SPAWAR liked our M2U20 computer system for its feature set and rugged construction. However, they wanted additional drive capacity. The M2U20 provided 4 shock mounted 3-1/2″ drive positions. Started with that design, we redid the front end of the system to incorporate 6 2-1/2″ SAS drives mounted in removable sleds. Standard features were retained such as rugged 5052-H32 aircraft grade aluminum construction, milled 1/4″ thick aluminum front panel, support for 3 full-height boards, long-life aluminum body fans with a SysCool adaptive fan controller.
This application had complex computation needs, a 2U space limitation, and large data requirements.