PacStar 444 Small GigE Switch
Based on Cisco Embedded Services Switch (ESS) 3300, PacStar 444 provides high-density network access at Gigabit speeds for critical voice, data and video connectivity in a compact, rugged form-factor
PacStar 444 enables networking for a wide variety of edge-based C4ISR, cybersecurity, sensor, IoT, computing and storage applications – connecting multiple devices to mission-critical tactical, ground-vehicle and aircraft-mounted communications networks deployed in the field. PacStar 444 is ideal for use in environments requiring specialized form-factor, size, weight, power, port-density, port-media and ruggedized communications needs.
PacStar offers a variety of system packaging and transport options for its PacStar 400-Series, including Pelican Case, Mini-Transit Case, Smart Chassis, Desktop Chassis and Rack Mount Systems. The flexible modules, together with the wide range of packaging options, enables PacStar to deliver leading-edge customized, complete solutions that are reconfigurable in the field.
Designed from the ground up to provide flexible deployment, configuration and setup options, PacStar 444 can be used as follows:
Included in a modular, flexible system comprised of PacStar 400-Series modules, mounted in a variety of packaging and transport options solutions
In snap-together configurations with the other PacStar 400-Series modules including switches, servers and gateways
To provide high speed switching infrastructure between servers and storage devices performing data-intensive tasks in expeditionary settings
As standalone switch module
Based on Cisco Embedded Services Switch (ESS) 3300 with (2) 10 GigE SFP and (8) GigE RJ-45 ports
Industry-leading size, weight and power (SWaP) provides customers maximum flexibility when integrating into programs where mobility and deployment speeds are critical
Designed to meet MIL-STD 810G, MIL-STD-461F and MIL-STD-704D standards for environmental, EMI and power (testing by independent labs pending)
Integrated smart power supply that runs on and recharges tactical radio batteries, wide range DC input and worldwide AC input
Compact, snap-together design enables quick expansion with other PacStar 400-Series modules and packaging solutions
Extended temperature range and fanless design improves reliability and uptime
Continuous runtime with hot swappable batteries
Small, but powerful: only 5.3” x 7.0” x 1.6” and 2.5 lbs.
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PacStar Press Release
PacStar's chief technical officer, Charlie Kawasaki, outlines three challenges the DoD and warfighters will face in modernizing their tactical networks in 2019 to establish reliable and secure communications in tactical environments.