Enabling End-to-End 10 Gigabit Ethernet in the Sun Netra ATCA Product Family
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Overview: This paper published by Sun Microsystems provides an overview of Suns 10 Gbps Ethernet-enabled ATCA System Platform and blade offerings. It outlines its new ecosystem of products, and discusses how Suns 10 Gbps Ethernet ASIC integrates deeply into its ATCA blades. The paper proceeds to provide an architectural-level overview of its UltraSPARC T2 and AMD Opteron processor-powered ATCA blades, its 10 Gbps Ethernet ATCA switch, 10 Gbps Ethernet System Platform, Advanced Rear Transition Modules, and the carrier-grade software that can be used to enhance and manage the platform.