Open System Architectures

Why use Open System Architectures?

Modular open-system architectures (MOSA) provide industry-standard technologies and a modular approach to system design that delivers rapid innovation, increased vendor choice and greater interoperability. By leveraging standard form factors, interfaces and protocols, system engineers and designers can leverage standard building blocks, simplifying integration, test, qualification and cost.

CHALLENGE

Constant technology advancements drive system complexity and cost

SOLUTION

A MOSA approach to system architecture maximizes technology reuse to dramatically reduce development time and cost. This open systems approach mitigates obsolescence risk while emphasizing commonality, interoperability and sustainability across platforms and domains.

Reducing Program Risk

Mercury's modular open-system architecture technologies are aligned with the most adopted aerospace and defense industry standards including FACE, SOSA, HOST, CMOSS, VICTORY and MORA for software, digital, RF and mixed-signal processing. Build your system with reusable modules that span the entire sensor processing chain from signal acquisition to information dissemination.

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Leading the way

We are the pioneers of many of today’s modular open systems architectures including OpenVPX, the underlying standard for most modern aerospace and defense embedded system architectures. We work closely with standards bodies to help advance standards development and to ensure they are aligned with our customers' requirements. Mercury subsystems, modules and components evolve as standards evolve, future-proofing your systems.

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Bridging the Gap

Modern aerospace and defense computing platforms demand the most advanced commercially available processing capabilities with security capabilities and product availability well beyond those traditionally offered in the commercial industry. We partner and align our technology roadmap with industry leaders like Intel®, Nvidia® and Xilinx® to make their technologies profoundly more accessible to aerospace and defense system developers.

FEATURED PRODUCTS

HDS6605 Multiprocessing Board

HDS6605 Multiprocessing Board

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GSC6204 6U OpenVPX GPU Board

GSC6204 6U OpenVPX GPU Board

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SFM6126 Network Switch Board

SFM6126 Network Switch Board

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SCM6010 and CAN6000 Plug-in Storage

SCM6010 and CAN6000 Plug-in Storage

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LDS3517 Single Board Computer

LDS3517 Single Board Computer

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RFM3111

RFM3111

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RFM3112

RFM3112

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RFM3113

RFM3113

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Electronic Warfare Solutions

Delivering Technology Innovation to the Spectrum

From chip scale to system scale, we make the most advanced technologies profoundly more  accessible to electronic warfare test, training and tactical applications.   

OPEN SPECTRUM PROCESSING

Deploy EW Subsystems Faster With Reduced Cost and Increased Sustainability

Our open spectrum processing products bring rapid deployment capabilities and extended availability to mission-critical applications by leveraging a new level of agility and upgradability.

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White Paper: Enabling big data processing and AI-powered everything, everywhere

Learn how Mercury and Intel collaborate to scale and deploy composable data center capabilities...

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Infographic: Embedded Processing Subsystems

Mercury subsystems solve big data processing problems for platforms operating at the tactical edge....

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Blog: I’ll take my data center to go, please: Celebrating 10 years of deployable data center performance

Ten years ago, cloud computing hadn’t yet hit the mainstream. Amazon Web Services was only a few...

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Editorial: Open architecture initiatives bolster unmanned sensors and systems

Unmanned platforms have become essential machinery on the battlefield. Discover how moving them away...

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Innovation That Matters®
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