The Grizzly is a rugged embedded server unit (ESU) featuring an Intel 8, 12, or 16-core processor, full -40°C to +85°C operation, two 10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+ ports, four Gigabit Ethernet ports, up to 128 GB of ECC memory and Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI 2.0) functionality. Typical power consumption is as low as 27.6 W. This combination makes it ideal for edge server, network appliance and IoT applications requiring multi-core processing and high data bandwidth within the constraints of a tight power budget. Additionally, two Mini PCIe sockets and a PCIe x4 M.2 site provide for on-board I/O expansion and high speed / high-capacity on-board storage. The Grizzly also contains additional interfaces including USB, serial and digital I/O, and SATA.
The capability of the Grizzly makes it ideal for situations where data gathering, processing, and storage need to be kept local for security or latency reasons, or to provide local cloud capability. A processor with up to 16 cores coupled with up to 128 GB of ECC memory supports the use of hypervisors for running of virtual machines. The 10 Gigabit SFP+ ports permit very high speed connectivity. Networks can be created using plug-in copper, short-reach fiber, or long-reach fiber transceivers.
The Grizzly is based on the COM Express Extended form-factor, but it is delivered as an assembled and tested, production-ready embedded computer. For hostile environments, the Grizzly is designed and tested for full industrial temperature operation (-40° to +85°C) and meets MIL-STD-202H specifications for shock and vibration.
VersaLogic’s 10+ year product life support ensures long-term availability. This avoids expensive upgrades, redesigns, and migrations that come from shorter lifecycle products.