Mistral Solutions Pvt. Ltd., a leading provider of complete technology solutions and professional services in the embedded space, has announced the PBOD, a new Flash Disk card that delivers up to 64 Gbytes of high-speed storage from Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing, a leading designer and manufacturer of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) VME, VPX and CompactPCI products. The PBOD is ideal for applications in harsh environments where extreme temperature, shock or vibration makes the use of mechanical hard disk drives impractical. This new high-density Flash mezzanine card can function either as JBOD or as a RAID device via software support.
The PBOD is an excellent small-form factor solution for those customers that require mass storage in extreme environmental conditions. In addition to providing the highest density flash storage capacity, PBOD supports data transfer rates up to 40Mbytes per second promising greater performance than competitive offerings.
The PBOD is supported natively by operating systems that support USB Flash drives. This includes VxWorks, Windows, and Linux. PBOD also supports industry standard ECC NAND Flash correction as well as wear leveling on card that eliminates premature device failure due to frequent erase cycles on the same block of Flash memory.
The PBOD is offered in air-cooled and conduction-cooled versions and is available in 8-, 16-, 24-, 32- and 64-Gbyte configurations.
About Curtiss Wright
Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing is a leading global supplier of embedded boards and integrated electronics subsystems for diverse markets and applications including Defense & Aerospace, Medical Imaging, and Industrial Process Control. They serve the embedded industry with an unmatched array of innovative technology and solutions. Their rugged and commercial-grade products, advanced system integration services and lifecycle services programs enable customers to focus on their core competencies to ensure their success.
About Mistral Solutions
Mistral Solutions is a professionally managed technology house undertaking Systems Integration and providing Value added Services. It provides specialized hardware and software solutions in the Embedded domain, as well as Professional Services in Systems Design and Development, Real-Time Applications, and Communications.
By virtue of its core technical expertise, Mistral has valued alliances with leading global companies and it markets scalable computer platforms from Motorola Embedded Communications Computing (previously Force Computers), RTOS and IDE tools from Wind River Systems Inc., telecommunications solutions from NMS Communications, commercial & rugged grade COTS computing solutions from Curtiss Wright (Dy4 Systems, VISTA Controls, Synergy Microsystems, Systran, Peritek, Prima Graphics), board level computers for Industrial Applications from MEN Mikro Electronik, Single Board Computers for VMEbus and CompactPCI from Microsys, high-availability Network Service-Ready Platform (NSRP) solutions from Continuous Computing Corporation, standard and custom products for commercial, military, high-tech, medical, telecom, and research markets from Dawn VME, I/O modules from General Standards Corporation, modified COTS products for military, aerospace, and avionics applications from Targa Systems, Software Defined Radio solutions from Pentland Systems and high quality storage solutions from DNF Storage.