Crystal Group Unveils Sea-Ready Technology

Rugged Network Switch RCS7850

Crystal Group, has unveiled its Sea-Ready Technology primed and ready for demanding deployment environments and evolving defence operations against multi-domain adversaries.

Firstly, with an emphasis on cybersecurity and advanced networking.  Crystal Group’s rugged, multi-layer, CSfC -ready solutions enable secure, real-time data handling, necessary for defeating threats in forward-deployed environments.

New Sea-Ready Technology

  • RCS7850-32QRugged Switch (based on the Ruckus ICX 7850, CRN’s Networking Product of the Year) — Primed for Navy platforms and forward-deployed weapons systems applications.  This MIL-SPEC switch offers best-in-class network speed.  Also with up to 32 ports of 100 gigabit bandwidth, switching and forwarding and routing capacities.  As well as redundant, hot-swappable power supply and real-time, accurate, secure data processing and transmission.
  • RSS116F 12GB DSU Rugged Secure Storage System — Used onboard the UK’s Airborne Early Warning and Control aircraft and other key military air assets.  This system features multi-level security for military and industrial applications.
  • RE1711 Rugged Embedded Computer — Optimised for space-constrained environments on submarines and surface ships.  Firstly, this 20.30cm (8”) deep 2U embedded computer is deployed on unmanned undersea vehicles scouting adversaries.

With more than 10 billion hours of military operational service. Crystal Group’s products demonstrate proven reliability and high performance on more than 600 military programs. Including over 15,000 rugged servers deployed since 2008. Designed with punishing maritime environments and cyber protection in mind. Crystal Group anticipates and eliminates common risks and restrictions.  This is done via custom compute systems fortified to withstand extreme temperatures, shock, vibration, sea spray and salt fog.

About Crystal Group, Inc.

Crystal Group, Inc., a technology leader in rugged computer hardware, specialises in the design and manufacture of custom and commercial rugged servers, embedded computing, networking devices, displays, and data storage for high reliability in harsh environments. An employee-owned small business founded in 1987, Crystal Group provides the defence, government and industrial markets with in-house customisation, engineering, integration, configuration management, product life-cycle planning, warranty, and support services.

Crystal Group products meet or exceed IEEE, IEC, and military standards, including MIL-STD-810, 167-1, 461, and MIL-S-901; backed by an industry-leading, 5-plus-year warranty with in-house support.  Manufactured in the company’s Hiawatha, Iowa, USA, facility certified to ISO 9001:2015/AS9100D quality management standards.

Metromatics proudly sell, service and support the full Crystal Group range of products to our customers in Australia and New Zealand.

Finally, for more information about Crystal Group’s Sea-Ready Technology, contact us.

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