ADLINK Technology, Inc. (San Jose, CA) has introduced its new 40G AdvancedTCA(R) (ATCA) switch blade, the aTCA-3710, featuring a Broadcom BCM56846 10/40 GbE Fabric Interface Switch, Broadcom BCM56334 24-port GbE Base Interface Switch and Freescale QorIQ P2041 quad-core Local Management Processor. The aTCA-3710 provides fourteen 10 GbE SFP+ uplink ports and supports a total of 640 Gb/s bandwidth for use in 14-slot 40G ATCA shelves. The aTCA-3710 40GbE ATCA Fabric Interface switch blade is compliant to PICMG 3.0 R3.0 and PICMG 3.1 R2.0 standards and positioned as a high-performance server switch that, along with CPU/NPU blades and ADLINK Software for Networks (ADSN), can be used to constitute a 40G ARIP for next generation applications.

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