innovative peer-to-peer software eases challenges of migration to VPX from legacy architectures
GE Software Solution Reduces Cost, Increases Productivity and Shortens Time to Adopt PCI Express™ Based VPX Based Systems

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Charlottesville, VA, United States, 2010/04/07 - Innovative peer-to-peer software eases challenges of migration to VPX from legacy architectures. NYSE: GE

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Software Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

of an innovative software capability that addresses a problem faced by military and aerospace customers who want to implement PCI Express™ peer-to-peer connectivity using the VPX architecture. Previously, customers were required to “hand-craft” a solution, with consequent impact on program cost and time to market. This capability will accelerate the adoption of VPX and enable existing platforms to migrate to it with greater ease.

The VPX architecture makes extensive use of high speed switched serial fabrics such as Gigabit Ethernet, Serial RapidIO™ and PCI Express to create high speed interconnects between the various hardware elements of a system. While peer-to-peer connectivity is possible with Gigabit Ethernet through the use of a network stack (TCP/IP), the problem with achieving similar connectivity with PCI Express has been significantly more challenging. GE’s software solution requires minimal system resources, imposing neither the CPU overhead nor performance limitations of a network stack such as TCP/IP; performance matches the raw DMA capability of the supported hardware.

For many system integrators – notably those implementing multiple serial switched fabrics in their system, or those using 3U VPX where PCI Express may be the only fabric option for data plane communication – this new GE software capability will prove invaluable. Until now, customers wanting to take advantage of the inherent performance, scalability, flexibility and functionality of VPX and requiring PCI Express peer-to-peer connectivity as part of their solution, had little alternative but to create a custom solution, with a consequent reduction in productivity and with long term support implications as technology evolves.

“Time to market and managing costs are key concerns for the large majority of our customers, and this new software capability responds to those concerns,” said Peter Cavill, General Manager, Military & Aerospace Products at GE Intelligent Platforms. “It provides a highly flexible connectivity solution and eases system integration while minimizing development time and cost. Moreover, it has an extended roadmap that will see it embracing a range of current and future hardware and software technologies, enabling our customers to secure a long term sustainable competitive advantage.”

Peer-to-peer operation allows existing operational modes on, for example, VME or CompactPCI backplanes, to be transplanted to PCI Express-connected VPX implementations, making system migration more straightforward. PCI Express was designed primarily for architectures in which a single root node controls a number of peripheral end-points in a master/slave relationship: delivering peer-to-peer connectivity for PCI Express allows all cards in a system to participate equally in shared data activities, providing increased system flexibility and performance.

Initial solutions are available immediately on several GE VPX single board computers using VxWorks®; the roadmap encompasses Linux® support and a wider range of topologies and supported hardware.

About GE Intelligent Platforms
GE Intelligent Platforms (ge-ip.com) is an experienced high-performance technology company and a global provider of software, hardware, services, and expertise in automation and embedded computing. We offer a unique foundation of agile and reliable technology providing customers a sustainable competitive advantage in the industries they serve, including energy, water, consumer packaged goods, government & defense, and telecommunications. GE Intelligent Platforms is headquartered in Charlottesville, VA.

PCI Express is a trademark of PCI-SIG. RapidIO is a registered trademark of the RapidIO Trade Association. Linux is the registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. VxWorks is a registered trademark of Wind River Systems. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Software Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Written by / Agency / Source: General Electric Company

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick Newswire Today Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+] / [Company listed above is a registered member of our network. Content made possible by PRZOOM / PRTODAY indexing services]

 
 
# # #
 
Software Warnings - IMPORTANT:
Always be aware/cautious about what you download on your computer/mobile! PURCHASE SOFTWARE related keywords / Banner Ads. Click HERE for details!
.

 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Software articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


GE Software Solution Reduces Cost, Increases Productivity and Shortens Time to Adopt PCI Express™ Based VPX Based Systems

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name Newswire Today and LINK as the source.
 
  Is this your article?
Activate ALL web links and social stream by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!

GE News Center |
Publisher Contact: Ian McMurray - GE Fanuc Intel. Platforms 
+44 (0) 1327 322821 ian.mcmurray[.]ge.com
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any General Electric Company securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Software via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From General Electric Company / Company Profile


Read Software Most Recent Related Newswires:

IBM and University of Alberta Publish New Data on Machine Learning Algorithms to Help Predict Schizophrenia
PTC Named a Global Leader in IoT Platforms by IDC MarketScape
The Weather Company Collaborates with PurpleAir to Provide Community Air Quality Data Across its Consumer Properties
Pegasystems and Accenture Team to Offer Communications Service Providers Intelligent Customer Decisioning as a Service to Improve Customer Engagement
Frost & Sullivan Recognizes eClinicalWorks’ Revenue Cycle Management Services with Leadership Award
London Stock Exchange Group Collaborating with IBM to Develop Securities Data Blockchain Solution for European SMEs
ITEX IT-Service GmbH Achieves Silver Partner Status with NAKIVO
Oracle Named a Leader in 2017 Analyst Evaluation for Digital Process Automation Software
NAKIVO Launches v7.2 Beta with ASUSTOR NAS Support and New Features for Microsoft SQL Server
Splunk and Booz Allen Hamilton Announce Cyber Intelligence Service to Manage Advanced Threats with Greater Precision and Speed
Duke Kunshan University Selects Oracle to Optimize Student Experience
Infor Announces New Collaboration with ADP
SYSPRO ERP Software’s New AI Capabilities for Manufacturers and Distributors Reported by Leading Enterprise Solutions Analyst
Proctor Library at Flagler College Implements Innovative Solution, Joining a Host of Academic Libraries in Florida
TIBCO Energy Forum to Showcase Augmented Intelligence for Energy Sector Optimization

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  NAKIVO, Inc.

Visit  La Bella Bakery Artisan Bakery Arizona





 
  ©2017 Newswire Today — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)