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A3CUBE Develops Carrier Grade Interface Controller

a3cubeToday A3CUBE announced that it has teamed with electronic manufacturing firm AirBorn Inc. to develop an “unbreakable” network interface controller called the RONNIEE RIO.

RONNIE RIO is the first network adapter card designed with carrier-grade and military-grade reliability and is designed to bring mission-critical features to the standard data center interconnection network and data plane. RONNIEE RIO provides direct memory-mapped transactions between multiple host systems, extends peer-to-peer communication between PCIe-distributed endpoints and natively encapsulates Ethernet protocol with hardware-based fault tolerance.

We leveraged our experience in the defense and aerospace industries to develop a connector where extreme speed does not come at the expense of availability and robustness,” said Emad Soubh, Director of New Product Development of AirBorn. “Working with A3CUBE, we were able to produce a high-density, high-bandwidth, high-reliability interconnect adapter card ready for the challenges of the next-generation data center, cloud computing platforms, analytics, storage and converged architectures.”

RONNIEE RIO is available in a low-profile PCIe card form factor designed to guarantee maximum availability, military-grade reliability and low-latency capabilities of peer-to-peer operations, RDMA and remote CPUs load and store operations. RONNIEE RIO is the only commercial card with 6 high speed connectors in a low-profile PCIe card form factor that fits in any server) that permits users to realize 3D Torus.

In this slidecast, Emilio Billi from A3Cube presents an overview of the company’s new RONNIEE Express network architecture.

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