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by Tony Oliva, on Jan 8, 2018 1:10:00 PM

Industry Transition to PICMG 1.3 The original PICMG 1.0 specification proliferated in the embedded computing industry due to its ability to support a large number of option cards and system …

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by Will Shirley, on Jan 8, 2018 10:17:25 AM

Trenton's family of PCI Express Expansion products deliver a simplified yet high-speed method of securely adding system I/O cards to an existing host server. These new products provide a x16 …

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by Will Shirley, on Jan 4, 2018 9:55:01 AM

Correctly routing PCIe signal traces is a design challenge that few companies can handle well, and taking short cuts in single board computer and backplane designs which utilize the PCI Express interface will …

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Topics:rackmount computers

by Will Shirley, on Jan 4, 2018 9:38:07 AM

Mr. Henry Ford was quoted as saying that, “A customer can have a car painted any color he wants as long as it’s black.” While it is true that most of …

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Topics:rackmount computers

by Will Shirley, on Jan 3, 2018 1:27:36 PM

Intel® next-generation Xeon® Gold and Silver processors formally known as Skylake-SP and developed under the family codename Purley have released and Trenton Systems is proud to launch two new products …

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by Will Shirley, on Jan 3, 2018 1:22:26 PM

The MBS1001 is part of the Modular Blade System family from Trenton Systems; it hosts 2 Modular Blade cards such as the MBK8257 and MSL8256 in just 1U and 19" of rack …

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by Yazz K., on Jan 3, 2018 1:16:34 PM

"The new IBM® z14™ (z14) mainframe is the core of trusted digital experiences. It enables the ultimate protection for your data and simplifies compliance to regulations. With z14, you can …

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by Yazz K., on Jan 3, 2018 12:14:29 PM

What's Important For My Data Center? In today's modern world, the requirements for data to be accessed at lightning-fast speeds while providing utmost security is a standard practice. A data center …

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by Will Shirley, on Jan 3, 2018 12:05:49 PM

Speed up your persistent storage with NVMe Non-volatile storage has long been one of the most restrictive bottlenecks in computing. Humanity generates 2.5 quintillion bytes of data daily. That data has to …

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by Will Shirley, on Jan 3, 2018 11:57:07 AM

Hometown Team Provides Processing Power to AV Solutions Partner Daktronics The new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Downtown Atlanta, Georgia is nearing completion and Trenton Systems is proud to announce our partnership …

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by Will Shirley, on Jan 3, 2018 11:45:36 AM

How much abuse can your rackmount computer handle? Here at Trenton, we use the word, "rugged," a lot. It's woven into our design methodology from conception to integration, for both …

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Topics:rugged computers

by Nate Young, on Jan 3, 2018 11:12:59 AM

Trenton Systems provides a variety of custom BIOS and software solutions for supporting our customers’ particular requirements and needs. A dedicated team of software and hardware engineers work closely to …

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by Michael Bowling, on Jan 3, 2018 11:08:36 AM

When you bought your last rack mount server you probably saw a sticker that said, “Made In China” or “Made in Taiwan.” Whether you are working on a military, government, …

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by Michael Bowling, on Jan 3, 2018 10:51:38 AM

When sourcing a rackmount computer supplier for your embedded computing components, especially when quality, longevity and the assurance that the components were designed, built, integrated and supported in the USA …

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Topics:industrial computers

by Tony Oliva, on Jan 3, 2018 10:35:09 AM

One of the most important factors when specifying an embedded computing system is the power supply. The application drives the power supply selection process, starting with fully understanding the power …

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by Michael Bowling, on Jan 3, 2018 10:25:37 AM

Your average computer is available on the market for two to three years, its "lifecycle."  This is fine for commercial customers who have no expectation of buying the same exact computer …

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Topics:rackmount computersindustrial computers

by Michael Bowling, on Jan 3, 2018 10:19:12 AM

When I was in high school, I took some classes with a set of twins named Timmy and Tommy. Initially I would say they were identical in every way and I’ll …

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by Michael Bowling, on Jan 3, 2018 10:14:52 AM

What designers of long-life computing systems need to know We’ve all been taught to never trust somebody that says, “trust me.” As a computer engineer by training, the words, “Trust …

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by Tony Oliva, on Jan 3, 2018 9:37:34 AM

The industry average computer lifecycle is only 3 years! The end-of-life (EOL) of a product can be costly and burdensome especially for those in sensitive fields such as the medical industry or military, …

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Topics:industrial computers

by Tony Oliva, on Jan 3, 2018 9:31:13 AM

As an engineer in a development environment, you've done your research and selected the best GPU/Video card for your application. You've weighed number of cores against core clock frequency and …

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by Yazz K., on Jan 3, 2018 9:00:05 AM

It's time to upgrade your rack mount server infrastructure - again! The 3-5 year industry average replacement window is knocking at your door (see what I did there?). You need your servers …

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by Will Shirley, on Jan 3, 2018 8:50:32 AM

Software has lifecycles, just like physical hardware. From the time it is released until it no longer receives support from a developer varies depending on who wrote it, what type …

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by Michael Bowling, on Jan 3, 2018 8:44:44 AM

We are all familiar with the typical big name online computer companies that you’ve used at home or at your desk. Maybe you are considering what computer hardware you need …

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Topics:industrial computers

by Nate Young, on Jan 2, 2018 4:54:04 PM

Secure Boot The UEFI specification defines a mechanism called "Secure Boot" for ensuring the integrity of firmware and software running on a platform. Secure Boot establishes a trust relationship between …

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by Michael Bowling, on Jan 2, 2018 2:11:54 PM

First, congratulations on being able to sustain your application for so many years! Not many programs are able to successfully stay in production this long. Still, periodically it makes sense …

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Topics:industrial computers

by Michael Bowling, on Jan 2, 2018 2:11:08 PM

As computer design has gotten more complicated it is more critical than ever that the electrical design engineers and the mechanical engineers work closely. Over the years the components have …

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Topics:blade servers

by Michael Bowling, on Jan 2, 2018 2:09:19 PM

You bought a rackmount computer designed specifically per your requirements. The million dollar question is, are you allowed to open and inspect the computer system without voiding the warranty? At Trenton Systems …

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by Michael Bowling, on Jan 2, 2018 2:07:45 PM

Before making a decision on which industrial rackmount computer your application will utilize for the next few years, have you considered the benefits of buying American-made? It is not simply …

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Topics:industrial computers