The security of COTS embedded computing products used in military and aerospace programs has become a focal point for military branches and prime contractors. This white paper addresses the issue of supply chains security, covering topics such as design authority, chain of custody and governance in supply chains. It introduces the Penguin Edge™ concept of ‘Secure COTS’, a holistic and cradle-to-grave approach that ensures Penguin Edge products and supply-chains can be trusted.
COTS Bladed Server Architecture for High Performance Defense Applications
AdvancedTCA® (or ATCA®) technology has proven itself to be one of the most successful open, bladed architectures for high-performance, ultra-reliable network computing. The PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturer Group (PICMG®) ratified the original ATCA open standard specification 15 years ago, has enhanced it over the years, and continues be an active organization of vendors and users. ATCA has defined a system architecture that supports systems which are compact, light and power efficient—which has become an ideal choice for military, aerospace and security systems.
Migrating from MVME51005E to Later Penguin Edge Products
With the MVME5100 family of products going end-of-life, there are a number of newer Penguin Edge™ products available that might be options to replace your MVME5100 family of boards. This document outlines the pros and cons when selecting a replacement board.
All currently available Penguin Edge VME boards will continue to be available until at least 2025.
Migrating from MVME6100 to Later Penguin Edge Products
With the MVME6100 family of products going end-of-life, there are a number of newer Penguin Edge™ products available that might be options to replace your MVME6100 family of boards. This document outlines the pros and cons when selecting a replacement board.
Long Term Storage of Penguin Edge Products
As Penguin Edge sunsets some of their legacy computing products, customers may have the need to perform lifetime purchases of those products and store them for an extended period of time. This document details the conditions in which these products should be stored and maintained to maximize the effectiveness after long-term storage