Interphase intros hot-swap FC adapter
Interphase recently began shipping the 6546 CompactPCI Fibre Channel adapter, a 6U form factor board with two Fibre Channel ports and two PMC sites. The PMC sites can be used for specialized I/O interfaces such as ATM or T1/E1 in telecommunications applications, Gigabit Ethernet or FDDI in LAN environments, or two additional Fibre Channel interfaces in storage area network (SAN) configurations. The board supports hot swapping, or Olive insertion.O
The 6546 is compatible with Windows NT, Solaris, and AIX, as well as real-time environments such as LynxOS and VxWorks. Available in limited quantities, with production shipments due within the next month, the 6546 is priced at $3,195. www.iphase.com.