Mercury Systems, Inc. introduced the Model 5560, its next-generation 3U OpenVPX SOSA aligned co-processing board—the first to be powered by the AMD Xilinx Versal HBM series with integrated high-bandwidth memory.
Many existing defense systems use FPGAs as co-processers to accelerate data processing at the edge. However, data transfer to memory elsewhere on the board is problematic, delaying decision-making. Mercury’s Model 5560 is directly integrated with the on-chip HBM via the Versal Programmable Network-On-Chip, resulting in up to an 8x increase in bandwidth and 63% lower power than a system using external memory.
Model 5560 is the new flagship in Mercury’s portfolio of HBM technology co-processors, joining the Model 5585 and 5586 modules.
Processing massive amounts of data at the edge with Model 5560, highlights include:
- 16 GB of Versal high-bandwidth memory
- Versal HBM series delivers memory bandwidth of up to 820 GB/sec, 8x the bandwidth of DDR5 memory at 63% lower power
- Four 100 GigE high-speed optical data pipes for an aggregate data throughput rate of 50 GB/sec
- Navigator® FPGA design kit (FDK) and board support package (BSP) for operational control and IP development