Switch Fabric Modules

Switched fabrics provide the interprocess communication backbone for OpenVPX systems – and these modules enable you to achieve the maximum benefit.

Product Name Form Factor Mezzanine Fabric Interface Ruggedization
PEX431 Multi-fabric Switch PEX431 Multi-fabric Switch VPX 3U 1x XMC PCIe Air cooled rugged
PEX442 6U VPX Mezzanine Carrier Card PEX442 Carrier Card VPX 6U 2x PMC/XMC PCIe

SWITCH FABRIC MODULES products that are No Longer Recomended or Discontinued see below.

Product Name Body
CRX800 Serial RapidIO Switch

Offers higher data throughput and increased flexibility and system scaling with any node to any node connectivity across Serial RapidIO. 

IBX400 6U OpenVPX VITA65 InfiniBand Switch Fabric Module

Rugged 6U OpenVPX InfiniBand switch fabric module (SFM) bringing data center connectivity and performance to deployed defense and aerospace applications.


PEX430 is a PCI Express switch and PMC/XMC carrier card for building VPX systems.


PMC-StarLite is a switched-fabric interconnect in PMC form factor designed to link G4DSP VME boards.

StarSwitch2 StarFabric Interconnect Board

StarSwitch2 is a multipurpose StarFabric 4-port switch and dual PMC carrier card in 6U VME form factor. It supports a multi-slot P0-StarFabric point-to-point backplane or chassis-to-chassis connection.

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