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SolidRun Releases Compact LX2-Lite SOM and CLEARFOG Development Platform for SDN, Security and DPU Solutions

SolidRun Releases Compact LX2-Lite SOM and CLEARFOG Development Platform for SDN, Security and DPU Solutions
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SolidRun Releases Compact LX2-Lite SOM and CLEARFOG Development Platform for SDN, Security and DPU Solutions

Configurable with 16 Arm Cortex A72 cores and 32GB of DDR4, the new LX2-Lite system-on-module is the world’s smallest 16-core SOM platform.

Tel-Aviv, Israel, April 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — SolidRuna leading developer and manufacturer of high performance System on Module (SOM) solutions, Single Board Computers (SBC) and network edge solutions, today announces its new family of SOM LX2-Lite and CLEARFOG LX2-Lite Development Platform, based on the powerful Layerscape® NXP® Semiconductors LX2162A SoC. With a footprint measuring just 58mm x 48mm, or about 25% the size of the standard COM Express 7 solution, the LX2-Lite Mini SOM is the world’s smallest 16-core SOM platform.

The new LX2-Lite SOM includes all the integrated power, memory, storage, and I/O management subsystems developers need. Ideal for modern software-defined networking solutions, perimeter network security hardware, data processing units, and more, this powerful SOM combines the efficiency of NXP’s 16nm FinFET process architecture and up to 16 Arm® Cortex®-A72 cores with advanced data path acceleration optimized for L2/3 packet processing, security offloading, and robust traffic management and quality of service. The SOM also features a 50 Gbps security acceleration engine and 88 Gbps data compression engine for maximum network security and data routing application performance.

Developers can maximize the LX2-Lite SOM’s large number of I/O and SerDes lanes using the new CLEARFOG LX2-Lite development platform. This platform provides the perfect foundation for building high-performance SD-WAN, network security, and industrial control solutions, and features a robust mix of high-performance network, PCIe, USB, and SATA connections to meet a variety of network applications. hardware.

“SolidRun has been the go-to source for flexible development solutions based on today’s most powerful processing platforms for many years,” said bite blaunstein, vice president of sales and marketing for SolidRun. “The new ultra-compact LX2-Lite SOM and CLEARFOG development platform will prove to be important additions to our lineup, helping developers create advanced multi-form factor networking devices that are capable of extreme computing and high-speed communications.” We look forward to launching a variety of edge and data center networking solutions that maximize the benefits of this powerful SOM in the coming months.”

The new LX2-Lite SOMs are capable of incredible speed and come in three varieties, a 16-core version based on the NXP LX2162A, a 12-core version based on the NXP LX2122A, and an 8-core version based on the NXP LX2082A processor. With 12 SerDes lanes, the LX2-Lite-based SOM supports up to four 25 Gbps Ethernet connections (up to a maximum of 100 Gbps) and up to eight PCIe Gen 3 connections simultaneously, as well as various combinations of the two for great application flexibility. . Each SOM features a Hi-Speed ​​USB 3.0 interface and general industrial connectivity options such as UART and I2C. All SOMs feature up to 32 GB of DDR4 system memory, 8 GB of eMMC storage, 8 Mbit serial peripheral interface with 64 MB of flash memory, and SD/MMC interface. SolidRun LX2-Lite SOMs are compatible with Linux as well as Debian, Ubuntu and Yocto developer operating systems.

“Our LX2162A line of processors offers a powerful solution because it takes the robust processing power of our popular LX2160A SoC and reduces the form factor to better serve the growing market for high-performance software-defined edge network security devices, the global shift to SD-WAN architectures and 5G ORAN applications while maintaining an ideal size for PCIe add-on cards and mini-ITX devices,” said toby foster, Senior Product Marketing Manager at NXP. “By working with SolidRun, we can help engineers drive the development of next-generation cloud and edge network solutions based on our LX2-Lite platform, while accelerating the process of turning those prototypes into scalable, cloud-ready solutions.” market”.

The CLEARFOG LX2-Lite Developer SolidRun’s platform streamlines prototyping and reduces development time for solutions based on LX2Lite processor-based SOMs. This platform features a variety of expansion and communications options, including:

  • 2 SFP28 ports (25GbE each)
  • 2 SFP+ ports (up to 10GbE each)
  • 8 RJ45 ports (1GbE each)
  • USB to STM32 for remote management
  • GPIO header
  • I/O for USB 3.0
  • Optional socket compatible with RunBMC
  • Micro USB debugging port

The LX2162A, LX2122A, and LX2082A SOMs based on the NXP LX2-Lite family of SOCs, as well as the CLEARFOG LX2-Lite development platform, are available for pre-order today through SolidRun. To help speed up the development process, customers will receive an optimized board support package, long-term stable support for select software distributions, access to SolidRun support tools, and sample source code.

For more information on SolidRun’s new LX2-Lite based developer solutions, please visit https://www.solid-run.com/embedded-networking/nxp-lx2160a-family/lx2162a-som/#overview.

For more information on SolidRun, visit www.solid-run.com. SolidRun is a Gold Member of the NXP Partner Program. Learn more.

Access the press kit here: https://bit.ly/SR_LX2L_SOM

About SolidRun

SolidRun is a world leading developer of embedded systems and networking solutions, focused on a wide range of flexible, powerful and energy efficient products. Our innovative compact embedded solutions are based on ARM and x86 architecture and offer a variety of platforms including SOM (System-on-Module), SBC (Single Board Computer) and industrial mini PCs.

SolidRun offers a one-stop shop for developers and OEMs, providing a full service from hardware customization to software support and even product branding and case design. With a mission to simplify application development and overcome implementation challenges, SolidRun prides itself on offering customers faster time to market and lower costs.

SolidRun SOM LX2-Lite specifications include:


LX2082A

LX2122A

LX2162A

CPU details

NXP Layerscape LX2082A

NXP Layerscape LX2122A

NXP Layerscape LX2162A

8 x Cortex A72

12 x Cortex A72

16 x Cortex A72

CPU speed

2.0GHz commercial

2.0GHz commercial

2.0GHz commercial

RAM

one channel only

one channel only

one channel only

up to 32GB DDR4*

up to 32GB DDR4*

up to 32GB DDR4*

Internal storage

8GB eMMC

8GB eMMC

8GB eMMC

8MB SPI

8MB SPI

8MB SPI

External storage support

South Dakota

South Dakota

South Dakota

PCIe-SSD

PCIe-SSD

PCIe-SSD

ethernet

4 x 25GbE or

4 x 25GbE or

4 x 25GbE or

1 x 100GbE

1 x 100GbE

1 x 100GbE

4 x 10GbE with integrated PHY

4 x 10GbE with embedded PHY

4 x 10GbE with embedded PHY

8 x 1GbE**

8 x 1GbE**

8 x 1GbE**

Sync-E, 1588-V2

Sync-E, 1588-V2

Sync-E, 1588-V2

USB3.0

one

one

one

PCIe

8 (Gen 3.0 – 2 drivers)**

8 (Gen 3.0 – 2 drivers)**

8 (Gen 3.0 – 2 drivers)**

I2C

4

4

4

UART

two

two

two

GPIO

sata

4 (Generation 3.0)**

4 (Generation 3.0)**

4 (Generation 3.0)**

SD/MMC

one

one

one

JTAG

operating system support

Linux

Linux

Linux

DPDK

DPDK

DPDK

UEFI

UEFI

UEFI

NXP Layerscape Secure Boot

NXP Layerscape Secure Boot

NXP Layerscape Secure Boot

Size

55x48mm

55x48mm

55x48mm

Interface

3 Hirose DF40 connectors

3 Hirose DF40 connectors

3 Hirose DF40 connectors

main voltage

12V

12V

12V

I/O voltage

3.3V/1.8V

3.3V/1.8V

3.3V/1.8V

Temperature

Commercial: 0°C to 70°C

Commercial: 0°C to 70°C

Commercial: 0°C to 70°C

Humidity

Humidity (non-condensing): 10% – 90%

Humidity (non-condensing): 10% – 90%

Humidity (non-condensing): 10% – 90%


Please contact us for dual channel 64GB DDR4 support.

(**) SERDES SD2 configurable according to the specifications of the NXP LX2162A processor.


Carrier plate specifications include:

CLEARFOG LX2-Lite

IT IS

1 USB 3.0

networks

2 SFP28 ports (25GbE each)

2 SFP+ ports (10GbE each)

8 copper 1GbE (RJ45)

Processor

NXP Layerscape LX2-Lite (up to 16 cores) Arm Cortex A72 up to 2 GHz

memory storage

DDR4 up to 32GB

8GB eMMC

Micro SD

Various

USB to STM32 for remote management

RunBMC Compatible Socket

Development and debugging interfaces

micro USB

JTAG

Energy

12V DC connector

ATX standard

Temperature

Commercial: 0°C to 70°C

Dimensions

printed circuit board: 170 x 137 mm

Enclosure

Optional

Media contacts:
Miguel Farino
[email protected]
new age communications

949-346-1984

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