SBS Technologies Delivers PICMG 2.16 High Availability Platform with Full Line of Application Blades

  • 20-slot CompactPCI® backplane; 12-node slots; 2 system controllers; 2 non-blocking fabric switch blades

  • CompactPCI 2.0, 2.1, 2.13 and 2.16 compatible; Full PICMG 2.16 (10/100/1000) for all slots

  • HA configuration with redundant power supplies as well as fabric and controller modules

  • SBS application blades include a Fabric Switch (FS2.16), System Controller (RSS14), and I/O blades (IOB2.16)

SBS Technologies® (Nasdaq: SBSE) announces the Cascade® SE2.16, a highly flexible broadband processing systems platform for high availability telecommunications applications. As part of SBS' Cascade® High Availability Systems product line, the SE2.16 is designed for high-performance, high-bandwidth applications requiring packet switching based systems.

Cascade SE2.16 features a modular design that gives OEM customers maximum flexibility when building individual systems. Conforming to PICMG 2.16 standards, SE2.16 offers access to a wide range of SBS application blades that are available both independently and with the system configuration. As part of the standard HA platform, Cascade SE2.16 includes a Fabric Switch (FS2.16), System Controller (RSS14), and twelve I/O blades (IOB2.16).

"SBS continues to deliver on its commitment to providing our OEM customers with a comprehensive product portfolio, optimal flexibility and a faster, more reliable way to design and deploy complete systems," said Dan Moore, President of SBS' Communications Group. "The Cascade line of high availability platforms is designed to give systems designers the simplest, most efficient, and stable foundation upon which to build their applications."

Ideal for high performance telecommunications applications including carrier class gateways, wireless base stations, enterprise routers, switches, and broadband remote access services, the Cascade SE2.16 has 20 slots, 12 of which can be configured for any application, with two non-blocking fabric switch blades and two system controllers for enhanced system management. The chassis has a "high-availability" configuration with N+1 redundant power supplies, as well as fabric and controller modules. The chassis can be deployed as a standalone system without any fabric or controller cards, or as a full system.

Contact SBS OEM Sales for specific pricing information.

About SBS Technologies
SBS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBSE), founded in 1986, designs and builds open architecture embedded computer products that enable original equipment manufacturers to serve the commercial, communication and government markets. SBS products are integrated into a variety of applications, including communication networking, medical imaging, industrial automation, and military systems. The portfolio includes an extensive line of CPU boards, computer interconnections, avionics, telemetry, and fully integrated systems and enclosures. Headquartered in Albuquerque, NM, SBS maintains nine primary operating locations, has regional sales offices throughout the United States and has international sales offices in seven countries. More information on SBS is available at

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