Critical I/O’s storage product lineup features high performance, high capacity, rugged solid state storage solutions in an extremely small size, weight and power (SWaP) footprint.
High Capacity VPX and XMC Modules, up to 46 TB
Rugged – Designed for harsh environments
Removable – Quick and easy removal of solid state storage modules
High performance – up to 6 GBytes/sec sustained read/write
Extensive solid state storage performance and thermal testing and qualification
Storage software suite for DAS, NAS, recording, encryption, hot swap, health monitor
Mountain Secure Systems (MSS) range of rugged data storage products for military and commercial applications. Leveraging on over 30 years experience of rugged storage solutions from in-flight entertainment systems to fast jets, MSS are a flexible and innovative manufacturer of hardened storage on VPX,VME, Removable USB interfaces.
StoreEngine™ VPX is a 3U or 6U VPX (air or conduction cooled) slot storage server which can simultaneously serve block data (like a disk drive or RAID system), serve file data (like a NFS/CIFS file server), and simultaneously operate as a high speed data recorder. StoreEngine is designed to work as a standalone single slot storage device with integrated SSD storage, or it can work in conjunction with one or more StorePak removable drive modules.
Powerful storage controller CPU
Full suite of storage management software
Recording, DAS, NAS applications
Rugged air or conduction cooled VPX
Optional SSD capacity of up to 12TB
Use StorePak VPX for storage expansion
Performance of up to 6 GB/s
PCIe and 1/10 GbE backplane interfaces
StorePak™ VPX is a single slot storage blade that combine a fixed VPX base unit with a removable and hot-swappable SSD module. The removable drive modules are specifically designed for easy replacement of on-board storage. StorePak features PCIe connected storage, and provides the highest storage performance and scalability.
Recording, DAS, NAS applications
SSD capacity of up to 46 TB
Easily removable SSD module
Performance of up to 2.5 GB/s
Multiple PCIe backplane interfaces
Highly Scalable and expandable
Hardware based RAID 0/1/10/1E
StorePak™ XMC is a high density SSD storage XMC module (air or conduction cooled) that hosts up to 12TB of ultra-high performance PCIe connected NVMe SSD storage. Versions are available for standard SBC XMC sites, as well as versions that are optimized to work with Critical I/O’s StoreEngine storage manager blade. StorePak XMC supports capacity scaling by stacking two or more StorePak XMCs, leveraging an optional XMC “stacking” connector.
Target Applications: High performance data recording, DAS, and NAS
Capacity (single blade): Up to 12TB
Performance (single blade): Up to 6 GBytes/sec
IO Interface: PCIe Gen 3 x8
Scalability: via “stack” connector
Removable Drive Module: Yes
StoreBox™ is an ultra-compact conduction cooled rugged chassis that hosts a StoreEngine module, integrated high-performance I/O interfaces, and up to 30 TB of SSD storage in rugged hot-swappable StorePak SSD modules. StoreBox runs the full StoreEngine storage management software suite, and can operate as a high bandwidth (up to 6 GB/s) data recorder, as a high performance NAS file server, or as a RAID/DAS storage device. Multiple configurations are available which feature various storage capacities, performance levels and I/O interface options. Standard StoreBox versions include 10 GbE Recorder/NAS and 8/4/2/1 Gb Fibre Channel mass storage (RAID/DAS).
Rugged compact conduction cooled design
High capacity – up to 30 Terabytes
Optional AES-256 hardware based encryption
1/2/4 Gb Fiber Channel or 1/10 GbE interfaces
High performance RAID/recording – up to 3 GByte/s
NAS (NFS/FTP/CIFS) file server
Removable StorePak solid state storage modules
Scalable & expandable (by adding StorePaks)
StorePak™ Data Offload Station
StorePak™ Data Offload Station allows StorePak removable SSD modules to be connected directly to a desktop PC or server for offload of data from the StorePak. The offload station includes a PCIe controller board, adapter unit, cables, and offload software.
Standard PCIe x8 plug-in controller card
StorePak adapter unit and cables
Recorder data offload software for Linux
Up to 500 MB/s offload rate
3U VPX Storage Module
The Ozark is a mass storage module that integrates the latest high speed PCIe/NVMe SSDs into a rugged 3U VPX package. The SSD conforms to the common U.2 form factor and its specifications can be tailored to the end-user’s requirements.
MSS provides a variety of field-tested features including:
Optical Storage Solutions for In-Flight Entertainment
MSS has been providing rugged optical storage solutions for over 25 years. We have leveraged our packaging expertise to protect in-flight entertainment systems and optical devices from thermal, vibration, shock, EMI and humidity extremes.
6U VME Dual Removable, Sealed, SATA Solid State Drives
The Aleutian is a rugged 6U VME docking bay that houses two removable, sealed SATA memory devices containing 2.5” solid state drives.
Mountain Secure Systems is our rugged EMS and BTP partner of choice, specialising in ruggedised electronics since 1985. Their chassis have been deployed in extreme conditions globally and have been reliably engineered to perform in the harshest of conditions.