Is VXS ready for prime time?

VITA Technologies (VME and Critical Systems) — June 13, 2005

Feature / Discussion: June 2005There has been considerable progress this year in the VITA 41 VXS (VME Switched Serial) arena, but is VXS to the point that OEMs and system integrators can actually use it in their next-generation system designs? The answer is a resounding “yes,” although many of the switched serial fabrics are not as readily available as is required. The good news, however, is that can substitute for in-development fabric ICs, and non-switch architectures can still use serial fabrics in direct, “switchless” interconnect schemes.

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