Rapidly building interest in the AdvancedTCA architecture has spurred numerous developers of AdvancedTCA boards to investigate meeting the specification’s management requirements. These requirements also interest developers of other management-controller-equipped (intelligent) Field Replaceable Units (FRUs), such as fan trays, power entry modules, and the like.

Reprinted with permission from CompactPCI Systems / April 2004. Article © OpenSystems Publishing.