ABB | April 26, 2021
Pushing the limits of advanced IT and networking devices requires advances in component density and functionality. This means building board-level power modules in ever-shrinking, high-density packages for power and electrical engineers. The latest MicroDLynx IITM DC-DC from ABB helps satisfy the power requirements of demanding, data-hungry applications by offering highly accurate voltage control in a compact, 232-mm2 footprint – with a power density of 167 A/in2.
The new MicroDLynx II power modules, the latest addition to ABB's established DLynx II family of DC-DC converters, provide the precision power needed for equipment such as high-speed switches and routers, AI processors, application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs), high-current field-programmable gate array (FPGA) processors, and ARM-based processors – all in a small footprint.
Performance and Control
Features of the new MicroDLynx II non-isolated, high-density DC-DC converters – or UJT060 DC-DC converters – include:
• DC input voltage range of 7.5 to 14.4 volts (V).
• Precisely regulated, programmable output voltages of 0.5 to 2 V.
• Ability to link in parallel configurations of up to four units to achieve maximum output currents of 240A.
• Advanced digital controls and monitoring via PMBus 1.3 that creates “black box” fault detection for advanced diagnostics. PMBus commands can be set to record and store a wide range of parameters.
• 88% high-efficiency power conversion from 12V input to 1V output, reducing energy consumption and improving thermal management.
• Minimal power thermal derating from airflow and ambient temperatures.
• Fully tested and IPC9592-qualified modules that can help reduce application time-to-market and design risk while also improving field reliability.
• Low transient and ripple attribute to meet load input voltage requirements.
New Digital Power Insights ProGUI III
ABB has released a new version of its validated Digital Power Insight software tool, in addition to the MicroDLynx II DC-DC converters. The Digital Power Insight software works with ABB's digital devices, such as AC-DC and DC-DC power supplies, digital bus converters, and point-of-load/voltage regulator modules, to allow communication between the power supplies and customer end-use equipment through a PMBus interface. Customers can conveniently find the best product for their application needs and digitally test various options as a result of this.
The updated ProGUI III software version blends previous versions of the Digital Power Insight tool (including the graphical user interface, command-line interface, and initial ProGUI versions) into a single software solution for all ABB Power Conversion digital power supplies and modules, including the latest UJT060 MicroDLynx II.
ABB Power Conversion serves customers in fast-changing, mission-critical environments where information, access, and response times are redefining their markets. They provide integrated, end-to-end utility solutions and services around the power landscape, providing the power quality, reliability, and efficiency required to maximize uptime in the most critical applications.
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TCS | July 29, 2020
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has been recognized as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Outsourcing and Hybrid Infrastructure Managed Services, Europe1, for the second year in a row.
“TCS believes that an adaptive core or digital spine is at the heart of a resilient and adaptable enterprise and helps meet dynamic business needs. We enable this for our customers through a flexible technology architecture leveraging our platform-based Elastic Operating Model powered by the Machine First™ approach, as well as hybrid cloud and agile data center offerings,” said Krishna Mohan, Deputy Head, Cognitive Business Operations, TCS. “We believe our Leadership position is a recognition of our vision, investments and ability to make technology relevant to our customers’ business context.”
Ericsson | September 21, 2021
Viaero Wireless, a regional telecommunications company that has served parts of the Midwest and western U.S. for more than 30 years, has selected Ericsson to replace and upgrade its existing LTE equipment to end-to-end 5G-ready products and solutions. With this modernization, Viaero will be able to offer upgraded mobility and broadband services, which will result in an improved customer experience for their subscribers.
"We needed a partner that could step up and provide a turn-key solution," said Frank DiRico, CEO and Founder of Viaero. "The key to our success is providing the best possible service to our customers. In addition to Ericsson's industry-leading products and solutions, we felt that Ericsson had the best team to make this project successful when looking at different technology options."
Headquartered in Fort Morgan, Colorado, Viaero is one of the largest regional carriers in the country, covering parts of Colorado, Nebraska, Wyoming, and Kansas. Under the agreement, Ericsson will replace existing core, radio access network (RAN), microwave and router equipment across more than 900 LTE sites in Viaero's network.
Ericsson will provide its industry-leading cloud-native core https://www.ericsson.com/en/core-network/5g-core/demos, as well its innovative best-in-class RAN portfolio, microwave, and transport solutions. This robust portfolio of products and solutions will allow Viaero to expand its connectivity footprint, reach more customers, and continue delivering high-speed internet to rural America.
"With their large footprint across the heart of the U.S., Viaero recognized the need for reliable 5G-ready networks to bring connectivity and digitization to businesses and consumers," said Niklas Heuveldop, President and Head of Ericsson North America. "We're proud they've chosen Ericsson for this important work that will help bridge the digital divide and bring fast, reliable broadband service for all."
As a trusted partner to all of the major service providers and many regional carriers across the country, Ericsson is committed to supporting the market through the most advanced technology and services.
Ericsson enables communications service providers to capture the full value of connectivity. The company's portfolio spans Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and is designed to help our customers go digital, increase efficiency and find new revenue streams. Ericsson's investments in innovation have delivered the benefits of telephony and mobile broadband to billions of people around the world. The Ericsson stock is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and on Nasdaq New York.